Sankt Johann-Alpendorf is a small town of great diversity, located about 60 km south of Salzburg – the Mozart City – in the heart of Salzburg Province. It is a charming village that welcomes everyone who comes to enjoy winter holiday. Everyone is taken care of in Sankt Johann-Alpendorf: fabulous downhill runs wait for skiers and snowboarders, traditional alpine huts offer local cuisine and romance, luxury hotels offer unique spa programs for those who lack harmony and relaxation, the “Betterpark” terrain park prepares adventures for teens, well-tracked cross-country skiing trails welcome those who want more than just sport. If you feel like enjoying an afternoon shopping, stay in Sankt Johann. Those, who adore Mozart, take one-day trip to Salzburg – the City of Mozart – just an hour away.
Through Sankt Johann-Alpendorf you reach the Salzburg Sportsworld and the Ski amadé – the Austria’s biggest area of winter enjoyment. With just one ski pass you have access to over 270 modern lifts and gondolas; and 760 well-groomed downhill kilometers. Take a ski map, create and follow your itineraries, enjoy the scenery! No need to worry about snow. Snow is guaranteed right to the valley floor – as the Mother Nature and the art of snowmaking ensure that it covers all terrain needed.
The nearest serving airport is Salzburg Airport (60 km), only 45 minutes away from the ski resort in Ski amadé. Many international airlines offer competitive, convenient service to the Salzburg (about 60km) and Munich Airports (about 200km).
Shuttle services are offered by many places of accommodation (hotels, apartments, hostels, etc) or you can arrange transfer by an individual taxi. Be aware, it requires reservation in advance.
You can either choose the Intercity train and go till St. Johann in Pongau. The Westbahn goes from Vienna through Salzburg to Sankt Johann or from Munich via Salzburg to Sankt Johann. For guests travelling to Sankt Johann-Alpendorf from Germany the Europe Special offers a relaxed and inexpensive alternative. The Austrian Railways offer combination tickets for winter sports: great deals on the ski pass in combination with low-priced railway tickets. Please check the availability on the Internet.
Via A 10 - Tauern motorway, exit at Pongau, then on the B 311 - Pinzgauer Bundesstrasse, via Bischofshofen about 5 km to Sankt Johann-Alpendorf.
By Motor Rail:
The German Railway is offering motor rail service to Schwarzach-St. Veit. It goes from Düsseldorf; Sankt Johann-Alpendorf is 5 minutes by car from the Schwarzach Terminal.
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