Summer and winter alike there are a variety of options available for those of you who have sporting ambitions. Countless hiking and walking trails give you the impetus to get out and explore the Salzburg region. Golf lovers long ago discovered Salzburg. And winter is appealing here too. Skiing, tobogganing, cross-country skiing or just a leisurely winter stroll are relaxing and pleasurable.
If you look in a southerly direction from your balcony in the Hotel Bloberger Hof, you will see it straight away. Towering and majestic, the legendary Untersberg. One of the cornerstones at the edge of the Salzburg basin: the Untersberg, with its impressive rocky offshoots tempts you to enjoy hikes of varying difficulty levels.
Depending on what you fancy you can scale the mountain via a variety of routes or you might choose to take the Untersberg cable car. Once you get to the top, wonderful hiking and walking routes await, as does a unique panoramic view extending from Chiemsee to the Hohe Tauern.
For all those of you who are on the chase of the ultimate hole-in-one, the greater Salzburg area has plenty of opportunities. Golfers get to enjoy hassle-free delight-filled hours here, amid inspiring views and sporty action. The many golf courses in the nearby area provide variety and challenges.
- Golfplatz Rif (9 hole Par 54)
- Champion course Eugendorf (18 hole, Par 72)
- Golf & Country Club Salzburg (9 hole, Par 70)
- Golfclub Fuschl (9 hole, Par 60)
- Golfclub Mondsee (18 hole, Par 72)
Salzburg skirting the edges of the Alps is an ideal springboard into one of the most renowned ski areas in Salzburg. During your winter holiday in Salzburg you can indeed enjoy a action-packed sporting day on the snowy white slopes. Whether you are a dab hand out on the pistes or you are just starting out, a skier or a snowboarder, adventurer or snow plough driver, there is something to suit everyone on the many pistes in the area around the city of Salzburg. Find your favourite spot from the wide range of ski areas available:
When there is plenty of snow in the winter, the grassy areas in the city become cross-country slopes. Around the hotel guesthouse, the Bloberger Hof, there are also a few prepared cross-country slopes which tempt you to have a go at this popular winter sport. One very popular cross-country slope is in Hellbrunn. Here, while doing cross-country circuits, you get to gaze in wonder at the beauty of this maison de plaisance built by Markus Sittikus.