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What you should know about Viehhofen

Enquiries

you can just send an email to the Tourist Office Viehhofen (info@viehhofen.at), or use our online booking request telephone +43 6542 685 59 or fax +43 6542 685 59-4. 
Please send your written request to: 
Tourismusverband Viehhofen
Dorfplatz 104
5752 Viehhofen

Excursions

Informations about the most beautiful sights in Salzburg  you get directly at the information office of the Tourism Association Viehhofen or at "Excursions & Sightseeing".

Fire Emergency

call 122

Fitness Studios

In the neighboring towns of Zell am See, Saalfelden and Kaprun

Flower Shops

Only in neighboring towns. The flower shop at the hospital in Zell am See is also open on Sundays and public holidays.

Guest card

Information about the guest card you can find in the menu item Guest Card & Voucher book

Glemmy Quad & Buggy Rides

a fantastically designed course for quads and karts, with all kinds of hills and curves, fun for the whole family, open summer and winter, ideal for beginners and experienced off-road specialists, Tel. +43 (0)664 89 54 855 www.glemmy.at discount with your Guest Card.

Hairdressers

only in our neighboring towns.  Ask your host for further details!

Hiking

In summer, you can essentially keep on hiking like forever, that's how big our network of hiking trails is.

Hiking Card

A slightly different alternative for hikers: unrestricted use of cable cars, with the holder able to select individual days within a given time frame

Hotels

Please refer to our section Accommodations

Hospital

Let's hope this is a menu item you do not need! 
The closest hospital is the General Hospital in Zell am See, phone: +43 (0)6542 777

Horse sledging

in Hinterglemm:
Fam. Hasenauer - Lindlingalm +43 6541 / 7190

in Maishofen:
Fam. Struber +43 676 / 78 58 720

in Kaprun:
Fam. Hörfarter +43 6547 8484
Frau van Limbeek +43 6542 70364

Horse riding

at Unterschwarzachhof in Hinterglemm +43 6541 6633
at Porschehof in Zell am See +43 676 7344 848
at Millinghof in Leogang +43 6583 20092
at Grukodilfarm in Saalfelden +43 6583 20046
at Schörhof in Saalfelden +43 664 3928 792

  • A village with tradition

  • The history of the parish of Viehhofen

A village with tradition

Viehhofen is an independent municipality with approximately 600 inhabitants and belongs to the district of Zell am See, the capital of Pinzgau. The emblem of Viehhofen is the wild sow, named after the northeast "Sausteigen" mountain.

The history of the parish of Viehhofen

In Viehhofen traditions and customs play a major role. Below you will find a chronicle of the parish of Viehhofen:

1767 host, August Gruber built a chapel, which was unfortunately destroyed in the flood of 1786.

1793 The ecclesiastical consistory grants an Excurrendo Curatie for Viehhofen. The co-operator from Zell am See had to travel to Viehhofen to conduct religious services.

 1796 the church in Viehhofen was built against the will of merchants/tradesmen of Zell am See. The church patron saint is St. Josef.

1800 A spiritual ministry is founded; the parsonage being built by the community itself and the church contributing 2,200 guilders to the project.

1891 Viehhofen becomes a parish.

1951 the church gets three bronze bells.


Nowadays, church services take place in the Viehhofen parish church every Sunday as well as on bank holidays at 09.00.

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