activities in summer



The wonderful mountains around Ellmau offer hiking routes for all ages, for beginners and experienced mountaineers. Whether you want to take the cable car to the Hartkaiser and do a panoramic hike with the whole family or if you want to climb the highest point of the Kaisergebirge, the Ellmauer Halt (2.344m) - Ellmau is the ideal starting point for most of your hikes.

You will find hiking tours in all difficulty levels here.

You will probably find yourself in alpine terrain even on easy hikes. Therefore, we recommend that you always be careful and that you bring along at least the following basics for each hike:

  • Good and already field-tested footwear
  • Hiking outfit (also for changing)
  • Mobile phone with full battery
  • Snacks and enough to drink
  • Sun protection (sunscreen, glasses, hat)
  • Rain protection
  • First aid kit



Cycling is gaining in popularity in the region, especially the effortless exploration of the area by e-bike. Every bike rental in Ellmau offers all common bikes, from a basic mountain bike to the top e-bike. Our guests are welcome to leave their bikes in our ski cellar for protection.

You will find approved bike tours in all difficulty levels here.



Even in the mountains it gets hot in the summer, but there are lots of ways to enjoy refreshment:

Whether in the crystal-clear mountain water of the Hintersteiner See, in the silky moor-water of Schwarzsee and Gieringer Weiher or at the child-friendly bathing lakes Ahornsee and the bathing lake Going - in the lakes of the region you will find refreshment on hot days. All lakes (except Gieringer Weiher) are also easily accessible by public transport.

The Kaiserbad Ellmau provides fun and relaxation for young and old, with many slides, a large playground, a natural swimming pond and a spacious spa. For a change, the Wave in Wörgl is also recommended - an exciting water park with slides and a spa.

You will find the opening hours and prices of the bathing facilities in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll in the brochure "Baden am Wilden Kaiser" (only German).



Through yoga practice, body and mind are to be freed from blockages and impurities on different levels, so the energy that flows in the body can circulate undisturbed, the senses are sharpened and the mind reaches a state of clarity, calm and serenity.

With dharana laboratories you will undoubtedly find one of the most beautiful yoga studios of Austria here in Ellmau: A short walk from the village center in the extensive parks of the golf course "Wilder Kaiser", the studio offers modern, light and air-flooded architecture, noble furnishings and an impressive view of the mountainous landscape of the Wilder Kaiser and Sölllandl. It’s the perfect place to leave everyday life behind for a few hours (or days), to centre oneself and to turn one’s attention inwards.