kilometers of majestic freedom for hikers
Königsweg – pure hiking enjoyment
km long-distance hiking path with traditional mountain huts
vertical meters that promise countless adventures
beautiful views of the Hochkönig massif
Hochkönig Hiking Region
Summer holidays with 340 km of hiking freedom at the “peak of your emotions” … When the morning sunshine teases you out of bed in your suite and your thirst for action is wetted even more by our long brunch, then you know: It’s time to head for the mountains and climb the Hochkönig massif. Conquer that remote paradise above the clouds. Take a deep breath of the clear morning air and the fine fragrance of wildflowers, while the silence of the mountains envelops and grounds you. Take your time. Time for a leisurely hike. To push yourself physically or pause to enjoy a good hearty snack at a rustic mountain hut. The hiking bus stands outside the front door, while six different summer lifts carry you free of charge (with the Hochkönig Card) up into the mountains and even closer to hiking heaven.
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Pure joy, not only in winter: the Königsweg. Hikes along the Hochkönig massif – through the Steinernes Meer and Dientner Grasberge. Four magnificent and imposing hikes literally lie right outside the front door of the MorgenZeit. Whether individual stages or a long-distance trek – in addition to summit conquests and rustic huts, you are greeted by countless examples of pristine natural beauty, astonishing scenery, gentle alpine pastures, thunderous waterfalls, silent forests and rugged gorges. Best enjoyed when you are fully energized – thanks to our brunch offer, served until 1 PM.
Mountaineering and fixed-cable climbs on the Hochkönig
Do you crave adrenaline pumping through your veins? MorgenZeit and the Hochkönig provide ample space for freedom-lovers. At dizzying elevations. On classic climbing routes rated 3+ to 9. Rock climbing and via ferrata ascents through the Hochkönig limestone. Are you an early bird, eager to head out at sunrise into the climbing Eldorado that is the Hochkönig? Feel your pulse pounding with excitement as you ascend between the bizarre summits of the Mandlwand? In that case, treat yourself to an early-morning climbing expedition and then, at around noon, enjoy the freedom of recharging your batteries with the help of our long MorgenZeit Gourmet Brunch served until 1 PM. Especially here at the MorgenZeit, there are countless moments when you can find strength in serenity. Plan your next tour at your leisure as you relax in the SPA or stretch out on a sun lounger next to the natural swimming pond in our big garden – sipping on exquisite cocktails and imbibing the glorious mountain views here in sun-drenched Maria Alm, in Salzburger Land.
Maria Alm – the perfect base
Superlative mountain biking / E-mountain-biking – the Königstour
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Brakes, tires, brake pads – all checked. Spare innertube, tools, drinks bottle – packed. You have pulled your bike out of the locked bike room and put a beautiful shine on it in the wash area. Now, there’s nothing left to do but hop on the saddle and begin pedaling. Mountain- and e-mountain-biking along the flanks of the Hochkönig: We promise you will love every minute, every vertical meter and every tour. So, what choice will you make? A laid-back bike tour of the mountains assisted by an electric motor? Or pure, unadulterated MTB action that promises countless adventures? Along dirt trails, negotiating loose rocks and exposed roots. Across lush alpine pastures below jagged crags
Of course, it all comes down to your own skills and physical conditioning. Whether rookie or pro, hobby biker or extreme athlete, “Sunday cyclist” or trail expert: Bike fans can look forward to a mountain-bike sensation that’s second to none, with each and every climb, photo spot, single-and flow trail along the way simply impossible to resist. So, go ahead and borrow an e- bike, mountain bike or road bike and put your cycling talents to the test. No tour is too long, no ascent too steep. And thanks to electric recharging stations in the mountains, you will never run out of “juice”. Guided MTB tours of the region provide a perfect introduction to the sport of biking.
Check out the MTB or eMTB tours in our region now
>> Click here to visit the Hochkönig Region’s own Internet portal dedicated to bike tourers
Mountain- and E- mountain-bike rentals – Bike Point|Intersport
How do you go about biking up and down the mountains with the latest equipment, testing a different mountain bike or e-mountain-bike every day, yet never having to lug bulky gear around with you on your travels? It’s quite simple: with the help of our top bike-rental partner Bike Point / Intersport. Exclusively rent or test-drive the latest models and hippest equipment of the current season once you are here. Discount cards are available for you at the reception.
Trail Running & MorgenZeit – a “perfect match”
The perfect combination if you are eager to escape the gray daily routine: trail running and a holiday spent at Hotel MorgenZeit. The perfect combination to clear your mind and recharge your batteries. Gravel paths, meadows, forests and open terrain. Past herds of sheep, along narrow trails – always surrounded by extraordinary alpine panoramas. The Hochkönig entices with an endless array of variety-packed trails.
No wonder, then, that a number of high-profile trail-running events draw athletes to the area every year. The Hochkönigman impresses with 7 different divisions, a total distance of 198 km and 12,639 m in vertical gains. Trail running is synonymous with adventure. Every stride is different, concentration and surefootedness are a must – up the mountain, down the mountain. And there is nowhere better to relax those tired limbs afterwards than our very own peaceful oasis, the SPA, or by diving into the cool, refreshing waters of our natural swimming pond at Hotel MorgenZeit. Also perfect for athletes who push themselves to their limits in trail running events.
Golf in Ski amadé – 9 different golf courses within quick, easy reach
Hole in One. Golfing amid magical mountain scenery. Seven different golf courses close to Hotel MorgenZeit make us the ideal holiday location for golfers. Each and every day, improve your handicap on the different, wonderfully manicured greens of these 18-hole courses (Par 71). And afterwards, treat yourself to a lavish brunch – served until 1 PM, of course, or simply unwind in our natural swimming pond or SPA.
Here is a list with an overview of all golf courses close to the MorgenZeit and in Ski amadé:
- Urslautal Saalfelden Golf Club
- Zell am See Golf Club
- Radstadt Golf Club
- Goldegg am See Golf Club
- Johann Alpendorf Golf Club
- Gastein Golf Club
- Dachstein Tauern Golf & Country Club
- Ennstal Golf & Country Club
- Schloss Pichlarn Golf & Country Club
The Hochkönig Card
Perfect for bargain hunters
The Hochkönig Card is essentially your trump card for numerous free admissions and many discounts throughout the Hochkönig Region, a card you can play practically any time you want. And best of all: It’s your host Anna’s personal gift to you. So: Use your Hochkönig Card at every opportunity and save like crazy.
In the evening, treat yourself to a fine cocktail or a good glass of wine, watch a movie in our Outdoor Garden Cinema or partake in a delicious barbecue accompanied by live music. Here are a few examples of some of the savings you can look forward to:
- Summer lifts: free, unrestricted use for hiking, MTB or eMTB
- Free use of the hiking bus (the stop is located right in front of the hotel) as well as all public transportation within the Hochkönig Region
- One free lift ride per stay on the Biberg
- Free guided MTB- and eMTB tours – weekly program – bookings through local tourist information offices
- GoPro rental – 1-day free rental through Intersport Maria Alm
- Free admission to the Mining Museum
- Free bike transport
- Free admission to the outdoor pools in Maria Alm and Mühlbach
- Free use of the tennis courts in Maria Alm and Mühlbach
- Prinzenberg Natrun with flow trail, Prinzensee, Prinzenwald, Forest Slide Park
- Free archery on the Jufen every Thursday…
Our MorgenZeit team will be happy to share further details about the discounts available to you through the Hochkönig Card. If you don’t want to wait until you check in: click on this link for more information about the >> Hochkönig Card