The holiday village of AlpenParks Hagan Lodge with its verdant backdrop, close to the idyllic location Altaussee, is a perfect starting point for everyone who wants to have an active holiday. You can start off on lots of adventures, such as fantastically beautiful hiking and mountain tours right from your holiday lodge, or you can get to other adventures in just a few minutes – such as a challenging day in the Outdoor park with its climbing centre and numerous courses, very close to your holiday lodge, or have a game of Golf in the wonderful atmosphere of the Salzkammergut.
The lodges are designed precisely for your active holiday, no matter what activity you have chosen to partake in. You have your own, lockable storage room for all your sports equipment, from mountain bikes, to prams and skis in the winter.
Altaussee: a vision of green meadows and forests, towering bright summits, which are lit up in the sun and the crystal-clear mysterious lake, in which as well as the numerous fish, some mermaids may be splashing about. In contrast, in the winter a magical landscape of ice and snow awaits, with clean winter air and superb winter sports opportunities.
In Altaussee tradition lives on - the traditional Altaussee costume, the ‘Dirndl’ is still worn today in lots of cheery, bright colours – a modern twist. Fishermen and miners have been a part of life in Altausee for centuries, and the numerous artists too, who are inspired by the lake and the mountains.
A hiking paradise right on your doorstep
Hiking holidays in Alpenparks Hagan Lodge Altaussee mean starting right from the doorstep of your wooden lodge, constructed in Ausseerland architectural style, then tackling exceptional objectives such as the Loser.
A hiking holiday in the Upper Austria Salzkammergut is traditional – even Austria’s monarchs and aristocrats came to this idyllic location to enjoy the natural surroundings. During your holiday in the Austrian Alps there are hiking routes to suit everyone’s taste – family hikes take you around Lake Altaussee, comfortable hikes go to the most traditional Alpine huts and ambitious climbing tours take you up to the summits of the mountains in Ausseerland. Your constant companion on all these hikes through the unique landscape: the nature, flora and fauna of the habitat in the Austrian Alps, which is deemed worthy of protection.
AlpenParks Hagan Lodge hiking expertise:
- Guided hikes and mountain tours of all levels of difficulty (for a fee)
- Lovely paths and comfortable walking trails for families
- Information, tour tips, maps, brochures, available free at Reception
Holidays at the most beautiful lakes in Austria
The popular holiday location of Altaussee and the picturesque Lake Altaussee are only a few minutes away from the AlpenParks Hagan Lodge. Enjoy an active holiday in the Austrian Alps - bathing, swimming and water sport are at right at the top of the list of priorities.
The Salzkammergut is Austria’s treasure chamber, not just in terms of the ‘white gold from the mountain’ – the salt. In this historical cultural landscape you will also find probably the most beautiful lakes in the country – which without doubt includes Lake Altaussee. The idyllic lake has fascinated artists for generations and is one of the most natural lakes in Salzkammergut. The almost unspoilt riverbank is unique, yet at the same time is a special characteristic of Austria – since at the other nearby bathing lakes you will always find freely accessible lake properties, where you can spend a brilliant day bathing. That the luxury of bathing in the drinking water is open to everybody, makes a bathing holiday in Austria’s lakes even more agreeable.
To protect the unique flora and fauna under and around the water at Lake Altaussee only gentle water sports, such as swimming or diving are permitted. If you want to go on a boat trip, go surfing, kite-surfing or sailing, within an hour’s drive there are a variety of lakes which have various options:
- Lake Attersee
- Lake Gosausee
- Lake Grundlsee
- Lake Toplitzsee
- Lake Hallstätter See
- Lake Wolfgangsee
- Lake Mondsee
- Lake Nussensee
A holiday or a company incentive in AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee, an idyllic holiday village with 46 individual lodges offers plenty of diversity. In the nearby outdoor park you will get to know your own limits.
