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Cable-Car Untersberg

Cable-Car Untersberg

Dr.-Friedrich-Oedl-Weg 2
5083 Gartenau
+436246 72477
+436246 72477-75
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The Untersberg Lift, a Salzburg Institution

Since 1961, the Untersberg lift has been transporting hikers, nature lovers and fans of great scenery up the mountain, and back down to the valley again afterwards.  With around 100,000 passengers enjoying the ride every year! The Untersberg itself is one of the most popular recreation areas on the outskirts of Salzburg, for locals and visitors alike. Between the valley station in Grödig/St. Leonhard (elev. 456 m) south of Salzburg and the Geiereck mountain station (1,776 m), the lift rises an impressive 1,320 m in elevation!

 

The Unique Panorama from the Untersberg

The ride in one of two roomy gondolas takes about ten minutes. When you step out at the top, an incredible view of Salzburg City, Berchtesgadener Land (in Germany) and the Rosittental deep below reveals itself before your eyes. In good visibility, you can even see all the way out to the Salzkammergut lakes as well as Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria. The surrounding Alpine world is also boundlessly fascinating: Panorama boards help you get your bearings so that you easily be able to make out the Dachstein Massif as well as the Hohe Tauern range, an awe-inspiring world of eternal ice.

 

Close to the Geiereck mountain station

There is actually a lot waiting to be discovered close to the mountain station as well: the Geiereck (1,776 m) itself, a monument to soldiers who served in mountain regiments, and the Salzburger Hochthron (1,853 m). Numerous hiking routes begin close to the mountain station, too. But if you simply prefer to relax and take in the views, we suggest renting out a comfortable deckchair.

 

Refreshment Opportunities on the Untersberg

You have a number of options available to you whenever you get snacky or want to sit down for a drink. In addition to the restaurant at the mountain station, hikers may wish to visit Bergrestaurant Hochalm and sample their delicious homemade regional specialties. Traditional refuge huts, such as the Zeppezauerhaus, also serve refreshments to visitors.

 

High-Alpine Expeditions

The mountain station of the Untersberg lift lies at 1,776 m above sea level – in other words, in a high-alpine world. Which means, appropriate clothing and sturdy shoes are essential. As is the need to exercise appropriate care! Current weather conditions can be obtained by phoning +43 6246 72477. You can reach the Untersberg lift on public transportation: Catch the No. 25 bus, getting off at the stop for “Grödig Untersbergbahn”.



Service hours 2017:
on the hour and half hour or as required
January, February: 9 am-4 pm / 3:30 pm*
March-June: 8:30 am-5 pm / 4:30 pm*
July-September: 8:30 am-5:30 pm / 5:00 pm*
October-November 1: 8:30 am-5 pm / 4:30 pm*
Dec. 8, 2017-Feb. 28, 2018: 9 am-4 pm / 3:30 pm*
Dec. 24: 9 am-noon
*last ascent
Closed: April 18-28, Nov. 2-Dec. 7

Handicapped persons: visit difficult, but possible. Stairs in the bottom and top station-area, moving in wheelchairs is impossible outside the top station - alpine terrain! No handicapped accessible facilities.

Fares 2017:

Ascent and descent
Adults € 23.50
Children (6-14 years) for one child only € 11.50 - all others free of charge
Students (up to 26 years, with student card) € 16.00
Groups of 20 adults and more € 21.50
Dogs (muzzle) € 8.00
SalzburgCard: one time free ride and quick access without having to stand in line

Ascent summer
Adults € 15.00
Children (6-14 years) for one child only € 9.00 - all others free of charge
Students (up to 26 years, with student card) € 11.00
Groups of 20 adults and more € 14.00
Dogs (muzzle) € 5.50
SalzburgCard: one time free ride and quick access without having to stand in line

Ascent winter
Adults € 11.50
Children (6-14 years) for one child only € 7.50 - all others free of charge
Students (up to 26 years, with student card) € 10.00
Groups of 20 adults and more € 11.00
Dogs (muzzle) € 5.50
SalzburgCard: one time free ride and quick access without having to stand in line

Descent (summer and winter)
Adults € 13.50
Children (6-14 years) for one child only € 7.50 - all others free of charge
Students (up to 26 years, with student card) € 9.00
Groups of 20 adults and more € 13.00
Dogs (muzzle) € 5.50
SalzburgCard: one time free ride and quick access without having to stand in line


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