Unique natural wonder in Lammertal in the Tennengau region
Numerous scenic locations invite you to catch your breath, pause and enjoy the extraordinary beauty of this gorge. The highlight of this hike, beyond a doubt, is the “Dark Gorge”. The most stunning section of the gorge, you will reach it in about 25 minutes.
Awaiting you in the Lammerklamm…
An unforgettable experience for young and old
Surging water, deep canyons, carved-out rockfaces, marvelous scenery: A hike through Lammerklamm Natural Monument in Scheffau in SalzburgerLand is an unforgettable experience for young and old. It lies in the heart of the Tennengau Region close to the city of Hallein and at the entrance to the Lammer Valley. Boredom is guaranteed never to be a factor during your visit to this gorge. Best of all: It is barely a 30-minute drive from Salzburg City. Thanks to safe pathways and boardwalks, even families with children can feel completely comfortable hiking through this spectacular gorge.
Excursion destination for the whole family: the Lammerklamm
The Lammerklamm is, beyond a doubt, one of the top attractions for families in the Tennengau. And for good reason: You will be able to explore the canyon with your whole family, thanks to safe pathways that are also suitable for smaller children. From the starting point in Oberscheffau, your walk will lead you alongside rockfaces and raging waters to the absolute highlight, known as the “Dark Gorge”. This fascinating play of water, light and shadow has been accessible to the general public for more than one hundred years, a real eye-opener for everyone, not just the kids.
Family Excursion through the Lammerklamm
Depending on how much time you want to spend in the Lammerklamm, you have longer or shorter variants to choose from. Whilst the longer path takes about one hour total out and back, the shorter option only requires around 30 minutes. It leads from Oberscheffau to Landgasthof Lammerklause and back.
One highlight for our small explorers is a beautiful legend of love from the far-distant past, retold on info boards along the way.
Tips from Cleverix for your excursion to the Lammerklamm:
- Lammerklamm is open in summer from May until October.
- Sturdy shoes are recommended for your visit to the Lammerklamm near Abtenau.
- Explore the gorge on the water: by canoe, rafting boat or innertube
- Close by, you can hike along the Mill Path and enjoy a refreshing dip in the Harrbergsee.
- Are you touring by bicycle? In that case, I recommend the Scheffau Biking & Hiking Path next to the River Lammer.
- The TennengauPLUS-Card gives you discounted admission to the Lammerklamm!
Want to learn more about the history of the Lammerklamm and how this gorge was created? In that case, immerse yourself in the mysterious story of the Lammerklamm in SalzburgerLand!
Can’t get enough of the natural wonders and beautiful landscapes of Tennengau? If so, you should definitely include an excursion to the Lammerklamm in Scheffau during your Austrian vacation.
The Lammerklamm in Scheffau lies in the heart of the Tennengau in the Austrian province of Salzburg. Clearly signposted, arrival couldn’t be easier. Then leave your car on the big car park in Oberscheffau, located directly next to the entrance to the Lammeröfen. There is also a bus stop right outside this attraction. Ride buses & trains through Tennengau (all the way into Salzburg City) for free with the TennengauPLUS-Card.
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