SUMMER or WINTER, this area is perfect for groups and families.
There is a huge range of activities, well organised and supported by
the local tourist offices.
Hiking, horse/bike riding, swimming, climbing, kayaking, Nordic
Walking, tennis, golf, visits to farms & Castles, forest adventures,
fetes, eating out, craft visits and even a ride on a steam train.
The extensive, well-groomed network of cross-country ski trails, along with the numerous winter hiking paths, attract visitors from all over Europe to the Lungau.
The steam train passes our house Fri-Sun, June - Mid Sept and at €12 round trip, is a great trip for all ages!
The Lungau is a region famous for its beauty, friendly ambiance,
distinct tradition and rich ecological diversity. So much so that
on 11 July 2012, UNESCO decided to recognize the Lungau as a
Also, in 2010 UNESCO registered the six meter tall, biblical
giant Samson figures, paraded in Lungau village fetes, in the
List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Austria.
So you really must come and experience this amazing way of life
that respects all nature, has strong herritage, cuisine, products
and the most amazing people!
The nearby ski areas (Fanningberg, Grosseck-Speiereck, Aineck-Katschberg, and Obertauern) guarantee fantastic skiing from end Nov. to early May.
One ski lift pass covers bus transport to all the mentioned slopes.
Great ski school and kindergarten facilities.
Due to unique goelogical conditions, the immediate area around Mariapfarr & Pichl enjoy an extraordinary number of hours of sunshine throughout the year!