Facts Saalfelden Leogang

Thursday, 22.04.2021

Facts Saalfelden Leogang

Based in the Pinzgau region of Salzburg, Saalfelden Leogang is the most multi-faceted holiday region in the Alps – where limestone giants give way to gentle grass-covered mountains, rural atmosphere contrasts with urban lifestyle and tradition meets innovation.


Saalfelden Leogang is the Alps’ most contrast-rich holiday region. It is located in the Pinzgau region of Salzburg, about 70 kilometres southwest of the city of Salzburg. The region is bordered by the Steinernes Meer plateau to the north, the Leoganger Steinberge mountains to the west, the Hochkönig massif to the east and the Kitzbühel Alps to the south. It boast a variety of activities and excursions for an ideal summer holiday in the mountains including: long-distance hiking trails, mountain bike routes and cycle paths, one of the largest bike parks in Europe, golf courses, as well as a diverse cultural programme and first-class hotel industry in combination with luxurious wellness offers. 


Getting here

Munich – Saalfelden Leogang: 150 km
Frankfurt – Saalfelden Leogang: 540 km
Cologne – Saalfelden Leogang: 730 km
Berlin – Saalfelden Leogang: 740 km
Hamburg – Saalfelden Leogang: 945 km

Salzburg – Saalfelden Leogang: 70 km
Innsbruck – Saalfelden Leogang: 130 km
Linz – Saalfelden Leogang: 200 km
Klagenfurt – Saalfelden Leogang: 210 km
Graz – Saalfelden Leogang: 250 km
Vienna – Saalfelden Leogang: 360 km


Travelling by car from Munich towards Salzburg (A8), take the exit for “Siegsdorf – Lofer – Saalfelden”. No Vignette motorway permit sticker needed.

Take the train to the station in Saalfelden or Leogang.

The nearest airport is Salzburg, located 68 kilometres away. Munich Airport is around 190 kilometres away. Departing from Salzburg Airport and Munich Airport, the Holiday Shuttle takes passengers to Saalfelden Leogang seven times a day. Price: €47 per person from Salzburg, €110 from Munich.


Elevation                                          748 – 2,653 metres
Total number of beds                        approx. 8,500
Overnight stays per year                    approx. 1,000,000 
Saalfelden Leogang Card    This advantage card, which is free of charge for guests of Saalfelden Leogang Card partner businesses, enables free entry or discounts on return journeys with the Leogang cable cars, as well as at a variety of cultural and recreational facilities. 

The trend in overnight stays

By means of targeted brand positioning and promotions during the low seasons, the number of overnight stays was increased to approx. 1 million per year. The balanced ratio of overnight stays by season is remarkable for an Alpine destination: 48% of overnight stays take place in summer, 52% in winter.


Saalfelden Leogang_Sommer_2021_Facts_en_rev.pdf
Saalfelden Leogang_Sommer_2021_Fakten.pdf