St. Johann is a lively small town with a first-class infrastructure. Also well known as a shopping destination, the town has a population of around 10,700 and is located approximately 60 km south of Salzburg City. St. Johann has a lot to offer its guests, including accommodations that range from family-style B&Bs and cozy farmhouses, to holiday apartments and a first-class ****wellness hotel.
Due to its beautiful, convenient location in the heart of SalzburgerLand, St. Johann serves as an ideal starting point for numerous hikes to alpine pastures and huts in the area, as well as for appealing sightseeing attractions and other excursion opportunities nearby.
This includes, above all, Liechtenstein Gorge. Since 1875, this legendary, romantic natural wonder has fascinated people. It is one of the longest and deepest (300 meters) wildwater canyons in the Alps. Liechtenstein Gorge is open daily from the beginning of May until 31 October, and always well worth a visit!
Alpendorf lies about 3 km from the center of town, for the most part an autonomous holiday island set amid green countryside. This part of town is quite distinct from the rest, offering upscale accommodations and dining, and with a special focus on sports-loving guests as well as children.
Ghost Mountain – amusement park on the Gernkogel (elev. 1,767 m)
An experience for the whole family! In this magnificent scenic setting, the youngsters will discover a whole bevvy of ghosts, older kids will love the long slides and big swings, while the adults can look forward to a truly special hiking and nature experience. This “ghost park” offers: nicely maintained, ghostly hiking paths on the Gernkogel, panorama lookout towers, mountains to climb, giant slides, eerie caves, air swings, target-shooting booths, water games, mill wheels, waterfalls ..