Mariapfarr in Autumn
on mountains, in valleys, to one of the about 60 crystal clear mountain lakes.
Cycling and moutainbiking –
The Lungau offers a wide range of possibilities. You van choose between 15 attractive tours of different difficulty levels. 560 km of track which include everything that bikers love.
Motorbike tours –
Our house is located directly within the Low Tauern. Don’t hesitate to ask me for advising you on trips to Slovenia, Italy, Carinthia, Styria or the Salzkammergut.
Nordic Walking –
Mariapfarr has the biggest certificated Nordic-Walking Area in Austria. You can choose routes from 3,1 km to 15,5 km. The total length is 150 km.
Tradition and culture –
“The Giant Samson” is part of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. He has its origin in the 16th century. Mariapfarr’s Samson is 6,80 m high and weights 86 kg. Discover Ruins, Castles, sites of burning of witches and much more.
the renaissance festival in Mauterndorf or visit the Children festival in St. Andrä. Here you can see Mariapfarr’s scorers.
Horse riding –
on Iceland horses and Haflinger. Alternatively you can enjoy a coach journey with the whole family.
Start a sightseeing flight from Austria’s highest located gliding airfield (1.110 m) and enjoy the bird’s-eye view of the Lungau.
In addition –
you can go hunting, fishing, playing golf, climbing, paragliding or rafting.
From 1815 to 1817 Joseph Mohr acted as coadjutor in Mariapfarr and wrote the text of his time in this world-famous Christmas carol “Silent Night, Holy Night“.
In May 2011, the song was “Silent Night, Holy Night” recognition as a national intangible cultural heritage UNESCO.