“I just love to be in the mountains”

A holiday in one of the most beautiful regions in the Alps

A hearty "Griaß di" from the idyllic family village of Viehhofen

The small holiday resort of Viehhofen is located in the heart of Salzburger Land in the region of Pinzgau, one of the most beautiful Alpine regions. Viehhofen is situated in a central, but peaceful location at the entrance to the Glemm valley. Viehhofen is the ideal location for a holiday packed with fun and adventure.

Summer
The unspoiled landscape surrounding Viehhofen provides an optimal setting for cycling, mountain biking, walking trails, as well as plenty of exciting activities for the whole family including archery, quad biking, carting and tennis. The lush green grass mountains surrounding Viehhofen are easily accessible with numerous activities on offer for young and old alike. In addition, Viehhofen is an ideal starting point for many exciting excursions, for example the many adventure parks, family-friendly pools, wild gorges, relaxing spas as well as high alpine glaciers and the cultural attractions of Salzburg city.

Winter
One of the most well-known ski areas in Austria is easily accessible from Viehhofen. The ski area of Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is comfortably reached with the ski bus which is free of charge with a valid ski pass. It is also possible to ski directly back to Viehhofen. You will find an area for practicing, as well as a lift in the centre of Viehhofen – perfect for kids and beginners. The Pinzgau grass mountains not only offer fantastic views to the Hohe Tauern mountain range and great skiing, but also other winter sports such as ski touring, snow-shoeing, cross country skiing, winter hiking, ice skating and many other recreational opportunities that promise lots of fun for the whole family. In winter, it is also possible to make excursions that guarantee a versatile and fun-filled holiday for the whole family.

Be our guest, not a stranger!
With just under 600 inhabitants, Viehhofen is peaceful resort set amongst the Austrian Alps. Here you will find yourself at one with nature in a tranquil and relaxing environment. Here, tradition and hospitality play an important role, as well as a familiar and intimate atmosphere -  and of course good food! 

Come and enjoy a well-deserved holiday in Salzburg's Pinzgau -  we look forward to welcoming you to Viehhofen!

  • The idyllic holiday resort of Viehhofen

  • The Viehhofen Voucher Book

  • The Viehhofen Guest Card

  • Events in and around Viehhofen

The idyllic holiday resort of Viehhofen

Traditional, Familiar and Welcoming

The small village of Viehhofen is nestled in the mountains in one of the most beautiful regions in Austria, located between the bustling tourist resorts of Zell am See - Kaprun and Saalbach Hinterglemm. Viehhofen is situated in the centre of the Glemm valley in Salzburger Land, on a sunny hillside at the foot of the Pinzgauer mountains at 856 metres above sea level.

The idyllic village is surrounded by the mountains of the Upper Gernkogel (2,175 m) in the southwest, the Schmittenhöhe (1,965 m) in the southeast and the Sausteigen (1,912 m) in the northeast. All of these mountains belong to the “Pinzgauer Grass Mountains”, the highest grass mountains in Europe, which due to their height and nature are ideally suited for hiking in summer and skiing in winter.

From the peaks, there are impressive views to the imposing mountains in the Hohe Tauern National Park, including the Grossglockner, Austria's highest mountain.

Viehhofen as a starting point
Viehhofen is the ideal location for a various activities and adventures and is located between some of the most famous resorts in Austria, including Saalbach Hinterglemm at the end of the Glemm valley and Zell am See and Kaprun.

Our guests are able to enjoy the amenities in the neighbouring resorts, while at the same time enjoying the peaceful location of the Alpine village of Viehhofen. Viehhofen is unique in the way that there is no mass tourism and tourists are welcomed as personal guests and not just foreign visitors. In addition, we are able to offer competitive prices compared to those offered in the major tourist resorts.

These factors contribute to Viehhofen being ideal for families as well as those in search of a relaxing and restful holiday.


The Viehhofen Voucher Book

Plenty of little extras for our guests (only available in summer)

„A little something to show our appreciation! “- because in Viehhofen our guests are very close to our heart. Numerous companies in and around Viehhofen offer little "extras" and perks, which you will find summarised in your personal voucher book.

 

IMPORTANT: Voucher book prize draw

Summer 2018 - win a 3 night stay in with your host in an apartment or room with bed and breakfast for 2 people! In order to participate in the prize draw, please bring the prize draw card from the voucher book to Viehhofen Tourist Office. Good luck! Note: The prize cannot be redeemed in cash. Prize draw: once a year.

You will receive the Viehhofen voucher book, free of charge, from the tourist office when you show your guest card at the start of your holiday. Please note that due to diverse weather conditions and the season, it is not always that all of the vouchers can be redeemed.


The Viehhofen Guest Card

Numerous discounts with our partner companies

You will receive the Viehhofen Guest Card, free of charge, from you host at the start of your holiday. With this Guest Card, you will receive numerous discounts and many other small extras with our partner companies. Our partner companies are not only in Viehhofen, but also include many of the most popular attractions in the region of Pinzgau. Inform yourself, it will pay off!


Events in and around Viehhofen

Never miss a highlight!


