Discover new things & enjoy nature

Summer vacation at our family hotel in Upper Austria

Have a great time hiking, horse riding, swimming, golfing, and with all around outdoor fun

The birds are chirping happily to the sounds of the rushing mountain stream. You take a deep breath and smell the freshly mown grass, feel the warming sunbeams on your skin. Children’s laughter and the rhythmic clanking of horse hooves get to your ears. It is your perfect summer vacation with your family and kids at Gut Enghagen, in the Upper Austrian Pyhrn-Priel region.

Solar heated outdoor pool with authentic spring water

Whether you prefer your morning dive or a cooling dip in the evening: in our pool, you can swim from May to September in very pure and—if necessary—heated spring water! For our youngest guests, there is a separate children’s pool. After splashing around, feel free to relax and sunbath on one of our numerous sun loungers or on a towl on our well-kept lawn.

Horse riding

“When you are on a great horse, you have the best seat you will ever have”, said Winston Churchill once. This applies to our four-hoofed friends at Gut Enghagen as well! In our stable, we will find the proper companion for you, whether you are a beginner wanting to learn to ride, an advanced wanting to explore the surroundings or take hikes, or someone wanting to take pedagogical riding.

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Hiking

There couldn’t be any hiking tracks more diverse than here: From leisurely promenading and challenging hiking trails to demanding via ferrata. Numerous marked hiking trails in the Pyhrn-Priel region lead you up to an altitude of 2,500 m. There is a plenitude of managed refuges and alpine huts where you are welcome to enjoy alpine specialities in a unique atmosphere. We would gladly advise you on the hiking trails best for you and your ability, and feel free to browse through our extensive hiking library! Besides, we’re happy to provide you with hiking poles, child carriers and binoculars free of charge.

Our recommendation: Make a time to remember by joining a guided family hike through the Kalkalpen National Park, where we show you some of nature’s secrets. Pony Charly will accompany us and children can take turns riding him.

Biking

Those wishing to explore the region on two wheels will find 60 km of comfortable cycling paths and about 110 km of mountain bike routes. High altitude tours with fantastic views pass cozy farmed alpine pastures and huts. A special kind of mountain bike challenge is what you find in the “Wurbauer Downhillstrecke” in Windischgarsten (7 km away from Gut Enghagen) with its challenging steep turns, jumps and drops.

Fishing

“Tight Lines” and “fish ahoy” at Gut Enghagen! Cast a line into our Grandma’s pond and catch your own dinner: at your choice, we prepare your catch of the day as your fresh meal! (on request, June to September)

Golfing

Just a few kilometres away from Gut Enghagen, golfers can indulge in their passion at the 18-hole golf course in Windischgarsten. Perfect your golf swing here in a beautiful moor landscape and in front of a striking mountain panorama.

Fun, action and extreme sports

The Flying-Fox-Arena at the lake Gleinkersee (4 km away): This outdoor adventure in a class of its own. Glide from tree to tree using 15 to 40-meter-long zip lines, assisted a team of professionals.

Family adventure mountain Wurbauerkogel in Windischgarsten (5 km away) with two action highlights for you and your children: A winding summer toboggan slope, passing more than 233 vertical meters, and the 760 m long all-weather Alpine Coaster with gondolas, steep curves, jumps, bridges and waves awaits you.

The Hexenkessel via ferrata in Rosenau at the Hengstpass (14 km away): This trek takes you across a stunning white-water canyon.

Paragliding and hang gliding: Experience dreamlike flight conditions with the Hinterstoder flight school and the flight school Wings.

Bungee jumping: Test your courage at the dam in Klaus

 

Something for everyone

How would you like to spend your day? At the pool, or in the garden? At a joint trip with the kids, a nice hike or bike ride? A sportive summit climb or a trip to the golf course? Or would you rather get a thrill while water rafting, canyoning, climbing the via ferrata, or going downhill on the summer toboggan run? It is up to you—because during your summer vacation, Gut Enghagen and the surrounding destinations offer exciting pastimes for everyone.

 

Contact us now and experience a magnificent time!

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