Excursion destinations on Hochkönig

Always worth a visit

Sights and attractions near the AlpenParks apartments in Mühlbach

Besides the many well-known and popular summer and winter activities, there’s a lot more to see and do on Hochkönig and in the beautiful Salzburger Land region. In the surrounding area, you can experience adventures with the whole family, spend quality time with your partner, or go on a relaxing wellness getaway. Find out about the many sights and attractions that are definitely worth a visit!

Our top 5 excursion destinations in the area

Make your little ones squeal with joy and visit the Mountain Village of Animals in Mühlbach am Hochkönig. Families and animal lovers will truly get their money's worth here: petting zoos, adventure farms, a dog obstacle course, a special marmot trail and exciting experiences such as milking cows await all little (and grown-up) guests. In total, more than 30 animal attractions can be visited throughout the village. Your constant companion at all stations: our furry mascot, Manfred the marmot.

In good weather, the summer toboggan run in Saalfelden is a fun excursion destination for the whole family. The 1.6-kilometre run boasts 61 curves and almost 350 metres of speedy elevation loss. Tip for kids: After swooshing down the toboggan run, your little ones can have a go at biking in the Sport Simone Kiddy Park.Bei Schönwetter verspricht die Sommerrodelbahn in Saalfelden pures Vergnügen für die ganze Familie. Die 1,6 Kilometer lange Talfahrt führt durch 61 Kurven und fast 350 Höhenmeter rasant bergab. Tipp für die Kleinsten: Nach der Rodelfahrt können Kinder im Sport Simon Kiddy Park ihre ersten Bikeversuche starten.

Each gorge is a special and unique place in its own right – created several millennia ago by natural forces such as melting glaciers. No wonder they’re a popular attraction nowadays. If you would like to visit a gorge near the AlpenParks apartments in Mühlbach am Hochkönig, you can choose from three stunning destinations: the Kitzloch Gorge in Taxenbach at the entrance to the Hohe Tauern National Park, the Liechtenstein Gorge in St. Johann, known for being one of the deepest whitewater gorges in the Alps, and the 320-metre-long Sigmund-Thun Gorge in Kaprun.

You don't have to travel to a distant continent to marvel at impressive waterfalls. Along the Gerlos Alpine Road, about 1.5 hours by car from Mühlbach, you will find Europe’s tallest waterfalls (and the fifth tallest in the world). The thundering waterfalls can be reached via a hiking trail and are a popular attraction for nature lovers of all ages.

In the Salzburger Land region, anyone seeking relaxation will quickly find what they are looking for. Several thermal spas within a radius of about an hour's drive are awaiting your visit: Erlebnis-Therme Amadé in Altenmarkt, Tauern Spa in Zell am See/Kaprun, Alpentherme Gastein or Felsentherme Bad Gastein.


Many sights and attractions are free of charge or significantly discounted with the Hochkönig Card. The Hochkönig Card is included with your stay at the AlpenParks apartments in Mühlbach. We would be happy to tell you more about the advantages of the card as you pick up yours on site!

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