Our Weekly Program

KITZSTEINHORN EXPLORER TOUR
1st July to 6th September - Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn


On an exciting discovery tour through four climate zones from the village of Kaprun uphill to TOP OF SALZBURG at over 3,000 metres above sea level and into the world of glaciers accompanied by a National Park Ranger. How is glacier ice formed, where do golden eagles and bearded vultures live, what survival strategies do edelweiss and saxifrage develop? An experience close to nature for the entire family.

  • Meeting point: 9 am valley station Kaprun Center
  • Guided tour for free - you need a lift ticket
  • Duration: approx. 3.5 hours (easy)
  • Registration for the cable car ticket at kitzsteinhorn.at/explorer

FREE GUIDED TOUR WITH NATIONAL PARK RANGER
1st July to 6th September - Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn

During a guided tour with a National Park ranger you can experience fascinating insights into and views of the Hohe Tauern National Park: In the mystical informative tunnel of the National Park Gallery, the ranger conveys interesting facts about the formation of mountain crystals and the Hohe Tauern, he talks about gold and silver, the natural phenomenon of permafrost, but also about fauna, flora and the glaciers of the Hohe Tauern.

  • Meeting point: 1 pm - Panorama platform "Top of Salzburg"
  • Duration: approx. 50 minutes
  • Guided tour for free - you need a lift ticket
  • Registration not necessary

OBERKOFLER TOURISTIK
Early reservation necessary!


Would you like to experience the landscape of alpine pastures, lakes and glaciers up close or cycle along the Salzach, Saalach and Inn rivers or along the Alpe Adria? Are you traveling by plane or train or are you looking for a bus transfer or bus excursion for groups? Oberkofler Touristik offers you a wide range of services for comfortable, discreet and punctual transfers.

ULTRA LIGHT INITIATION FLIGHT
Early reservation necessary - conditional feasibility!

Flight experience with an ultralight aircraft
"marvellouse view of Zell am See and the surrounding area".

  • Meeting point: Airport Zell am See
  • Inclusive price: 30 minutes € 85.00 | 60 minutes € 150.00 
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": 30 minutes € 75.00 | 60 minutes € 135.00
    (all prices for one person)
  • Registration by appointment: Tel. +43 6549 20421
  • Information: Touristik Oberkofler

Flight conditions:
Per flight one person with pilot possible - only visual flight - in good weather possible from / to the airport Zell am See.

TRIP WITH A HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE

During a romantic horse-drawn carriage, past flowering fields and meadows, new perspectives of the natural landscape opens.

  • Höllwerth Raimund (Hacklbauer)
    Registration Tel. +43 676 7344 848

MEET A RANGER
13th July to 11th September


The Hohe Tauern National Park represents many of the most valuable landscapes of our country. From the majestic peak of the Großvenediger in the west to the steppe slopes in the east. Meet the people who protect our National Park and learn how you can preserve these treasures for generations to come. 

  • from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Info house Wildgerlostal - Krimml
  • Info house Gastein

VALLEY OF EMERALDS
13th July to 7th September - Habachtal Bramberg

The Habachtal is the most famous valley in the Hohe Tauern National Park among mineral lovers. The only emerald discovery site in Europe contributes to the international fame of this Tauern valley. With a little luck you can observed wild animals such as red deer, chamois and marmots.

  • Meeting point: 12.30 pm Info house Habachtal 
  • Duration: approx. 4 hours (2.5 hrs. walking time - easy)
  • Info! Tour ends at the end of the valley, return trip by taxi possible
  • Free of charge with the „guest card” and the „Nationalpark Sommercard” (excl. shuttle services)
  • Charge for taxi (one way): adult approx. € 8.00 | child approx. € 5.00
  • Registration not neccessary

RAURIS VIRGIN FOREST
13th July to 7th September - Raurisertal

Enter on a journey of discovery through Austria's natural jewel, the natural Rauiser virgin forest. Mire pools, falling spruces, stone pine, lush green mosses and romantic glades are a rarity. 

