Swimming & Wellness in Salzburg

Fun in the water – lakes and pools

Water has always had a special appeal for the kids. Their parents, too, love to relax in warm spring water and spend languid summer days by the lake.

Enjoy a wellness holiday in the Salzburg mountains and, right here in Puch, treat yourself to a timeout at the Vollererhof. The popular spa resorts and pools in Tennengau, Berchtesgaden and Salzburg City are just a few minutes away.

To cool off during your summer holiday in Puch, you will find numerous outdoor pools, natural swimming beaches and lakes close by.

Whether you are in the mood to splash about happily in the water, for the action of water sports or unique spots on the water to enjoy with your whole family, there are essentially no limits to the fun you can have in and around the water in Salzburg. Enjoy water to the max during your holiday in Puch – here is an overview:


Sole-Freibecken Vollererhof mit Blick auf den Untersberg | ©Vollererhof
Wellness at the Vollererhof

High above Puch, holidaymakers and day-guests are able to unwind at Kurhotel Vollererhof at 800 m above sea level. In the 2000 m² wellness facility with stainless steel indoor pool, saltwater outdoor pool, fitness studio and sauna, you will enjoy your timeout accompanied by the sight of the mighty Untersberg.

The temperature of the pools is 30°C, filled with water from the Vollererhof spring. The outdoor pool is also enriched with 3% brine from Hallein. Enjoy a wellness holiday in Salzburg as you reenergize in the panorama sauna, aroma steam bath or the brine galleries.

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Spas & Indoor Pools

Other popular wellness oases & indoor pools in and around Salzburg are barely 20 minutes of Puch.

Heiltherme Bad Vigaun and Aqua Salza Golling in Tennengau are within quick, easy reach, as are the Paracelsus Bad and Aya-Bad in Salzburg City, the Rupertus Therme and the Watzmann Therme in Berchtesgaden. For a daytrip, we recommend Therme Amade in Altenmarkt, the Alpentherme Gastein or Tauernspa Zell am See/Kaprun.

Paracelsus Bad & Kurhaus | ©Salzburger Land Tourismus - Ch. Wöckinger
Fuschlsee | ©SLT - Michael Groessinger
Salzburg’s Lakes

Discover the most beautiful lakes during your summer holiday in Salzburg! Our 4 km long Wiestalstausee is a popular summer destination for bathers, anglers and fans of canyoneering. In Tennengau, the recreation area on  Bürgerausee in Kuchl and the Harrbergsee in Scheffau also guarantee a refreshing change of pace.

From Puch, you are just 30 min from the Salzburg Lake District – including Wallersee, Grabensee, Obertrumer See and Mattsee – as well as the lakes of the Salzkammergut - Fuschlsee, Wolfgangsee, Mondsee and Irrsee.

Outdoor Pools

Salzburg’s outdoor pools are open from May to September. Discover the wide range of opportunities: from family pools with slides etc. to big sports pools for a full workout.

Close to Puch, you can jump into the crystal-clear water at  Waldbad Anif, tackle the high-ropes course or try out the Wakeboard Lift. Just as quickly, you will find yourself at the family-friendly Freibad Hallein next to Schloss Wiespach.

In Salzburg City, the Leopoldskroner Bad, das Aya-Bad on Alpenstrasse and the Volksgartenbad all promise welcome summertime refreshment.

Freibad Hallein | ©TVB Puch
Flying Fox in den Salzachöfen in Golling | ©TVB Golling
Natural Water Wonders

Water is a great form of recreation, even if you don’t want to jump in. In Salzburger Land, you are greeted by rushing streams, mystical gorges and unique waterfalls, all just waiting to be explored by you.

Visit the unrivaled Krimml Waterfalls or ride on the zipline across the Salzachöfen in Golling. Experience water in its frozen form inside the World of Ice Giants outside Werfen. Read on and discover the vast variety of sightseeing opportunities in and around Salzburg.

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Recreation Area in Puch

The recreation area close to the sports grounds and playground is a revitalizing oasis.  During a relaxing walk through the village and down to the River Salzach, you will be able to enjoy the tranquility next to the water to the full. Sit down at the end of the jetty and simply allow your thoughts to wander wherever they may.

Freizeitanlage Puch ©️ TVB Puch


Your Wellness Holiday in Salzburg

Enjoy the central location of Puch during your wellness holiday in Salzburg. At the Vollererhof at 800 m above sea level or one of the numerous spa resorts, swimming pools and lakes in the immediate area, you will definitely have every opportunity to indulge your love for water. Here you can go ahead and book your accommodations in Puch.



Photos of popular water attractions in and around Puch