Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Ellmau

Enjoy the culture and other features of Ellmau. This welcoming city is known for its skiing, spas and hiking. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Ellmau

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ellmau a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hartkaiser Gondola (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • KaiserBad Ellmau (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Astberg Ski Lift (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Brandstadl Cable Car (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hochsoell Cable Car (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Schwarzsee Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellmau

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ellmau is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ellmauer Halt (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Hintersteiner See Lake (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Black Lake (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Schleier Waterfall (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Hecht Lake (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Thiersee (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ellmau

The nearest airport is in Salzburg (SZG-W.A. Mozart), located 38.1 mi (61.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), which is 47.4 mi (76.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ellmau?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,347 holiday lettings around Ellmau. From 63 chalets to 929 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ellmau? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ellmau. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Alm Ski Lift: 2,647 holiday lettings
  • Hartkaiser Gondola: 2,459 holiday lettings
  • Tanzboden Ski Lift: 2,887 holiday lettings
  • Koegl Ski Lift: 2,867 holiday lettings
  • Ellmi's Adventure World: 2,608 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ellmau listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Ellmau?

Yes, of course. offers 63 Chalets in Ellmau. Our other popular types of Ellmau holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 929 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 121 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ellmau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 126 holiday homes with pool available in Ellmau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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