FAQ about the summer holiday in Flachau

Here you will find the answers to frequently asked questions about summer holidays in Flachau.

 

FAQ Flachau Summer Card

With the Flachau Summer Card you receive numerous inclusive services. These include access to the summer lift, daily guided adventure hikes, a varied activity programme and attractive discounts with our partners. Benefit from discounts at facilities such as the Erlebnistherme Amadé, the Lucky Flitzer, mini-golf, the Pit-Pat facility, the Hohenwerfen adventure castle, the Liechtensteinklamm gorge and the Hüttau copper mine.

 

The Flachau Summer Card is available directly from the landlord for stays of at least 2 nights in Flachau.

 

Flachau Summer Card is free for guests who spend at least 2 nights in Flachau in summer.

 

The free Flachau Summer Card includes one ascent and descent with the Starjet 1 and Star Jet lifts per person and stay.

 

FAQ about hiking in Flachau

Yes, there are hiking tours in Flachau that you can also do with small children and prams. One of them, for example, is Flori's Erlebnispfad (Flori's adventure trail) on the Grießenkar or the tour to the Marbachalm in Flachauwinkl. You can find these and many more hiking tour suggestions in various degrees of difficulty on our hiking tours and tips page.

 

In Flachau, guided adventure hikes are offered daily from Whitsun to the beginning of October. An overview of which hiking tours are on the programme can be found on our page Adventure Hiking in Flachau.

 

The family theme trail Flori's Erlebnispfad is open from Whitsun until the beginning of October.

 

The puzzle booklet for Flori's adventure trail is available free of charge in Flachau at the following locations:

  •     Bergbahnen Snow Space Salzburg - Station Star Jet 1
  •     Waldgasthof (starting point of Flori's adventure trail)
  •     Flachau Tourism office, Hermann-Maier-Platz 1 (in the centre of Flachau)

FAQ Summer lifts in Flachau

In Flachau, the Starjet 1 and Starjet 2 cable cars are in operation in dry weather during the summer. These are two 6-seater chair lifts with weather protection bonnets. The cable cars take you comfortably to the Grießenkar hiking area. Parking spaces are available in the centre of Flachau near the mini golf course and opposite the BBF Centre.

 

Yes, dogs are allowed on the cable cars in Flachau. However, a cable car ticket for dogs is required.

 

No, bike transport is not possible on the Starjet 1 and Starjet 2 cable cars in Flachau.

 

Yes, a baby carriage transport is possible at the cable cars Starjet 1 and Starjet 2 in Flachau.

 

FAQ about biking in Flachau

The Ennsradweg starts in Flachauwinkl, where the Enns and Pleissling rivers meet. The starting point is marked with a large sign.

 

No, from the Walchauhof car park in Flachauwinkl there is a 3-hour hike via the Ennsalmen up to the source of the Enns, which lies at the foot of the Kraxenkogel at around 1,800 metres. We recommend that you plan enough snacks and drinks for the hike, as the Ennsalmen are not catered for.

 

In Flachau there are several rental and service points for bikes, mountain bikes or e-bikes. On our All about biking page you will find a list of rental and service points including opening hours and exact location. On this page you also have the option to reserve the rental bikes online.

 

In Flachau and the surrounding area there are a few leisurely family bike tours, along the Ennsradweg. The route to the Marbachalm is recommended as a family-friendly (e)-mountain bike tour. On our bike tours and tips page you will find more (e)-mountain bike tours in various degrees of difficulty.

 

Registration for the Stoneman Taurista can either be done online or in person at the Stoneman distribution point in the Sport and Activity Centre Flachau (Hermann-Maier-Platz 1).

The starter package is ready for collection at the Stoneman distribution point in the Sport and Activity Centre from 4.00 p.m. on the day before (opening hours Sport and Activity Centre Flachau). If for important reasons it is not possible to pick up the starter package during the opening hours of the Sport- und Aktivzentrum, we kindly ask you to arrange the pick-up by phone under T: +43 (6457) 2214-20.

For participants who have booked their accommodation with a Stoneman accommodation partner in Flachau, it is also possible to register directly at the accommodation and to pick up the starter package there.

In general, you should finish where the starter pack is handed out, i.e. either at the Stoneman distribution point in the Sport and Activity Centre Flachau (Hermann-Maier-Platz 1) or at the respective Stoneman Logie partner.

If you don't make it to the office closing time at the Sport- und Aktivzentrum Flachau, you still have the following possibilities to finish:

Late finishing is possible at the reception of the Hotel Tauernhof (Flachauer Straße 163) until 9.00 pm. You can also finish at the Flachau Sports and Activity Centre until 9.00 a.m. the following morning.

FAQ Swimming Lakes & Indoor Swimming Pool

In Flachau there are two well-maintained bathing lakes, the Reitecksee and the Badesee Flachauwinkl. Admission to both lakes is free of charge.

Indoor swimming fun can be found at the Erlebnistherme Amadé, which is located right on the border of Altenmarkt.

Flachau's closest indoor pools are the Erlebnistherme Amadé on the border of Altenmarkt and the Wasserwelt Wagrain. Relaxation and bathing fun with various attractions await you in both. There is also a sauna area available in each case.

 

 

It is not possible to take dogs swimming in Flachau, as dogs are not allowed in the entire area of the Flachauwinkl and Reitecksee Reitdorf bathing lakes.

 

Yes, both at the Flachauwinkl bathing lake and at the Reitecksee in Reitdorf there is a restaurant to cater for bathers.

 

FAQ Höch Castle in Reitdorf

In July and August there is the possibility to visit Schloss Höch in the Flachau district of Reitdorf as part of a guided tour on selected dates. You can find the exact dates on the Schloss Höch website.

 

At Schloss Höch in the Flachau district of Reitdorf there is a varied programme of events from May to October. The programme ranges from classical music and folk music to small exhibitions and cabaret. A highlight is the annual castle festival in the castle courtyard, which always takes place at the beginning of August. You can find the current programme on the Schloss Höch website.

 

Schloss Höch in Reitdorf is a beautiful, romantic wedding venue that is particularly popular for civil weddings. Following the wedding ceremony, a champagne reception is also possible. However, the wedding ceremony with wedding banquet is to be planned in a different venue.

The "Jocher Salon" offers an ideal location for weddings with up to 35 people. For larger wedding parties up to a maximum of 150 people, both the "Platz Foyer" and the function hall are available.

To book a date, please contact the registry office in Flachau, available on 06457/2250, where a total of three registrars are available to help with preparations and are very happy to marry couples.

The wedding season at Schloss Höch runs from the beginning of May to the end of October.