St. Johann im Pongau is a lively old fashioned winter sports destination located at an altitude of 850 meters. It is made up of three parts: the Oberer Markt, the Unterer Markt and the neighbourhood of Alpendorf located two kilometers down the road. The Hahnbaum lift departs from the centre of St. Johann and from Alpendorf you can access the cable car connecting Wagrain and Flachau. The pistes ending in St. Johann are highly recommended for families. The quiet pistes offer a nice change to the enormous Skiverbund Amadé. The Salzburger Sportwelt resort has plenty to offer, particularly for snowboarders. Here you will find 3 half pipes 2 quarter pipes, 6 fun parks and a boarder cross! You can also access the cross country skiing tracks from St. Johann im Pongau. The centre has many restaurants, bars and a nightclub. Even still, real après-ski fanatics are better off heading into the neighbourhood of Alpendorf for more serious après-ski session.