Awaiting you in Abtenau…
Sporting, cultural and culinary highlights
There is always something to experience in and around Abtenau! This small town in the Tennengebirge has so much to offer its holiday guests in terms of sports, culture and cuisine.
Summer and winter, the spectrum of sporting opportunities is broad. Discover and sample the culinary specialties of Salzburg at the many participating producers in Abtenau. Alpine Summer, Harvest Festival and Advent markets keep ages-old traditions alive and well, allowing you to experience your vacation with all your senses.
Because of its convenient location on major transit routes, Abtenau makes it possible for families, nature lovers and recreation seekers to reach a wide array of excursion destinations and sightseeing attractions in virtually no time.
Exploring by Mountain- or E-Bike
In and around Abtenau alone, mountain bikers are greeted by 70 km of clearly marked MTB trails. E-bikers aren’t neglected either. Rent your bicycle locally, then set out to discover an astonishing mountain world.
Family-Friendly Hut Hikes
Set out on magical hikes across alpine pastures and high peaks, here in Abtenau, in the Dachstein West region as well as on the Postalm, the biggest uninterrupted expanse of alpine pastures in Austria. Countless traditional mountain huts invite you to take a well-earned break, enjoy a hearty snack and pause to relish every single moment.
Swimming Pool, Thermal Spa & Natural Bathing Areas
“Take the plunge” into the wonderful waters in and around Abtenau. The aquatic center in Abtenau, with slides and a sports pool, is ideal for water lovers, big and small. Recreation seekers also find what they are looking for at natural bathing areas and at the thermal spa resort in Tennengau.
Tubing, canyoning and rafting on the Lammer promise action-packed holiday adventures for all.
Alpine Slide on the Karkogel for the whole family
Gliding between mountain meadows and forests, this variety-packed scenic ride takes you from the mountain station on the Karkogel all the way down to the valley. The almost two kilometers-long track promises fun for the whole family.
More information about opening times & prices for the mountain lift on the Karkogel as well as the Alpine Slide can be found here.
Salzburg Harvest Festival
From the end of August until the beginning of November, Salzburg Harvest Festival is celebrated throughout Lammertal. After a successful summer season up on the alpine pastures, the cows are decked out in all their finery and driven back down to the valley.
In autumn, various farms also invite you to sample culinary, home-produced specialties from the region.
One particular highlight of Harvest Festival is the Lammertaler HeuART-Fest, a true celebration of local traditions and folk customs. The world’s biggest parade of hay figures is accompanied by local bands, whip snappers, folk-costume groups, along with a foods & crafts market. This annual event in September rotates between Abtenau and four other Tennengau communities – Annaberg-Lungötz, Russbach and St. Martin.
Romance & Sport: Winter Holidays in Salzburger Land
Enjoyment on the pistes and the magic of an open fire: Spend a picture-book winter in Abtenau. Karkogel, Postalm and the Dachstein West ski area offer ideal snow conditions. More than 140 kilometers of pistes and countless lifts guarantee pure skiing enjoyment! A winter sports paradise of alpine and cross-country skiing, winter hiking, snowshoeing and ice skating. And after a romantic ride on a horse-drawn sleigh, you will be greeted by a piping cup of hot chocolate.
Your holiday packages in Abtenau
Attractive package deals make your holiday planning easy!
Select your personal holiday package and enjoy a light-hearted vacation in our Tennengau region.
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
Are you planning a family holiday? A relaxed wellness weekend? An enjoyable hike? A visit to a farmers’ market or local festival? Enjoying a delicious meal at a local inn or restaurant? With such a wide variety of experiences possible in the Tennengau, you are certain to find what you are looking for – and discover all kinds of other new things in the process.