A couple is happy to have reached the summit at the Hochkönig
Summit happiness

Hiking & Mountaineering
at the Hochkönig

Does your heart beat faster when you see a sunny summit? Would you like to put on your hiking boots every single day? Then it seems like the hiking region Hochkönig in the Pinzgau will be a true paradise for you!

Hiking & mountaineering

Off to hiking bliss

Right on the doorstep of our hiking hotel Lohningerhof in Maria Alm, you will find hiking trails of every level that will give you feelings of happiness. This is why the Hotel Lohningerhof will be the perfect starting point for your hiking holidays in Pinzgau. Whether you want to climb steep summits, hike along moderate forest paths, or try delicious hut specialties.

A couple enjoys the view during a hike in Salzburg
Holidaymakers take a break on a bench in front of a mountain hut A couple climbs through a craggy passage

Hiking in Maria Alm

Hiking like a king

What can you expect from Maria Alm in terms of hiking?

  • 340 km of perfectly serviced hiking trails
  • over 50 serviced alpine huts
  • 3 long-distance hiking trails through the whole region
  • 4 climbing sectors as well as numerous via ferratas
  • and a lot more
A hiker gets on a bus in the mountains of the Salzburger Land
Everything for hikers 
Christine and Markus Lohninger with their two children and the grandfather sitting on the terrace in front of the Hotel Lohningerhof in Maria Alm
Well advised 
A heart for hikers

Hiking service
for your comfort

In our hiking hotel Lohningerhof, we will ensure that everything goes as planned in your hiking holidays in the Salzburger Land!

  • Personal hiking tips from your hosts
  • Backpacks & hiking poles for rental
  • Washing area for your hiking boots
  • Hiking maps
  • A holiday without your car: start your tour straight from the hotel doorstep or take the hiking bus
Ideas for hikers

Hiking from the hotel

You will see: here are hiking routes as far as the eye can see and huts that make it hard to choose. We will be happy to give you hiking tips for your time budget and your desired level of difficulty and tell you about the most beautiful places in the area.

A man gives a woman a piggyback against the backdrop of a craggy rock
Pilgrimage trail Maria Alm

Did you know that for 400 years, pilgrims have taken on a high mountain pilgrimage from Maria Alm to St. Bartholomä am Königssee every August? If you want to get an impression of this hike, you can explore a themed trail with 5 stations in Maria Alm. The start and the end of this approx. 3-hour hike is the village square in Maria Alm.

Two hikers taking a break on a mountain meadow in the Salzburger Land
Hiking for every taste: Paradisiac Hochkönig region

Leisurely hike to the nearest hut? Learning about herbs? Real mountain experience with a climbing section? Or challenging tours of several days? The Hochkönig hiking region will offer you almost endless possibilities. Choose a new destination every day, breathe in the fresh mountain air and take unforgettable pictures!

Family on a summer toboggan run in the Salzburger Land
Ready for your holidays? 
Boy sliding down a yellow slide in a pool
Endless fun 
Highlights for your hiking holidays

Hochkönig Card

  • Unlimited use of the open summer cable cars
  • Free hiking bus
  • Swimming pool Maria Alm
  • Summer tobogganing
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Hike to happiness

Let us take you on a journey

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