Alpine-modern holiday apartments and chalets in Mariapfarr/Lungau
Wood-clad facades, hand-carved balcony railings, traditional ornamentation and decorative elements – Alpenchalets Lungau are a true gem in the Salzburger Lungau. The chalets and holiday apartments were sustainably built in 2018 in the style of a luxurious country home. On terraces as much as 122 m², you can enjoy your sun-kissed holidays in Mariapfarr to the fullest. The interior décor of the holiday apartments and chalets likewise captivates with its high-quality rural charm. All accommodations also feature a fully equipped kitchen.
Chalets and holiday apartments in different categories
Choose the perfect accommodations for your holiday in Lungau from 7 different categories:
- Chalet Speiereck: 95 m², for up to 6 people, sauna, balcony or terrace
- Apartment Samspitze: 60 m², for up to 6 people, balcony or terrace
- Apartment Golling: 115 m², for up to 10 people, terrace
- Penthouse Preber: 123 m², for up to 8 people, balcony
- Apartment Hochgolling: 70 m², for up to 4 people
- Chalet Grosseck: 95 m², for up to 6 people, terrace
- Chalet Fanningberg: 95 m², for up to 8 people, terrace
Reenergizing holidays in Lungau with pine sauna
Unwind and relax thanks to the power of nature. This is the apt motto for your feel-good timeout in Mariapfarr. Surrounded by the picturesque mountain scenery of the Lungau, the chalets and holiday apartments are nestled amid a broad green expanse. Immerse yourself, enjoy the sense of weightlessness and welcome refreshment on hot summer days. Equally invigorating: an infusion inside the pine sauna. Not only does this smell pleasant, it also promotes long-term regeneration and contributes to your wellbeing in general.
Variety-filled active holidays in Lungau
Only a few minutes by car from your chalet or holiday apartment in Mariapfarr, the ski resorts of Fanningberg, Speiereck, Aineck/Katschberg and Obertauern promise pure skiing enjoyment. With some 150 kilometers of trails in the region, cross-country ski fans are also in for a real treat. In summer on the other hand, UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Lungau beckons you to experience active recreation in nature. Look forward to an outstanding trail network with kilometer-upon-kilometer of marked hiking paths, 70 traditional mountain huts and 60 alpine tarns. Casual cyclists, E-bikers and mountain bikers also appreciate what this region has to offer.
Holiday apartment or chalet in Mariapfarr including guest card
Whether spacious chalet or comfortable holiday apartment – the guest card for the region, the so-called LungauCard, is included during your Mariapfarr getaway. In summer, this guest card offers free admission to outdoor pools and Mauterndorf Castle as well as free rides up and down the mountains on various lifts. In winter, you can use the LungauCard to explore numerous cross-country trails. Also included: ice stock, sledding and hikes by torchlight. You will receive your LungauCard at the reception desk when you check in. Further information may be found at www.lungau.at
The location of your chalet/holiday apartment in Mariapfarr/Lungau
Alpenchalets Lungau lies in Salzburger Lungau at around 1100 meters above sea level, in one of the sunniest places in all of Austria.
- Town center: Mariapfarr (1.5 km)
- Supermarket: Billa (1 km)
- Train station: Tamsweg (6 km)
- Airport: Salzburg (120 km)
- Piste: Grosseck-Speiereck (6 km)
- Pool: Vital- & Wellnesscenter Samsunn (1.5 km)
- Golf course: Lungau/Katschberg Golf Club (12 km)
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Region - Lungau
Summer holidays in Salzburger Lungau
Hiking, Nordic Walking, theme paths and biking
Become grounded, rediscover your true self and a sense of peace. Here, it has never been easier: In Mariapfarr, the sunshine longer than anywhere else in Austria, the air is fresh, the selection of hiking opportunities surrounding the Carpe Solem in Salzburger Lungau is enormous. And after an active day in Salzburger Land, you will be able to relax completely in your fully equipped “holiday home”.
