Experience a summer holiday to remember in Dienten am HochkönigDienten am Hochkönig is one of three villages that make up the larger holiday region of Hochkönig. The name of the region is derived from the mountain that towers over it, while the village of Dienten am Hochkönig itself lies at an altitude of 1,071 metres above sea level. As such, it’s an ideal destination for those looking to enjoy a skiing holiday. In summer, the weather in Dienten am Hochkönig becomes pleasantly warm and perfectly agreeable for a long overdue getaway. It’s the ideal spot to laze or adventure in a beautiful part of Austria. Our cosy chalets welcome you to this breath-taking corner of the world, with green slopes and sprawling trails providing you with plenty of hiking opportunities. There’s plenty more than hiking to keep you occupied during your stay, however. Family-friendly Dienten am Hochkönig has everything you could ask from of a holidaymaker hub, with everything from thrilling toboggan rides to majestic mountain scenery on hand to help fill your days.
About Dienten am Hochkönig in the Summer
Facilities Dienten am HochkönigSummertime visitors aren’t left out of the fun. When in Dienten am Hochkönig with glorious weather on your side, you’ll see a whole new side of this idyllic village. Explore a wide variety of dining options with restaurants aplenty, or stock up on souvenirs for loved ones at one of many shops in the town. Whatever you’ve got planned for your stay in Dienten am Hochkönig, you’ll find everything you need, right on the doorstep:
- Bus transfers
- Sports shops
ActivitiesNo holiday is complete without fun activities to keep everyone occupied during their stay. Expect these as a standard when you visit Dienten am Hochkönig. There’s a choice of adventures here, with something to cater to everyone. Looking for a grand day out with pulse-pounding pursuits aplenty? Or perhaps you’re in the mood for something more sedate instead. However you fancy filling your days, you’ll never be bored during your stay in Dienten am Hochkönig.
Alpin Park DientenIf you’re travelling with little ones there’s few better options than Alpin Park Dienten for a day out to remember. This park is filled with rope ladders, bridges, climbing walls and assault courses so they can burn off steam for hours at a time. If the weather permits, Dienten am Hochkönig also offers you the perfect place to cool off during hot days at the water playground found here alongside the rope swings and climbing fun. Want more great news? Use your Hochkönig Card and you’ll save 20% on admission when you visit.
Outdoor adventureIn Maria Alm (15 km.) you will find the Natrun adventure mountain. The Natrun forest ropes course is an excursion destination and outdoor experience for the whole family. Swing among the treetops at a height of up to 14 meters. In the Natrun forest ropes course, you will be personally accompanied by trained instructors through the different courses. Highlights are the 120m long Speed Flying Fox, the King Swing, and the free fall from a height of 14 metres!
Alpine CoasterKeen to experience more of this mighty mountain landscape in a wholly unique way? You definitely need to take a ride on the Alpine Coaster. This 1.6 kilometre toboggan run lets you race down the mountain at soaring speed. Suitable for young and old alike, it’s a first-rate family day out. Remember to bring your Hochkönig Card and you can use the toboggan run for free.
Mining MuseumThe Hochkönig mountainsides have been a lifeline for locals for hundreds of years thanks to an abundance of copper. Discover more about this historic part of Austria and its rich mining tradition at a museum dedicated to just that. During a day at this museum, you’ll learn all about mining techniques that have been put to use over the ages, while there’s also a sojourn underground to get a first-hand experience of the mining life. A visit to this museum is a must for anyone keen to soak up some history on the local culture of Dienten am Hochkönig. Bring your Hochkönig Card and enjoy free entry!
Hiking BusWould you like to enjoy a spot of hiking during your stay in Hochkönig? You’re in luck. There’s a special bus service dedicated to the hiking side of Hochkönig, with a service running from Dienten to Mühlbach and another from Dienten to Maria Alm. Once you’ve arrived at your destination, you can enjoy a host of beautiful marked trails for a hike like no other. Enjoy the greenery, beautiful blooms and wildlife as you explore this stunning part of Austria. What’s more, the bus is free to use with a Hochkönig Card.
SwimmingNo summer holiday is complete without easy access to a swimming pool. Dienten am Hochkönig ticks another box here, with a great swimming pool on offer in nearby Maria Alm. This large outdoor pool is ideal for families with little ones, with the impressive slide sure to win them over. You can also travel to the nearby village of Mühlbach for more outdoor pool action. This one also has a large playground where kids can really go wild, while parents have the perfect poolside spot to soak in the sun. Your Hochkönig Card will once again grant you free admission at this popular attractions.
GolfDienten itself does not have a golf course. This omission is compensated for by Der Golfplatz Urslautal, situated between Maria Alm and Saalfelden. The 18-hole golf course is set amidst tranquil alpine scenery, and is suitable for novice and advanced golfers alike. Its breathtaking location invites players to soak up the mountain air, admire the alpine flowers and the natural splendour of the surrounding area.
Delight in discounts and deals with the Hochkönig CardWhen you book a holiday home in Dienten with ChaletsPlus, you can enjoy an extra perk that will make your summer getaway even greater. This perk is full use of a Hochkönig Card, which grants you big discounts and free entry at all manner of popular sights and attractions. With this card, you can look forward to a heap of trips and activities in the area. You’ll always want to keep your card handy when holidaying in the area, ensuring you never need to pay more than you have to. Your card is valid for the entire duration of your stay in Dienten am Hochkönig.
Chalets in Dienten am HochkönigIt’s not hard to find a premium holiday home in Dienten, with a host of desirable options on offer from ChaletsPlus. All of our properties are situated in prime locations with magnificent views of the mountains. Of course, you can expect all the comforts and conveniences of home when you choose to stay at our accommodation in this charming village. Each chalet has its own kitchen, washing machine, free internet access and much more. You can also enjoy a little luxury when you stay, with relaxing saunas just one example of how we make a stay that little bit special. You’ll find properties to accommodate all kinds of groups, from smaller chalets to sleep two people, to larger ones that offer more than enough room for parties of nine. Ideal if you’re planning a long overdue getaway with the whole family.
How to get to Dienten am Hochkönig?No matter whether you’re arriving by car, plane or train, Dienten am Hochköning is easily accessible.
- Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer approx. 20km
- Bischofshofen approx. 20km
- Schwarzach im Pongau approx. 23km
- Zell am See approx. 33km
- Salzburg approx. 75km
- Innsbruck approx. 155km
- München approx. 240km