Holiday luxury for dogs

Hiking, swimming, golfing and wellbeing

Dogs are very welcome at the boutique hotel Rivus upon request (max. one dog per apartment); the daily rate without food is 19 Euro.
At Rivus your dog awaits a comfortable dog bed, stylish bowls (please reserve prior to arrival), a welcome treat as well as dog towels.
For a successful holiday with your dog we also offer the matching holiday programme.
As below you find some ideas for great holidays with your dog in and around Leogang.

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    rolling in the snow
  • Ferienwohnung an der Skipiste
    breathtaking winter wonderland
  • fewo mit hund
    enjoy the snow

Winter hiking tours with dogs

In Leogang

A gorgeous hike leads directly from Rivus to the Hüttwirt and continues on the bike path along to the junction gravel pit / Ederfarm. From then on towards to the former railway station, then back to the main road and home to Rivus. Ca. 2 hours durance

From the Rivus you walk up to the railway station and along the cleared forest road until farmer Riedlbauer and then on to Riedlalm. The Riedlalm has closed over the winter, but it is available to sit in front of the hut and join some drinks from the fridge. From there you have a beautiful view over the Leogang Mountains and to the Asitz. Ca. 3 hours durance 

A challenging, varied and beautiful hike leads directly from Rivus to the railway station Leogang and further to Badhaus Leogang. Turn right a footpath branches from where on you walk about 30 minutes through the forest until you reach the first houses at the Sonnberg. From here you have a beautiful view of Leogang. Now you go on the quiet side street about 1.5km downhill to the railway bridge in the valley. Walk through the community of Rosental, pass Steinberg Stadium, along the path towards Leoganger Ache back to Rivus. Ca. 3 hours durance

  • Kurzurlaub mit Hund
  • Ferienwohnung Hund
    splash together
  • Urlaub mit Hund in Österreich
    golfing with your dog

Hiking tours and walks with dogs

In and around Leogang


The circular hiking tracks starts directly from the Rivus and is accompanied by many interesting pieces of art in which sculptours and painters have dealt with topics such as home, nature and tradition. The path also comes by a deer enclosure; red and fallow deer can wonderfully be observed from up close. About 2,4 km distance, ca. 55 minutes durance, 120 metres altitude.


You can reach the Knappenstube Unterberghaus directly from the Rivus with slight ascend, in the shade und accompanied by creeks- for a cool off for your dog and yourself. The Unterberghaus is also starting point for guided tours through the mine and calls for a stopover in cosy ambiance and delicious local cuisine. Distance from Rivus about 3,8 km, ca. 1h 30 minuntes durance.

Starting right from the Rivus, along the Leogang Ache river, passing the Steinberg cable car, then right in the direction of the Hinterauhof farm – again passed it und further along to the restaurant Anderlhof (Pirzbichl). Afterwards back in the direction of the village Leogang along the hihking path und along the river back to the Rivus again. Approximately 6,5 km, ca. 2h, 191 metres altitude.

The regenerating vital path into the Stoissen rift valley in Saalfelden leads through a wonderful natural forest reserve. During an unhurried walk one can admire the rich flora and fauna and the wild creek "Buchweiß" nearby offers plenty of cool-off opportunities for dogs on hot summer days. About a 10-minute drive from the Rivus, walk as far into the valley as you like with nearly no ascent- great easy walk for everyone.

Impressive hike to the hermitage in Saalfelden with a magnificent view over the Saalfelden area and Leogang. Vom the parking area at Bürgerau you cross the bridge, pass the Lichtenberg Castle up to the hermitage. Shady forest trail with medium ascent. About 3,6 km, ca. 1h, 249 metres altitude.


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Bathing, golfing or more wellbeing

In the middle of the mountains

Bathing possibilities with dog: Outside the bathing grounds you can enjoy a swim together with your pet at Zeller Lake and the Piller Lake. Also for the most alpine pasture hikes small mountain streams can be found every other while to cool-off and drink some fresh water.

Wellbeing for dogs: Time for a haicut or a pedicure? At the reception we will gladly make an appointment at the dog salon WeLoveDogs in Zell am See or with the dog's hair stylist Susanne Franke in Saalfelden.

Dog sitter: Whenever your four-legged friend can't accompany you, we can help you arrange a dog sitter (€ 10,- / hour).

Golfing with your dog: At the golf club Brandlhof in Saalfelden your dog may accompany and support you during your golf game. Refreshing water can be found throughout the golf course in form of the cool mountain stream Salzach.