Welcome to St Johann im Pongau

The village of St Johann is located in the middle of Austria’s Salzburg Province along the banks of the River Salzach. Dating back to the 10th Century the cathedral town of St Johann is steeped in history. Our ski property for sale in St Johann benefits from one of the Alps’ most spectacular white-water gorges which is about 4km long and can be explored via walkways.

Total Skiing - 120km 860km in the region
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Property Overview:

Property prices in this St Johann are surprisingly good value. The resort has some great skiing and absolutely beautiful countryside. It is also conveniently located close to Salzburg Airport which adds to its desirability.

What We Love About St Johann:


The villages of St Johann and Alpendorf are located in the middle of Austria’s Salzburg Province on a sun-drenched terrace along the banks of the River Salzach. Dating back to the 10th Century, the cathedral town of St Johann boasts one of the Alps’ most spectacular white-water gorges which is about 4km long and can be explored via walkways. This beautiful region is also where the picnic scene from The Sound of Music was filmed!

The town is just 60km from Salzburg and is nestled at the heart of the Amadé ski region – the largest in Europe. Our ski property for sale in St Johann has access to an enormous ski region. This consists of 860km perfectly groomed pistes serviced by 270 modern lifts which all conveniently run under a single lift pass. These resorts also offer an excellent range of year-round sports for visitors including over 150km of cross-country skiing.

Ski Scene:

St Johann offers 120km of well-prepared pistes for all ages. It is particularly good for beginners and intermediates. Nearby Alpendorf also serves as a gateway to the Salzburger Sportwelt.

This superb skiing area sits in the middle of the famous Ski Amadé ski region. This offers over 860km of impeccable slopes and 270 top modern ski lifts which all conveniently run under a single lift pass. In the summer, a cable car carries people up to Gernkogel (1,787m). Here you’ll find superb hiking areas. There are also free shuttle buses running to Wagrain and Flachau to connect you to the vast network of slopes in the entire Ski Amadé region.

Great pride is taken in providing optimum conditions for visitors. Over 80% of the pistes are maintained by snow cannons and a 250-strong team working each night using 125 of the most modern snowcats to keep the slopes superbly groomed. Our ski property for sale in St Johann has plenty to offer the keen snowboarder. This ski region is excellent for them with a large choice of funparks to compliment the many pistes; there are plenty of half-pipes, kickers, projumps, funboxes and obstacles.

For cross-country skiers St Johann has 16km of trails tracked both for classic and skating techniques. These are suitable for all levels of difficulty. The villages also enjoy winter hiking trails, two toboggan runs, curling, sleigh rides and ice skating!

Summer Fun:

St Johann and Alpendorf offer a wealth of activities in the summertime. For cyclists there are many easy bike paths suitable for families running alongside the meandering rivers and through the pretty villages. The Liechtenstein Gorge (right) is also a highlight of the region being one of the deepest white-water gorges in Europe.

Our ski property for sale in St Johann profits from numerous other summer activities including tennis, horse riding, mountain climbing, white water rafting, kayaking, canyoning, archery, hiking and indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

There are also 10 golf courses within 30km of Alpendorf, with the nearest being 13km away in Goldegg. The Goldegg course offers a par-72 championship 18-hole course with a restaurant, pro-shop, driving range and superb clubhouse. This undulating course offers water hazards and is a pleasure to play on.

Thinking Of Visiting?:

If you would like to see any of the ski property we have for sale in St Johann, we would be delighted to arrange a viewing for you. Please see our visiting Austria page and then either email us at enquiries@alpinemarketing.com or call on +44 (0) 207 935 5132

We have representatives in all the resorts we sell in who would be delighted to meet you and show you around. Simply let us know which dates you have in mind and we can help organise everything for you.

For more useful information on buying a ski chalet or apartment in Austria, see our buyers guide or FAQ’s which will explain the purchasing procedure and costs involved.

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