Summer on the Hochkönig: Hiking, biking & more

Active holiday at Der Sonnenhof

When the first sunrays tickle your nose early in the morning, pulling you out of bed to experience the diversity of nature with all your senses, it has to be summer on the Hochkönig. Hiking, biking and other varied activities for all ages allow you to explore the peak of emotions at its most beautiful.


What hiking on the Hochkönig has in store for your

An impressive 340 km of hiking freedom with a breathtakingly beautiful and diverse network of trails across mountains of valleys make hiking holidays in Maria Alm pure bliss for everyone. The free cable car transports you to the start of your tour in no time at all. Explore nature from a new, immersive side during herbal hiking on the Hochkönig and don’t miss out on the almost mandatory alpine hut rest stop!


Mountain biking in Maria Alm

Two feet? Two wheels! Where there are hikers, there are usually cyclists and bikers as well. The diverse Hochkönig terrain lends itself to trips by bicycle, mountain bike or e-bike. More than 20 exciting tours for beginners and pros give boredom no chance. The Königstour even provides a multi-day highlight for endurance riders. Tours with our certified mountain bike guide Christian are available on request, bikes can be borrowed at Intersport Maria Alm at affordable rates.

More summer highlights

Hochkönig hiking and biking aside, there are many other thrilling experiences waiting for you. The Hochkönig Card, included in the holiday price, is always at your side. It enables you to enjoy various free offers, such as the summer cable cars, as well as discounted activities and destinations in the area. A trip to the family-friendly Natrun adventure mountain with playground, forest slide park, archery course and crazy golf should also be part of your stay.


Your summer at Der Sonnenhof

You’d like to stay at the hotel and relax a bit? Gladly, and there’s also a lot happening for our younger guests. There’s a playground with swings and slide around our house plus a small fountain for cooling off. There’s a sports field with artificial turf for football, basketball and volleyball, surrounded by a meadow above Der Sonnenhof. Kids can run wild thanks to the traffic-calmed location.

What are your plans for your summer holidays in Maria Alm? Sonnenhof guests are always right in the middle of the action, with a divine retreat in the heart of the region. We are already looking forward to your visit and gladly accept your non-binding holiday enquiry.