Free time in Großarl

 

Alpine Summer Delicacies and Specialities

The best refreshment after a long hike: a hearty “Brettljause” (a typical Tyrolean snack) at an alpine chalet. And why do these ingredients taste so much better here in the Alps? First, the milk, butter, bread and many other specialities are produced by hand here in the alpine pastures. Second, the dairy products all come from happy alpine cows that graze right here in the ...
 
 
 

Childcare at Hotel Edelweiss in Salzburg

Having time to themselves is something that parents who take a family holiday with their children at Hotel EDELWEISS in Salzburg won’t miss out on. Professional childcare providers are at your service to take care of your children on a daily basis. This means lots of playing, romping and arts and crafts! A few times per week, your kids can enjoy a day trip with our ...
 
 
 

Cross country skiing in the Großarl valley

Away from the hustle and bustle is the sport of cross-country skiing, tucked away between the snow-covered peaks of the mountains of Grossarl. The steady sound of your skis in the perfectly cut trails keeps your breathing even. And even while you ski, you can already feel the sport’s positive effect on your body. Cross-country skiing in the Grossarl Valley is just as good for ...
 
 
 

Enjoy Nature in the Austrian Alps

Only 8km away from the Hotel EDELWEISS is the national park town of Hüttschlag. The entire Hohe Tauern National Park encompasses over 1,800 square kilometres and is the largest national park in the Alps – a unique natural display that you shouldn’t miss seeing.

An absolute must on your holiday: set aside time for a trip to this awe-inspiring natural sight and for a ...
 
 
 

Golf holidays in Salzburg

In just 30 minutes you can reach the fantastically situated Golfclub Goldegg by car. Surrounded by the nature of the Salzburger Land and located on a high plateau, this golf club boasts an 18-hole golf course, a covered-roof driving range, a golf school with a practice area and a restaurant. The benefit of being a Hotel EDELWEISS guest: 25% discount off green fees.
 
 
 

Kids Ski Courses Grossarl Valley

Two ski schools in close proximity to Hotel Edelweiss both offer various kids ski courses, in which your children will be well taken care of. Ski kindergarten is the perfect solution for kids learning to ski – it’s easy and fun too! Both ski schools also offer rental ski equipment for your child’s ski course.
 
 
 

Kopie von Golf holidays in Salzburg

In just 30 minutes you can reach the fantastically situated Golfclub Goldegg by car. Surrounded by the nature of the Salzburger Land and located on a high plateau, this golf club boasts an 18-hole golf course, a covered-roof driving range, a golf school with a practice area and a restaurant. The benefit of being a Hotel EDELWEISS guest: 25% discount off green fees.
 
 
 

Learn to Ski at a Ski School in Salzburg

The Grossarl Valley is a dreamlike winter paradise. Here you can do more than just ski – snowboarding, winter hiking, cross-country skiing and much more. There are two ski schools in Grossarl, both of which have certified instructors who teach various winter and trend sports. At the end of your ski week, you can show off your new skills against other guests in a ski race.
 
 
 

Modern Equipment for Rent in Salzburg

Have you forgotten your skis at home? Or did you run out of space in the car? Either way – no problem! There are multiple options for ski rental in Grossarl. Here you can rent all of the equipment you might need for your winter holiday.

Skis, helmets, poles, snowboards, back protectors, ski boots, snowboard boots, winter hiking shoes… ski rental shops in Salzburg ...
 
 
 

Koesslerhaeusl local history museum

How did a miner’s family live in the 16th century? How did they cook and sleep? How were the fields tilled? At the Koesslerhaeusl Museum you’ll find answers to all of your questions. This local history museum is no exhibition in the typical sense. The entire house is an exhibit.
 
 
 

Kopie von Koesslerhaeusl local history museum

How did a miner’s family live in the 16th century? How did they cook and sleep? How were the fields tilled? At the Koesslerhaeusl Museum you’ll find answers to all of your questions. This local history museum is no exhibition in the typical sense. The entire house is an exhibit.
 
 
 

National Park Town of Hüttschlag

In just 10 minutes, you can reach the national park town of Hüttschlag from Edelweiss. Since the beginning of the 1990s, the town has been included within the borders of the Hohe Tauern National Park. The Info Centre for the national park is also home to a local history museum, where you can learn about the history of the Grossarl Valley and about the surrounding nature ...
 
 
 

Salzburger Almenweg Hiking Trail

The famous recipes of the alpine chalets are yours to take home. Ask any of your hosts about their secret recipes and add them to your personal alpine cookbook. Every chalet has its own “alpine secret”. Look forward to this very personal souvenir from your alpine summer holiday.
 
