Places for Your Holidays
All Tennengau communities at a glance
Finally it's time for your holidays - and finally time to discover and enjoy the Tennengau Region. Tennengau lies at the foot of the Dachstein and just a few kilometers from Salzburg City - one of a total of five administrative districts in SalzburgerLand. This popular holiday region is made up of 14 charming communities. And although they are occasionally very different on the surface, they have one thing in common: the variety of fantastic experiences they have to offer you everywhere you go!
OUR 14 Tennengau COMMUNITIES AT A GLANCE:
Abtenau: The idyllic town of Abtenau in Dachstein-West / Lammertal is the ideal choice for your next family vacation. The combination of outdoor exercise, a peaceful setting and pure enjoyment promises perfect recreational opportunities for big and small. The accommodation options you find at the foot of the Dachstein are every bit as individual as our guests themselves: You can select hotels in a range of categories - from traditional and home-style to absolutely luxurious. When it comes to sports, culture and cuisine, this town has so much to offer its holiday guests. 720 kilometers of mountain-bike trails, several E-bike rental stations, 100 kilometers of clearly marked mountain hiking paths, a summer Alpine slide and much more await you in Abtenau.
Adnet: The peaceful mountain village of Adnet lies in Tennengau's Salzach Valley at 484 meters above sea level, around 20 kilometers south of Salzburg City of Mozart. Amid this alpine world and yet so close to all the action, marvelous nature experiences await you in and around this famous "marble village". Aside from numerous holiday attractions, the idyllic village of Adnet has become famous because of its geology. Its unique, red-toned "Adnet Marble" has actually been known around the world for decades.
Annaberg-Lungötz: The landscapes in Annaberg-Lungötz could easily have been copied from an old picture-postcard: mighty summits, lush green meadows strewn with wild herbs in summer, and, placed in an ideal location, wooden benches where you can sit down, relax and take in the views. Winter draws visitors with its snow-covered slopes, as well as sunshine to help you work on that winter tan. In Tennengau’s Lammertal Valley, you are greeted by a picturesque part of Salzburger Land. Perfect accommodations for all tastes also add to your holiday happiness. More than 300 marked hiking paths allow you to immerse yourself completely in Salzburg's fascinating mountain world.
Bad Vigaun: If you are hunting for the best address for your health-focused holiday, you will definitely find what you are looking for here in Bad Vigaun. The atmosphere in this spa town is like practically nowhere else you will encounter in the region: peaceful, relaxing and healing. Close to Salzburg City, Bad Vigaun has developed into a town renowned around the world for its therapeutic thermal waters. Aside from its Medical Center with an array of spa, therapy and rehabilitation offers, a renowned private clinic and a health-oriented hotel with four-star comforts, Bad Vigaun is also popular with guests because of its pristine countryside. Flanked by the Tennengau mountains, and with rivers flowing through it, this truly is a world of healing.
Golling: Nestled amid the picturesque landscapes of the Alps, yet just 25 kilometers from Salzburg City of Mozart, in the heart of the Tennengau Region lies the market town of Golling. Places of incredible natural power, the rich cultural world on display at Burg Golling, skiing adventures in the heart of some of the most beautiful ski areas in SalzburgerLand, and wellness at the Aqua Salza bathing paradise – in Golling, feel-good and activity-filled holidays become experiences that leave you with lasting memories. Due to its central location, Golling is also ideally suited for your business trip! Great dining is also a central theme in Golling.
Hallein: Hallein is a vibrant city of many faces: including enchanted medieval streets, an open-minded cultural scene, along with many cafes and shops that are definitely far removed from "mainstream". The location of this Celtic city on the River Salzach and at the foot of the Barmstein mountains, is quite unique and offers a variety that few other towns possess. With the imposing natural landscapes of Bad Dürrnberg right at the gateway to Hallein, nature lovers and fans of outdoor sports discover an ideal setting.
