Tennengau region of enjoyment

Enjoy culinary variety in Puch & the surrounding region

The way to a person’s heart is through their stomach – making it impossible not to fall in love with Tennengau and Salzburger Land – be that a traditional inn, a rustic mountain hut, a toque-awarded restaurant, farm-direct products, or one of our numerous festivals where delectable food & drinks are served.

You don’t have to be a gourmet to fall head over heels for GenussRegion Tennengau – especially when you sample our multiple-award-winning cheeses, mountain lamb and historically valuable salt!


Discover the most delicious side of Tennengau during your holiday in Puch. Set out on the trail of the Via Culinaria as you get to know the unique personalities behind the over 40 participating Tennengauer GenussPartner businesses.

Whether you are a cheese freak, meat lover, herb afficionado or sweet-tooth, Tennengau is certain to have just what you are in the mood for. Read on to learn more about the unique GenussRegion Tennengau in Salzburger Land!


Käse selber machen am FĂĽrstenhof Kuchl | ©Salzburgerland Tourismus - Michael Grössinger
Traditional Cheeseries

Generations of Tennengau cheese producers have supplied the region with a full range of cheeses, from fresh to fully matured, primarily made from top-quality organic milk from hay-fed cows.

Pay a visit, perhaps on a bike ride, to one of the nearby Tennengau cheese dairies: Handkäserei Wimmer at the Winklhof in Oberalm, Dorfkäserei Pötzelsberger in Adnet, Hofkäserei Schmiedbauer in Bad Vigaun, Bio-Hofkäserei Fürstenhof in Kuchl or GenussBauernhof Zur Sonnleit´n in Abtenau. Culinary tip: After a guided tour of the Fürstenhof, you will even have the opportunity to "Make your own cheese"!

Culinary Hut Hikes

Sample a glass of pure, genuine cow’s milk and a selection of homemade specialties including cheeses, spreads, farmhouse breads, bacon and sausage at the select group of Tennengauer KäseAlmen: : Rettenegghütte, Rocheralm and Schnitzhofalm in Abtenau, Loseggalm, Rottenhofhütte, Sonnalm and Edtalm in Annaberg and the Spiessalm and Karalm in St. Martin.

Other nearby huts for your culinary hikes in Tennengau can be found under Salzburg Alpine Summer!

Tennengauer Käsealm - die Rocheralm in Abtenau | ©TVB Abtenau
Tennengauer GenussWirtshaus in Puch | ©Vinisterium
Gourmet Inns

Traditional guesthouses, inspirational organic eateries and renowned gourmet restaurants have joined forces to create the Tennengau GenussWirtshäuser, guaranteeing first-class quality, creativity and very best regional dining experiences.

Gourmet partners in Puch include  Gasthof Kirchenwirt, Der Schützenwirt and the Vinisterium. Throughout the year, they offer a fine selection of regional and seasonal products. These businesses also accept Tennengauer GenussGutscheine vouchers!

Culinary Partners

Of course, Tennengau has far more to offer than “just” cheese & mountain lamb. From fine distilled spirits, beer and juices, to sweet desserts, herb hikes and farmers’ markets – here you can experience total palate-pleasing enjoyment!

The traditional family businesses and manufacturers certified as Tennengau GenussFreunde look forward to your visit Bauernmarkt Winklhof in Oberalm,  Hofbräu Kaltenhausen and Guglhof in Hallein, Almsinn and Da Waldhofer in St. Koloman, Naturthek in Bad Vigaun and der Obstbauernhof Buchegger in Abtenau .

Gughlhof Hallein | ©Salzburgerland Tourismus - Hechenberger
Tennengauer Berglamm | ©pixabay
Tennengau Mountain Lamb

Lovers of good lamb appreciate the mild-though-full aroma and tender meat of Tennengau mountain lamb. During special Lamb Weeks before Easter and various other culinary weeks, extraordinarily palatable lamb is featured on the menus of local inns.

The animals live in very natural conditions at the Schlenggenhof in Scheffau. Grill tip: Pick up sausages stuffed with a mix of local lamb & cheese and be sure to attend the annual Tennengau Cheese Festival!

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Via Culinaria

Looking for even more enjoyment? In that case, set out along the Via Culinaria on a culinary journey that will lead you the length and breadth of Salzburger Land. Thanks to Puch’s central location, the 9 “Culinary Pathways” are quick and easy for gourmets to reach:

Awaiting you are culinary pathways for gourmets, meat eaters, cheese freaks, fish fans, beer & schnapps tasters, sweet-tooths, hut lovers, herb afficionados and organic devotees! Tip: the Via Culinaria Guide provides you with an excellent overview.

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Salzburger Kasnockn | ©Salzburgerland Tourismus - Markus Berger
Tennengauer GenussGutscheine | ©Tennengau.com
Culinary Vouchers

The Tennengau “GenussGutscheine” are vouchers that can be redeemed at all participating cheese dairies, inns and culinary partners in the Tennengau region. Take full advantage of the regional products and special services offered by over 40 “Tennengau GenussPartner” businesses.

Give pure enjoyment and show your friends the exciting culinary corners of Salzburger Land.

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Your delectable holiday in Puch bei Salzburg

During your holiday in Puch, set out on a culinary journey through GenussRegion Tennengau. Pick up an E-bike, then pedal to farm shops, country inns and farmhouses as part of your culinary tour to our Tennengau GenussPartner businesses. Find the ideal hotel B&B or holiday apartment for your gourmet holiday in Salzburg under accommodations in Puch.



Photos from the Tennengau culinary region