Lush Alpine pastures and rustic-looking huts or glistening slopes and snow-capped treetops – Mühlbach has its own unique charm no matter the season.
It is difficult to put into words, but it’s all the better if you experience it yourself – especially, while hiking, mountain biking, playing golf, climbing and mountaineering, trail running, skiing and snowboarding, cross-country skiing, winter hiking, snowshoeing or on a ski tour. On winter or summer holiday: There is always plenty to see and discover on Hochkönig.
120 kilometres of slopes, an expansive network of winter hiking trails, and perfectly groomed cross-country ski trails make it difficult for winter sports enthusiasts to choose just one activity to do. Good thing you won’t have to! Early birds let the morning sun tickle their noses during Early Morning Skiing. Night owls head out onto the slopes late in the evening under starlit skies. A ski touring educational trail invites you to try your hand at this sport, and snowshoers can choose from a variety of beautiful routes through the mountains. No matter which sport makes your heart beat faster – breathtaking views of Hochkönig and a fairytale-like scenery make every winter holiday in Mühlbach an unforgettable experience.
In summer, the region in the Alps transforms into a beautiful mountain landscape with lush green pastures, impressive forests and rustic mountain huts that invite you to take a break. Hiking, climbing, mountain biking, or simply sitting on a picnic blanket on a blooming meadow – Mühlbach is immensely versatile. The Mountain Village of Animals with adventure farms, petting zoos, a marmot trail, a dog obstacle course, and many other experiences is great fun for animal lovers and will not only make your children smile from ear to ear. On summer holiday in the Hochkönig region, you should also make some time for a visit to the archery course, slackline park, or going geocaching . Another highlight: the Königsjodler via ferrata – a demanding route that leads you from Hohe Scharte up onto Hochkönig via the two Teufelshörner mountains.
Mühlbach is a place where history can still be felt and experienced – namely, that of mining. About 4,000 years ago, the first people began searching for copper ore here. The craft shaped life at the mountain village until the late 1970s. Today, you can find out about the techniques and particularities of this centuries-old tradition in the mining and local history museum – including a visit to tunnels of the old copper mine. Learning more about Mühlbach’s history will certainly round off your holidays in the Hochkönig region!
Taking a stroll through the city and getting a taste of urban life in Austria: That’s what awaits you on a day trip to the City of Salzburg. And the best part: It’s only about 50 kilometres away from Mühlbach. Our tip: Walk (or take the funicular) up to Hohensalzburg Fortress, discover Mozart's birthplace, and marvel at the beautiful flowers in front of Mirabell Palace!