  • Meeting point: 1 pm parking lot Lenzanger 
  • Duration: approx. 4 hours (2.5 hrs. walking time - medium)
  • Free of charge with the „guest card” and the „Nationalpark Sommercard” (excl. shuttle services)
  • Tolls for cars
  • Registration not necessary

MYSTICAL NIGHT OF WATER
6th July to 31st August - Kaprun

A very special, mystical and stunning night-time spectacle brings the Sigmund-Thun gorge to live. At the guided torch-lit walk parents and children alike look forward to a romantic, impressive adventure. 

  • Meeting point: 8 pm at the entrance of the Sigmund-Thun gorge
  • Charge: adult € 10.00 | child and youth (6-15 years) € 5.00
    children (up to 5 years) free

CASTLE SIGHTSEEING TOUR

More than 600 years of eventful history.
When you enter the time-honored Kaprun Castle, it is like traveling back in time. Surrounded by centuries-old walls, you will get an impression of how counts, princes or governors spent their everyday life back then. Not for nothing is the castle during the summer months again and again a scene of a medieval festival. 

  • Meeting point: 4 pm Kaprun Castle
  • Duration: approx. 1 hours
  • Entrance: adult € 8.00 | child and youth are free

NATURE DISCOVERY HIKE
Mid-May to end of September - Piesendorf Niedernsill


After the taxi ride you will go with the guide in an expedition through the beauty of nature. Learn at the guided hike worth knowing about the landscape and its minerals.

  • Meeting point: 9 am tourist office Piesendorf
  • Charge: per person € 15.00 incl. Taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": per person € 5.00 incl. Taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • Bring with you: drinks and snacks, sturdy shoes and rain protection
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232
  • NOTICE! You must wear a face mask during the taxi rides!

FELTING - The traditional processing of sheep's wool into felt!
May to October - Piesendorf


For all who enjoy designing with wool and water. Whether slippers, hat or a seat cushion, there are no limits to creativity. Barbara will show you step by step how to make original holiday souvenirs from sheep's raw wool, which you are welcome to take home with you.

  • Meeting point: 9.30 am Bio-Bauernhof Dietlgut
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Charge: per person € 45.00 (material included)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": per person € 25.00 (material included)
  • Registration until 4 pm the day before at the tourist office Piesendorf
    Tel. +43 6549 7239

HORSEBACK RIDING
June to end of August - Niedernsill

Mounted on horseback, the world looks so much bigger, brighter and exciting through children's eyes... Let be yourself guided by the beauty of nature and enrich your holiday with horseback riding to an unforgettable experience.

  • Meeting point: 3.30 pm, parking lot bathing lake
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Bring with you: sturdy shoes and if possible a riding or biking helmet
  • Charge: per child € 10.00
  • For children with the "Fun+ Card" free of charge!
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232

MEET A RANGER
13th July to 11th September


The Hohe Tauern National Park represents many of the most valuable landscapes of our country. From the majestic peak of the Großvenediger in the west to the steppe slopes in the east. Meet the people who protect our National Park and learn how you can preserve these treasures for generations to come. 

  • from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Info house Obersulzbachtal - Neukirchen
  • Info house Untersulzbachtal - Neukirchen
  • Info house Hollersbachtal - Hollersbach
  • Info house Hintersee - Felbertal, Mittersill
  • Info house Seidlwinkltal - Rauris

NATURAL JEWEL REEDSEE
14th July to 8th September - Gastein valley


Hike with a National Park Ranger to one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in the Gastein valley. Surrounded by ancient mountain forest, alpine roses, stone pines and dwarf pines, the Reedsee lake lies in a scenic clearing at the foot to the Tischlergruppe. With a bit of luck, trees, mountains and glaciers reflect magically in the calm waters.

  • Meeting point: 8.15 am Parking lot Kötschachtal
  • Duration: approx. 8 hours (6 hrs. walking time - demanding)
  • Free of charge with the "guest card" and the "Nationalpark Sommercard" (excl. feeder service)
  • Registration not necessary

TRIP TO THE ARCTIC
21st July to 8th September - Stubachtal Uttendorf

A hike to the glacier region of the Hohe Tauern is nearly the same as a thousand kilometers long trip to the North Cape. During your hike between Großglockner peak and Granatspitz mountain you will walk through different latitudinal zones of flora and fauna. 

