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Saalbach & Hinterglemm Holidays

Fantastic walking and FREE use of all lifts and buses

Surrounded by rolling hills and countryside, Saalbach and Hinterglemm in the scenic Glemm valley are a paradise for walkers offering 400km of well marked paths and more than 30 rustic mountain huts along the way. The ‘Saalbach Hinterglemm Joker Card’ gives FREE unlimited use of all cable cars and walkers’ buses in the valley, plus guided walks and free entrances to various attractions, making this beautiful region fantastic value and a joy to explore. There is a huge range of activities for families, and it is also one of Austria’s premier mountain biking areas. Both villages have attractive pedestrianised centres with a good choice of shops, cafés and restaurants. Traditional folklore events, band concerts and weekly festivals take place throughout July and August.

Useful Information

Resort Code: ATSA/ATHI

Languages spoken: English

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

  • from£629pp
  • 53 rooms
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This very special, family run hotel sits in beautiful gardens with pools and natural swimming pond. Combining timeless tradition with contemporary style, the Theresia has an excellent reputation for its award winning organic cuisine (2 Gault Millau toques) this hotel has a reputation for excellence.

  • from£399pp
  • 30 rooms
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Set in a pleasant location near Hinterglemm village centre and the Reiterkogel gondola.

  • from£579pp
  • 71 rooms
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Beautifully furnished in a mix of rustic and modern style, the Eva village offers exceptional personal service, fine wine and cuisine.

  • from£579pp
  • 29 rooms

In a scenic, elevated position 200m from the centre of Saalbach with great views down the valley, the Hotel Kohlmais is run by the Gappmaier family and offers superb cuisine, a warm welcome and personal service throughout your stay.

  • from£569pp
  • 90 rooms
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Set in wonderful panoramic landscaped gardens with unspoilt views of the surrounding mountains.

  • from£620pp
  • 64 rooms
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Conveniently located in the centre of the village, the recently rebuilt Glemmtalerhof is justifiably proud of its 4 star superior rating.

  • from£569pp
  • 31 rooms

Located in the heart of Hinterglemm, the Almrausch offers modern comfort and attentive, personal service. In the wellness area you can relax in the infra-red cabin, saunas or relaxation room.

  • from£789pp
  • 20 rooms
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This little gem is conveniently set in the centre of the village with easy access to all Hinterglemm has to offer including numerous hiking trails. This three star Hotel-Garni provides comfortable rooms with access to four star superior service and facilities at the adjoining Hotel Glemmtalerhof, which combined with the free 'Joker Card' makes the Garni Silvester great value for money.

Travel and Transportation

Departure day To Depart from
Salzburg Gatwick

Transfer Approx. 2hrs by coach.

Supplements may apply on some flights

Self drive is available

Car hire available: Yes

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No

Inghams Plus


  • Inghams Saver Plus: Save £50 per couple for Summer 2019 departures - whilst stocks last!  
  • Free Saalbach & Hinterglemm 'Joker Card' (resort card) for all guests
  • Free use of all lifts & walkers' buses - with resort card
  • Free entrance to local attractions - with resort card
  • Free packed lunches at selected hotels
  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels
  • Inghams Rep based in the resort

Special Offers





Visit Mozart’s birthplace, the Hohensalzburg Fortress, the medieval Old Town and the famous Getreidegasse shopping street. An optional walking tour brings the history of this beautiful city to life, optional city walking tour, pay locally.

Full day, from £35 Summer 2019 

Berchtesgaden, Germany

Cross the border into Germany and visit this beautiful Bavarian town with optional excursions to salt-mines and the spectacular Eagles Nest, Hitler’s famous hilltop retreat, where you can enjoy lunch with incredible panoramic views, pay locally for Eagle's Nest option.

Full day, from £32 Summer 2019

Krimml Waterfalls

Europe’s highest waterfall, with a total drop of 380 meters in three spectacular stages. You can walk right to the foot of the falls where they empty into the river Salzach and enjoy the sound and the fury. The fit and energetic can attempt the steep walk right to the top. There is also time to relax with a drink and a delicious cake at one of the cafes.

Half day, from £26 Summer 2019


Grossglockner Mountain

A magnificent drive along a famous Alpine road leading right into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park up to the highest mountain in Austria at 3,073m, for breathtaking glacier views and a chance to see wild marmots at close range. One of our most popular excursions for nature lovers, we enjoy lunch on top of the mountain.

Liechtenstein Gorge

Located in the heart of Salzburgerland, Liechtenstein Gorge is not only the most beautiful but also one of the longest and deepest gorges you can find in the Alps. Join us for a half-day and see this wonder of nature with roaring waterfalls, moss-covered boulders and rainbows wherever sun touches the fine mist in the air. Travel home over the beautiful Hoch Konig mountains with a refreshment stop in the traditional Austrian village of Maria Alm.


Please note we act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.

