: St. Johann im Pongau
: Flachau - Wagrain
: Rote 8er cable car
Wagrain is located in the heart of the Salzburger Sportwelt Amade. It has a population of almost 3.000. Its altitude is about 850 m above sea-level. Wagrain identifies itself with the ski-resort with a charming atmosphere which however also proves to be alluring to hikers and mountaineers in summer. Wagrain can look back at rich history. In the age of the Romans Wagrain was an important junction on the transion-route from North to South. It has also importantly impacted the domains of poetry and music. Every year many people come and visit the tomb of Joseph Mohr, the composer of the world-famous 'Silent Night Song' to which Franz Gruber contributed the lyrics. The central location makes Wagrain an ideal hub from which to take in the region’s natural wonders and cultural highlights. The Mozart-City of Salzburg, Hohenwerfen Castle, Liechtenstein Gorge, Werfen’s giant ice caves are just a few examples of the vast array of possibilities available.
Other Activities: cross country skiing, snowboard, snow shoe hiking, tobogganing,
hiking, biking, sightseeing
Ski: Immerse yourself in a Wagrain skiing adventure! Wind your way down ski runs blanketed in powder, board on pristine deep-snow slopes. Experience for yourself the Amadé Ski Alliance – 860 km of superbly groomed runs and 260 modern lifts, fulfilling the every wish of skiers and boarders alike. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, you will discover winter hiking paths and romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides through the crystal-clear winter air. Wagrain prides itself on being a family-orientated village and has a special place in its heart for the youngsters. With its ideal combination of skiing excitement, winter romance, recreational activities, opportunities for rest and relaxation, and a broad selection of events, Wagrain provides the ultimate winter vacation experience!