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Where is St. Margarethen im Lungau?

St. Margarethen im Lungau is an Austrian municipality in the Salzburg district of Tamsweg. Sitting at an altitude of 1,065m, it is home to 721 people and covers an area of 24. 47 km², half of the area is wooded. Neighbouring communities are St. MichaelMauterndorfRennweg, Unternberg and Thomatal.

St. Margarethen im Lungau: A special holiday destination in Salzburg

Located in the southernmost part of Salzburg, St. Margarethen is very popular among nature lovers for its surrounding mountains. Fantastic scenery embedded in Grainwald forest is your companion on any athletic activity. St. Margarethen is the ideal starting point for challenging outdoor adventures any time of the year.

Explore the slopes in the heart of Lungau in the winter

  • Aineck Mountain

Katschberg ski resort can be reached by ski bus or by foot. With more than 70km of perfectly groomed pistes and 16 lifts there are endless opportunities for skiers and riders.
Get on the lift and explore this beautiful ski resort from the top, featuring trails suitable for every level of ability, from beginner to expert skier.

  • Ski resorts close-by

Free ski busses travel to the neighbouring ski resorts of Fanningberg, Großeck-Speiereck and Obertauern.

Check out our webcam and have a look to Aineck Mountain from the mid-station.

Pristine nature in the summer

This community is also a great place to visit in the summer. The region boasts a vast number of hike paths, themed walks and educational trails, perfect for a family vacation.

What else to discover in St. Margarethen?

The Samson parade is an old tradition of the community: a huge figure is carried around. Leisnitz Water Trail right at Schlögelberg Wildlife Park is THE perfect destination for the whole family.  Tip: get the treasure map at the info point and start the discovery tour.

Take the bike and explore the surrounding of St. Margarethen along 470km of bicycle routes.  365 km Mur route takes you all the way to Bad Radkersburg along the river Mur.

The weather of Margarethen im Lungau

The region enjoys a cold and moderate climate. It sees a lot of precipitation with an annual average temperature of 3.3°C – July is hottest month of the year, January is the coldest.  

Check out our live webcams for the current weather and weather forecast.