An enchanting summer holiday in idyllic MauterndorfWelcome to the historic mountain village of Mauterndorf. This quaint Austrian destination sits at an altitude of 1100 metres, amidst breathtaking scenery and boasting brilliant views. Situated in the district of Lungau in the south of Salzburgerland, Mauterndorf has a rich history. You can see this for yourself immediately upon your arrival when you cast your eyes over the medieval castle that still lies in the heart of the village. This village has long been an important one, with ancient roads once used by the Romans meandering through the Mauterndorf of yesteryear. Today, this village is a popular destination for holidaymakers, all year round. In winter, many winter sports enthusiasts flock to the area, while summer offers those seeking rest and relaxation the perfect place to unwind. The charming centre boasts several restaurants and shops, serving as the ideal place to make your base for a family holiday. In summer, the weather forecast is often favourable, with warm temperatures that ensure optimum conditions for enjoying the great outdoors. When you book a stay with ChaletsPlus, you can count on experiencing the best the area has to offer in a prime location with all those creature comforts.
About Mauterndorf in the Summer
Facilities MauterndorfPlanning a summertime visit? There’s plenty of other premier attractions to keep you entertained during your stay, ensuring a summer holiday to remember.
- Shops: many shops specializing in sporting goods and equipment
- Bank and ATM
- Bicycle and car rental
ActivitiesThe weather forecast for Mauterndorf promises plenty of sunny weather for those visiting in the summer months. As such, you’ve no excuse for not getting out and exploring the best this region has to offer. Thanks to a heap of activities for young and old alike, there’s no need to worry about being bored for even a second of your stay. Whether you’re keen to get out and soak up local culture or in the mood for more pulse-pounding pursuits, you’re spoiled for choice when you visit Mauterndorf.
Mauterndorf CastleIf you book accommodation in Mauterndorf with us, you have to make time for a visit to the castle that shares the name of this historic village. The medieval castle has an educational exhibition that tells you everything you need to know about its past, while a guided tour will allow you a peek inside as you explore beautifully decorated rooms and ascend the 44 metre high tower. Once atop the tower you’ll be afforded first-rate views over the village and beyond. With a LungauCard, you can visit the castle for free!
Taurachbahn Steam TrainWhen you visit Mauterndorf in the summer months, you can enjoy the opportunity of riding on the Taurachbahn. This is the highest narrow gauge railway in Austria, with the steam train only running for the summer months. During a relaxing ride, you can enjoy stunning views of the Austrian landscape from a truly unique vantage point. Don’t forget to bring your LungauCard with you for a 20% discount!
Grosseck Speiereck Adventure MountainGrosseck Speiereck is also called the “house mountain” of this Austrian locale and is truly a mascot for Mauterndorf. On this mountain you’ll find several cycling and hiking trails that are suitable for the whole family, giving you a choice of challenging routes and family-friendly options alike. It’s also possible to enjoy stunning views during a ride on the gondola lift. Bring your LungauCard with you and you can enjoy a free ride.
GlidingOne of the unique features of this town is that it has the highest glider airports in Austria. Unforgettable flights begin here, allowing you unobstructed views of the majestic mountain landscapes from way up high. At Mauterndorf Airport, you will also receive a 50% discount on flights if you remember to bring your LungauCard along with you.
Outdoor PoolDuring a sunny summertime day in Mauterdorf, there’s nothing better than enjoying a dip in the outdoor pool of this charming Austrian village. Children will definitely enjoy the adventure slide and play equipment, while the tennis court and mini golf course ensures there’s endless enjoyment for the whole family. Bring your LungauCard with you and you can enjoy free entry.
Outdoor Park LungauFeeling adventurous? Get out and explore at the Outdoor Park Lungau. This park is located just outside the village and is an ideal destination for young and old alike. Expend some energy climbing rocks, or work up a sweat on the adventure course with teammates. Little ones will love the cable car, while the football field means you can have a quality kick-about.
Natural LakesSwimming enthusiasts have more options than the outdoor pool, with numerous natural lakes in the surrounding area of the village. If you’re visiting in the summer, a dip in one of these is an absolute must. You can visit lakes in Carinthia, such as the Millstädter See and the Wörthersee, if you’re looking to make a day of it. Other than swimming and paddling, you should also think about a canoe trip across the river.
Smarty-Land-MauterndorfPlanning on visiting Mauterndorf for an Austrian getaway with little ones? Then you should definitely visit Smarty-Land-Mauterndorf. This adventure park is filled with great play equipment that will keep the kids entertained for hours. They can use children-sized quads, explore the farm or bounce some steam off on the giant trampolines. The children’s cable car is still one of the biggest draws of this family-friendly park, so make sure you’ve made time for a ride on it. LungauCard holders get in free.
GolfSt. Michael has a 27-hole golf course. St. Margarethen (5 km away) has extensive 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses golfclub Lungau. The large practice fields and the 9-hole (par 3) course are perfect for both beginners and more experienced players.
Enjoy an affordable getaway with the LungauCardHave you booked one of our chalet apartments in Mauterndorf? With ChaletsPlus, you can enjoy full use of a LungauCard for the duration of your stay with every booking. This card grants you free access to all manner of attractions, along with dazzling discounts on yet more exciting things to do. The card can be used in all villages that are part of the Lungau. With all that in mind, you never want to leave your holiday accommodation with it!
Chalets in MauterndorfThere are ten different apartments to choose from in Mauterndorf, providing you with plenty of choice for your stay in this picturesque part of Austria. These cosy chalets come fully equipped with all the comforts and conveniences you need to enjoy a truly terrific stay. Relax in your own sauna as you enjoy the mountainous views, cook up a storm in a kitchen appointed with all the culinary mod cons any master chef needs, or pamper yourself in a premium bathroom. We have properties to cater to all group sizes, with apartments to sleep as little as four people, along with accommodation that has ample room for groups of up to 18 individuals. Looking to visit Mauterndorf in Austria and live in luxury while you stay? Book ideal accommodation with ChaletsPlus today.
How to get to MauterndorfWhether you’re heading in by car, train or plane, getting to Mauterndorf is a breeze.
- Radstadt approx. 39km
- Salzburg approx. 119km
- München approx. 288km