Lake at the Geisterberg in summer - Snow Space Salzburg Lake at the Geisterberg in summer - Snow Space Salzburg

Summer in St. Johann - Alpendorf

Family vacation in St. Johann

Traveling with children? Take note – In the town of Alpendorf, located near St. Johann and within the ski and mountain region Snow Space Salzburg, families are priority one. From Drachis Via Ferrata for youngsters and the huge Geisterberg Castle, to the Dragon Trail - an entire mountain world has been created to satisfy the needs and the expectations of our younger guests. The variety of experiences has already been recognized several times as a Best Austrian Summer Mountain Lift.

St. Johann - Alpendorf - Family by heart

St. Johann - Alpendorf in summer time

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Summer mountain lifts in St. Johann

The Alpendorf Gondola lift takes you from St. Johann/Alpendorf directly to the Geisterberg Adventure Mountain. The gondola operates daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the summer vacation months of July and August. Plenty of space makes it is easy to take a baby stroller with you, and bicycles are also allowed. For all early risers, the cable cars are offering a special treat this year. If you book your lift ticket online in advance and get up the mountain by 9.30 a.m., you will receive a discount.

View of St. Johann im Pongau with Pongau Cathedral

Step by step to family vacation

Thanks to its ideal location on the Austrian rail network, Snow Space Salzburg is easier to reach by public transport than just about any other vacation region of its size. Once you arrive it takes just a few minutes for buses, shuttle services or hotel taxis to bring you from the St. Johann in Pongau long-distance train station to Alpendorf - your entrance into Snow Space Salzburg.

Tip: You can easily find the perfect train connection to Snow Space Salzburg on the OeBB website by entering “St.Johann im Pongau Alpendorf Gondelbahn” or "Snow Space Salzburg" as your destination.

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Geisterberg Alpendorf & Drachis Via Ferrata

The Geisterberg Adventure Mountain in Snow Space Salzburg has received awards multiple times for being an exceptionally family-friendly destination. Easy to reach with the Alpendorf Gondola lift to the mountain station, and from there with the tractor-pulled Geisterberg Train every half hour, the Geisterberg Adventure Mountain impresses with its variety of different play stations for both the young and the young at heart.

A brand new family highlight, Drachis Via Ferrata on the Geisterberg Adventure Mountain is available since summer 2020. This rock climbing route has been created especially for kids, youngsters and beginners from the age of 12 – allowing adventurous kids to gain their first alpine experience.

Hotel room in the alpine village Flachau-Wagrain

Accommodation in St. Johann - Alpendorf

St. Joahnn Alpendorf has a variety of accommodations and lodging establishments for you to choose from. Located directly at the entrance to Snow Space Salzburg, Alpendorf has made a name for itself as a premium family resort. In just a few quick steps, you can use our online booking tool right now to reserve your unforgettable summer vacation in Snow Space Salzburg.

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