A holiday in Salzburger Land

Summer joy & Summit fun
Holidays together in the mountains

A summer holiday in Salzburger Land provides everything your heart desires. Wonderful natural surroundings, crystal-clear lakes, dreamy mountain backdrops and a picturesque landscape – right where the entire region is breath-takingly beautiful, the town of Maishofen in the heart of the Pinzgau is one step ahead. This charming village combines the loveliest features of the area while providing an ideal location.

Just a stone’s throw from the popular holiday destinations of Zell am See-Kaprun and Saalbach Hinterglemm, you still get to experience Austrian village style, along with the many offers. Traditional farmsteads, palaces and castles, crystal clear lakes and impressive mountains – we are just the place if you would like to enjoy a relaxing and pleasure-filled holiday in rural Austria.

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Maishofen – a little gem
in the middle of the mountains


The idyllic village of Maishofen is located in the heart of Pinzgau and brings together the special features of this region. The lovely townscape is striking, with the church, Gasthof Zur Post and its wonderfully painted facade and the town hall. The traditional farmsteads around the centre of the town are surrounded by majestic mountain peaks and deeply forested areas. The nearby lakes characterise the landscape too, providing wonderful refreshment on hot summer days.

By booking Gasthof Zur Post you are also booking the perfect location – with numerous hiking paths in the vicinity, an overnight stay close to the popular Tauern Cycle Path and mere minutes separate you from popular Lake Zell and the town of Zell am See, the Kitzsteinhorn glacier and the cycling and hiking paradise of Saalbach Hinterglemm.
Bike & mountain bike
A holiday at the lake

Summer activities on the Schmittenhöhe

In summer, the Schmittenhöhe is particularly suitable for mountain lovers, of all ages, who want to enjoy adventures. As well as the many hiking trails, there is Schmidolin’s Adventure World, an E-Motocross park, an off-road park and a magic forest. As well as the contemporary infrastructure on the mountain, there are other fantastic experiences, including paragliding, boat trips on Lake Zell and much more.

Holiday fun above 3000 metres

There are counytless alluring offers on the Kitzsteinhorn, up above 3000 metres. Gipfel Welt 3000, Ice Arena, mountain bike routes, adventure play areas, various hiking routes and guided tours will inspire all the family. The finest cuisine is provided just as much as the very best in glacier fun – on the extensive sun terraces at popular Alpine inns, and as you enjoy the mountain air and sunshine as you enjoy summer skiing!

Hiking & cycling paradise – Saalbach Hinterglemm

Nearby Glemmtal has 400 kilometres hiking trails, 400 kilometres bike paths, 80 kilometres of the finest trails and bike routes, as well as countless offers for all the family. So many free attractions too, including the Motor Skills Path and the Enchanted Forest, complement the countless facilities on the mountain and in the valley. Look forward to easy-going cycling and hiking fun, plenty of adventure routes for children of all ages, dreamy summit adventures and much more.


A holiday in Salzburger Land

A winter that enchants.
A landscape that connects.

Salzburger Land is among the most popular holiday destinations in the Alps. The magical landscape inspires the people who live here, as much as it does visitors from across the globe. Impressive Lake Zell is a significant feature in the landscape, surrounded by majestic, snow-capped summits, which – when they are not covered in a thick layer of ice – reflect on to the crystal clear water.

Whether you want to relax, or are in the mood for sporty winter activities – the region’s versatility will inspire you. Maishofen is located in the heart of Pinzgau – an area that is also characterised by Alpine tradition, as much as its contemporary offers for all the family.

By booking the 3-star Gasthof Zur Post you are also booking a perfect location – just a few minute’s drive separates you and world-famous ski areas. Journeys can be made in comfort on public transport. The stop for the ski and ‘Linien’ bus services is right outside our Gasthof.

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Maishofen – a little gem
in the middle of the mountains


In winter, the charming town of Maishofen inspires with its sublime landscape and Alpine style. The meadows and fields are transformed beneath the thick layer of snow, becoming a genuine cross-country and winter sport paradise, while the world-renowned ski destination of Zell am See-Kaprun and access to Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang, are just a few kilometres away. Maishofen combines the traditional with the contemporary and inspires with its breath-taking beauty.

Anyone who would like to experience a relaxing and variety-packed holiday in the mountains, will feel just great here. A practice lift for beginners is 1.5 kilometres from Gasthof Zur Post, and many other winter activities can be started right on the hotel doorstep.
Cross-country skiing
Winter hiking paths
Skiing and snowboarding
Practice lift at Kammer Castle

Skiing on the Schmittenhöhe

Lots of kilometres of pistes with the best views set this ski area apart. Its versatility really does inspire – which means families and beginners feel just as good here as those at an advanced level and real pros. In total, 77 kilometres of pistes in various difficulty levels, 28 lift facilities, different ski routes and a five superb runs – spanning more than a kilometre in length – await you. Perfect for unforgettable adventures on the mountain!
Access via the zellamseeXpress in Viehhofen: 5 minute journey in the free ski bus.

Ski fun on the glacier

The Kitzsteinhorn in Kaprun stands out thanks to its dreamy panorama, perfect pistes and state-of-the-art lift facilities. Ski fun above 3000 metres altitude – the glacier ski area, with its variety-packed ski runs and snow parks, provides the ideal terrain for piste lovers. Views and an offer to inspire all the family! A tip for anyone who adores a challenge – speed into the valley on the BLACK MAMBA, with a gradient of up to 63 percent!
Access: 15 minute journey on the free ski bus to Kaprun.

Skiing in the most laid-back ski area in the Alps

Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, with its 270 kilometres of pistes, 70 lift facilities and 50 Alpine inns is regarded as the most easygoing ski area in the Alps. The variety-packed selection of pistes for every ability level is rounded off with numerous attractions on the mountain. There are snow parks, learn-to-ride parks, fun slopes, night parks and much more to experience. The various Skicircus loops also make it possible for you to enjoy the maximum piste fun in the minimum time!
Access: 15 minute journey.