Flachau has everything a mountain enthusiastic could want, from leisurely alpine walks to hikes in the heights.
Explore the wide valley, gently sloping hills, beautiful alpine pastures and challenging peaks. Strike out on your own or join one of the daily hikes with local guides – whatever you choose, the route will be magnificent and the countryside stunning. And don't forget to stop off at a cosy mountain hut for a delicious energy boost.
Experience true freedom on Flachau's alpine pastures, peaks and hiking trails
Hikes for all levels
Treat yourself at the end of a hike or take a break before the final stretch: re-energise and enjoy traditional Austrian cuisine at the Flachau huts and mountain inns. Sausage, cheese, bacon, homemade bread and the obligatory doughnuts... alpine snacks in Flachau are quite simply delicious.
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Discover the seven most beautiful peaks in the Salzburger Sportwelt area. The "Salzburger Gipfelspiel" 7-peaks trail takes you in the footsteps of the "Benevolent Queen and her six knights".
Pick up the "summit box" (Gipfelbox) pack from Flachau tourist office. It includes a log book for your notes, a map, carabiners and a "Gipfelspiel" tag – all you need for a very special hiking experience.
The public transport serves as a shuttle and return service when hiking. It operates daily from 27th of May until 17th of September 2023 in the entire region (Salzburg Sportwelt & Obertauern). With the Flachau Summer Card, the Sportweltbus can be used for € 1.00 per route.
Additional info: All buses in the region (to Obertauern, Filzmoos, St. Johann, Großarltal) can be used for EUR 1.00 per person from 1 May to 31 October with the Flachau guest card.view Timetable
Ski lifts in summer
A quick and relaxing way to scale the heights is with Flachau's cable cars.
The chairlifts Starjet 1 and 2 take you up to Grießenkar, a beautiful area for hiking. This is the starting point for a whole range of walks from a leisurely high-altitude hike along "Flori's adventure trail" to scaling the 1991 m Grießenkareck. On the terraces of Flachau's mountain inns, you can breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy local culinary delights.Prices and opening hours
Flachau Summer Card
Let's go on an active summer vacation together in Flachau!
From 27.5. to 03.10.2023 all doors are open to you with the Flachau Summer Card! If you stay 2 or more nights in Flachau you get the Flachau Summer Card directly and free of charge from your host.more information