Hochkrimml in the summer

Hochkrimml in the winter

Enjoy the summer amidst the green mountains of Hochkrimml

The Austrian town of Hochkrimmnl is located at an altitude of 1,700 metres between majestic mountain peaks. Hochkrimml belongs to the wider municipality of Krimml, known for the unique natural wonder, the Krimml Waterfalls. Located in the midst of the Hohe Tauern National Park, it’s a perfect spot for hikers and cyclists, or simply those looking to escape to nature. Hochkrimml is located on the Gerlospass, a mountain pass that connects the borders of Salzburgerland and Tyrol.
Looking to book an apartment for a summer holiday in Hochkrimml? You’ve come to the right place. We offer a variety of ideal accommodation options, with more than 40 different chalets for you to choose from. From your holiday rental in Hochkrimml you can explore the beautiful surroundings and experience a getaway to remember with fellow guests or family.

About Hochkrimml in the Summer

Facilities Hochkrimml

You won’t lack for anything when you enjoy a holiday in Hochkrimml. The town has all the necessary amenities for you to feel right at home, with all the comforts and conveniences you need to enjoy your holiday without a single worry. In the village, you can enjoy access to facilities including:
  • Supermarket
  • Numerous restaurants
  • Bakery
  • Shops
  • Sporting goods shops
  • Bank and ATM



Although there’s considerably less snow in the summer months, there are glaciers around Hochkrimml that can be marvelled at throughout the year. There’s also plenty to see and do during your summertime stay, with the winter sports stomping ground transforming into a treasure trove of exciting opportunity when the sun starts shining.

Active (family) holidays

The high mountains invite you to enjoy an active holiday. The ideal destination for hikers and (mountain bike) cyclists. Would you like to go Nordic walking, cycling, climbing, canyoning, surfing, sailing or take a nice walk passing mountain huts on your way to the well-known Krimmler waterfalls.

Krimmler Waterfalls

During your stay in one of our Hochkrimmler holiday rentals you should find time to visit a nearby natural wonder. The Krimmler Waterfalls are located just south of the village and are the highest waterfalls of their kind in Europe. With a total drop of 380 metres, water cascades down in three phases at tremendous speed. You’ll be able to enjoy this natural beauty up close, with plenty of viewing platforms at this inspiring attraction.

Hochkrimmler Panoramic Road

When the sun is shining, you’ve the perfect excuse to get out and enjoy a walk in the wonderful weather. The most beautiful hiking prospect in the region is the Hochkrimmler Panoramic Road. This walking route leads you along some of the most inspiring sights in the area, such as the stunning Krimml Waterfalls. You’ll also pass historic buildings, local farms, not to mention the birthplace of freedom fighter Anton Wallner.

Durlaßboden Reservoir

Looking forward to a refreshing dip? In the summer months, Durlaßboden Reservoir is definitely the place to be. Less than 15 kilometres from Hochkrimml, this reservoir boasts balmy water temperatures of around 21 degrees in the summer months, making it an ideal destination for those looking to take the edge off hotter days. In addition to swimming, you’re also in the ideal place to enjoy a ride on a pedal boat or a spot of surfing.

Wasser Wunder Welt

In close proximity to the Krimml Waterfalls, you’ll find Wasser Wunder Welt. This visitor centre and theme park has plenty of inspiring exhibits and activities that hinge around the unique characteristics of water. Children will also enjoy the climbing equipment on offer. Outside, there’s a large water playground where young and old alike can play.

Hohe Tauern National Park

When you book a holiday in Hochkrimml, you’re staying in one of the largest nature reserves in Europe. Hohe Tauern National Park offers plenty of opportunities for those looking to relax amidst beautiful surroundings or head out and explore the environment. The highlight of this park is the Grossglockner, a mountain with an impressive summit height of approximately 3790 metres. This makes it the highest peak in Austria.