Things To Do

Saalbach Hinterglemm is home to Austria's largest dedicated mountain biking area, with 400km of marked trails suitable for all abilities, as well as guided cycle tours. The 'Saalbach Hinterglemm Joker Card' gives free use of all cable cars and walkers' buses in the valley, plus guided walks and free entrances to various attractions, making it easy to explore on holidays in Saalbach and Hinterglemm. Both villages have attractive pedestrianised centres with a good choice of shops, cafés and restaurants which can be accessed with ease from Saalbach and Hinterglemm hotels.

Resort 'Joker' Card - Free to all guests

The excellent value Saalbach & Hinterglemm "Joker Card" is given to you on arrival by your hotel from 25th May 2019 and includes:

  • Free use of all lifts in the valley*
  • Free use of the walkers’ buses
  • Free guided walks (up to 10 per week, ankle-high boots required)
  • Free entrance to the outdoor pool in Saalbach
  • Free use of the tennis courts, mini golf, bike park
  • Free use of the sightseeing train at the end of the valley
  • Free or discounted rates on many other local attractions.

*Once weekly use of the Asitz gondola in Leogang,

Other things to do in and around Saalbach and Hinterglemm

  • Good selection of shops & cafés in each village
  • 400km of marked paths
  • E-Bike hire
  • Guided bike tours
  • Cycling, mountain biking and 3 bike parks
  • Three children’s adventure playgrounds and mystery paths
  • Outdoor pool
  • Tennis
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Bowling
  • Archery
  • High rope course
  • Mini-golf
  • Folk & ski museum
  • Crystal museum
  • Distillery
  • Tourist train
  • Birds of Prey displays
  • Zell am See (40mins by bus)


Family Summer holidays 

In Saalbach Hinterglemm, families always come first, as family time is precious. Fun and excitement are the most important factors to make sure that the children have a great time. It is healthy to get bored from time to time, but please not on holiday! 

  • The Montelino’s Adventure Path (From the mountain peak to Kohlmais lift middle station you pass through the woods and over meadows, where various activity stations are). Montelino’s Water Playground is located at the end of Montelino’s adventure trail.
  • The Montelino’s Peak Playground (The children’s playground at the top of Zwölferkogel mountain makes all children hearts beat faster. Enjoy the panoramic views over Saalbach Hinterglemm while your children explore the playground and test their climbing skills.)
  • The Jump & Slide Park is surrounded by an impressive mountain panorama at Saalbach river’s source, it has an eight-meter high jump tower, a trampoline area and a freestyle ramp (kicker) for a fun day out for all the family.

Festivals and Events

There is a full programme of events throughout the summer including village brass band concerts, torchlit walks, live music at various mountain alms, and regular evening entertainment with food stalls, traditional music and dancing.

Car hire is available 


The mountains and valleys around Saalbach and Hinterglemm are a walker’s paradise with an extensive network of over 400km of marked paths and 4 cable-cars to enable nature lovers and hikers to explore the area with ease. Walks can be extended or shortened to suitability, from panoramic trails at the top of lift stations to longer ridge walks and extensive day hikes throughout the valley. Dotted all around are rustic mountain alms with stunning unspoiled views, making this area a joy to explore.

Popular Walks include:

Pinzgauer Ridgeway 6 hrs (Easy)
A wonderful panoramic hiking trail from the top of the Schattberg gondola all the way across the top of the mountains to the Schmittenhöhe gondola above Zell am See. Fantastic views. Take the lift down and return by bus.

Alpine Herbal Garden Trail (2½ hrs) Easy
A scenic loop walk from the top of the Reiterkogel lift, through forested paths to the Alpine Herbal Garden trail, stopping at the Reiteralm for lunch.

Kohlmais Panorama 3½ hrs (Easy)
For stunning views take the Kohlmais lift up and walk along the Saalachtaler Höhenweg to the Schönleitenhütte for lunch, and back through woodland to the top station


Free Guided Walks

The Saalbach Hinterglemm Tourist office runs an extensive programme of guided walks each week free with the Joker Card, which explore the full length of the valley. Up to 7 walks per week are provided and a hiking badge on offer for completion of the week. Suitable supportive footwear and a good level of fitness is required.


Lift and cable-car approx. opening times 2019

The opening dates of summer lifts vary in resort. Please find the latest update for the summer:

Reiterkogel cable car – open from approx 7 to 10 June, 15 to 16 June, 20 June to 27 October 2019

Kohlmais cable car - open from approx 30 May to 6 October 2019 

Schattberg X-press - open from approx 14 June to 29 September 2019

Westgipfel cable car* - open from approx 24 May to 14 June 2019 to mid station, 15 June to 29 September 2019 to the top station

* Substitute cable car for the Zwölferkogel cable car, which will be rebuilt in 2019.

Local Walking Map

Plan your walking in advance, purchase a map of the local area for just £6.95. Must be ordered at time of booking.


Two Centres | Combine your stay in Saalbach & Hinterglemm with 3, 4 or 7 nights in another resort in Austria. We recommend St. Gilgen for a relaxing lakeside holiday experience.

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