  • Meeting point: 10 am Information house Rudolfshütte
  • Duration: approx. 4 hours (3 hrs. walking time - medium)
  • Free of charge with the „guest card” and the „Nationalpark Sommercard" (excl. shuttle services)
  • Registration not neccessary

ARCHERY INTRODUCTORY COURSE
Mid-May to end of September - Niedernsill


Archery has become a real family sport!
At the "FITA Place" in the archery area in Niedernsill you will get to know the proper handling of bow and arrow during a taster course. Experienced archers can go on an exploration tour to the adjacent hunting course.

  • Meeting point: tourist office Niedernsill
  • Pre-booking necessary!
  • Charge: per person € 10.00 (from 10 years up)
  • Free for guests with the "Fun+ Card"
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232

SPIN SHEEP'S WOOL with the wooden spinning wheel
May to October - Piesendorf

You want to learn the old craft, the spinning and immerse yourself in the world of wool? On the wooden spinning wheel, you can make your first spinning attempts and learn interesting things about the materials. Get a taste of an old craft, which exists since people has wrapped himself in clothes!

  • Meeting point: 1 pm Bio-Bauernhof Dietlgut
  • Duration: approx. 1.5 hours
  • Charge: per person € 15.00 (material includes)
  • Registration until 4 pm the day before at the tourist office Piesendorf
    Tel. +43 6549 7239

HERBAL HIKING
20th May to 16th September - Niedernsill

Leisurely hike with detailed explanation of the wild herbs growing on site and remedial plants. Then you attach with the accumulated herbs a herbal oil or a tincture or stir a remedial ointment. 

  • Meeting point: 3 pm Jausenstation Burgeck Niedernsill 
  • Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
  • Charge: adult € 20.00 | child (8-18 years) € 11.00 | all prices incl. material costs
    children till 8 years free - € 4.00 for material (if they want to make something yourself)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": adult € 10.00 | child (8-18 years) € 5.00
    kids till 8 years € 2.00
  • Registration until 12 noon the day before at the tourist office Piesendorf
    Tel. +43 6549 7239

MEET A RANGER
13th July to 11th September


The Hohe Tauern National Park represents many of the most valuable landscapes of our country. From the majestic peak of the Großvenediger in the west to the steppe slopes in the east. Meet the people who protect our National Park and learn how you can preserve these treasures for generations to come. 

  • from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Krimmler Achental - Krimml
  • Info house Habachtal - Bramberg

KING OF THE SKY
15th July to 9th September - Raurisertal

In 1986, the first bearded vulture in the Kruml valley was abandoned across the Alps in order to resettle this formerly exterminated "King of the sky". During the excursion through the wild and romantic Kruml valley you can, with a bit of luck, observe other wild animals in addition to bearded vultures, griffon vultures, black vultures and golden eagles. 

  • Meeting point: 8.45 am parking lot Krumltal valley
  • Duration: approx. 3.5 hours (2.5 hrs. walking time - medium)
  • Free with the „guest card” and the „Nationalpark Sommercard”
    (excl. Feeder services)
  • Registration not necessary

ON THE TRACKS OF THE ROMANS
15th July to 9th September - Gastein valley


Framed by the glaciered mountains of the Tauern ridge, the panorama in the Nassfeld has an impressive effect on visitors. It is not untouched nature, but a cultural landscape that has been shaped by man for centuries. Hike along the Roman path together with a National Park Ranger and learn interesting facts about the history of the former trade route. 

  • Meeting point: 7.30 am train station Bad Gastein
  • Duration: approx. 10 hours (5.5 hrs. walking time - demanding)
  • Free of charge with the "guest card" and the "Nationalpark Sommercard" (excl. feeder services)
  • Registration until 12 noon the day before by phone +43 6432 33930

GLOCKNERBUS - BUS TOUR
1st July to 28th August - Großglockner High Alpine Road, Fusch

The Großglockner High Alpine Road counts to the most impressive and beautiful excursion and panoramic streets in Europe. From 6 departure points drive the modern coaches in the incomparable adventure world in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park. The trip is accompanied by an experienced and specialized National Park ranger.