 
 

Ski Schools in Salzburg – Equipped for Every Wish

Whether you want to learn to snowboard or ski, the ski schools of Grossarl are equipped for it all. Even trend sports, like telemarking, can be learned in Salzburg. Friendly ski instructors, a breath-taking mountain landscape and beautiful ski slopes make learning to ski that much easier.
 
 
 

Snowshoeing in the Grossarl valley

There is hardly any other winter sport in which you are in such perfect harmony with nature than snowshoeing. The construction of snowshoes makes them look a little like tennis racquets, but you certainly won’t sink into the deep powder of Grossarl Valley.
 
 
 

Supervised Kids Programme

Our professional childcare providers come up with a new and exciting kids programme each day on your holiday. You can always count on creative crafts ideas that your children can bring home with them as a souvenir of their holiday in Salzburg.
 
 
 

An Overview of Ski Rental in Grossarl

Not far from the Hotel Edelweiss you can rent the winter sports equipment for your winter holiday at the Grossarl ski area. The rental shops are also open on weekends so that you can also enjoy different types of sports throughout the weekend.
 
 
 

Childcare Availability

Your children are free to participate in childcare each and every day of your holiday stay. From Monday to Friday, this service is available for our little guests from 9am to 9pm. On the weekends, supervision is available from 9am to midday and then again from 4pm until 9pm. Changes to these times are possible, so please check with our hotel team upon arrival at Hotel ...
 
 
 

Guest Race with Other Ski School Participants

At the end of your ski week in Grossarl a special guest race is on the agenda. Skiers of all levels are pitted against each other. Put your newly acquired skills to the test and gauge your proficiency level against other participants.
 
 
 

Kopie von Tennis courts in Großarl

At the Sport & Recreation Centre in Grossarl, a mere 5 minutes away from Hotel Edelweiss by foot, well-maintained tennis courts await you. To reserve and purchase court time, please see hotel reception. Our guests who purchase court time at reception receive the discounted rate of €7.50 per person, per hour (instead of €9).
 
 
 

Pure Nature in the Hohe Tauern National Park

The location, the difference in elevation and the overall naturalness ensure variety in the flora and the fauna of the Hohe Tauern National Park. The animals of the Alps, those that you would otherwise see very rarely, are quite at home in the national park: groundhogs, chamois and the rare alpine Ibex can be seen with a little luck on a hike through the park. An especially ...
 
 
 

Salzburger Almenweg

The diversity of the alpine pastures in the Salzburger Land, specifically in the Grossarl Valley, can be readily experienced on 4 distinct stages of the Almenweg Hiking Trail. The entire route is around 350km long and goes from alpine chalet to alpine chalet. In total there are 31 individual stages, and therefore 31 hiking days, along the Almenweg. Four of these stages ...
 
 
 

Tennis courts in Großarl

At the Sport & Recreation Centre in Grossarl, a mere 5 minutes away from Hotel Edelweiss by foot, well-maintained tennis courts await you. To reserve and purchase court time, please see hotel reception. Our guests who purchase court time at reception receive the discounted rate of €7.50 per person, per hour (instead of €9).
 
 
 

Tobogganing in Grossarl

Enjoy being chauffeured to the top of the toboggan run or tackle the ascent to Lammerwirt on foot. The 2.5km-long toboggan run, which is lit at night, is a worthwhile activity.
 
 
 

Ski touring in Grossarl

In addition to the ski slopes, the mountains of Gastein with their numerous peaks and ridges attract ski touring enthusiasts to the region around Grossarl. From varying lengths to different levels of difficulty, there is something for everyone when it comes to ski touring options. Take advantage of your holiday in Salzburg and take your first steps on ski touring skis or use ...
 
 
 

Supervised Day trips – Discover Austria

The kids programme at Edelweiss on your holiday with children in Austria boasts an ever changing assortment of day trips in the Salzburger Land. Your children will have a chance to learn new and exciting things about nature and culture during a guided visit to a local farm or on a kid specific hike through the Grossarl Valley. A particular highlight is the scenic train ride to ...
 
 
 

Rent or Buy Winter Sports Equipment at Grossarl’s Ski Schools

In case you do not own your own equipment or you simply didn’t have any more room in your luggage, there’s a good solution for you. The ski schools of Salzburg not only offer the option to rent equipment but you can also purchase new equipment. Rent the most modern and high-performance ski gear around and push limits on the wide slopes of Grossarl!
 
 
 

Kopie von Nordic walking

There are many opportunities to enjoy the healthy sport of Nordic Walking in the Grossarl Valley. Many of the hiking routes and trails in the region are also good for Nordic Walking. The special poles for this type of sport can be rented from Hotel Edelweiss. A few times a week, you can join a guided walk from Edelweiss through the valley.
 
