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Holidays at the foot of the Hochkönig in the Salzburg region

Holidays at the Erlenhof in Maria Alm

You will benefit from the central location of the Erlenhof when you spend your family holiday in the Hochkönig region in the Salzburger Land. The Erlenhof is right next to the ski slope with a ski bus stop just outside the house and is situated in the middle of the hiking and biking paradise of the Hochkönig and only a few minutes’ walk from the village centre and the various shops and localities. In short – a "one-stop holiday" where you can leave your car behind and focus exclusively to relaxation and fun. You can also enjoy numerous vacation benefits free of charge or at heavily discounted prices with your free Hochkönig Card.

Family holidays in Maria Alm

Fun and adventure guaranteed

It’s holiday time at last, and time to relax and spend time with the family! Children in particular will enjoy a holiday in the countryside where they can explore the natural environment. You can recharge your batteries with your children on interesting themed hikes and cycle trips. If it’s thrills and spills you’re after, the “Natrun adventure mountain” will be perfect for you. Kids eager to embark on an exciting adventure will be spoilt for choice, from massive slides, a rope climbing course, and the “Schlawutzel” children’s adventure trail in the forest to the archery course and a mini golf course! We would also recommend a visit to Toni's alpine playground at the Karbachalm hut in Mühlbach. And to top it all off: you have free entry to and discounts for many venues and activities with your free Hochkönig Card!

A voyage of discovery in the Hochkönig region

Leave your everyday life at home!

Regardless of the season you want to spend your family holiday at the Erlenhof, the Hochkönig region is the perfect destination for families, relaxation seekers and sporty types both in summer and winter. Whether you’re cycling, mountain biking, swimming, Nordic walking, mountaineering, climbing, golfing or for simply letting your body and soul wind down – there will always be something to do on a summer holiday in Maria Alm!

Maria Alm at the foot of the Hochkönig is the perfect resort for snow fans too; skiers and snowboarders can revel on the 120 km of connected pistes in the Hochkönig ski area, which is also part of the Ski amadé network of ski areas. Cross-country skiers, ski touring enthusiasts, tobogganists and anyone who enjoys fabulous winter hikes will find the best setting and conditions for a memorable winter holiday in the Salzburg region.

Perfectly equipped holiday apartments in Maria Alm!

The family-run Erlenhof has a total of 6 holiday apartments for your holiday in Maria Alm. The spacious and comfortably furnished holiday apartments in Maria Alm offer cosiness and comfort and are all equipped with free WIFI, flat screen TV and balcony. The building also has ample parking..

You can look forward to carefree days in our holiday apartments in Maria Alm at the Erlenhof in the picturesque Hochkönig region, and explore the many ways you can enjoy it, either as an action-packed or more tranquil and contemplative experience. We look forward to seeing you!

The Heidemarie Lohninger family


Cosy and comfortable accommodation in a central location

Would you like to retreat into the comfort and tranquillity of an alpine environment? Then you will be very much at home at the Erlenhof, because we have managed to bring a feeling of cosiness and wellbeing into each of our 6 holiday apartments at the Erlenhof in Maria Alm. Lots of wood, large windows and warm colours turn our spacious holiday apartments into a place of relaxation and leisure.

We have everything you could wish for in terms of equipment and comfort!

Holidays at the Erlenhof – comfort, cosiness and warm hospitality!

The modern furnished and equipped holiday apartments offer every comfort during your family holiday in Maria Alm, including free WIFI, satellite TV and your own balcony of course, where you can enjoy a stunning view of the surroundings at any time of day. Do you want to wake up to the delicious smell of freshly baked rolls, without making a trip to the bakery? No problem, because our local baker can deliver freshly baked goods for your breakfast right to the door of your holiday apartment.

Holiday apartment Aberg I in Maria Alm

70 m² / 4-5 persons / balcony

Comfortable and cosy, our holiday apartment "Aberg I" in Maria Alm is laid out over a generous area of 70 m² for up to 5 persons.

Holiday apartment "Aberg II" in Maria Alm

70 m² / 4-5 persons / balcony

Our modern and harmonious furnishings ensure that you will feel comfortable in our holiday apartment "Aberg II" in Maria Alm. This cosy apartment can accommodate up to 5 persons in a living area of 70 m².

Holiday apartment Schwalbenwand I in Maria Alm

38 m² / 2-3 persons / balcony

38 m² / 2-3 persons / balcony

Apartment Schwalbenwand II in Maria Alm

38 m² / 2-3 persons / balcony

Our holiday apartment "Schwalbenwand II" in Maria Alm has a living area of 38 m² for up to 3 persons and offers cosy and comfortable furnishings and facilities.

Holiday apartment Sommerstein I in Maria Alm

70 m² / 4-6 persons / balcony

Our holiday apartment "Sommerstein I" at the Erlenhof at the foot of the Hochkönig provides the perfect accommodation for your family holiday in Maria Alm. Our cosy holiday apartment covers an area of 70 m² and has space for up to 6 persons. Arrive, relax and enjoy!

Holiday apartment Sommerstein II in Maria Alm

70 m² / 4-6 persons / balcony

Would you like to spend your family holiday in Maria Alm in the Salzburg region? In that case, the holiday apartment "Sommerstein II" will provide just the right accommodation for you. This comfortable holiday apartment has a living area of 70 m² for up to 6 persons. Feel at home on holiday at the Erlenhof!