  • Departure: 10 am Bus terminal indoor swimming pool - Zell am See
  • Return of Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe: approx. 3.30 pm
  • Charge: adult € 35.00 | child € 20.00 | single ride € 25.00
  • Registration until 4 pm the day before by phone +43 6542 21060
  • Information: Glocknerbus

CASTLE SIGHTSEEING TOUR

More than 600 years of eventful history.
When you enter the time-honored Kaprun Castle, it is like traveling back in time. Surrounded by centuries-old walls, you will get an impression of how counts, princes or governors spent their everyday life back then. Not for nothing is the castle during the summer months again and again a scene of a medieval festival. 

  • Meeting point: 4 pm Kaprun Castle
  • Duration: approx. 1 hours
  • Entrance: adult € 8.00 | child and youth are free

BAKING BREAD IN A WOOD STOVE
May to October - Piesendorf


Bread made by hand and baked in a wood stove - a very special experience!
In addition to milling grain and the basic principles of bread baking, you will also learn how to prepare a leaven. Enjoy the smell of fresh baked bread and look forward to the tasting! Of course, you can take your bread home with you.

  • Meeting point: 9 am Bio-Bauernhof Dietlgut
  • Duration: approx. 3.5 hours
  • Charge: per person € 40.00 (material included)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": per person € 20.00 (material included)
  • Registration until 12 noon the day before at the tourist office Piesendorf
    Tel. +43 6549 7239

HOHE TAUERN HIKE
Mid-May to end of September - Piesendorf Niedernsill


The guided hike takes you through Austria's most impressive natural area, the Hohe Tauern National Park. Relaxed by taxi to the starting point of the hike, from there you can walk through the fauna and flora of the high mountain world.

  • Meeting point: 9 am tourist office Niedernsill
  • Bring with you: drinks and snacks, sturdy shoes and rain protection
  • Charge: per person € 15.00 incl. taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • For guests with the "Fun+ Card": per person € 5.00 incl. taxi (excl. cable cars)
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232
  • NOTICE! You must wear a face mask during the taxi rides!

"AS THE NIGHT WAS BORN" - FOREST GHOST TRAIN
July and August - Niedernsill


You create a magic forest with mysterious lights, wild shapes, eerie noises and melodies. At 9.30 pm (9 pm in August) all courageous parents, brothers, sisters and friends are invited to enter the forest ghost train.
An unforgettable adventure for the whole family.

  • Meeting point: 6 pm parking lot Liebesbrunnen
  • Bring with you: drinks and snacks, if possible a seat cushion
  • Charge: per child € 5.00
  • Free for children with the "Fun+ Card"
  • Minimum number of participants: 5 children (from 6 years up)
  • Registration until 5 pm the day before at the tourist office Niedernsill
    Tel. +43 6548 8232
  • NOTICE! Due to the situation, the Forest Ghost Train takes place only depending on good weather conditions.

VILLAGE MARKET PIESENDORF
My market in the event tent
every 1st Thursday in the month to 3rd October

Offered exclusively homemade, self made products and regional specialities.
Furthermore, there are fruits and vegetables from the own herb and vegetable gardens.

  • Event tent from 9 am till 1 pm

    STEAM TRAIN
    2nd July to 24th September

    Nostalgic steam train ride from Zell am See to the Waterfalls of Krimml. 

    • Departure Piesendorf 9.39 am
    • Departure Niedernsill 9.51 am
    • Back from Krimml train station 1.55 pm
    • Reservation required! by phone +43 6562 40600
    • Information: Steam Train


    MEET A RANGER
    13th July to 11th September


    The Hohe Tauern National Park represents many of the most valuable landscapes of our country. From the majestic peak of the Großvenediger in the west to the steppe slopes in the east. Meet the people who protect our National Park and learn how you can preserve these treasures for generations to come. 

