Visit Maria Alm for an authentic Austrian getaway this summerThe picturesque village of Maria Alm is situated in a stunning Austrian location. Nestled in a rolling landscape of majestic natural wonder, the village sits at the foot of Lake Steinerner, a limestone mountain range with peaks of over 2,900 metres. Maria Alm itself sits at an altitude of 800 metres, boasting the highest church tower in all of Salzburg. The idyllic village is bustling with local activity and makes an ideal destination for those keen to escape the rat race of the city, especially those seeking natural surroundings and a more relaxed approach to life. Part of the Zell am See region of Austria, Maria Alm is not merely a hotspot for winter sports enthusiasts, but also a popular place to visit for those seeking summertime getaways. The car-free village centre is a true paradise for families, while hikers and cyclists have plenty to get excited about. When the mercury rises, head to a terrace and kick back and relax, or grab your hiking boots and get out and explore.
Looking to book an apartment in Maria Alm for a summer holiday? Choose from a variety of suitable options with ChaletsPlus and you can count on a comfortable stay in this enchanting part of Austria. Your holiday home in Maria Alm will serve as the perfect base of operations for you to enjoy all manner of activities and excursions.
About Maria Alm in the Summer
Facilities Maria AlmThe best vacations are the ones where you don’t have to worry about a thing. That’s exactly what you can look forward to when you holiday in Maria Alm, with all the amenities and facilities you need right on the doorstep. Not only will you find those essentials for daily life, you’ll also find a healthy selection of bars and restaurants, along with other perks like a swimming pool within close proximity of your apartment. In the village, you can make use of first-rate facilities including:
- Swimming pool
- Restaurants and bars
- Golf course
- Bank & ATM
ActivitiesIn the winter, Maria Alm is a popular destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Come the summer, there’s plenty more to do in this beautiful village and it surrounding area. Within close proximity of your chosen holiday rental, you’ll find all manner of exciting activities to keep young and old alike entertained and enthralled.
Golf in Maria AlmIf you’re a golf lover, Maria Alm is the place to be. With a beautiful view over Lake Steirnerner, Maria Alm is home to one of the most jaw-dropping golf courses in Europe. Golfing is a popular pursuit for many holidaymakers to the area and you need to join in the fun during your stay to see what all the fuss is about. There’s room for both beginners and experienced golfers alike here, while those less interested in putting a perfect game can savour the natural sights around them as they play.
In and around the waterMaria Alm invites you to enjoy the great outdoors. In this inviting village, everything is within easy reach. River Saalach is also nearby for those looking to escape to the water, with all manner of high-octane activities like canoeing, kayaking and rafting on offer. Canyoning is also a popular pastime for holidaymakers looking for adventure, with a combination of climbing, jumping, swimming and abseiling rolled into one pulse-pounding pursuit. When you visit Maria Alm for your getaway, make sure you pencil in some time for this challenge!
Hiking, cycling and mountain bikingThe Hochkönig region, in which Maria Alm is located, boasts an impressive network of 340 kilometres of hiking trails. If you love nothing more than a great walk, this is an ideal spot to enjoy a summertime escape. If you’re looking to get out and explore, you’re in prime location, with premier walking routes beginning right in the heart of this idyllic Austrian area. You can also make use of public transport with a ride on the hiking bus should your legs fail you on your return hike. Do you love mountain biking? Again, you’re well served in this part of the country, with challenging trails that put all levels of riders to the test. Buy a cycling map as soon as you get here and then get out and explore what’s on offer atop two wheels.
Erlebnisberg NatrunLooking to push yourself to the limits? Then this outdoor pursuits adventure centre is an absolute must! The Natrun Adventure Mountain is located at an altitude of 1,100 metres and is easily accessible from Maria Alm via mountain railway links. The outdoor centre will push you further than you thought possible and see your adrenaline levels soaring. Look forward to the cable car and daring free-falls as you brave the rope course.
Discover SalzburgerlandSalzburgerland has everything you’d ever want during a summertime break, no matter whether you’re out for adventure or need some relaxation. You can hike, cycle, soak up culture or discover the local dining scene with a host of fabulous restaurants and eateries. You’ll also want to schedule in a visit to the Krimmler Waterfalls, a 380 metre waterfall that’s the highest of its kind anywhere in Europe. You can look forward to some first-rate views here, with nature promising you a show you won’t forget in a hurry. Remember to bring your camera or have your smartphone fully charged for photo ops!
Summer Toboggan RunSummer tobogganing is a sure thing in Biberg. This toboggan run is a must for all ages, with an impressive location at an altitude of 1,600 metres that cuts through the stunning landscape of Biberg and its beautiful surroundings. Brace yourself for three jumps, three tunnels and a whopping 63 bends.
Swimming PoolMaria Alm has its own outdoor pool for you to enjoy. The pool is particularly popular with families with children, in part thanks to the 40-metre long slide that serves as the showcase of this attraction. While the kids blow off steam, parents can relax by sunbathing at the pool edge. After the poolside pursuits are done for the day, relax with a delicious ice-cream as you soak in the last of the Austrian summer day sun before retreating back to your holiday apartment to unwind even more.
Zell am SeeZell am See is more than a winter sporting haven. In summer, it has a second life as a top tourist attraction. This quaint village is bustling with activity and bursting with shops and authentic Austrian character. Situated on the banks of the Zellersee, there’s plenty to see and do here. Must-see sights include the town hall, the parish church of Saint Hippolytus and Rosenberg Castle.
KönigsseeKönigssee is situated on the south-easterly border of Bavaria and is easily accessible from Maria Alm. This lake is 190 metres deep and stretches across an area of 5.2 square kilometres. Head here and you can swim, sail, hike and much more. An absolute must for anyone sticking around for a while.
Chalets in Maria AlmDuring your summertime stay in Maria Alm, you won’t lack for anything. At least you won’t when you book a beautiful holiday rental with ChaletsPlus. Enjoy a sense of real relaxation in a quality property in a stunning location. Our apartments come fully furnished to ensure your comfort and are equipped with all the conveniences you’d expect. Even when you don’t feel like venturing too far, you can look forward to a great day as you laze in luxury with a good book, a long bath or a glass of the good stuff as you savour the scenery from your balcony. We have properties in Maria Alm that can accommodate groups of two to 11 people.
How to get to Maria AlmMaria Alm can be reached easily by car, while those travelling in from further afield can make use of flights and rail connections.
- Salzburg, 63km
- Innsbruck, 134km
- München, 191km
- Klagenfurt, 217km
- Saalfelden, 5km
- Kufstein, 60km
- Wörgl, 65km
- Jenbach, 85km
Looking to make the most of your stay in Maria Alm with plenty of day trips? You’ve no shortage of choice here, with many sights within close proximity or easily accessible by car.
Sights & Attractions:
- Königssee, 14km
- Zell am See, 12km
- Sommerrodelbahn, 7km
- Museum Schloss Ritzen, 5km
- Obersee, 14km