Hiking in Puch bei Salzburg

Your hiking holiday in Salzburger Land

Looking for a peaceful place to escape? In Puch, there are more than enough. We promise! In every part of town, you will discover countless idyllic oases or hiking routes that invite you to relax, unwind and regenerate completely. And during every hike, you can also look forward to a culinary treat thanks to the Gastro Businesses in Puch.

Whether wellness in the mountains, a stroll next to the River Salzach in Puch Urstein, a hike to the pilgrimage church in St. Jakob am Thurn or a jump into the cool water of the Wiestal reservoir. In Puch, you can enjoy your holiday timeout to the full during a leisurely hike.

Due to our central location, you will be able to reach the most beautiful hiking routes in Salzburg in just a few minutes. Whether you want to discover the alpine pastures of Tennengau, the “city mountains” of Salzburg or the mountain world of Salzburger Land, Puch is an ideal starting point for your tours.

The numerous summer lifts in Salzburg are also immensely popular. Countless hiking paths, unique panoramic views, adventure-filled playgrounds and summer Alpine Slides await you. All hiking routes can be found in the Tennengau Touring Map.

Hiking in Puch

Unique scenic spots, such as the Hubertus Chapel on the Schönalm, await along 8 easy and intermediate hiking paths in Puch. The clearly signposted paths lead you from the village to the recreation area, up the Almerberg, or to the Ursteinsteg with its unique panoramic views.

In order to hike to St. Jakob am Thurn, take the Rosenkranzweg via the Vollererhof to the Erentrudisalm or to Hinterwiestal and the Wiestalstausee. All hiking paths, including descriptions and refreshment opportunities, can be found on the local Puch map or, in greater detail, in the Tennengau Hiking Book.

Hubertuskapelle auf der Schönalm in Puch | ©TVB Puch
Wanderstempel auf der Schönalm in Puch | ©TVB Puch
Tennengau Hiking Pass

Collect points on one of the varied 150 hiking tours in the Tennengau and stamp the various tours into your Tennengau Hiking Pass. In Puch you can earn a total of 44 points on 8 tours. You will find the stamping points on the panorama map.

Depending on the length and difficulty of the hike, you can purchase the corresponding hiking pin for € 3.50 (free for children under 14) at the tourist office. Here you can also obtain the free Pucher Panorama Map and the Tennengau Hiking Pass as well as the corresponding hiking maps.

Tennengau Touring Map

Enjoy a complete overview and discover the best hiking paths, mountain tours and footpaths in Tennengau. The tours can be sorted easily according to location, activity and difficulty.

Print off the touring tips including descriptions and elevation profiles so that you can begin your next hiking tour in Salzburg well prepared.

Tourenkarte Tennengau | ©TVB Puch
Genuss auf der Alm im Tennengau | ©Tennengau.com
Alpine Pastures of Tennengau

On more than 300 marked paths, you will discover relaxing tours leading from hut to hut, along with sporting challenges and summit conquests. For your refreshment break, we recommend one of our award-winning huts with their own cheesery, a proud part of the Tennengau Gourmet Region.

Within 30 min of Puch, you will reach the best-known areas of alpine pastures in Salzachtal:  Schlenken, TrattbergPostalm and Spielbergalm. In Lammertal, in the Dachstein West Hiking Region, you are greeted by easy-to-challenging hiking routes as well as via ferratas.

Excursions in Tennengau

Our Tennengau holiday region offers over 30 top excursion destinations, many of which are also ideal opportunities for a hike in Salzburger Land. Awaiting you are imposing alpine scenery, panoramic roads, wild mountain streams, mystic gorges and surging waterfalls.

How about enjoying a stroll through the older part of Hallein or taking a subterranean tour of Salzwelten Salzburg? Or would you prefer hiking on one of the theme paths, such as the Adnet Marbel Paht or the Golling 4 Seasons Paht?

Lammerklamm Scheffau | ©Tennengau.com
Klettersteig in der Stadt Salzburg | ©SLT - Michael Groessinger
Hiking in Salzburg City

The nearby city of Mozart, Salzburg, doesn’t only promise cultural discoveries. Salzburg also enchants its visitors with broad parks, including the famous Mirabell Gardens, as well as city mountains that are wonderful places to hike.

The Festungsberg, right next to which is the Mönchsberg, with the Kapuzinerberg directly opposite, are within comfortable walking distance of the historic district. A little out of town, the Gaisberg as well as the Untersberg to the south invite you to embark on more extensive hikes. Tip for sports fans: the "City Wall" fixed-cable climb on the Kapuzinerberg!

Salzburg Alpine Summer

Around 1800 alpine grazing areas along with over 550 mountain huts represent a unique natural landscape in the midst of the mountains. From Puch, you are less than an hour away from the most beautiful hiking paths in Grossarltal, Gastein, Hochkönig and Sportwelt Amade.

Branded under "Salzburg Alpine Summer", you will discover over 170 quality-certified Alpine Summer huts! Enjoy the unique brand of hospitality you discover only at a mountain hut, along with their home-produced breads, cheeses and butter. Also very special: the numerous festivals held at and around the huts!

Wandern in Annaberger Lungötz | ©TVB Annaberg-Lungötz
Sommerbahn Tennengau | ©Tennengau.com
Summer Lifts

The fastest way to get to the top of the mountains, of course, is to ride one of the summer lifts in Tennengau: The  Donnerkogelbahn in Annaberg-Lungötz and the Hornbahn Russbach in Brunos Mountain World lead you into the heart of the Dachstein-West hiking paradise. The Zinkenlift in Bad Dürrnberg and the Abtenau mountain lift on the Karkogel will also carry you up to immensely popular summer Alpine slides.

Virtually year-round, hikers, panorama lovers and nature fans can ride the nearby Untersbergbahn from St. Leonhard up the Untersberg.

Correct behavior when hiking

Our beautiful environment and the safety of both humans and animals are close to our hearts. Make sure you have all the basic hiking equipment and plan an approximate schedule for your hiking tour. Stay on marked paths and keep the mountains clean.

Learn about things you need to be aware of during your next hike: Here you will find information from SalzburgerLand Tourismus and informational brochures about the 10 rules for encounters with grazing animals and respecting boundaries during the summer.

Vieh auf der Weider in Puch vor dem Untersberg | ©TVB Puch

Your hiking holiday in Salzburg

Enjoy the central location of Puch during your hiking holiday in Salzburg. The hiking opportunities across all of Salzburger Land are seemingly infinite. Add to those the leisurely hikes awaiting you right here in Puch, leading you to unique scenic spots and marvelous panoramas. Here you can book your accommodations in Puch.

Wanderbilder aus Puch und dem Salzburger Land