Niedernsill and surrounds

Your vacation resort in Niedernsill situated in the Salzburger Land is centrally located in the picturesque foothills of the main Austrian alpine ridge and a short distance from the well-known hot spots. An ideal base for your family, outdoors, sports or relaxation getaway..

The world-famous ski and hiking destinations of Zell am See, Kaprun, Kitzbühel and Saalbach Hinterglemm can be easily reached by car or public transport.

Stores, restaurants and bars in the towns of Zell am See and Kaprun offer many opportunities for shopping and going out all year round.

The Niedernsill natural lake is suitable for swimming and offers a range of attractive recreational facilities in the one place. This is one of the highlights in summer with numerous activities for young and old. Niedernsill is the starting point for wonderful hikes, mountain bike trails and motorcycle tours. What’s more, there are two 18-hole golf courses located in the immediate vicinity. The Hohe Tauern National Park offers a variety of outing destinations, such as the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, the Krimml Waterfalls or the high mountain reservoirs in Kaprun.

Summer in Niedernsill

With its idyllic location, natural water and spacious sunbathing lawns, the lake is THE centre of attractions for water-lovers of all ages. The little ones can romp around in the heated children’s paddling pool or in the separate non-swimmer area with water slide. The bathing complex with very spacious sunbathing areas is very peaceful and quiet. The water temperature in summer is around 23°C. Directly adjacent is the conservation area Luzialacke as well as the recreation center with numerous sports facilities available such as tennis, volleyball and archery.

Fun+ Card Summer / Winter

As a Fun+ Card partner Summer/Winter Fun+ Cards are included in your stay with us here at UNTERSCHWARTENGUT.

National Park Summer / WinterCard

With these cards, many sights, excursion destinations and the like can be used free of charge or at a reduced price. The cards cost nothing! They are included in your vacation package! Find out right here with one click about the Summer or WinterCard and there on the interactive maps, where to find what and what is open..

Winter in Niedernsill

Here is where you can spend a varied, active and/or relaxing vacation. A fantastic winter landscape guarantees you unforgettable winter experiences!

Whether you go on a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride, cross-country skiing on the trails or extended winter or snowshoe hikes – you decide.

Skiing in Niedernsill

The Niedernsill lifts have a lot to offer for ski beginners, returning skiers and families including; the beginner lift (Bärnbachlift) with a length of about 300 m, T-bar lift (Kerschbaumlift) with a length of about 600 m and 2 slopes. Simply perfect for the whole family. Away from crowded slopes and long queues, the small but nice slopes in Niedernsill are perfect for the first go in the snow. Ski equipment can be rented conveniently from the ski rental shop in Niedernsill.

Skiing at the adventure mountain Nagelköpfl

The adventure mountain as it’s known, Naglköpfl, in Piesendorf offers fun, sports and action for children, teenagers and adults. The Naglköpfl attracts many return visitors, boarders and beginners to the family mountain. The lift facilities (including T-bar lift/Naglköpfl lift and a practice lift) are ideally suited for beginners and skiers of intermediate skill levels.

There’s also various snow sports waiting for you to discover; think tobogganing or SnowTubing. The T-bar lift will comfortably take you uphill, but the ride back down is an opportunity to rush into the valley at breakneck speed. Furthermore, various other fun activities are offered such as Zipflbob, a trampoline facility, permanent time trial, snowshoe hikes and much more. Treat yourself to the fun and make a nice, fun day of it with the family at the adventure mountain.

Your vacation destination in the Pinzgau Alps


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The UNTERSCHWARTENGUT cottage is peacefully nestled in a central location elevated overlooking the sunny slopes of Niedernsill with a vast outlook over the Pinzgau and Austrian Alps. Shopping facilities and the centre of Niedernsill are only a few minutes’ walk away. We offer you a temporary home-away-from-home that is fully equipped with comfortable amenities to allow you to unwind. The Salzburger Land guarantees both relaxation and enjoyment for any holidaymaker.

Spring, summer and autumn are the ideal seasons for wonderful hikes, mountain bike and motorcycle tours in the region. You might prefer golf, sailing, mountain hiking or even skiing on the Kaprun glacier; all within reach. In winter,downhill or cross-country skiing are the order of the day in the Kitzbühel Alps, on the Kitzsteinhorn glacier (snow guaranteed!) or in the Schmittenhöhe ski area in Zell am See. All destinations just a 10-15-minute car ride away.