The trail network is clearly marked. 70 mountain huts invite you to stop in for refreshments. 60 clear mountain tarns are waiting for hikers to discover – led by one of Lungau’s outstanding hiking guides, if you prefer. Whether you walk barefoot through the forest and breathe in the cool forest air, treat your feet to icy-cold refreshment in a mountain lake or prefer to explore the mountains with the help of the lifts: Your hiking holiday will have long-lasting benefits, as you will quickly find out for yourself…
How apropos: You can set out on the pram-friendly, 4 km-long “Sun Theme Path” directly from the Carpe Solem. 9 info boards share fascinating insights with you about the solar system. Though that is only one of numerous intriguing theme paths in Lungau: including the “Pathway of the Senses”, “Power of Silent Waters”, the “Moor Path” on Prebersee and even a “Bee Path”. Mariapfarr also boasts Austria’s biggest network of Nordic-walking paths: 15 routes and 120 kilometers of clearly marked trails are waiting for you essentially right outside your front door!
Cycling, mountain biking & E-biking
Lungau is the highest E-biking region in Austria and a popular destination for bikers of every kind – whether laid-back cyclist or intrepid mountain biker – here in beautiful Salzburger Land. You might wish to pedal along part of the Murradweg, head to a mountain hut, or even push yourself to the limit on the “Lungau Extrem Tour”.
With practically no effort at all, fans of the mountains can hop on the lifts and float up to elevations above 2000 m – and thanks to the Lungau Card, which is automatically included with your summer holiday at Carpe Solem Mariapfarr, it won’t cost you one cent extra! Fanningberg, Speiereck, Grosseckbahn and Katschbergbahn are popular excursion destinations for the whole family.
Summer holidays inkluding Lungau Card
Our gift to you! The summer Lungau Card is automatically included in the cost of your stay between the end of May and the end of October. Card partners include outdoor pools in the region, mountain lifts, the Mariapfarr Dampferl steam train and the Choo-Choo Train, SMARTY Land, Outdoorparc Mariapfarr as well as the Parish & Pilgrimage Museum. And at many other attractions in the Lungau region, thanks to the Lungau Card you will receive discounts as much as 50%.
Lungau Katschberg Golf Club
Tee off at 1050 m above sea level. Due to its extraordinary setting, this 18-hole championship course with driving range and a big practice area is one of the most beautiful and most challenging golf courses in Salzburger Land. This golf course lies approximately 14 km from your holiday resort.
Pilgrimage destination, castles and palaces
In addition to magnificent nature, Salzburger Lungau is also a cultural and spiritual mecca. This includes castles and palaces that transport you back to the Middle Ages, numerous impressive (pilgrimage) churches and museums, as well as places of astonishing power that give you an opportunity to “recharge your batteries” and refocus on the essentials.
Winter holidays in Salzburger Lungau
Ski holidays in Lungau
Here, you are definitely spoiled for choices: Fanningberg Family Mountain (ca. 6 km), Aineck (Katschberg) (ca. 15 km), the Grosseck - Speiereck ski area (ca. 7 km) or perhaps legendary Obertauern (ca. 24 km)? All these ski areas are less than a 25-minute drive from your apartment at Carpe Solem Mariapfarr. The ski bus to the Fanningberg, with its 30 piste kilometers, as well as other ski regions stops just 100 m from the resort and is free for our guests to use.
Cross-country, ski tours and winter hiking
Away from the popular pistes, too, you will be able to experience the beautiful side of winter during your winter holidays in Mariapfarr. 150 kilometers of cross-country trails and marked winter hiking paths draw you out into the fresh Lungau air. With snowshoes on their feet, individualists trudge out across the deep snow, while ski tourers are happy to accept the challenges of an arduous climb in exchange for the breathtaking downhill ride to come.
Sleigh rides and sledding hills
Also marvelous: enjoying the winter countryside bundled up under a wooden blanket in the back of a sleigh, or perhaps zooming down the Fanningberg on sleds with your whole family
Guest card – LungauCard
The winter LungauCard is included in the price for guests staying with us between 1 December and Easter. This guest card offers many advantages such as free use of the cross-country ski trail, discounts of as much as 50% on admissions to various attractions, discounted lift rides in the surrounding ski areas etc.
