Sankt Johann im Pongau

Sankt Johann/Alpendorf: Mountains, skiing and fairy-tale landscapes

This resort, just like most of the ones in Austria – with amazing infrastructure and well-prepared routes, ski schools for both kids and adults, with trails for cross-country skiing and routes for ski-alpinism and snowshoe treks.


Зимний пейзаж Санкт Иоганн Альпендорф

The resort’s highlight is the outstanding beauty of its landscapes. Amazing views open up in front of you from the upper-most cable-car stations of the neighbouring Hochkönig and Tennengebirge mountain chains.

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Sölden. Giggijoch Mountain

Today I’m going to write about one of the summits in the famous town of Sölden, which is said to be the heart of the Alps. Snow lies on the ground for most of the year and sun is blindingly bright. It’s never boring in Sölden and the scenery just takes your breath away.


Solden / Sölden / Soelden / Giggijoch / Giggijochbahn


You can get up from Sölden to the ski slopes by taking two ski-lifts, the Giggijochbahn and the Geislachkogelbahn. There’re both found at opposite ends of Dorfstraße, the town’s central street.

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