To your heart’s content


On the saddle, ready, go!

Pedal hard once and “suddenly” stand in the art and culture city of Gmünd. That’s how fast it can go when you’re on holiday at Pirker’s. It’s 14 kilometers, to be exact. And even those who prefer to focus on hairpin bends and condition instead of culture and art will find what they are looking for in maltatal.

Throw yourself on the saddle and just step off! The cycling fun begins right outside the hotel door, leads a long way along the lively Malta river and, if desired, to a few unforgettable excursion destinations in the region. Here a waterfall falls into the valley, the mountain peaks smile at you – the cycling holiday in the mountains could hardly be more beautiful. Believe us!

Speaking of cycling holidays – whether it’s a leisurely e-bike ride or a challenging mountain bike tour: If you don’t have your own bike with you, you can easily rent it on site for a fee. Just like the necessary accessories – from helmets to child seats to children’s trailers. And here we go!


Aufi auf ́n Berg! Hiking boots laced and off we go directly from the hotel to a leisurely hike to the Malteiner water features. From waterfall to waterfall, past the bee nature trail over hill and dale, breathe in and enjoy the wonderful air.

Beautiful mosses, ferns and coniferous forests line the path and many an ant or a fire salamander can be seen in the sunlight.

Known as the “Valley of plunging waters”, the Malta Valley boasts amidst 2 national parks. Here your holiday becomes a nature experience. With us you can rediscover beautiful waterfalls and a magnificent mountain world in summer.

Just pause once

in the fast course of time and enjoy the numerous wonders of nature. Thus, moments experienced in the Malta valley become unforgettable impressions – and that for the whole family. Especially for families with children, our beautiful homeland has a lot to offer, all hotels, inns, restaurants and excursion destinations have facilities for children and are very family-friendly!

  • Marked hiking trails to beautiful waterfalls and alpine huts
  • Four 3 thousanders such as: Hochalmspitze, Ankogel, Schneewinkelspitze, Oberlererspitze and Hafner
  • Maltahochalm road to the highest dam in Austria
  • Cycling directly at the hotel on the most beautiful cycle path in Carinthia R9
  • Alpine tours with mountain guide
  • Donkey stud
  • Large water adventure adventure playground directly under the Fallbach waterfall
  • Guided mountain tours to the Weinschnabel, the Faschaunereck, the Stubeck or the Elendrundgang Maltatal are led by our certified and qualified National Park Rangers.

Fancy hiking?
Here you will find suggestions with our favorite tours >

Who's sniffing at the fence here?

Our animals are a highlight for young and old.

Fancy summer?
We are really looking forward to it!

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