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A holiday without sports, fun and action … unthinkable! The many amenities and offers at the hotel are the icing on the cake to make your stay a truly wonderful experience.

An active getaway just outside the City of Salzburg 

A holiday in the mountains full of variety and action 

Sports and exercise in nature are an absolute must for you – especially on holiday?

Then you’re in luck because at Hotel Melanie, dozens of options for getting active and pursuing your passion for sports await. The hotel’s optimal location on the outskirts of Salzburg opens the door to unforgettable holiday moments in nature. 

A sporty and dynamic stay at the four-star hotel 

Experiencing pure mountain joy on a hike. Admiring the breathtaking views during a bike tour. Getting your blood pumping while swimming in a crystal-clear lake. Or enjoying the lush greens while playing golf. There isn’t a lot you’ll need for a wonderful holiday in the mountains, but one thing you’ll need for sure: the perfect “home base” for your outdoor activities. And you’ve found one in Hotel Melanie!

In the colder months, when the snow is covering the mountains and countless holiday guests flock to the ski resorts, there’s plenty to experience in Salzburg’s surrounding regions as well. 

Skiers whoosh down the slopes. Snowboarders live it up at the fun parks. Cross-country skiers gently glide over the scenic trails. And après-ski fans dance their heart out at the umbrella bars. Boredom? Impossible! At Hotel Melanie, you can choose from – believe it or not – eight ski resorts that you can reach quickly and easily from Wals.

Highlights for active holiday guests at Hotel Melanie

  • the great location of the hotel near many lakes and mountains 
  • eight ski and hiking resorts as well as eight golf courses near the City of Salzburg
  • a state-of-the-art fitness room with Technogym equipment 
  • personal training sessions with fitness and health trainer Andrea Anselmi 
  • an indoor pool with a lovely view of the hotel’s spacious garden 
  • a private lido at Lake Auschneidersee just for guests 
  • several saunas, a wellness area as well as massage offers to regenerate your muscles after exercising 
  • a delicious breakfast buffet for a healthy start into your day 
  • free bike rental at the hotel with a selection ranging from city bikes to mountain bikes and e-bikes 
     

A multifaceted summer for sports enthusiasts 

Trail running, mountain biking, hiking or paragliding: Salzburg’s mountains offer plenty of variety for action-packed fun. The city’s four landmark mountains (Untersberg, Gaisberg, Kapuzinerberg and Mönchsberg) are just a few of the options for outdoor activities in and around Salzburg. There are also several summer sports resorts in the Salzburger Land region. For extended bike tours, we recommend the neighbouring Berchtesgadener Land region in Bavaria. Hikers should definitely check out the area surrounding Filzmoos.

By the way: Many great hiking and biking routes start right outside the hotel’s doorstep. The team alongside host family Nitzlnader will be happy to share some insider’s tips with you. In addition, you can quickly reach the Lake District from Wals. Perfect for showcasing your skills at stand-up paddling or water skiing! Crisp mountain air, lush green meadows and breathtaking views will turn every kind of sport into a real summer highlight.

Listen up, action fans: One of the absolute must-tries in the city of Mozart is paragliding on Gaisberg, one of Salzburg’s landmark mountains. Alone or as part of a tandem, you’ll be gliding down into the valley while enjoying a phenomenal view of the city. 

Sports, fun and variety in winter 

Hotel Melanie is a prime location for winter fun. Why? Because – believe it or not – you’ll be at eight ski resorts in less than an hour by car. Ski amadé, Untersberg, Gaißau-Hintersee, Werfenweng, … They’re all bursting with varied and exciting activities you can do.

What do winter sports fans look forward to after an eventful day on the slopes, on the cross-country trails or in the fun parks of the Salzburger Land region? A well-deserved relaxation break at the spa and wellness area of their four-star hotel, of course! Sweating at the sauna or enjoying a soothing massage are the perfect ways to end the day – for body and soul. Your sore muscles will thank you as well! 

As you can see: At Hotel Melanie, active holiday guests can choose from an incredible variety of options for their holiday to-do list, no matter the season. Come and see for yourself – you’ll be amazed by the feel-good hotel’s offers and its fantastic location! The team at reception is looking forward to your non-binding inquiry.

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