Everything revolves around those infamous happy feelings for all sports car drivers. Get in. Fill up and step on the accelerator. In the holiday paradise of Zell am See – Kaprun, an exclusive meeting place for all Porsche fans awaits in the Barbarahof. Sophisticated service, exclusive comfort, state-of-the-art style and our familial ambience has for years made our 4* Hotel in Kaprun a meeting point for content Porsche fans. Among our enthusiastic regular guests is motor-sport legend and friend of the hotel, two-time Rally World Champion, Walter Röhrl.
In the Barbarahof all keen sports car and Porsche drivers go from zero to a hundred in the blink of an eye. And it is not just care and attention of your beloved four wheeler that is to the fore here with us, so too is culinary indulgence and relaxation. An underground parking area and plenty of covered parking places provide an element of privacy here in the Adults Only Hotel Kaprun too. Adults only is the maxim here. You might even say – access to drivers only! As your hosts we, the Mariacher family, also cherish our own Porsche and know exactly their merits, as well as the loveliest places in our region.
Head out on extended, impressive drives with friends, colleagues and business partners, or with your sports car club and be impressed, without experiencing any moments of inertia. Waiting for you:
- Inspiring routes
- Sections with plenty of twists and turns
- Unique panorama roads
- Guided adventure tours with your host (available by arrangement)
- Studio F. A. Porsche in Zell am See
- Porsche garage close to the hotel
- Ferdinand Porsche Congress Centre
- Hotel has its own underground parking area
- Exclusive wellness area
- Sophisticated cuisine
- 25% Green fee discount in Zell am See-Kaprun golf club
- And much more
The Hohe Tauern which surrounds the Alpine Superior Hotel Barbarahof is home to inspiring flora and fauna. With its many twists and turns, it is like a natural habitat for the Porsche – probably the reason for the roots of this cult brand being here.
Studio F. A. Porsche – the offices of Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, who designed the 911 in 1963, are just a few minutes‘ drive in your Porsche from the Hotel Barbarahof. The most fastidious designs are still conceived here, for a wide variety of uses.
Numerous dreamy tours await around the Hotel Barbarahof in Kaprun. On many routes, that your host Siegfried Mariacher is also happy to show you in person, rally legend Walter Röhrl has already put his cars to the test. So many different routes proceed through the superb Alpine landscape, over narrow passes into neighbouring states and, until today, they have been real tips for those in the know.
Featuring among the most popular tours is a drive on Austria’s highest mountain, crossing the nearby Großglockner High Alpine Road. Highlights include:
- 36 hairpins over 48 kilometres
- Impressive driving experience
- Unique viewing points
- Leisurely refreshment options
Along the entire route are interesting exhibits with information with a variety of themes:
- The highest car exhibition in the world
- Exhibition on the construction of the road in Wegmacherhaus
- Gallery with various finds from the Roman era
- Unique exhibition about the alpine ecology in the Hohe Tauern
- And much more
Genuine Salzburg driving joy is guaranteed with 'Porsche Snack', and you get to enjoy delicious regional food at the famous Mankeiwirt (Gasthof Fuscherlacke, 2262m), and we are happy to organise it for you. Sample delicious treats, while the landlord shows off his tame marmots.
Enjoy the drive feel of your Porsche in one of the most attractive regions in Europe, and the Gerlos Alpine Road provides a unique experience too – taking you to the famous Krimml Waterfalls - one of the highest waterfalls in Europe.
There are meet-ups and events for various Porsche clubs, associations and fans that take place here in the Hotel Barbarahof Kaprun. All the latest information about events can also be found on our hotel blog. Previous highlights have included the Porsche Days in 2012, 2015 and 2017 – very special Porsche events that we will remember for a long time to come! We look forward to the Porsche Days 2020 with great anticipation.
Itching to push that accelerator? And are you now in the mood to take your Porsche on holiday to Kaprun? Then send us a no-obligation enquiry today and enjoy dynamic driving and relaxing days among like-minded people.