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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.
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 Harvest Festival and the Lammertal HeuART-Fest
Experience traditions, folk customs and delicious regional fare during Harvest Festival season in Tennengau from the end of August until the beginning of November. Scheffau is one of five host communities of the Lammertaler HeuART-Fest, during which amazing figures made of hay are presented to the admiring public.
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 Schwarzenbach, the path leads to numerous places of immense natural power as well as beautiful lookout points. The forest theme path and a grain mill are but two of the highlights on this hike through romantic Lammertal. 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 badminton guarantee your day spent in Scheffau will pass by in the blink of an eye.
Lammer 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.
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.