Where to stay around St. Johann im Pongau District?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 873 holiday lettings near St. Johann im Pongau District. From 566 Condos/Apartments to 245 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover St. Johann im Pongau District area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in St. Johann im Pongau District?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in St. Johann im Pongau District. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Flachau: 788 holiday homes
  • Obertauern: 158 holiday homes
  • Bad Gastein: 506 holiday homes
  • Wagrain: 715 holiday homes
  • Bad Hofgastein: 602 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in St. Johann im Pongau District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in St. Johann im Pongau District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in St. Johann im Pongau District with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Flachau: 788 holiday lettings
  • Obertauern: 158 holiday lettings
  • Bad Gastein: 506 holiday lettings
  • Wagrain: 715 holiday lettings
  • Bad Hofgastein: 602 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in St. Johann im Pongau District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in St. Johann im Pongau District. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sportgastein Ski Resort: 759 holiday rentals
  • Alpendorf Cable Car: 1,826 holiday rentals
  • Star Jet 2 Ski Lift: 1,389 holiday rentals
  • Space Jet 2 Ski Lift: 1,347 holiday rentals
  • Zauchensee Rosskopf Ski Lift: 1,412 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around St. Johann im Pongau District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in St Johann im Pongau, Austria, Your Home Away From Home

Saint Johann im Pongau is a small mountainside town, located in the Salzburg province of Austria, close to the German border. The town’s elevation at 650 metres above sea level, makes it a popular winter-sports location; whilst its stunning scenery equally makes the town a popular summer destination. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Saint Johann im Pongau will find that there is a great choice of self catering accommodation available here. There are villas and townhouses, as well as apartments and chalets in the traditional wooden alpine style, many enjoying spectacular mountain and valley views.

Things to Do on Holiday in St Johann im Pongau, Austria

Visitors spending their winter holidays in St Johann im Pongau will discover that the resort caters for all ski enthusiasts’ needs. There are a number of slopes, with gradients suitable for all abilities, from beginners to professionals. The resort also boasts regular ski-lift facilities and a great choice of restaurants and bars, ideal for off-piste socialising. Summer tourists are equally well catered for in St Johann im Pongau. There are numerous hiking, cycling and horse riding trails, as well as organised tours giving visitors the opportunity to explore the region’s stunning alpine scenery.

Places to Visit on Holiday in St Johann im Pongau, Austria

Tourists spending their holidays in St Johann im Pongau will discover that there are a number of interesting sites to be found within the town and its immediate vicinity. Of particular cultural interest to visitors is the town’s twin towered cathedral. A guided tour of the nearby Arthurstollen mine, which is thought to be over 1600 years old. Historians will find the nearby Russenfreidhof memorial site and cemetery especially moving, reflecting life in the local prisoner of war camp and the subsequent atrocities of the 2nd World War. Of course, there are a number of naturally occurring attractions to be found within this beautiful region of Austria. Perhaps the most spectacular is the two and a half mile long Leichtensteinklamm gorge, which is criss-crossed by walkways, giving tourists stunning views of this mighty land rift.

Weather in St Johann im Pongau, Austria

Visitors spending their holidays in St Johann im Pongau will discover that this region of central Europe enjoys a continental climate. Summers are generally warm, with temperatures averaging the mid 20s degrees Celsius. Winter are far colder, with temperatures often staying below 0 degrees Celsius. The region receives an average annual precipitation of around 26 inches, the majority of which will fall as snow in the winter months, due to the resort’s elevation.

Travel to St Johann im Pongau, Austria

Travellers looking to spend their holidays in St Johann im Pongau will first fly to Salzburg Airport (SZG). There are a number of airlines operating regular flights here from the UK, to include British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways and easyJet. These flights depart from several regional UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS) and Glasgow (GLA).

Activities and attractions in Schwarzach im Pongau

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Schwarzach im Pongau has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Goldegg Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Alpendorf Cable Car (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Karbachalm Cable Car (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Grossarltal Ski Resort (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Solarbad (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Fulseck Cable Car (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Schwarzach im Pongau

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Schwarzach im Pongau is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Liechtenstein Gorge (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Kitzloch Gorge (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Werfen Ice Caves (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Eisriesenwelt Cave (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Gastein Vapor Bath (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Bad Gastein Waterfall (14.3 mi / 23 km)