WAGRAIN - HOTELS & TOURIST INFORMATION
Situated at an elevation of 839 meters, the cosy small town of Wagrain is set in a beautiful sunny valley amongst green meadows and forests during the summer and lively ski slopes during the winter season. The popular resort is in the 3-valley ski area network including of St Johann in Pongau-Wagrain-Flachau.
Wagrain is the hometown of Karl-Heinrich Waggerl, whose memory is honoured in the, devoted to the poet Das Waggerl Museum, which also has exhibitions on the town’s history.
Wagrain Skiing Holidays
Wagrain is a family-friendly ski resort, offering around ninety-seven kilometers of well prepared downhill runs and has 3 ski schools in the area. Eleven surface lifts, 3 chairlifts and 2 cable cars are giving access to the ski pistes, with the top station located at 2013 meters. One can easily get to the nearby winter resorts of Sankt Johann in Pongau and Flachau by cable car.
Wagrain provides with some great hiking trails, Austrian curling, and horse-drawn sleigh rides during the winter season and tobogganing. If visiting Wagrain during the summer, one can use the cable cars for sightseeing, take advantage of the 4 tennis courts or simply enjoy the outdoor pool.
The village of Wagrain is only on seventy-one kilometers south of Salzburg and on 380 km southwest of Vienna. Trains depart from Salzburg to the railway station at St. Johann, from where buses run at intervals of 1-2 hours for 2 twenty-five minutes ride up the valley to Wagrain. Also one can reach the resort of Wagrain by taking the train from Salzburg to Radstadt, from where connecting at Radstadt’s railway station with one of the buses that make a thirty minute trip to Wagrain.
The Wagrain tourist information office is located in the town center and is open Monday to Sunday in winter and Monday to Friday during the summer.
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