The Hochkönig – a hiker’s paradise

WWhen you spend your summer holiday in Maria Alm at our Erlenhof, you will experience an unforgettable natural spectacle of alpine pastures, mountain lakes and the mighty mountain ranges of the Hochkönig and the Steinernes Meer. The Hochkönig region is also a paradise for active holidaymakers, as the sports opportunities are as varied as the region itself. And the best thing is: you can start your bike tours and hikes right outside your accommodation in Maria Alm!

Hiking and mountain climbing!

The Hochkönig region is a real hiker’s paradise where you can choose tours at all difficulty levels and heights over the 340 km network of hiking trails. Whether you’re looking for a pleasant stroll in the valley, tranquil hikes to alpine huts with the family, themed hikes or a more arduous tour of the peaks, your hiking holiday in Maria Alm is guaranteed to be a fabulous experience! The 74 km "Königsweg" is the toughest challenge for all super-fit hikers!

Mountainbiking & Cycling

The Hochkönig region also provides the perfect conditions for mountain bikers, cyclists and eBikers to indulge their passion, from relaxed family excursions to extreme tours for mountain bike freaks, you can hit the pedals and tackle the 2,117-m Hundstein mountain, that can be accessed via the Aberg route even by eBike. Numerous alpine huts and snack stations along the route will ensure a well-earned rest and some regional delicacies. The tourist information centre also provides guided mountain bike tours.

Swimming, golf, riding and so much more!

Anyone who wants to make their summer holiday in Maria Alm even more varied can take advantage of the many other activities on offer and organise an action-packed holiday schedule. The Sommerstein adventure pool is just 150 m from our house, various equestrian farms are testament to the saying: "The greatest happiness on earth is sitting in the saddle of a horse”, and one of the most scenic golf courses in the alpine region, the 18-hole golf course in Urslautal, where teeing off will be a joy, is only minutes away by car. You may like to follow in the fleet footsteps of Robin Hood and move with stealth through the forest armed with your bow and arrow. Keen archers and those making their first attempt are welcome to demonstrate their skills on the archery courses in the region.


Fun in the snow in the Hochkönig family holiday paradise

Snowy mountains, winter romance in the valley and a dazzling blue sky form the backdrop to your winter holiday in Maria Alm. The Hochkönig region not only offers many kilometres of pistes in one of the most beautiful ski areas in Austria and the best prepared cross-country skiing trails, but also many additional sports and leisure activities. Immerse yourself in a fascinating and tranquil winter landscape on a winter or snowshoe hike, a ski tour or on the archery course. An ice rink, ice stock rinks and toboggan runs offer even more variety and social activities. A romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride is of course also part of a fabulous winter holiday in Maria Alm at the Erlenhof.

There are so many advantages to the incredibly central location of the Erlenhof that will enable you to enjoy a relaxed family skiing holiday in Maria Alm:

  • Entry to the ski area only 100 m from our building
  • Ski rental and ski school in the immediately vicinity
  • The ski bus stops right outside the house
  • Entry to the 30 km network of trails only 150 m away
  • Winter hiking direct from the Erlenhof

Toboggan thrills for young and old alike!

Toboganning must be one of the most thrilling ways to experience winter for the whole family. Those who want to enjoy an intense experience of nature can hike on foot to the start of the toboggan run and then be rewarded with an exhilarating ride down the valley. But if you want to take things more gently, you can also use the “toboggan taxi” or the cable car to reach the starting point. You can choose between three natural toboggan runs during your winter holiday in Maria Alm, which are also illuminated at night to enhance the romantic and magical mood: the Biberg toboggan run in the neighbouring town of Saalfelden (6 km), the 2.5 km Jufen toboggan run, and a 2 km rush down the valley on the Kronreith natural toboggan run!



One card – lots of benefits!

You will receive your free-of-charge Hochkönig card on the day you arrive which enables you to use or visit a wide range of facilities, sights and excursion destinations free of charge during your summer holiday in Maria Alm. Enjoy a perfect family holiday at the Erlenhof in the Hochkönig region and benefit from the many benefits of the Hochkönig card.

Take advantage of the many offers available during your summer holiday in Maria Alm at the Erlenhof, including:

  • Free-of-charge and unlimited mountain and valley travel on the cable cars that operate in summer
  • Bike transport is free on the summer railway and cable cars
  • Unlimited use of the hiking bus in the Maria Alm, Mühlbach and Dienten area
  • Summer toboggan run in Biberg – one free trip per visit (lift + toboggan run)
  • Free guided mountain bike and eMountain bike tours with an experienced guide based on the weekly schedule – info and bookings from the tourist information centre
  • GOPRO camera rental – 1 day per family – free rental in various local sports shops
  • Free entry to the copper mining museum in Mühlbach – with a tour of the gallery
  • On-call bike taxi – free bike transport from numerous local taxi companies
  • Free entry to the outdoor pools in Maria Alm und Mühlbach
  • FFree use of the tennis courts in Maria Alm and Mühlbach
  • Family fun on Toni's alpine playground at the Karbachalm hut – trip with the gondola lift and bike transport free
  • Free family fun at the “Natrun adventure mountain” with the children’s adventure trail and forest trail – free travel with the Dorfjet ski lift

Consult the Hochkönig card folder to see which partners in the region and local area are offering further discounts.