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Enjoy a spectacular summer holiday in Wald im Pinzgau

At the foot of the Gerlos Pass you’ll find the charming Austrian town of Wald im Pinzgau. This quaint village lies at an altitude of around 900 metres, sitting on the border between Salzburgerland and Tyrol. One of the most prominent features of this village is the stream that runs through its centre, which has long served as the lifeblood of this historic Austrian destination. Today, Wald im Pinzgau is an idyllic holiday destination with shops, restaurants and activities aplenty. Thanks to its mountainous location, there’s plenty in the way of natural attractions, with more than enough ground to cover for hiking enthusiasts. A summer holiday in Wald im Pinzgau is not complete without a visit to the local swimming pool, while there’s plenty of outings on offer to keep every visitor occupied for the duration of their stay. Whatever you want to do during your stay in Austria, you can when you make Wald im Pinzgau your base.

About Wald Im Pinzgau

Facilities Wald im Pinzgau

You’ll find plenty to do in the village during the summer months, with the residents of Wald im Pinzgau always on hand to make you feel welcome. With plenty in the way of amenities, you’re never short of all those essentials.
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket
  • Swimming pool
  • Bank
  • ATM
  • Bakery
  • Sport shops
  • Bike rental
  • Bus connections


When you’ve booked a chalet in Wald im Pinzgau, you can look forward to plenty of exciting activities in and around this charming village. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the natural surroundings in style, with all manner of cultural attractions to boot. Whether you’re holidaying alone, with friends or the family, you can count on something to keep you occupied during every moment of your stay here. Cool off in the water, take a mesmerizing train ride, or simply head out and explore for unplanned adventures.

Kristallbad Swimming Pool

If you visit Wald im Pinzgau in the summer, you hope for beautiful weather. When the sun is shining, nothing beats a visit to the Kristallbad swimmingpool. This local swimming pool is an ideal destination for young and old, with an outdoor and indoor pool providing you the perfect place to take the edge off warmer days. The children will love the slides and splashing around, while parents can make the most of the relaxing surroundings and wellness centre. Staying in one of the Schöneben properties with ChaletsPlus? Well then, you can enjoy free access to these swimming pools as standard.

Krimmler Waterfalls

Nothing beats soaking in the sights of nature at its best when you holiday in Wald im Pinzgau. As such, a trip to the Krimmler Waterfalls is an absolute must when you visit this part of Austria. Anyone who’s cast their eyes on these waterfalls can confirm they’re a majestic sight to behold. These are the highest waterfalls of their kind in Europe, with a total drop of almost 380 metres. There’s a hiking trail along the waterfalls, allowing you to ascend from the bottom to the top. Once you’ve mastered the climb, you can enjoy stunning views of the waterfalls and surrounding mountains from one of the several viewing platforms.

Pinzgauer Local Railway

The Pinzgauer Lokalbahn is an old railway line that has been completely renovated and restored to its former glory. This means you can enjoy magnificent journeys through the village and surrounding area when you visit Wald im Pinzgau. The train takes you from Zalzachdal to Zell am See and Krimml beyond, but you’re free to dismount wherever you like along the way. A great way to take in the sights from a different perspective.

Hohe Tauern National Park

When the weather is good, nothing beats venturing out into the wild. The surrounding Hohe Tauern National Park promises plenty in the way of stunning surroundings for hiking and other outdoor pursuits, with this sprawling nature reserve located just south of Wald in Pinzgau. It’s one of the largest reserves of its kind in Europe, with a total of 226 mountain peaks on offer, ensuring a challenge for every hiker. On your travels, you’ll pass numerous streams, lakes and waterfalls, not to mention plenty in the way of wildlife. In fact, more than 10,000 different animal species call the park their home!

The 'Tauernradweg' Trail

Planning on bringing your bike along with you? Perhaps you’re planning on renting a bike once you arrive at your Wald im Pinzgau holiday home. If so, then you definitely want to make some time for a ride along the 'Tauernradweg' Trail. The trail has a total length of around 280km, running from the Salzach Inn toward Passau. Along the way you can enjoy magnificent mountain views, experiencing this enchanting region in a wholly unique way. It’s an essential sporting challenge for the outdoor pursuit enthusiast, offering you a great way to get up close with nature. Looking to lighten the load? How about renting an e-bike? This way, you can enjoy the route at your leisure. What’s more, you can take your bike along with you on the Pinzagauer local railway, meaning you can always abandon the pedals if the trail becomes too gruelling and take the train back to Wald im Pinzgau.

Chalets in the village

Looking to experience Wald im Pinzgau in the summer? You’re in luck. We’ve more than 50 different chalets to choose from in this beautiful Austrian village. When you book your chalet with ChaletsPlus, you can count on quality accommodation and a memorable getaway you’ll treasure forever. You’ll have free wireless access when you stay, not to mention comforts like a washing machine to keep on top of laundry. How about a sauna so you can relax at the end of a long day? Need to sleep larger groups? We have properties with plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate bigger travelling parties comfortably. If you’re after idyllic accommodation for your stay in Wald im Pinzgau, ChaletsPlus has everything you need.

Outdoor Adventures

The Alpin Adventureschule Unterwurzacher in Wald Im Pinzgau is more than willing to arrange a fun challenge: Flying Fox, Hochseilgarten, Canyoning and Klettern. Or opt for alpine lessons, tours (one day or multiple days) under the guidance of fully state-qualified teachers. The years of experience, technical know-how and personal knowledge of the teachers guarantee a fantastic adventure.

How to get to Wald im Pinzgau

No matter whether you’re arriving by car, plane or train, Wald im Pinzgau is easily accessible and a breeze to get to.
Train Stations:
  • Wald im Pinzgau (within walking distance)
  • Jenbach approx. 63km
  • Mittersill approx. 21km
  • Innsbruck approx. 105km
  • Salzburg approx. 142km
  • München approx. 225km

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