Facts Saalfelden Leogang

Tuesday, 21.11.2023

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 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. 
The most diverse environment in the Alps is home to a variety-rich adventure programme for every winter holiday: take advantage of 408 km of perfectly groomed downhill runs, 150 km of cross-country ski trails, toboggan runs, guided snowshoeing tours and plenty of cultural delights, as well as outstanding hotels and accommodation with luxurious wellness facilities and excellent cuisine. 


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


Take the train to the station in Saalfelden or Leogang.

If arriving by car, drive from Munich towards Salzburg on the motorway (A8) and take the Siegsdorf – Lofer – Saalfelden exit. 

The nearest airport is Salzburg, located 68 kilometres away. Munich Airport is around 190 kilometres away.

There is a high-quality range of rental equipment for skiing, ski touring and cross-country skiing on site.



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 accommodations, enables free entry or discounts on return journeys with the Leoganger cable cars, as well as at a variety of cultural and recreational facilities. 

Overnight stays in Eco-label establishments: 28%
Nature conservation areas: 16 %
Share of organic farming: Leogang 73 % | Saalfelden 60 %

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 for Saalfelden Leogang is remarkable for an Alpine destination: 48% of overnight stays take place in summer, 52% in winter.