Our excursion tips
Tip 1: Pilgrimage Site Mariapfarr
A visit to the pilgrimage Church of Our Lady and the Pilgrimage and Silent Night Museum in Mariapfarr is almost obligatory during any holiday spent in Lungau. And not just because it lies directly across from Carpe Solem Mariapfarr. Mariapfarr is actually the original Lungau parish and has been one of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Austria for centuries. A museum was established at the parsonage in 2002, now home to the magnificent treasures of the basilica, including a silver reliquary altar from 1443. A section of the museum is dedicated to Joseph Mohr, the man who penned the words to the world’s most famous Christmas song. He served as assistant priest in Mariapfarr from 1815 to 1817, and it was indeed here that he wrote “Silent Night!”. The melody is by Franz Xaver Gruber.
Tip 2: Preber See
Legendary Lake Prebersee lies at the foot of the 2740 m-high Preber, roughly a 20-minute drive from your apartment in Mariapfarr. In winter, you can glide along the cross-country ski trail, show off your prowess at “ice stock” or zoom down the hillsides on sleds. Things take a more tranquil and reflective turn in Advent season, when the Ludlalm invites you to join them for Mountain Christmas.
In summer, the Moor Path is a particularly rewarding destination. It is an easy 45-minute stroll and even suitable for prams. Afterwards, youngsters can let off some steam at the adventure playground next to the Ludlalm, while you sample a plate of Lungauer Rahmkoch or Kaiserschmarrn-style pancakes. If you happen to spend your holiday here with us in Mariapfarr in August, there is a special event you simply have to see: the legendary “Prebersee Shoot”. Some 200 marksmen and -women with small-caliber rifles try to hit a target set up 120 m away. What makes this challenge so unique is the fact that they aren’t allowed to shoot directly at the target, instead attempting to get the bullet to ricochet accurately of the surface of the lake!
Tip 3: Weisspriach and Longa
Lungau boasts 60 alpine tarns. And most of those are in the region of Weisspriach, approximately a 7-minute drive from the Carpe Solem. In Upper Weisspriachtal, which is reachable via a toll road or on the valley bus from the Dicktlerhütte car park, you are greeted by an incredibly beautiful hiking area. A little piece of paradise with an array of mountain huts. The crystal-clear River Longa makes a serpentine track from the 1700 m-high Wirpitschsee, dropping in stages down to the valley, and flowing amid lush alpine meadows. Austrian TV viewers actually chose Weisspriachtal and the Longa as the most beautiful place in Salzburg back in 2015. While the Longa truly is enchanting (as well as a great place to go fly fishing and swimming) - you should definitely keep your eyes peeled! On occasion, the very rare Violet Copper butterfly might well indeed flutter by.
Tip 4: Burg Mauterndorf
The fortified tower of the former summer residence of Salzburg’s prince-archbishops is 44 m tall. It treats visitors to beautiful views of Mauterndorf and the surrounding mountains. Burg Mauterndorf is approximately 7 km from Carpe Solem and a great excursion destination for everybody in your family. On the big Knights’ Playground, young lords and ladies of the castle will be able to work off their youthful energy and let their imaginations run wild, too. With your Lungau Card, admission is free for your whole family.
Tip 5: Culinary Tips
Dining opportunities aren’t in short supply in Lungau either. And it isn’t just our own Restaurant Thomal at the Carpe Solem that promises a delectable experience. Let me quickly share a few culinary tips of my own with you: the Eachtling, for example. This name refers to a very special potato variety, a potato that has brought our region quite some recognition over the years. Also rewarding: a visit to Confiserie Hochleitner in Tamsweg and Trausners Genusswerkstatt in Mauterndorf. Though they are but 2 of the 300 extraordinary gourmet addresses you can discover along the 9 culinary pathways of the Via Culinaria in Salzburger Land. But if you are still of the opinion that homemade always tastes best, we suggest booking one of the popular bread baking courses with blogger Christina Bauer in Göriach.
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