Awaiting you in Russbach…
A colorful holiday destination in summer and winter
It’s almost impossible to imagine just how active life is here in Russbach on Pass Gschütt. Recreational opportunities await young and old across the Tennengau region.
Throughout the year, you can pick and choose from a wide range of activities: including the joys of summer bathing and all-out fun on the ski slopes during the winter months. It is simply amazing just how variety-packed a holiday in Russbach can be – and everything just a short distance away, of course. Not least because the mountains are literally right there at your doorstep.
“Action and adventure flanked by the breathtaking scenery of the Salzkammergut.”
Exciting Summer Activities
Russbach am Dachstein is very popular as one of Salzburg’s leading hiking villages. The Hornbahn lift in Russbach carries you quickly up into the mountains, to the top of the Hornspitz. Beginning there at 1500 meters above sea level are countless hiking paths. Leading through lush alpine meadows, with imposing mountain scenery constantly before your eyes. At these same airy elevations, younger hikers will also be thrilled to discover Bruno’s Adventure World.
Explore, discover, experience is a motto that says it all about this exciting world for kids.
Especially on hot days, the Russbach Water Park invites everyone to enjoy sunbathing along in combination with a refreshing dip. While the youngsters are splashing about happily in the natural swimming pool, their parents can simply stretch out and take in the scenery. Whenever you are in the mood for a wet change of pace, we suggest the beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut.
Winter Enjoyment for big and small
In winter, SalzburgerLand is dominated by snow, of course. That’s when Russbach is transformed into a village teeming with winter sports fans.
142 kilometers of perfectly groomed pistes
The ski lifts are quick and easy to reach on foot. Over 142 kilometers of pistes await avid skiers and snowboarders.
Beautifully groomed pistes, ranging from easy to expert, promise an energizing ski holiday in the Russbach – Dachstein West ski area. Meanwhile, family-friendly hills promise an enjoyable skiing adventure for all, here in the heart of enchanting SalzburgerLand.
Snowshoeing: the new trend in Russbach in the Tennengau
Guided or alone, marveling at the winter countryside. Snowshoe hikes are a great way to explore the magnificent countryside and do something good for your fitness at the same time.
Fun & Games in Ghost Forest
Help the forest spirits find their lost treasures. There are 10 different stations to collect stamps. Once you have filled your stamp passbook, return to the village to claim a great Forest Spirits Medal as your reward. Various play stations for children and places for their parents to enjoy a rest make this pathway an experience that the whole family is sure to enjoy.
- Sonnseitnweg No. 30, 4.5 km pathway, takes about 2 hours to complete
- Ideal for walks with children ages 4 and up, also suitable for “off-road” strollers
- Lots of fun for children including skittles, raft building, ball track, ghost house, along with a refreshing pond
- “Forest Spirits Medals” are issued at the following locations: Russbach Tourist Office, Hotel-Restaurant Kirchenwirt, Hotel Kerschbaumer
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