 
 

Nordic walking

There are many opportunities to enjoy the healthy sport of Nordic Walking in the Grossarl Valley. Many of the hiking routes and trails in the region are also good for Nordic Walking. The special poles for this type of sport can be rented from Hotel Edelweiss. A few times a week, you can join a guided walk from Edelweiss through the valley.
 
 
 

Kopie von Visit the Top Sightseeing Destinations in Salzburg’s Old Town

The City of Salzburg can be reached from Grossarl in a mere 60 minutes – ideal for a day trip. Meander down the famous Getreidegasse shopping street, visit the cathedral square and enjoy a spectacular visit to the Fortress Hohensalzburg. The Old Town of Salzburg is a sight worth seeing. The festival City of Salzburg doesn’t just offer numerous attractions throughout the summer ...
 
 
 

Visit the Top Sightseeing Destinations in Salzburg’s Old Town

The City of Salzburg can be reached from Grossarl in a mere 60 minutes – ideal for a day trip. Meander down the famous Getreidegasse shopping street, visit the cathedral square and enjoy a spectacular visit to the Fortress Hohensalzburg. The Old Town of Salzburg is a sight worth seeing. The festival City of Salzburg doesn’t just offer numerous attractions throughout the summer ...
 
 
 

Eisriesenwelt

With a total length of 42km, the Eisriesenwelt Werfen is considered to be the largest ice cave in the world. This fascinating series of ice shapes and figures is only 45 minutes away from Grossarl. A bit of physical fitness is advised for the hike through the Eisriesenwelt ice caves.
 
 
 

Hohenwerfen Fortress

The Hohenwerfen Fortress is around 35 minutes away from Grossarl and promises an interesting day excursion: a fortress tour, falconry flight displays and exhibitions on various topics will delight both young and old.

This imposing fortress was built upon a 113m-high cliff and has reigned over Werfen since 1078. Over centuries, the Hohenwerfen Fortress has seen many ...
 
 
 

Grossglockner high alpine road

If you are looking to enjoy the amazing mountain panorama of the Salzburger Land in a comfortable manner, then the Grossglockner High Alpine Road is the right choice for you. This famous route is 48km long and continues up to 2,504 m above sea level. You can reach this panoramic toll road from Grossarl in less than one hour.
 
 
 

The Krimml waterfalls

Around 110km from Grossarl is one of Austria’s natural wonders: the Krimml Waterfalls. With a height of 385m, these are the highest waterfalls in Austria. The hiking trail that leads to the waterfalls offers a magnificent view of the roaring falls.
 
 
 

The Liechtenstein gorge

Roaring waterfalls, rushing, clear water and deep crevices – a hike through the Liechtenstein Gorge goes over catwalks, footbridges and through tunnels. The Liechtenstein Gorge is only 10 minutes away from the Hotel Edelweiss in St. Johann im Pongau. This natural highlight is a refreshing, must-see summer destination.
 
 
 

Day trips to the Festival City of Salzburg

Summertime brings the unique atmosphere of the Salzburg Festival. Many visitors come each year to hear a rendition of “Jedermann” on the square outside of the Cathedral or to experience the one-of-a-kind atmosphere of the Large Festival Hall during one of many performances throughout the summer.
 
 
 

Gratis Ski Bus throughout Ski Amadé

In the hotel’s underground car park, leave your car protected from snow, ice and the cold during your holiday stay. Thanks to the ski busses of the region, you can reach the nearby Ski Amadé ski areas without hassle. The ski busses can bring you to the Gastein and Alpendorf St. Johann ski areas completely free of charge. You won’t need to use the ski bus in Grossarl, however, ...
 
 
 

Kopie von Day trips to the Festival City of Salzburg

Summertime brings the unique atmosphere of the Salzburg Festival. Many visitors come each year to hear a rendition of “Jedermann” on the square outside of the Cathedral or to experience the one-of-a-kind atmosphere of the Large Festival Hall during one of many performances throughout the summer.
 
 
 

Kopie von Shopping Between the Sights of Salzburg

During your excursion to the City of Salzburg you’ll most certainly spend time walking through the famous Getreidegasse. This world-renowned shopping street inspires visitors with its charm: slender buildings meld together to create this narrow street and over each entryway to the shops is a wrought-iron sign depicting the company’s emblem. Even new companies must display this ...
 
 
 

Shopping Between the Sights of Salzburg

During your excursion to the City of Salzburg you’ll most certainly spend time walking through the famous Getreidegasse. This world-renowned shopping street inspires visitors with its charm: slender buildings meld together to create this narrow street and over each entryway to the shops is a wrought-iron sign depicting the company’s emblem. Even new companies must display this ...
 
 
 
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