Herb-covered meadows and herb discovery hikes on the Hochkönig
Your hiking holiday among the flowering Alpine meadows of Salzburg
Arnica, yarrow, valerian, stinging nettles and more. The lush Alpine meadows of the Hochkönig region are carpeted with fresh, local herbs that can provide many health benefits. Visitors of all ages will enjoy discovering and identifying the various varieties of herb. Join an instructive herb discovery hike in the Hochkönig region and explore the various Alpine herb meadows – exciting discoveries guaranteed!
Guided herb discovery hikes on your hiking holiday on the Hochkönig
Enjoy something special when you add a guided herb discovery hike to your hiking holiday on the Hochkönig! Knowledgeable herb instructors will guide you along idyllic hiking paths to visit traditional Alpine herb meadows such as Grünegg Alm, Bürglalm or Steinbockalm, Pronebenalm, Zachhofalm and Dientalm. Along the way, you will find out all sorts of interesting information about the different herbs. Breath-taking panoramic views, friendly companions and the prospect of a delicious rustic meal with fresh herbs make for a perfect hiking experience.
Herb discovery hikes are the perfect entertainment for children and families during your summer holiday in the mountains . A real highlight is the long-range hike known as “Ach du grüne Neune“ [“Good heavens!”]. This six-stage hike will take you through all 16 herb meadows between Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach – the herbal hike extraordinaire!
Various herbal products & herb passes in the herb meadows
At the various Alpine herb meadows of the Hochkönig region, you can enjoy original, home-made products made from the various herbs. Try some spicy herbal teas, herb-based spices, spirits and salves. Some of the herb meadows also offer herbal workshops in which you can find out more about the local plant life. Younger herb-witches might like to buy a few marbles decorated with animal designs.
The Herb Pass offers a particularly attractive deal: you can earn a sticker on your pass with every drink or snack purchased at one of the herb meadows. Once you have collected all eight stickers, you will receive a bag of herbs packed with eight exciting surprises.
Local herbal cuisine at Hotel Bergheimat
Fresh herbs are also used to enrich the cuisineat your Hotel Bergheimat in Mühlbach. The refined cooking herbs of the Salzburg region lend a unique character to regional ingredients such as Pongau venison, organic cheese from Laib or even desserts. These outstanding delicacies will melt on your tongue, and why not sample our wide range of home-made herbal and floral lemonades on the side? You can also indulge in some delicious Alpine meadow herb bread, baked fresh each day and supplied by the Bauer organic natural bakery in Mühlbach.
Every Monday, the Bergheimat kitchen team produce a special herbal menu. This includes freshly-brewed herbal tea with herbs and flowers picked by the team, personally prepared by your hostess, Sieglinde.
Join your loved ones in discovering the variety of herbs the Hochkönig has to offer, and experience the beneficial power of nature! You might also like to enjoy some culinary indulgence served up by your herb specialist in Mühlbach: your Hotel Bergheimat. Simply send us your obligation-free enquiry or book online today!