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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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Emergencies: dial 144 throughout Austria (calls transferred automatically)
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
An ATM (accessible 24 hours) can be found in the Raiffeisen building on the village square.
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.
Bank & Currency Exchange
In Viehhofen, there is a branch of Raiffeisenbank Saalbach, located right next to the tourist office: visit the bank's website
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
Getränkemarkt Hörl is on the left-hand side of the road at the entrance to town: website of Getränkemarkt Hörl
Sausages and meats are sold in the neighboring villages of Maishofen and Saalbach
can always be ordered from the tourist office!
from May - October visit the website of the Canoning-Parcours
Car repair shops
in the neighboring villages.
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.
Our community is located in the middle of Viehhofen, +43 6542 68562
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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you can just send an email to the Tourist Office Viehhofen (email@example.com), or use our online booking request telephone +43 6542 685 59 or fax +43 6542 685 59-4.
Please send your written request to:
Informations about the most beautiful sights in Salzburg you get directly at the information office of the Tourism Association Viehhofen or at Excursions & Attractions
In the neighboring towns of Zell am See, Saalfelden and Kaprun
Only in neighboring towns. The flower shop at the hospital in Zell am See is also open on Sundays and public holidays.
You will get the most important foods in the Burger Baron. Other shops are available in Saalbach or Maishofen
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.
only in our neighboring towns. Ask your host for further details!
In summer, you can essentially keep on hiking like forever, that's how big our network of hiking trails is.
A slightly different alternative for hikers: unrestricted use of cable cars, with the holder able to select individual days within a given time frame
Please refer to our section Accommodations
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The closest hospital is the General Hospital in Zell am See, phone: +43 (0)6542 777
Fam. Hasenauer - Lindlingalm +43 6541 / 7190
Fam. Struber +43 676 / 78 58 720
Fam. Hörfarter +43 6547 8484
Frau van Limbeek +43 6542 70364
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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WIFI information - go to "W"
If you want to make calls from abroad to Austria, please dial +43 before.
The main area codes for our neighboring countries are:
Information at the Tourist Office
Can be enjoyed in summer on the Zeller See
Library and book exchange
Every Tuesday from 2 - 5 pm in the Gallery Fresacher Christa (on the mainplace, previously Nah & Frisch shop) or on request: +43 664 9122 190
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There are several small museums in neighboring towns; we are also within reach of major museums, especially those in the provincial capital, Salzburg.
There is a mountain rescue office in Saalbach; phone: +43 (0)6541 7688
Viehhofen is only a few minutes' drive from a major nature park, the Hohe Tauern National Park.
here is the timetable to and from Viehhofen
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 its beaches.
can be booked at www.airstar.at +43 650 50 10 102
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
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
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!
In Saalbach, Maishofen, Zell am See and Saalfelden
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 Kart rides
Information about restaurants in Viehhofen, please click the menu item gastronomy
Free or discounted entrance to over 190 sights and attractions, mountain lifts, museums, pools etc.; visit the website
You can buy your skipass at the Tourist Office Viehhofen, on the Internet or directly at the liftstations. Detailed information on the pages of Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn
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.
In winter, a ski bus runs at short intervals between Viehhofen and Schönleiten. Timetables and Info
In Viehhofen, you will find Ski Dome Oberschneider in the reception building of Landal Holiday Park.
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.
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 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.
There are several taxi companies in the valley. Ask you landlord or at the Tourist Office.
There is a public phone (coin-operated) in the center of Viehhofen, directly at the village square.
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.
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.
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.
Click here for directions to Viehhofen.
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