    • from 10 am to 4 pm
    • Info house Wildgerlostal - Krimml
    • Info house Obersulzbachtal - Neukirchen
    • Info house Hintersee - Felbertal, Mittersill
    • Info house Rudolfshütte - Weißsee glacier world, Uttendorf
    • Info house Lenzanger - Rauris

    SUMMER OF CULTURE of the Brass Band Piesendorf
    July and August

    • 17th July 2020 - "Waisenbläser" evening at Naglköpfl
    • 13th July 2020 - Summer Concert in the event tent
    • 14th August 2020 - Ensemble Concert in the event tent
    • 21st August 2020 - Market from 6 pm to 10 pm in the event tent
    • 4th September 2020 - Final Concert in the event tent

        MEET A RANGER
        13th July to 11th September


        The Hohe Tauern National Park represents many of the most valuable landscapes of our country. From the majestic peak of the Großvenediger in the west to the steppe slopes in the east. Meet the people who protect our National Park and learn how you can preserve these treasures for generations to come. 

        • from 10 am to 4 pm
        • Krimmler Achental - Krimml
        • Info house Hollersbachtal - Hollersbach
        • Info house Lenzanger - Rauris
        • Krumltal - Rauris
        • Info house Großarl

        NATURE EXPERIENCE WIEGENWALD
        17th July to 11th September - Stubachtal Uttendorf

        In the forest "Wiegenwald" which is located in the Hohe Tauern National Park you will experience together with a National Park ranger the primary character of the sensitive ecosystem and the special landscape of the moor ponds. 

        • Meeting point: 10 am Enzingerboden, cash desk Weißsee Gletscherbahnen
        • Duration: approx. 4 hours (2 to 3 hrs. walking time - medium)
        • Free of charge with the „guest card” and the „Nationalpark Sommercard” (excl. Feeder services)
        • Return from middle station with gondola
        • Registration not necessary

          GLOCKNERBUS - BUS TOUR
          1st July to 28th August - Großglockner High Alpine Road, Fusch

          The Großglockner High Alpine Road counts to the most impressive and beautiful excursion and panoramic streets in Europe. From 6 departure points drive the modern coaches in the incomparable adventure world in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park. The trip is accompanied by an experienced and specialized National Park ranger.

          • Departure: 10 am Bus terminal indoor swimming pool - Zell am See
          • Return of Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe: approx. 3.30 pm
          • Charge: adult € 35.00 | child € 20.00 | single ride € 25.00
          • Registration until 4 pm the day before by phone +43 6542 21060
          • Information: Glocknerbus

          GORGE LIGHTS
          3th July to 4th September - Kaprun

          Walk through the magically lighted Sigmund-Thun Gorge and experience a nature-festival enchanted by colorful light and roaring water. This hike is a mystical and beautiful experience for the whole family. 

          • Open from beginning of sundown for approx. 2 hours
          • May to July - start from 9.30 pm
          • August - start from 9 pm
          • September - start from 8.30 pm
          • Charge: adult € 10.00 | children and youths (6-15 years) € 5.00
            children (up to 5 years) free

          The event takes place in any kind of weather. Good shoes is recommended!
          The participant takes part in this event at his/ her own responsibility. The organizer ist not liable for any accidents or injuries.

          SUMMER CONCERT
          of the Brass Band Niedernsill
          12th July to 30th August 

          • Music pavilion Niedernsill
          • Beginning: 7.30 pm

            HOCHFELD MINE - A JOURNEY INTO THE PAST
            13th July to 11th September -  Untersulzbachtal Neukirchen

            After the mining was stopped, a lot of work and time are invested to convert the old mine into a visitor indoor exhibition. The attraction offers exciting insights into alpine geology and the history of the National Park. 

            • Meeting point: 11 am or 2 pm Knappenstube (reached in 1 ½ hours through Geolehrweg)
            • Duration: approx. 2 hours
            • Charge: adult € 10.00 | child and youth (10-14 years) € 5.00

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