Welcome to Maria Alm
Maria Alm is a charming village located in the middle of a pristine natural landscape. With Dienten and Hinterthal, Maria Alm forms the Hochkönig ski area, which offers 120km of skiing. Furthermore, this stunningly beautiful village is part of the incredible Ski Amade, which connects 28 ski areas and offers a total of 760km. Maria Alm is a lively and traditional village with lots of restaurants and bars, which offers reasonable prices.
What We Love About Maria Alm
Maria Alm offers 120km of skiing and is part of the Hochkoenig ski resort as well as the Ski Amade. The Ski Amade combines 28 ski resorts and offers an incredible 760km of pistes.
Further to excellent groomed pistes, winter hiking pathways as well as numerous cross-country trails, Maria Alm is the perfect retreat to spend summer months thanks to warm temperatures and a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.
Maria Alm is conveniently located about 1 hour from Salzburg airport and 2 hours from Innsbruck airport. The international airport Munich is also only 2 hours 30 minutes away from Maria Alm. The resort is easily accessible by train as the train station Saalfelden, is only a 7-minute ride away from Maria Alm.
The ski resort Hochkönig – Maria Alm/Dienten/Mühlbach is located on the Hochkönig in the Salzburg province and is also part of the Ski Amade, which is well-known as the second largest ski area in Europe.
The ski resort Maria Alm/ Dienten/ Mühlbach has 120km of groomed pistes on offer with a great ratio of black, red and blue pistes. Furthermore, there are 8km of ski routes. This region has an altitude of 800m – 1900m and therefore offers snow security the whole winter season.
Hochkönig connects the ski resorts of Mühlbach, Dienten and Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer. Since the 2018/2019 season, Maria Alm has been completely connected to the other ski areas by the new Natrunbahn and Sonnbergbahn lifts. Enthusiastic skiers can find one of the most breathtaking ski tours in the Alps on the Hochkönig: the Königstour. This route covers 35km of connected slopes and can be completed within a single day.
Numerous lovely huts to enjoy after a long day on the slopes spoil guests with delicious Austrian alpine food. All in all, Maria Alm has a great choice of sporty and cosy activities for reasonable prices.
In the summertime, Maria Alm is a wonderful destination with plenty of activities to enjoy. The area is a true hiking paradise as there are 340km of marked hiking trails with all levels of difficulty. Along the pathways there are many delicious mountain huts you can stop at for some refreshments. On top of this, for those who don’t want to hike on their own, Maria Alm offers free guided hiking tours from June until the end of September.
Maria Alm also has fantastic bike trails in the area with a choice of easy routes to more challenging trails for the more adventurous advanced cyclists. Maria Alm also offers a 1.6km long toboggan run to enjoy with your family or friends during summer months.
Maria Alm is the perfect place to play golf. The Golfclub Urlaustal is located on a high plateau between Saalfelden and Maria Alm and offers 18-holes.
Besides sports, Maria Alm also has a great choice of cultural activities on offer. Many buildings have been preserved over the years such as the pilgrimage church with one of the highest church towers in Salzburger Land, the Almerwirt from the year 1530, as well as Vorderjetzbachgut farm from the 14th century. There are also many festivals throughout the year such as the harvest festival, which is a great family activity.