Fresh air and marvelous nature reduce stress and strengthen the immune system. Walks through the forest prepare you for new challenges and do really good for the whole organism. Forest wellness in Saalbach has dedicated itself to this concept. The theme trail on the Reiterkogel combines easy hiking and walking with relaxing stations and the pleasant aroma of countless spruces – ideal for leaving the everyday life far behind.
THAT IS WHY THE FOREST AIR IS SO HEALTHY
Everyone knows the reviving effect of a walk in the woods, but why do you feel so refreshed afterwards? In addition to the direct conversion of CO2 from the air we breathe into oxygen, one day in the forest increases the number of natural killer cells, which remove diseased cells from the body, by 40% for up to seven days. Furthermore, a day in the forest reduces the two main stress hormones: adrenaline and cortisol. Worries and expectations are transformed into creativity and a deep focus. The preventive effect against various heart diseases, sleep disturbances and depressions make the forest walk a must in the next wellness vacation in Saalbach Hinterglemm.
LET’S GO TO THE REITERKOGEL
Forest wellness in Saalbach leads first to a sea level of 1.480 m with the Reiterkogelbahn. Once you arrive at the top station, you will pass through a herb garden and the Reiteralm to the forest wellness loop road itself. The trail itself only takes about 20 minutes, but it has numerous welcoming stations where you can linger and relax. Comfortable panoramic loungers and cosy hammocks invite you to take a break and enjoy the moment. You can find the right reading material for lingering and relaxing in the forest library. At the yoga power place, you feel aligned with nature immediately. A private picnic area invites you to indulge yourself and simply feel good. The matching picnic basket can be pre-ordered at the Reiteralm – please call +43 6541 8933 about two hours before arrival.
FOREST WELLNESS IN SAALBACH FOR HIKERS AND MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS
If you would like to make this relaxing walk in the Home of Lässig a little more active, two attractive junctions along the forest wellness path will lead the way. Not far from the yoga station you will find one of the most beautiful look-out platforms in the region with comfortable panoramic loungers. Experienced hikers can branch off at the second sunbathing station and tackle the long, quite demanding path beyond the tree line. The view from the top of the Reiterkogel is well worth the effort.
Turn the forest into a wellness landscape – the ascent to the Reiterkogel is free with the JOKER CARD, which is included in your vacation package. Find your HolidayFlats24 accommodation now for a unique relaxing stay!