Mittersill & Zell am See

Mittersill is located in Salzburgerland at an impressive altitude of 789 metres. During the summer months, this place is a popular base for hiking tours, but also serves as a great launching pad for cycling, mountain biking, paragliding and all manner of outdoor pursuit adventures. You should also make time for a visit to the local museum.

Another top tourist destination in the summer is Zell am See. This cosy village is peppered with shops and eateries and sits on the banks of the picturesque Zellersee, with mighty mountain landscapes all around. The centre is also fully pedestrianised, providing the perfect place to kick back and unwind during your stay in this charming part of Austria.


Pining for city life? If you’re craving the hustle and bustle during your stay in Hochkrimml, then you can always enjoy a day trip to nearby Innsbruck. Only an hour or so away by car, this beautiful Austrian city is a historic hub of culture and activity. Visit Ambras Castle or marvel at the gothic Hofkerk in the city centre. If you’re travelling with youngsters, then the local zoo is also a must. Those seeking to savour some culture when visiting should also find the time for a trip to the Hofburg.

Pinzgauer Railway

If you want to experience the area in a unique manner, then a ride on the Pinzgauer local railway is definitely something to consider. Aboard this train, you can look forward to enchanting journeys through the Austrian landscape, offering perfect viewing opportunity of some of the finest sights in the area, such as the town of Zell am See.


The beautiful 18-hole Mittersill-Stuhlfelden golf course is located in Mittersill, only 30 to 35 minutes by car from Wald im Pinzgau. Play golf while you enjoy the view of the mountains, lakes and rivers with large quantities of trout!

The Kaprun Golf Course, with its 36 fairways and greens, is located in Zell am See. The 'Schmittenhöhe' and 'Kitzsteinhorn' courses, named after various mountains in the region, make up the largest golf resort of the Austrian Alps.

You can also play golf in Kitzbühel, right in the middle of the impressive mountain landscape. The golf & country club Rasmushof is located approx. 60 minutes by car from Krimml. The fairways and greens of this 9-hole golf course are perfect for beginners, but there are also plenty of challenges for more experienced players.

Chalets in Hochkrimml

It’s not difficult to find a comfortable chalet in Hochkrimml when you start your search with ChaletsPlus. In this village, we have various apartments that can accommodate groups of all sizes. In fact, we offer properties that provide ample accommodation for groups of up to 26! Perfect for an unforgettable getaway with friends or large families. Many of our chalets have breathtaking views of the mountainous surroundings, providing you with the ideal place to laze and gaze during the summer months. Treat yourself to a drink on your own private balcony or flick through a book in a sun-drenched backyard. Each chalet is fully equipped with all modern comforts and conveniences, with plenty of bathrooms, private kitchens and wireless internet as standard. Those looking to enjoy a little luxury during their stay in Hochkrimml are also well catered for, with several chalets boasting their own steam cabins or saunas.

How to get to Hochkrimml

Hochkrimml is easy to reach by road, while also being accessible for those arriving into the region by train or plane.
  • Innsbruck approx. 95km
  • Salzburg approx. 190km
  • München approx. 205km

Train Stations:
  • Hochkrimml (within walking distance)
  • Wald im Pinzgau approx. 15km
  • Mittersill approx. 35km
  • Jenbach approx. 55km

Looking for something to do with friends, family or fellow guests for a grand day out? The following attractions are all within easy reach.
Sights and Attractions:
  • Krimml Waterfalls approx. 10km
  • Hochkrimmler Panoramic Road approx. 10km
  • Durlaßboden Reservoir approx. 13km
  • Wasser Welten approx. 10km
  • National Park Hohe Tauern Visitor Centre approx. 75km
  • Innsbruck approx. 95km

Questions about Hochkrimml?

We are happy to help you out. You can contact us.
+31 (0)182 546524

Impression Hochkrimml in the Summer


A selection from our offer

Das Bakhaus Silberleiten
Das Bakhaus Silberleiten
Haus Patricia
Haus Patricia
Chalet Sportalm
Chalet Sportalm



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