Jogging Tracks Around the Kolping Hostel

Running in Salzburg

Great Paths for Running

If you enjoy running you will find great paths around the Kolping Hostel. Run to the old town, through the green park or around the lake – various running tracks start right on your doorstep and can be varied to your liking. Put on your running shoes and start your exercise.

Along the River Salzach

The Kolping Hostel Salzburg is located on the Salzach riverside. A very popular cycling, walking and running track runs along the river – on both sides and in both directions.

On the left side towards the old town and on the right side to the green belt around the city towards the Salzachseen lakes and Bergheim.

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The path along the river Salzach in Salzburg is perfect for running
Jogging track in the city of Salzburg

Choose your preferred running track, for example:

  • Traklsteg – Überfuhrsteg (ca. 10.2km): start in front of the Kolping House towards north and cross the Salzach on Traklsteg. Run southbound through the old town to the Überfuhrsteg.

Shorter paths lead you to the Müllner Steg, Makartsteg, Staatsbrücke, Mozartsteg or Karolinen Brücke and back:

  • Kolping Hostel – Pioniersteg (ca. 2km)
  • Kolping Hostel – Müllner Steg (ca. 4km)
  • Kolping Hostel – Makartsteg (ca. 5km)
  • Kolping Hostel – Staatsbrücke (about 5km)
  • Kolping Hostel – Mozartsteg (ca. 6km)
  • Kolping Hostel – Karolinen Brücke (ca. 7km)

Salzachseen Local Recreational Area

Cross the Salzach on Kraftwerkssteg or Traklsteg, continue along the River Salzach towards north. After about two kilometres you will reach the Salzachseen lakes. There you will find various long tracks around and along the lakes, partly asphalt, partly gravel and forest paths.

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