The town and the region’s tourism have boomed in the past few years. It is the cultural centre of Pongau, offering traditional holidays with lots of atmosphere. The autonomous holiday village of Alpendorf is about three km away, comprising many hotels, B&Bs and apartments.
The Snow Space Salzburg Ski Resort boasts 120 km of perfectly groomed ski pistes and 44 lifts, suitable for both beginners and experts. Sankt Johann is also the gate to the largest ski area in Austria, known as Salzburger Sportwelt or Ski Amadé.
Sankt Johann has also a lot to offer off the pistes, such as cross-country skiing, winter hiking, tobogganing or skating.