High ropes course and outdoor park
This unique high ropes course has been designed by AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee together with a partner company, and offers a special kind of outdoor experience. The impressive landscape around the striking Loser Mountain provides the ideal setting for an excursion for you to forget all about everyday life. What’s special? The high ropes centre is designed in such a way that it is accessible for everybody, from infants to older people. That also makes the high ropes course ‘Omunduntn’ ideal for group visits – even people who have physical impediments are able to stroll over the summits under the expert guidance of trained guides. You shouldn’t miss out on the six courses in Loser Outdoorpark!
Course in the high ropes course:
- Initial training course
- Children’s/Older persons course
- Expert course
- Incentive park area
- Slackline course
- FlyingFox/Power Swing
Your active holiday in AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee
What running route do you have in mind today? On the path around the picturesque Lake Altaussee, or fancy a bit of the summit? No matter what you decide one thing is certain – your holiday in the AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee will not lack in diversity. You can start on your running-tour, which couldn’t be any more varied, right on your apartment doorstep. You can choose from numerous routes in very varied landscapes around AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee.
Running events and training
It’s not just recreational runners who have found the perfect holiday location in Altaussee. Ambitious runners will find a sporting challenge in the annual fun run around Lake Altaussee, as part of ‘Narzissenfest’. Those who pay attention to physical fitness, hold this run meet in nearby Altaussee dear to their heart. Here you get to run in a group and get tips from a pro.
Fishing in clear waters – a holiday in Altaussee
Make a good catch in Altaussee! Even the name ‘Salzkammergut’ gets fishermen’s hearts beating faster. You have found the ideal place to stay during your angling holiday in AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee.
Is angling and fishing more than just a pleasurable past-time for you? Then you are cordially welcome you to AlpenParks Hagan Lodge Altaussee. This picturesque resort of 46 wooden lodges which have been built in harmony with nature is the ideal place for an angling holiday. Bring home a catch from the surrounding waters in the Salzkammergut. You’ll find everything you need in the well-equipped kitchen in your holiday lodge to deliciously prepare your trout, arctic char or your Reinanke!
Lake Altaussee with its lake char and lake trout is only the beginning of your angling pleasure. All the other lakes in Salzkammergut are wonderful fishing waters too. The highlight in your angling holiday will certainly be the Koppeltraun, which is one of the best trout routes in Europe. Here fly-fishermen can draw from an embarrassment of riches. Of course the waters around Lake Altaussee are not just an experience for professional anglers.
NARZISSENBAD AUSSEE – Solebad & Vitalzentrum
- 12 minutes by car
- Daffodil pool, relax pool and a multi-purpose pool
- Brine outdoor pool with amazing view of the Dachstein glacier
- Sauna area with daily changing infusion programme
- Website Narzissenbad Aussee
GRIMMING THERME IN BAD MITTERNDORF
- 20 minutes by car
- Thermal relax area with rest areas, family area
- 2 indoor, 2 outdoor and 1 children’s pool, giant waterslide
- Sauna village with 7 indoor and 2 outdoor saunas
- Ladies spa area
- Spa and beauty treatment rooms
- Special changing area for bikers and cross-country skiers
- Website Therme Grimming
EUROTHERME BAD ISCHL
- 35 minutes by car
- Brine pool, brine whirlpool, outdoor area with lazy river
- 8 sauna zones, rest oases and a big lounging area
- Extensive selection of massages
- Website Eurotherme Bad Ischl
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In summer and in winter you’ll hear the exclamation: Let’s go to the mountains! The view from the Loser to Ausseerland is utterly breathtaking. In the distance you are greeted by ‘King Dachstein’ and the summit of Großvenediger, covered in glaciers, glisten in the sunlight. Hiking, mountain climbing, mountain biking, Nordic Walking and much more make a summer holiday in Altaussee an active holiday.
Numerous festivals and a lively tradition is what characterises the holiday region around Lake Altaussee. Authentic folk music is part of everyday life here. Lots of young musicians develop ‘their’ folk music in a completely new and entertaining way.