Krispl-Gaissau Hintersee: The mountain village of Krispl-Gaissau in Tennengau is the No. 1 address for active holidaymakers and fans of outdoor sports. Just 25 kilometers south of Salzburg City of Mozart, it awaits you with countless activities in every season. Skiing in winter, hiking in summer and pure enjoyment year-round. Krispl-Gaissau is the ideal place for your family vacation in Salzburg. The Gaissau-Hintersee ski area is a true insider tip for winter sports fans. Its 40 kilometers of naturally snowy pistes captivate skiers, snowboarders and freeskiers year after year.
Kuchl: Kuchl unites the idyll of the countryside with its closeness to Salzburg City of Mozart. Active, enjoyable, and culture in abundance – in Kuchl you are guaranteed to spend an utterly relaxing vacation. Kuchl is surrounded by lush meadows - and guarded over by the Hoher Göll, probably the most beautiful massif in the Berchtesgaden Alps. The ring of imposing peaks is completed by the Tennen- and Hagengebirge ranges. This is the best setting imaginable for excursions in nature that energize and inspire. Once you have arrived in Kuchl you will be able to enjoy the glorious countryside, the sincere hospitality and a marvelous selection of culinary treats, before setting out to discover everything else the Tennengau has in store for you.
Oberalm: In this market town between Salzburg and Hallein-Bad Dürrnberg, you will be greeted by culture, nature and pure enjoyment for the whole family. Oberalm is also the location of one of the few remaining so-called "Schrannentische" in all of SalzburgerLand.
Puch: Just nine kilometers south of the City of Mozart is Puch, central, yet peaceful and idyllic. Surrounded by mountains and deep green forests, Puch - including its constituent communities of St. Jakob am Thurn, Hinterwiestal and Urstein - promises you an unforgettable holiday. The excursion opportunities here are practically boundless. Hikes across alpine pastures, wellness amid the mountains, and products that promise to keep your taste buds craving for more. In summer as well as winter, Puch never fails to captivate its guests.
Russbach: The community of Russbach - at the foot of the Dachstein in the Salzkammergut region - has managed to preserve its village character. Recreational opportunities for the whole family make your stay in Russbach, on Pass Gschütt, unforgettable. Year round, Russbach offers a wide variety of activities: marvelous bathing opportunities in summer and skiing adventures in the winter months. Simply amazing how fantastic a holiday in Russbach can be.
Scheffau am Tennengebirge: Here at the gateway to Lammertal Valley, water plays a prominent role. With Lammerklamm Gorge, the Mill Path, a hiking & biking path and Harrbergsee Lake, Scheffau offers unsurpassed recreational opportunities. And all of it right next to the water. Hallein - the "Celtic Town" - and Dachstein-West ski & hiking paradise are just a stone's throw away. The family-friendly Mill Path is one of the most popular hikes in Tennengau. Taking you along the banks of the Schwarzenbach, it leads you past numerous places of natural power as well as scenic lookout points. And on hot summer days, the newly opened Habersee recreation area is like a magnet: In summertime, this natural lake with first-class water quality invites you to splash, swim and unwind completely.
St. Koloman im Tennengau: This village at 800 meters above sea level is a world unto itself. With St. Koloman as your base, set out to discover the entire region. Summer or winter - always between the water and mountains. In summertime, extended hikes take you to places of practically untouched natural beauty. Traditional mountain huts invite you to kick back, relax and enjoy a selection of regional foods & drink. And in winter? At the first snowfall, guests staying in St. Koloman are likewise drawn out into nature: to go cross-country skiing and backcountry touring.
St. Martin am Tennengebirge: active or relaxed, action-packed or focused on the "finer things". At 1,000 meters above sea level, St. Martin is the highest village in Lammertal, making it the ideal destination for holidays in the mountains of every kind. During Alpine Summer St. Martin is a popular destination for hikers who also enjoy nothing more than stopping along the way to enjoy something to eat and drink at a traditional hut, such as the Spiessalm, Schöberlalm and Karalm. High-alpine hikers also take advantage of St. Martin's top location, right there by the Tennengebirge. And in winter, the village transforms itself into a paradise for fans of "the white stuff".
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