Haus Birnbacher

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A summer

that provides unforgettable moments. Surrounded by blooming meadows and green forestshikers, climbers and cyclists start their outdoor adventure within the Austrian mountains. Mühlbach is the ideal starting point for numerous hikes and summit tours as well as relaxed walks. As a special highlight, you can find here Europe's first geotour - also known as the Highking Code. Also, Mühlbach is called the "Bergdorf der Tiere" (Mountain Village of Animals) for a reason: You can find several huts with different petting zoos in the area. Once a week, the Dientalm opens its door for guests: You can check out the stables and get an impression of how to run an alpine farm. Besides that, you can find different adventure playgrounds on the mountains which can be reached via cable car or by hiking - perfect for families with kids.

During their time at the Haus Birnbacher, we offer our guests an Hochkönigcard for free: Hochkönigcard holders get special prices on selected activities as well as free cable car rides during the summer season. Discover the weekly changing offer for guided bike tours, hikes and much more. Sounds like the perfect summer vacation in the Austrian mountains.

The Hochkönig region is a true paradise for mountain bikers within the Salzburger Land. Experience cool bike tours and action-packed flow trails - or discover the well-established network for e-bike tours around our local mountains. Our tip: Take your chance and book a guided bike tour. Once a week, our bike guides will take you on smooth trails to the most beautiful spots in the region. And the best thing about it: if you have an Hochkönigcard, the tour is completely free of charge. Book your bike course and guide now.


In the Hochkönig region with the mountain villages of Mühlbach, Maria Alm and Dienten, even small moments have the potential to leave big memories. You can take a break from daily routine and duties and simply enjoy having found a new favourite spot: beautiful hiking trails, untouched nature, blooming alpine meadows and fresh mountain air.


In and around Mühlbach am Hochkönig you will find a variety of hiking trails. You can choose between different difficulty levels and durations. Signs with detailed information to every single are part of the excellent hiking infrastructure - so no surprise that the area was awarded the Austrian "Wandergütesiegel" for the highest quality hiking experience. A special adventure for any ambitious hiker is the Königsweg, a majestic 73 km long-distance hiking trail.


Mühlbach, Maria Alm and Dienten also offer free guided hiking tours. You can register beforehand at the local tourist information offices.

Hiking routes