Sightseeing in Tennengau

The 31 top attractions of the Tennengau region

Our Tennengau region offers you over 30 attractions and a wealth of sightseeing opportunities in the heart of Salzburger Land.

Discover thunderous waterfalls and wild gorges, scenic panoramic roads, curving Alpine slides, family-friendly theme paths and exciting mountain adventures – all just a stone’s throw from Salzburg City.

In the numerous museums and interactive worlds, you can immerse yourself in the far distant past. Awaiting kids in the Tennengau is an adventurous journey of discovery with Cleverix “The Celtic Lad”. After successfully completing a puzzle hunt at family-friendly attractions, youngsters are rewarded with a small gift.

Take full advantage of the central location of Puch as you visit the unique top excursion destinations in Tennengau.




Tip: As a guest of our holiday region, you will receive the TennengauPLUS Card for numerous discounts and special offers at excursion destinations across the Tennengau. In addition, you will get to ride the buses & trains in Tennengau for free, all the way into Salzburg City itself!



Over 30 sightseeing attractions in Tennengau await you!

Take a look at the top sightseeing attractions in Tennengau. If you would like to learn more about each attraction, simply click on “more info”. Have lots of fun exploring!

1. Postalm
1. Postalm

Drive the beautiful scenic road from Abtenau or Strobl, leading across the largest area of alpine pastures in Austria. This toll road takes you to a small hiking paradise with a wide selection of hikes along with traditional mountain huts, linking the Lammertal with the Salzkammergut.

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2. Karkogel
2. Karkogel

Enjoy a comfortable ride on the Karkogel gondola up to 1200 meters, then hike at the foot of the Tennengebirge mountains to rustic mountain huts. Leisurely-to-challenging tours await you. To descend the mountain a little faster, we suggest zooming down the 2 km long summer Alpine slide – pure family fun guaranteed!

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3. Adnet Marble Museum & Path
3. Adnet Marble Museum & Path

World-famous Adnet marble has been used to create buildings and artworks around the world for over 2000 years. At the Marble Museum and Marble Path, discover the history and evolution of this red rock. The "Fit und bewegt" path leads you through the Adnet marble quarry. Fascinating info stations for the whole family await you!

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4. HayFigure Path & Fun Golf
4. HayFigure Path & Fun Golf

The pram-friendly HayFigure Path in Annaberg-Lungötz shows you a selection of unique artworks made from hay, which had been shown as part of HayART Festivals in previous years. Or how about a round of Fun Golf? An enjoyable mixture of hiking and mini golf certain to appeal to the whole family!

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5. Heiltherme Bad Vigaun
5. Heiltherme Bad Vigaun

In the heart of the Tennengau mountain world, at Heiltherme Bad Vigaun you can unwind completely. while in the adjacent sauna and feel-good zones, you can recover from the stresses of the outside world. Enjoy the calming effects of a timeout spent soaking in thermal water. This spa resort is not suitable for young children under 6 years of age!   

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6. Golling Waterfall
6. Golling Waterfall

Close to Late Gothic St. Nicholas’ Pilgrimage Church, Golling Waterfall plunges an impressive total of 76 meters in two stages. Hike from this attractive natural monument in Salzburg to the spring at its origin, enjoying the fine mists of water along the way.

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7. Salzachklamm Golling
7. Salzachklamm Golling

On Pass Lueg in Golling, enjoy the untamed romance of "Salzachklamm" gorge. This imposing rocky gateway between the Tennen- and Hagengebirge mountains is over 80 meters deep. For a special highlight we suggest the guided tour "Erlebnisschlucht Salzachöfen", including a ride on a giant zipline strung across the gorge itself.

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8. Burg Golling
8. Burg Golling

The museum at Burg Golling shows you the unique natural and cultural history of Tennengau. On around 500 m², you are shown valuable artefacts and rotating special exhibitions. Burg Golling is frequently booked for weddings and is also famous far and wide for its "Art & Culinary Festival".

