Summer in Dienten am HochkönigBy: Petra at 14-06-2021 - reactions
Are you looking for the ideal destination for your summer holiday? Why not consider the Hochkönig holiday region in Austria? There is a lot to experience in this versatile region, and we are happy to take you through a selection of the possibilities.
The mountain bike region of AustriaHochkönig is known as one of the most popular mountain bike regions, with up to 300 KM of routes for every level. On and off the road, the possibilities are endless. You can also choose to cycle guided tours, with which you go on the road accompanied by an experienced guide.
For the avid and experienced mountain bikers, two "flow trails" have been mapped out in Dienten and Maria Alm in addition to a "pump track" and a "skill area" in Dienten. Not quite experienced enough for that yet? Take lessons from the local professionals, and you'll get the hang of it in no time.
Tip: download the Hochkönig Tourenapp! This app enables you to have all hiking and cycling/mountain bike routes in the region at hand. You will find routes, information about the Hochkönig Card, interesting places and maps and the mountain railroads during the summer. A must-have for your summer holiday.
Exploring by footThe network of walking routes should also not be left unnamed. There is a certified walking route network of about 340 KM. Add an extra dimension to your walks with the Story2go Hochkönig audio app. Experience the 12 legends around Dienten, and you will be guided to interesting points in the history of Dienten. A legendary experience.
A must from this route is to follow the herb walk, where you will learn everything about the local herbs along the way.
Culinary enjoymentYou don't have to worry about a rumbling stomach with a total of 56 alpine huts where you can enjoy delicious local dishes.
Vegan lovers, pay attention!Speaking of local dishes. As a vegetarian or vegan, you are well-catered for around here! Dienten am Hochkönig is the only "vegan-certified" region in Austria. This means that several restaurants and mountain huts are certified so that you can be sure of a delicious vegan meal entirely prepared with local ingredients (and herbs that you have hiked past).
Activities for the entire familyThere are many activities for the entire family. Fun for young and old!
A day trip to Prince mountain Natrun is highly recommended. At this mountain lake, you will find a castle playground and a slide park in the woods. See wildlife, take an archery course or take to the skies with a ride on Austria's best summer mountain railway, "Gondel Natrun". Take the challenge and climb the Natrun forest ropes course through the high treetops or play a game of mini-golf!
In Tony's Alm playground, the kids can enjoy themselves for hours with ease. There is a water and sand playground for the little ones. For the slightly older kids, there is a climbing tower, cable car and alpine frisbee. Facilities for the parents are also available with the relaxing meadow with barbecue area. There are several walking routes, which are suitable for prams, around Tony's Alm.
Are you looking for an adrenaline rush? Mountain kart is an experience in itself! In a mountain kart, you race down the specially constructed track. Or take a ride on the summer toboggan run in Biberg. A holiday in Austria makes your heart beat faster.