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Ortsansicht St. Johann in Salzburg
Ortsansicht St. Johann in Salzburg
Ortsansicht von St. Johann Alpendorf, Salzburger Land, im Sommer

Holidays in St. Johann in Salzburg

In the middle of the centrally situated small town in the Salzburger Land

St. Johann in Salzburg is a small town in the middle of the Salzburger Land, marked by its diversity. As the district capital of Pongau, St. Johann in Salzburg has an important position as a tourist, school, administrative, and shopping center. About 4,000 guest beds and more than 500,000 overnight stays per year show the popularity of our traditional holiday resort.

St. Johann is a livable and diverse small town, even outside of the season. A variety of cozy hotels, inns, and restaurants invite you to stay and, as a shopping town, St. Johann offers shopping for all tastes.

However, culture is also given great importance. The state-of-the-art cultural and congress center offer a variety of events, ranging from theatrical performances to exclusive New Year's Concerts, from traditional evenings to jazz concerts, from cabarets to the slide shows.


Whether summer or winter - St. Johann in Salzburg is always a "lively" and diverse town and an attractive and centrally situated holiday resort the whole year around.


The small town of St.  Johann im Pongau with the well-known district of Alpendorf

St. Johann in Salzburg mit Blick auf das Tennengebirge

The main town (600 m) and cultural center of the Pongau is a traditional holiday destination with plenty of atmosphere. It is above all the well-balanced mix of visitors and locals that makes St. Johann and the surroundings a "lively" and varied holiday resort, even outside the typical seasons. Because of the beautiful and accessible location in the middle of the Salzburger Land, St.  Johann is an ideal starting point for numerous Alpine meadow and cabin hikes, as well as for sightseeing and excursion destinations.


The district of Alpendorf is located in the direction of the National Park valley and differs fundamentally from the rest of the town. The Alpendorf is a largely independent "holiday island" in the green. Over 1,900 guest beds with mostly upscale gastronomy, approx. 3 km from the center, 800 m high at the foot of the Gernkogels. It is not only comfort, wellness and sport that's valued here, but there is also plenty to do for the children. The Ghost Mountain and the Alpendorf adventure playground offer numerous children's programs and attractions, from a climbing wall to a go-cart track, for playful entertainment for the little ones.



Summer vacation the in mountains with many highlights

Enjoy the summer months of the year with us in St. Johann in Salzburg. A summer holiday between the sun and the mountains in the Salzburger Land is dominated by sports and exercise. From hiking in our alpine pastures and huts, cycling and mountain biking along the Salzach or cross-country, to further activities. Our hotels & accommodation offer you a complete package for relaxation and pampering.

Numerous sights in the town and the surrounding area invite you to a trip with the whole family.


Our highlights at a glance:
  • Liechtenstein Gorge
  • Ghost Mountain
  • Cycling and mountain bike tours
  • Shopping town St. Johann
  • and much more

MOre about summer holidays


What else do St. Johann & the surroundings of the Salzburger Land offer?

A modern  cultural and congress center, a wide range of friendly specialist shops, a town gallery with over 6,000 m2 of sales floors, traditional events, concerts, exhibitions, multiplex theater, cozy restaurants, cafes, bars, tennis courts, large forest swimming pool with giant slide, cycling paths, marked running and Nordic walking trails, ... and, of course, "holidays on the farm."


In winter, the Hahnbaum lifts will tak you directly from the town center up to the traditional ski mountain (1,200 m), the "St. Johanner." Beautiful ski runs and an illuminated toboggan run lead right down to the town.

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