  • SUmmer in Viehhofen

  • Hiking in the Glemm valley

  • Cycling and Mountain Biking

  • Mehr Urlaub für die ganze Familie

SUmmer in Viehhofen

Out in the fresh air

During the summer months, there are many activities on offer, in and around Viehhofen, with something to suit every taste. Enjoy summer in the mountains, out in the fresh air, while at the same time discovering the true beauty of the Glemm valley.


Hiking in the Glemm valley

A mountain summit for everyone!

Only where you have reached by foot, have you really arrived. Therefore, we would especially recommend that you explore the surroundings of Viehhofen, as well as the Glemm valley in hiking boots. Enjoy the panoramic mountain views as well as the many smaller details of the landscape. The Pinzgauer grass mountains reach an altitude of nearly 2.000 m, attracting both easy-going hikers and ambitious summit stormers. When you eventually reach the summit, the landscape is luscious, with green rolling meadows. With a little effort, nearly every summit can be reached. On the way up to the summit, there are plenty of places to take a break, whether it be by a small, hidden mountain lake, or a stopover in one of the numerous Alpine huts.

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Cycling and Mountain Biking

Great fun on two wheels

For mountain bikers, there is nothing better than reaching the highest point by bike and then freewheeling back down again. This dream is easily reached in the Glemm valley, for the majority of peaks can be reached by lift, as well as many mountain biking trails, making the Glemm valley a real biking Eldorado.

In recent years, the Glemm valley has developed into an internationally known mountain bike paradise, with numerous mountain bike trails as well as great bike parks in Leogang and Saalbach Hinterglemm. Many of the surrounding lifts operating in summer, can also be used for bike transport. The result being, you are able to reach the high mountain trails with little effort, before heading back down to the valley on two wheels on the most spectacular Freeride trails.


Mehr Urlaub für die ganze Familie

Ganz Salzburg entdecken

Im Sommer bieten sich im Salzburger Land unzählige unvergessliche Möglichkeiten zur Freizeitgestaltung. Ob Aktiv-, Entspannungs-, Erlebnis- oder Kultururlaub – hier ist für jeden was dabei. Und dank der SalzburgerLand Card und dem Wanderpass können Sie für wenig Geld noch mehr erleben.

SalzburgerLand Card

Mit der SalzburgerLandCard erhalten Sie freien Eintritt zu rund 190 Attraktionen im gesamten SalzburgerLand. Zudem können Sie das Angebot der inkludierten 24-Stunden Salzburg-Card nützen: Besuchen Sie die schönsten Sehenswürdigkeiten der Landeshauptstadt – kostenlos binnen 24 Stunden.

Die SalzburgerLand Card ist als 6- oder 12-Tageskarte erhältlich (z.B. beim Tourismusverband Viehhofen).

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Wandercard

Mit der Wandercard können Sie die im Sommer in Betrieb befindlichen Seilbahnen in Saalbach Hinterglemm und Leogang uneingeschränkt nützen (Sonderfahrten ausgenommen).

Bitte beachten Sie die Keycard-Kaution von € 2.

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BikeCard

Auch für Mountainbiker bieten die Bergbahnen ein Vorteilsticket. Die BikeCard ermöglicht die uneingeschränkte Nutzung der in Betrieb befindlichen Seilbahnen in Saalbach Hinterglemm und Leogang (inkl. Bike Park in Leogang).

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  • Hits for Kids

  • Our Viehhofen family hits

  • At the end of the Glemm valley

  • Climbing, bouldering and via ferrata

Hits for Kids

Welcome to children’s paradise!

Not so far away from Viehhofen, you will find a true paradise for children, with plenty of attractions providing an unforgettable holiday experience for the whole family.


Our Viehhofen family hits

The best recipe for a successful holiday with the entire family

Fulfilling the wishes and interests of all family members is everything but easy. In order to help you to find an activity programme that really thrills everyone, we have collected the best holiday tips for big and small families.


At the end of the Glemm valley

The end of the valley, the start of an adventure

The end of the Glemm valley is not only worth a visit to marvel at the magnificent scenery, but also to experience the numerous attractions on offer, a true paradise for fans of outdoor activities.


Climbing, bouldering and via ferrata

In- and outdoor climbing fun in the surrounding of Viehhofen

One of the main advantages of climbing, is that you can climb both in and outdoors. In good weather, you will find climbing and via ferrata routes in the mountains, promising an unforgettable outdoor experience. In bad weather, both for beginners and training purposes, climbing and bouldering are an attractive alternative. Modern climbing halls can be found not too far away, such as the hall in Saalfelden.


  • our Tips

our Tips

For a successful holiday experience in Viehhofen

We are aware that there is such a huge selection of leisure and sports facilities in and surrounding Viehhofen and that you will want to experience as many of these as possible. We know how precious time is on holiday and with this in mind we have compiled a list of some of the highlights for you.


Adress:

Tourist office Viehhofen
Dorfplatz 104
A-5752 Viehhofen

Contact:

Tel.: +43 6542 685 59
Fax: +43 6542 685 59-4
Email: info@viehhofen.at

opening hours
tourist office:

Monday to Sunday 8.00 - 12.00
Monday to Friday 16.00 - 18.00
Saturday 14.00 - 18.00