Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Ellmau

Enjoy the culture and other features of Ellmau. This welcoming city is known for its skiing, spas and hiking. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Ellmau

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ellmau a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hartkaiser Gondola (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • KaiserBad Ellmau (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Astberg Ski Lift (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Brandstadl Cable Car (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hochsoell Cable Car (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Schwarzsee Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ellmau

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ellmau is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ellmauer Halt (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Hintersteiner See Lake (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Black Lake (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Schleier Waterfall (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Hecht Lake (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Thiersee (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ellmau

The nearest airport is in Salzburg (SZG-W.A. Mozart), located 38.1 mi (61.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), which is 47.4 mi (76.2 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ellmau?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,475 holiday rentals around Ellmau. From 1,018 Condos/Apartments to 135 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ellmau is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ellmau?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ellmau:

  • Wiesern: 84 holiday homes
  • Blindau: 149 holiday homes
  • Luft: 22 holiday homes
  • Rottau: 24 holiday homes
  • Eichet: 26 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ellmau?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ellmau. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Koegl Ski Lift: 2,944 holiday rentals
  • Kaiserexpress Ski Lift: 2,908 holiday rentals
  • Tanzbodenbahn: 2,856 holiday rentals
  • Kummeralmbahn: 2,663 holiday rentals
  • Alm Ski Lift: 2,939 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ellmau listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Ellmau?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,018 Condos/Apartments in Ellmau. Our other popular types of Ellmau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 135 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 69 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 23 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ellmau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 150 holiday homes with pool available in Ellmau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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