The charming mountain town of Hopfgarten im Brixental resides at the foot of the majestic Hohe Salve Mountain. The sloping roofs of traditional houses and heavy blanket of verdant woodland make this mountain village a postcard picture of Alpine beauty. Those seeking adventure will be delighted with Hopfgarten’s adrenaline fuelled array of outdoor sports, while the tranquil town centre and smooth cable car system allows tired travellers to relax and revitalise.
Hopfgarten im Brixental has not pandered to the whims of mass tourism and has therefore managed to preserve the rich customs and traditions the village was built upon. The village’s most iconic landmark is undoubted the Parish Church, whose baroque beauty and twin towers create an arresting image of provincial perfection. Inside, an impressive altar and interminable ceilings create a consecrated atmosphere.
The scenic surroundings of Hopfgarten im Brixental provides some of the region’s most stunning strolls; a cycle tour of the Hohe Salve region allows adventurers to soar past snow capped peaks, verdant valleys and glittering lakes while enjoying panoramic mountain vistas.
If relaxation is required after such energetic exertion, guests can visit the Salvenaland Leisure Park, a relaxing haven of mineral enriched pools and freshwater lakes in which guests are invited to soak and swim to their heart’s content.
Enjoying a lovely locating in Hopfgarten im Brixental’s historical heart, the Restaurant Zeitlos combines impeccably chic décor with an inviting ambience and delectable regional delicacies. Perfectly presented food embraces both international influence and local tradition, resulting in signature dishes such as tender steaks, delicate Carpaccio and sublime vegetable soups. (Marktgasse 4, 6361 Hopfgarten im Brixental, Austria)