Wide selection of hiking paths in Tennengau
Here in the Tennengau, nature lovers are never disappointed. Magical alpine pastures and variety-packed mountaineering tours promise a perfect hiking holiday in a region of unforgettable experiences. Whether ambling from hut to hut or the sporting challenges of a high peak: In the Tennengau, the eager anticipation of every true-blue hiker grows with every passing moment.
Awaiting you on your tour of the Tennengau mountains
Hiking in Tennengau exceeds every expectation
The Tennengau is a region shaped by three distinctive landscapes: the mountains of the Osterhorn Group in the north, an area rich in alpine pastures, the fiercely jagged ridgeline of the Gosaukamm, and the karst massif of the Tennengebirge in the south. On more than 300 marked paths, laid-back hikers find pure joy and avid mountaineers the challenges they crave.
Certified mountain guides accompany you on hiking tours in SalzburgerLand ranging from easy to strenuous, always there to assist in matters of safety, equipment and tour planning. Make full use of your TennengauPLUS Card and ride the buses and trains for free throughout your holidays.
Hiking Areas in Tennengau
- Idyllic alpine pastures: Postalm in Abtenau, Trattbergalm in St. Koloman und Spielbergalm in Kripsl-Gaissau
- Hikes on the Karkogel in Abtenau
- Dachstein West hiking region in Lammertal
- Herb Hikes in Abtenau, Adnet, Bad Vigaun, Hallein-Bad Dürrnberg and St. Koloman
Tennengau Hiking Pass
Hike on over 160 hikes and collect stamps and points for your Tennengau hiking pin! Depending on length and difficulty of the hike, there are different points awarded to every tour. From the “Bronze Hiking Pin” to the “Tennengau Gold” pin, there is a total of 10 categories – for every age and hiking level we have a hiking pin for you to collect!
Hiking Tours for Pure Enjoyment
The Tennengau region promises hikers a delectable selection of touring opportunities, some of which also lead to mountain huts with their own cheeseries.
Four tours certain to get your mouth watering with anticipation:
Alpine Flower Path on the Postalm
A guided hike on the Postalm in Abtenau, led by a biologist, promises wonderful enjoyment. A hiking bus runs from Abtenau up to the Postalm every Tuesday & Thursday.
Cheese Tour in Annaberg
The cheese tour leads to the Sulzkaralm, Mahdalm and Loseggalm in Annaberg: Three huts that serve homemade products, including AlmKäse, a cheese for which Tennengau is justifiably famous.
Regional Treats in St. Martin
The so-called “Krapfen Tour” in St. Martin takes you to the Karalm, accompanied by beautiful scenery along the way. Upon your arrival, farmer’s wife Sylvia Steiner will serve up a selection of sweet and savory local specialties.
Tour to Lammertal Virgin Forest
This tour is an 8 km long hike through the trees, bringing you to the Spiessalm in St. Martin. You will encounter the tallest trees in Austria and get to enjoy homemade specialties at the hut itself.
The SalzAlpenSteig is a premium long-distance hiking route, which leads for 230 kilometers in 18 stages through six regions of Austria and Germany. Four of those stages take you through the Tennengau in Salzburg.
Every stage and every region is unique in character, authentic charm and memorable experiences, including an astonishing selection of culinary and cultural highlights.
Authenticity: Alpine Summer in Salzburg
Participating “Alpine Summer Huts” in Salzburg offer home-produced regional specialties, a relaxed setting and a cheerful, friendly atmosphere.
The title “Alpine Summer Hut” has to be earned through high-quality products and genuine authenticity. In total, the Tennengau is home to 17 certified Alpine Summer Huts.
Pilgrimage Ways in Tennengau
Discover our top excursion destinations
For families, couples, friends and sports lovers, the diverse Tennengau region has many surprises in store. Here you will find our most beautiful excursion destinations to enjoy nature, water, culture and local traditions!
Overview of all communities
In Tennengau, our 14 idyllic communities greet you with folk-costume events and traditional festivals, culinary highlights, countless excursion destinations and a colorful spectrum of sporting and recreational opportunities for the whole family.