Facts Saalfelden Leogang

Friday, 19.05.2023

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 summer holiday: from long-distance hiking, mountain biking and climbing to endless cultural offers, outstanding hotels and luxurious wellness experiences. Saalfelden Leogang is home to one of Europe’s largest bike parks, the Epic Bikepark Leogang.    


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


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

Elevation                            748 – 2,653 metres
Total number of beds                        approx. 9,100
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 for Saalfelden Leogang is remarkable for an Alpine destination: 48% of overnight stays take place in summer, 52% in winter.