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Scheffau Tourist Office
5440 Scheffau am Tennengebirge
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Excursions in and around Scheffau am Tennengebirge
Scheffau is a rewarding place to visit year-round. The fact that it is also so close to Salzburg, city of Mozart, is one of many reasons to spend your holidays in Scheffau. This community is an ideal base from which to explore all of SalzburgerLand. Hallein, the “Celtic City”, and the Dachstein West skiing & hiking paradise are only a stone’s throw away.
The wide variety of excursion destinations close to Scheffau am Tennengebirge will make your holiday in Tennengau unlike anything you have ever experienced. Mountains, lakes and magnificent nature invite you to enjoy life to the full beneath open skies. The Scheffau biking & hiking path also becomes a perfect pathway for winter hikes, whilst the tow and children’s lifts close to family-friendly Gasthaus Bachrain are a small paradise for skiers and snowboarders. And right next to it, you can slide smoothly through the wonderful winterworld in Scheffau on the 3km long cross country trail.
Art & Cuisine in Scheffau
Art Pieces made of Wood and Marble
On the Mill Path, you will discover a small jewel of regional arts & crafts: the HerzArt-Werkstätte. Wooden carvings, perfect in every detail, small gifts made from materials such as wood and marble, as well as expert restorations are created and completed with the joy of traditional craftsmanship.
From mountain lamb to full-flavored cheese
An absolute gem of regional hospitality is now being rediscovered: Tennengau Mountain Lamb, prepared according to traditional methods at local inns in Scheffau, also available at numerous farm stores. Yet another culinary highlight of the region is Tennengauer AlmKäse, an aromatic cheese with an incredibly full flavor.
Salzburg hospitality in the Scheffau inns
Surrounded by a picturesque mountain landscape, the inns in Scheffau invite you to enjoy all along the line. Cozy and lovingly furnished tavern parlors as well as the warm Salzburg hospitality let you experience authentic regional hospitality.
Lammer Gorge in SalzburgerLand
Even as you travel into Scheffau, the wild, rushing River Lammer will guide you towards your holiday destination.
The Lammer embodies the mystical power of water, especially as it surges through imposing Lammer Gorge. This natural wonder of light, shadow and glistening water impresses countless visitors year after year.
The Mill Path and Its Secrets
The family-friendly Mill Path is one of the most popular walks in Tennengau. Along the banks of the romantic Schwarzenbach, the path leads through the shady forest up to the grain mill. Here grain was milled until the year 1958 with the power of Schwarzenbach river water. Countless other secrets await discovery along the way.
Even more fun on the water
The recently opened recreation area on Harrbergsee is surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery. A natural lake with first-rate water quality, it invites summer visitors to splash, swim, play and relax. Numerous recreational activities such as beach volleyball, boccia and table tennis guarantee your day spent in Scheffau will pass by in the blink of an eye., while the litte visitors have a fun day at the playground.
Scheffau Biking & Hiking Path
A path that allows you to discover water in all of its fascinating forms. This 6.5 km biking & hiking path leads along the banks of the Lammer from Scheffau to Golling. A day full of adventure awaits you as you pass by Lammer Gorge, the Mill Path and the Harrbergsee.
The Saint Ulrich Church
Admidst the picturesque mountain scenery, the late Gothic church of St. Ulrich rises up. From the outside the church does not look very spectacular, the architectural richness only becomes apparent inside the church. A wide ribbed vault, the wooden pulpit, precious late Gothic furnishings and the strong color accents of the red Adneter marble give the church a magnificent atmosphere.
In 2010 the precious organ was restored. Since then, heavenly organ sounds can be heard again in the St. Ulrichskirche in Scheffau.
More excursion destinations
A very family-friendly excursion destination with a fallow deer enclosure. Starting point for many beautiful hiking and walking paths.
A marvellous place on a sunny plateau. After enjoying home made delicacies children can play and romp around the large playground.
At this newly built mountain hut you can enjoy culinary delights made with products from the own farm.
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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.