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What you should know about Viehhofen

Where is the nearest ATM? Is there an outdoor swimming pool in Viehhofen? Where can I borrow skis? Answers to these and many other questions around your stay in Viehhofen you will find here.

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Ambulance

Emergencies: dial 144 throughout Austria (calls transferred automatically)

Angling

In the Zeller See, as well as in the fishing pond in Saalbach

Archery Trail Glemmerhof

28 different targets, bows and equipment available to rent, warm-up range, introductory classes, open summer and winter, Tel. +43 (0)6542 685 76 www.glemmerhof.at

ATM

An ATM (accessible 24 hours) can be found in the Raiffeisen building on the village square.

Attractions

Information about excursion destinations and attractions can be found in the menu item Attractions

Avalanches (Management Report)

Our slopes are released only after any security blasting. But whoever moves away from the slopes, is it the ski mountaineering, freeriding, off-piste skiing or snowshoeing, should definitely acquire information about the current avalanche situation! The report of the Salzburg Avalanche Warning Service is updated daily.

Bakery

Maierhofers bakery is located here in town. Their products, as well as other baked goods, are available for purchase in the "Nah&Frisch" grocery store (opposite the Bank building).

Bank & Currency Exchange

In Viehhofen, there is a branch of Raiffeisenbank Saalbach, located right next to the tourist office: visit the bank's website

Bike Tickets

Unrestricted use of the cabin lifts in Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang available at the lift stations.

Bike Service & Repairs

The nearest bike shop is located in the neighboring town of Maishofen: Bigtime Sport

Bike Rentals

In town at Sport Oberlader in Saalbach and Hinterglemm at Bike'n Soul or in Maishofen at Bigtime Sport (discounted with Guest Card)

Beverage Market

Getränkemarkt Hörl is on the left-hand side of the road at the entrance to town: website of Getränkemarkt Hörl

Bowling Lanes

In Saalbach (Bobbys Pub) and in Zell am See (at the recreation center)

Buses

Each hour postal buses drive toward Saalbach and Zell am See (timetable information)  In winter ski buses run at shorter intervals between Viehhofen and Schönleiten (timetable skibus)

Butcher's

Sausages and meats are sold at "Nah&Frisch" grocery store, as they are in the neighboring villages of Maishofen and Saalbach

Brochures

can always be ordered from the tourist office!

Campground

At Gasthof Glemmerhof

Canyoning

from May - October visit the website of the Canoning-Parcours

Car repair shops

in the neighboring villages.

Church Services

Every Sunday at 9:00 a.m. in the parish church; times may vary on public holidays

Churches and Chapels

The church and cemetery are both in the middle of town; at the Niederbrand farm, there is also a small, but beautiful chapel.

Community

Our community is located in the middle of Viehhofen, +43 6542 68562

Dentist

Saalbach: Dr. Poell +43 6541 8886
Maishofen: Dr. Wochl +43 6542 68888
Maishofen: Dr. Fujs +43 6542 680 780

Doctors

Dr. Schnell in Saalbach: +43 6541 6287
Dr. Spatzenegger in Hinterglemm: +43 6541 7878
Dr. Enzinger in Maishofen: +43 6542 68264

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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

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Internet

WIFI informations - got to "W"

International calls

If you want to make calls from abroad to Austria, please dial +43 before.
The main area codes for our neighboring countries are:
Germany: +49
Italy: +39
Switzerland: +41
Netherlands: +31
UK: +44

Ice Skating

In winter, on natural ice at the tennis court in Viehhofen (ice skates available to borrow for free) or on the frozen waters of the Zeller See. There is also an indoor ice rink in Zell am See, which is open all year-round.

Indoor Pools

In the neighboring community Zell am See and Tauernspa Kaprun

Kayaking

Information at the Tourist Office

Lake Cruises

Can be enjoyed in summer on the Zeller See

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Mini Golf

In the neighboring towns of Saalbach Hinterglemm Zell am See and Bruck

Museums

There are several small museums in neighboring towns; we are also within reach of major museums, especially those in the provincial capital, Salzburg.

Mountain Rescue

There is a mountain rescue office in Saalbach; phone: +43 (0)6541 7688

Nature Parks

Viehhofen is only a few minutes' drive from a major nature park, the Hohe Tauern National Park.