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9. Aqua Salza
9. Aqua Salza

Set amid the imposing nature of the Salzburg mountains, Aqua Salza Golling awaits with a fascinating sauna world, spacious gardens and family-friendly bathing amenities including a Kids’ World. Tip: The 3 Seasons Outdoor Pool provides perfect refreshment, especially during the summer months!

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10. Historic Downtown Hallein
10. Historic Downtown Hallein

Experience the medieval atmosphere of historic downtown Hallein during a shopping expedition or a visit to one of the popular museums. Give yourself a culinary treat on the unique town squares. Numerous special events and free guided tours await you.

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11. Celtic Museum
11. Celtic Museum

Set out in the Footsteps of the Ancient Celts and visit one of the biggest museums of Celtic culture and art in all of Europe. The primordial history of Salzburg and the town history of Hallein are also brought vividly to life here. Special children’s offers, guided tours and workshops are also available.

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12. Keltenblitz
12. Keltenblitz

From Puch, you have a direct view of the Zinken in Hallein - Bad Dürrnberg. In summer, you can take a comfortable lift ride to the top, then enjoy a pleasant hike with views of Salzburg City. For an exhilarating ride back to the bottom, we suggest the "Keltenblitz". At 2.2 km, it is the longest Alpine slide in Salzburg.

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13. Salzwelten Salzburg
13. Salzwelten Salzburg

Discover the oldest salt mine in the world ever to open its doors to visitors and immerse yourself in the over 2500-year-old history of salt mining. Salzwelten Salzburg on the Dürrnberg in Hallein greets you with a kilometers-long labyrinth of mine galleries, miners’ slides and a mystical subterranean lake. Tip: Also visit "SALINA Celtic Village".

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14. Museum Kuchl
14. Museum Kuchl

Discover valuable exhibits from the history of Kuchl and visit the rotating special exhibitions. Rare archaeological finds and the age of the Celts and Romans are presented at Kuchl Museum in ways that are also exciting for children.

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15. Russbach Water Park
15. Russbach Water Park

The totally organic natural swimming pool with a small waterfall, diving opportunities and a modern water slide guarantee aquatic enjoyment for the whole family. The play stream for children with a canoeing area as well as the Kneipp pool are actually accessible free of charge.

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16. Bruno`s Mountainworld Russbach
16. Bruno`s Mountainworld Russbach

Ride the Hornbach lift from Russbach up to the Hornspitz elev. 1450 m. There, you can visit Bruno the Bear and fun play- and learning stations for the whole family. Hike to traditional mountain huts or take a ride on the "Ant Express" through the alpine pastures.

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17. Four Seasons Path Golling
17. Four Seasons Path Golling

Playfully explore the forest and pay a visit to the Four Seasons Path next to magical Egelsee in Golling. 32 play- and learning stations show you the native plant and animal world. This themed hiking loop promises a perfect hiking experience for the whole family.

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18. Mill Path in Scheffau
18. Mill Path in Scheffau

This family-friendly hiking path leads you alongside the wild, romantic Schwarzenbach to a historic grain mill next to the imposing Schwarzenbach Waterfall. The replica of a traditional marble mill and special souvenirs can be found at the HerzART Workshop and the Marble Shop.

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19. Lammerklamm Scheffau
19. Lammerklamm Scheffau

A fascinating natural spectacle of light, water and shade awaits you at the Lammerklamm in Scheffau. Safe walkways alongside the sheer rockfaces have made visits to this gorge in Salzburg possible since 1884. Especially intriguing: a part of the gorge known as the "Dark Gorge".

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20. Trattberg
20. Trattberg

A 60-hectare hiking paradise awaits you on the Trattbergalm at an elevation of 1600 m above sea level. Right next to the scenic toll road, the “Schröck” lookout point treats you to a glorious panorama of the Salzburg mountain world. Friendly, traditional huts invite you to stop in for refreshments no matter what the weather.

