Whether summer holidays or winter holidays: in St. Johann im Pongau you can spend your dream holiday in Salzburger Land at any time of the year.

St. Johann, a holiday resort like something out of a storybook: the mighty "Pongau Cathedral" towering over the Salzach Valley greets you from afar. The towers rise into the blue sky, and the mountains of the Radstädter Tauern surround the sun-drenched holiday resort of St. Johann. Right in the middle: Your home on holiday in Salzburger Land, the Hotel Brückenwirt. Discover the diverse range of events!

Learn lots of interesting facts about the history of the ancient settlement area on the banks of the Salzach. St. Johann is the ideal starting point for day trips to the numerous excursion destinations in Salzburger Land: natural monuments, castles and palaces and the city of Salzburg with its attractions, only 58 kilometres away, mean that you will never be bored on holiday in St. Johann im Pongau.

Winter & Summer

in St. Johann im Pongau

The huge ski area "Ski amadé" has long been known far beyond Austria's borders as an outstanding winter sports region. Start your winter holiday full of sporting experiences in the alpine village of St. Johann: Skiing, tobogganing, winter hiking, snowboarding and more - in the Ski amadé no wish remains unfulfilled.

In summer holiday conquer the hiking paradise Pongau on foot. Numerous hiking trails, Nordic walking trails and running tracks, cycling paths and bike trails criss-cross the Salzach valley and the mountains around your holiday resort of St. Johann.

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History

of St. Johann im Pongau

It is worth taking a look at the eventful history of St. Johann im Pongau: today's municipality has an interesting past.

Ascent from St. Johann to winter sports resort

Ascent from St. Johann to winter sports resort

After war and destruction, St. Johann is completely rebuilt in the 1950s. The following decades are marked by an economic upswing, which is mainly due to the emerging winter sports tourism. With the "Alpendorf" district, a contemporary infrastructure was finally created in St. Johann.

This fully meets the requirements of modern winter sports. Today, the municipality of St. Johann is a popular holiday resort in summer and winter in the middle of the prospering tourist region of Salzburger Land. More than 10,000 inhabitants shape the cultural and economic life of this centre of the Salzburger Gebirgsgaue.

Celts - Romans - Migration: early history of St. Johann

City Parish Church of St. Johann: the "Pongau Cathedral"

Events & Events

in Salzburg and surroundings

Culture, sports and leisure programme for your holiday in Salzburg province

Your Hotel Brückenwirt is located in the cultural and economic centre of Salzburger Land. Numerous cultural and sporting events provide variety. Exhibitions, concerts, lectures and much more: experience numerous events in St. Johann during your holiday. The staff at the Hotel Brückenwirt will be happy to help you with ticket reservations.

Events in the Pongau & in the Salzburger Land

Salzburger Gebirgsgaue are strongly structured by mountains and valleys. This has allowed local cultural characteristics to develop and be preserved. Discover the cultural diversity and lively traditions of the SalzburgerLand during your holiday: Alpine festivals, church days, original folk music and rustic specialities. But modern art and culture are also very important in Salzburger Land.

Events in St. Johann im Pongau

The Culture: Platform St. Johann offers a wide range of events. A colourful mix of visual arts, film, theatre and much more is offered for children and adults. Please inform yourself in detail about the events in St. Johann.

Events in Salzburg: City of culture and festivals on the Salzach

Only 58 kilometres separate you from the cultural and festival city of Salzburg during your holiday in St. Johann. Museums, galleries, theatre, music, cabaret and much more: the city is a treasure trove for guests interested in culture

Farmers' Autumn and around St. Johann

Farmers' Autumn in Salzburger Land and around St. Johann means lots of festivities from the end of August to the beginning of November. It is all about living customs, tradition and lots of fun.

Our farmers' autumn package for you


Easter holiday in Salzburg province

Easter in St. Johann

Easter is just around the corner! How about an Easter egg hunt in the middle of the Salzburg mountain landscape this year? The snow is slowly disappearing in the valley and now only lies on the mountains. The first spring blossoms can finally be seen. You can slowly enjoy your breakfast coffee outdoors again.

Easter is a good time to go on holiday, especially for families. We would like to introduce you to the family treats for the Easter season:

  • From the purchase of a 6-day ski pass for one adult one child up to 15 rides free in the Ski Amade and Snow Space
  • A visit to the Easter market in the Open Air Museum

More info on holidays during Easter

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