Nightliner

here is the timetable to and from Viehhofen

Newspapers

Can be bought at the "Nah&Frisch" grocery store on the village square (including foreign papers)

Outdoor pool

In Viehhofen there is a solar-heated outdoor pool at the Hecherhütte for restaurant-guests, and further swimming pools in the neighboring, or you enjoy the Zeller lake (8 km away) with his beaches.

Paragliding

can be booked at  www.airstar.at  +43 650 50 10 102

Parish Offices

The parishes of Viehhofen, Maishofen and Saalbach have the same pastor;  Maishofen Parsonage Tel.: +43 (0)6542 682 63; Saalbach Parsonage Tel.: +43 (0)6541 / 62 15

Parking

Across the village square

Police Emergency Dial 133

Police station in Zell am See: +43 59 133 - 5170 - 305
Police station in Saalbach (winter only): +43 59 133 - 5182

Post Office

You will find the nearest post office in Maishofen or Saalbach. Though, of course, you can always mail your letters in the postbox (in Viehhofen, outside the "Nah&Frisch" grocery store) or drop them off where you are staying!

Pharmacies

In Saalbach, Maishofen, Zell am See and Saalfelden

Petrol Stations

There are no petrol stations in Viehhofen, but the closest ones are in Saalbach (on main street) and in Maishofen (Cafe Karin and in the Unterreit section of town)

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Quad and Buggy rides

at Glemmy Offroadpark

Rafting

can be booked for Saalach river at "Motion" and for Salzach river at Raftingcenter

Restaurants

Information about restaurants in Viehhofen, please click the menu item restronomy

SalzburgerLand Card

Free or discounted entrance to over 190 sights and attractions, mountain lifts, museums, pools etc.; visit the website

Ski passes

You can buy your skipass at the Tourist Office Viehhofen, at Sport Oberlader, Hotel Oberwirt, on the Internet or directly at the liftstations. Detailed information on the pages of Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

Skitouring

Anyone who is not satisfied with more than 270 km of slopes in Glemmtal, may also make several ski touring. Please inform yourself about the current snow and avalanche situation! In any case, the information of the Salzburg Avalanches Warning Service has to be observed.

Ski Bus

In winter, a ski bus runs at short intervals between Viehhofen and Schönleiten. Timetables and Info

Ski Schools

In Viehhofen, you will find Oberlader ski school in the reception building of Landal Holiday Park.

Skiing & Ski Lifts

In Viehhofen, there is a bunny lift for beginners right next to the main road.  More interesting for most people, however, are the big ski area in Saalbach-Hinterglemm the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area in Kaprun and the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See

Snowmobil City

In Snowmobil City fun and action await you on a specially prepared snowmobile course and you also have the chance to ride on a Snowcat.

Sightseeing

Check out our Tips section in the menu. You can book organized tours to the most beautiful sights in SalzburgerLand through the Viehhofen tourist information office (offered in cooperation with Vorderegger Travel). Tour programs are also available through Alpentouristik

Swimming

Swimming is possible in Viehhofen in the solar-heated outdoor pool on the Hecherhütte for restaurant guests. In the neighboring towns there are outdoor and indoor pools, in the summer attracts the Zeller See. A special highlight is the new Tauern Spa in Kaprun.

Taxi

There are several taxi companies in the valley. Ask you landlord or at the Tourist Office.

Telephone

There is a public phone (coin-operated) directly in front of the "Nah&Frisch" grocery store on the village square.

Tennis

At the entrance to town is an outdoor sand court. Depending on the weather, the season there is from the beginning or end of April until October. 
Reservations:
weekdays at Getränke Hörl +43 6542 681 40,
weekends at Hotel-Gasthof "der Oberwirt" +43 6542 685 53.
With your Guest Card, you can play at the same price available to club members.

Tobogganing

Toboggan run at the Reiterkogel (lit until 11 pm) is included in the ski pass.  At the toboggan run at the Biberg in Saalfelden you get a reduction with the Viehhofen guestcard.

Travel Tips

Click here for directions to Viehhofen.

Trains

The closest station (a stop for all long-distance and express trains) is 9 km away in Zell am See.  A post bus runs every hour from Zell to Viehhofen. For train information, visit www.oebb.at

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Veterinarians

In Saalfelden and Zell am See

WIFI

free of charge around the village square

Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Ferleiten (Fusch) is home to a wildlife park; the nearest full-scale zoo is in our provincial capital, Salzburg.

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 am
Monday to Saturday   4.00 - 6.00 pm