die Walchhofer's

Various sports and leisure opportunities

Summer active holiday
in Zauchensee

Swimming, riding, golf
tennis spielen and more


A variety of sporting and leisure activities await guests in Zauchensee and the surrounding resorts of the Salzburger Sportwelt. The refreshing Zauchensee lake offers right next to the 4 star Hotel Zauchenseehof is great for cooling down on hot summer days. If you find the water too cold, there are plenty of other places to swim in the region. Enjoy the fresh, scented mountain air nordic walking, running or riding. Fly fishing in the glittering Zauchensee lake of clear Zauch stream is particularly exciting. Well-kept golf courses and tennis courts are just a few minutes drive away. The daring can try out additional activities such as climbing, canyoning, rafting etc.Our perfect summer holiday offers for the whole family are our Magic Mountain packages.

in Zauchensee

  • Zauchensee lake: refreshing natural mountain lake for cooling down on hot days
  • Adventure bathing lake in Eben im Pongau with water slide, toddlers’ pool, playground… – approx. 15 km from the 4 Sterne Hotel Zauchenseehof
  • Alpine outdoor pool in Radstadt with 2 pools, toddlers’ pool, water slide etc. – approx. 15 km from the hotel entfernt
  • Therme Amadé spa in Altenmarkt – approx. 12 km from the hotel

Nordic walking and running

  • Altenmarkt – Zauchensee is Nordic Walking Pionier Region in the Salzburger Sportwelt
  • 7 sports-scientific assessed circular walking routes in varying levels of difficulty, 2 easy, 1 medium, 4 difficult routes
  • Nordic walking routes in Zauchensee: e.g. circular lake route, Strims circular route
  • 4 sports-scientific assessed running tracks in Altenmarkt and Zauchensee
  • lake track in Zauchensee starts just a few metres from the Hotel Zauchenseehof

Horse-riding in Altenmarkt
– Zauchensee

  • Horse-riding in the valley or on mountain routes in Altenmarkt – Zauchensee between altitudes of 800 and 1800 m
  • 200 km long network of bridle paths in the region
  • 5 trail riding routes of the Dachstein Tauern Trail over 105 km in Atomic Vital Park
  • Dachstein Tauern Trail in Zauchensee is 20.8 km long
  • 2 riding stables in Altenmarkt: Zauchentalerhof Riding Stables (reduction with the Salzburger Sportwelt Card), Horse Römerhof
  • We would be pleased to help you with the organisation

Golf and tennis

  • Golf course in Radstadt approx. 20 minutes drive from the Hotel Zauchenseehof 18 hole championship course, 9 hole compact course, covered driving range, one-of-a-kind golf cable car “Birdie-Jet”
  • Golf Academy Radstadt with lessons for all ability levels
  • Golfplatz Goldegg approx. 50 minutes from Zauchensee 18 hole course, covered driving range, Golf Academy in Goldegg with advice and courses
  • 3 tennis courts in Altenmarkt, open from May to October

Fishing & angling in Zauchensee

  • Fly fishing in Zauchensee lake and Zauch stream
  • Fish stock: char, rainbow trout and brook trout
  • Fishing season: from beginning of May to end of October
  • Book at the Hotel Gasthof Markterwirt in Altenmarkt
  • Day tickets available from the Hotel Gasthof Markterwirt, reductions for tickets over 3 days
  • We would be pleased to help with the organisation of your fishing trip

Biking and adventure sports

  • Climbing park, forest high ropes course in Altenmarkt
  • Canyoning, rafting, river tubing, summer sledging, moutain cart, segway in the Salzburger Sportwelt
  • Popular skaterpark in Altenmarkt
  • Well-known motorbike tour: the winding road from Altenmarkt nach Zauchensee
  • Other well-known routes: Route 99 (from Bischofshofen to Spittal/Drau), Nockalm Pass, Grossglockner High Alpine Road

Hiking in the
Salzburg mountains

In Altenmarkt - Zauchensee in the Salzburger Sportwelt you will find well-maintained and marked hiking trails of all levels of difficulty for beginners as well as for experienced alpinists. Pleasure hikers discover the charm of the mountains by cable car hiking with the 6-seater chair lift Gamskogel.

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Cycling in Zauchensee

Right from the start you are already in the middle of the mountains, because the 4-star Hotel Zauchenseehof is situated at 1,362 m above sea level. The well signposted, varied cycle path network and the marked forest paths of the idyllic mountain pasture area are suitable for families and pleasure cyclists as well as for mountain bikers and e-bikers.

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In the middle of the Salzburg mountains

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Summer offers
for your holiday.

+43 6452 4012


Hotel Zauchenseehof, Familie Walchhofer
Zauchensee 12, 5541 Altenmarkt
Salzburger Land - Österreich