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Summer activities

Sports and adventures in Pinzgau

Scroll down to get some great ideas on the best things to see, do and explore here in Saalbach-Hinterglemm on hot summer days. Guests staying at the Gartenhotel Theresia receive a JOKER CARD when they arrive (no matter how long you stay with us). This guestcard gives holders access to lots of great deals and discounts in the region, including free use of the six cable cars, the shuttle service at the end of the valley and the local tennis courts as well as participation in the selection of guided walks plus many more great advantages.

Golf club, golf school & golf shop in Zell am See

Guests staying at the Gartenhotel Theresia can look forward to a 30% discount on green fees at the Zell am See golf club (25 minutes by car from the hotel). Visitors looking to improve their technique are also entitled to a discount on lessons at the David Shaw Golf School. Simply ask for a voucher at reception before you head off to the golf club.


The Golfclub Zell am See – Kaprun – Saalbach-Hinterglemm is a member of the Leading Golf Courses Austria. It has 36 holes in total:


  • 18-hole Schmittenhöhe course
  • 18-hole Kitzsteinhorn course
  • Please wear soft spikes on the courses

15 more golf courses within 100km

  • Saalfelden Brandlhof, 28km
  • Saalfelden Urslautal, 27km
  • Goldegg, 55km
  • Bad Gastein, 67km
  • Salzburg (3 courses), 100km
  • Mittersill, 49km
  • Kössen/Kaiserwinkel, 55km
  • Kitzbühel (4 courses), 45km
  • Radstadt, 95km
Fishing in Saalbach-Hinterglemm

Fly-fishing & spin-fishing

Our region has 130 kilometres of fishing waters as well as eight mountain lakes. Just 20 minutes by car from Saalbach-Hinterglemm you will also find the beautiful Zeller See lake. The town of Zell am See, the largest in the Pinzgau region, is also well worth a visit.

Fishing shops

Visit the Achleitner fishing shop in Zell am See to get a fishing license for the Zeller See lake. Licenses for the Bräurup fishing area can be purchased from the Bräurup shop in Mittersill. No booking is required. Prices for fishing day tickets vary according to the area.  Both shops also sell fishing equipment.

Fishing guides

Bräurup is Austria's largest owner of fishing areas and offers guides for those new to the sport or keen to find the best waters. As well as providing insider info and tips, guides will also be happy to show guests different techniques such as stillwater fishing, fishing in mountain streams, etc.

Attractions in Pinzgau

Sightseeing near Saalbach-Hinterglemm

  • Hellbrunn zoo, Salzburg
  • Hellbrunn water gardens
  • Dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric power plant in Kaprun
  • Ferleiten zoo (on the Großglockner High Alpine Road)
  • City of Salzburg
  • Ice adventure world
  • Hallein salt mines
  • Berchtesgadener Land region (Germany) with Königssee lake and Obersalzberg (Kehlsteinhaus, Adlerhorst)
  • Schwarzleo mining museum in Leogang
  • Krimmler Wasserfälle waterfalls
  • Hohe Tauern National Park
  • Hohenwerfen Castle with birds of prey show

Explore the Pinzgau region

Our team here at the Gartenhotel Theresia will be happy to give you tips on the best things to see and do.