Holidays in Russbach
on Pass Gschütt
The Salzburg village in Dachstein-West
The community of Russbach at the foot of the Dachstein in the Salzkammergut has managed to preserve its village character. Here, in the midst of the Dachstein-West skiing and hiking region, you will find a holiday destination far removed from the streams of tourists you might encounter elsewhere – with virtually pristine nature and spectacular mountain panoramas.
Recreation opportunities for the whole family are certain to make your stay in Russbach on Pass Gschütt unforgettable. Year-round you can choose from a wide selection of outdoor activities: swimming in summer and fun on the pistes in the winter months. It is simply marvelous to realize just how variety-filled a holiday in Russbach can be.
Russbach: Your holiday destination in summer
It is hard to imagine just how active the summer months become in Russbach on Pass Gschütt. In fact, recreational activities for big and small are offered throughout the Tennengau Region. Without ever having to sit in the car for long, of course. After all, the mountains are right outside your front door.
Overview of Summer Activities
Hiking: Russbach, close to the Dachstein Glacier, is one of Salzburg’s most popular villages for hikers. The Hornbahn lift in Russbach will carry you quickly up into the mountains, to the Hornspitz. There, at 1500 meters above sea level, you can set out on countless hiking paths: past lush alpine meadows, always with imposing mountain scenery before your eyes. At these high elevations, younger hikers will also find Bruno's Adventure World. The motto of this exciting world for kids is “discover, investigate, experience”.
Swimming: On especially hot days, the Russbach Waterpark invites guests to sunbathe and cool off. While the youngsters splash about in the natural swimming pool, their parents can take in the views. Russbach is also close to the famous Salzburger Land lakes, for all the refreshing variety you could wish.
Nordic Walking: Yet another way for you to keep pleasantly active during your summer vacation. The Nordic-walking tours for beginners and more experienced fans of the sport are really popular with guests.
Fun on the pistes for big and small on the Dachstein
In winter, the snow rules over much of Salzburger Land. It is then that Russbach transforms into a village teeming with winter sports fans. The extensive winter program appeals to the whole family. The ski lifts are within easy walking distance.
Overview of the Winter Program
Alpine Skiing: 142 kilometers of pistes await passionate skiers and snowboarders. Perfectly groomed pistes ranging in difficulty promise an energizing ski vacation. And fun-slopes add even more adventure-packed fun to your skiing holidays in Salzburger Land.
Snowshoeing: The new trend in Russbach is snowshoeing. Guided or independently, alone or in a group. Snowshoe hikes are a great way to explore the beautiful countryside and do something for your fitness.
Russbach on Pass Gschütt is the ideal location in SalzburgerLand for holidays away from mass tourism. Send us your no-obligation booking enquiry today!