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Alpine Huts

In former times, the "Alm" provided accommodations for herdsmen and dairymaids while the cattle were allowed to graze up on the high pastures. In these days the idyllic places offer all the comforts Alpine you need.

Over the generations, creamy butter and full-flavored cheese were made between the milking stall, stables and kitchen. Many of these huts have been preserved to this day, providing hikers in search of a bit of tradition with food and drink. The ideal mountain hut needs to have a rustic flavor, to be authentic and traditional. After a beautiful hike up, you are greeted by traditional hearty regional cooking. A delicious bread with country bacon on top, a glass of cool buttermilk and, afterwards, a sweet farmhouse doughnut straight out of the pan. And when your host pulls his accordion out of the box, the idyll is complete.

Carefully selected & certified
170 certified Alpine Summer Huts in SalzburgerLand proudly display the "Alpine Summer Certificate". This guarantees you an authentic hill-country experience with many special highlights, certain to guarantee a successful outing into our surrounding hill country:

  • Authenticity: Alpine Summer Huts are original and authentic 
  • Tradition: They are run as traditional hill farms, with cattle grazing peacefully out on the meadows
  • Cuisine: Hikers are served home- or regionally produced products
  • Cleanliness: The hut has clean drinking water and meets all prescribed hygiene standards
  • Paths: Hikers are only able to reach these using mountain lifts and/or hiking paths (in some circumstances, taxi transfers and valley buses are available for people with impaired mobility)

Find your own favorite hut

"Alpine Summer" in Salzburg also offers a playful program that's certain to excite your youngsters and motivate everyone to experience as many different mountain huts as possible. Whenever you stop in at a hut, have your hosts stamp your passbook and then, once you have collected ten stamps, you will get to enjoy a hill-country snack for free! more fun in Salzburg

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