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21. Glacial Striae
21. Glacial Striae

In St. Koloman, you can visit for free the biggest patch of exposed glacial striation in all of Europe. Learn more about this natural monument: info boards teach you about the 150-million-year-old limestone and how the mountains here in St. Koloman were formed.

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22. Donnerkogel-Bahn
22. Donnerkogel-Bahn

Discover the mountain huts and Dachstein-West hiking area which surrounds the jagged Gosaukamm. The Donnerkogelbahn carries you comfortably from Annaberg-Lungötz up to the mountain station (1475 m). And who knows, perhaps you’ll catch the No. 1 Gondola for a ride with Olympic champion Marcel Hirscher!

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23. Lammertal Virgin Forest in St. Martin
23. Lammertal Virgin Forest in St. Martin

In St. Martin am Tennengebirge, hike between the biggest trees in Europe. In a nature preserve spanning roughly 10 ha, you are greeted by a mixture of spruce, pine, beech and larch trees of extraordinary dimensions. The biggest, the "Lammertal Sentinel", is around 48 m tall and 300 years old.

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24. Seepark St. Martin
24. Seepark St. Martin

The swimming lake in St. Martin am Tennengebirge offers you a water expanse of 7000 m² and a big sunbathing area surrounded by glorious natural landscapes. Special highlights include the 50 m long water slide and a lake promenade with a southern atmosphere, also lit up after dark.

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25. Adventure Pool Abtenau
25. Adventure Pool Abtenau

The family-friendly Abtenau Adventure Pool features a sports pool, fun pool and children’s zone, promising a refreshingly good time for big and small here in Lammertal. Highlights include a flowing canal with swing grotto, a natural play stream for the tots, plus speed- and extra-wide water slides.

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26. Primeval Forest Park in Gosau
26. Primeval Forest Park in Gosau

Together with your kids, discover the primeval forest in Gosau. At 25 challenge stations, you will put your physical prowess and skills to the test, while at the same time learning lots of fascinating facts. Fantastic primeval animals and giant mammoths also greet you. Popular highlights include a surfing area, rafts on the lake and a natural water slide!

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27. Lebensader Taugl
27. Lebensader Taugl

Visit the extraordinary Tauglgries Nature Preserve & European Nature Sanctuary as you discover the habitats of rare animal species. The free theme path leads you from Bad Vigaun to the Roman Bridge. The kids will especially love the Nature Experience Playground.

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28. Kuchl “Journey through Time”
28. Kuchl “Journey through Time”

Enjoy a hike taking roughly 2.5 hours along the "Kuchler Zeitreise" path as you learn more about the fascinating history of the market town of Kuchl. Variety-packed puzzles guarantee all sorts of fun for the whole family. Tip: Guided tours are possible for groups of 8 or more!

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29. Spielbergalm
29. Spielbergalm

The Spielbergalm in Krispl-Gaissau is a natural jewel in Salzburg and a great insider tip, either for pleasant family hikes or extended mountain tours. In an area of alpine pastures surrounding the Wieserhörndl, you will be treated to unique scenic views. Traditional local specialties are served at the rustic mountain huts.

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30. Silent Night Museum Hallein
30. Silent Night Museum Hallein

In Hallein, discover the world-famous Christmas song "Silent Night"! Its composer Franz Xaver Gruber lived for 28 years in the rooms of the current museum, in the former home of the church sexton. A special highlight is the guitar of Joseph Moor, upon which the song was first played in 1818.

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31. Kuchl Bürgerausee
31. Kuchl Bürgerausee

From Puch, the recreation area next to the Bürgerausee in Kuchl is best reached using the S-Bahn. Extending out from right next to the train station is a green oasis with a 1.5 km long hiking path around the free swimming lake, with Kneipp-walk as well as the Cleverix playground.

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Cleverix
Cleverix

Cleverix, the Celtic lad, leads the kids on a search for stamps to top excursion destination in Tennengau. At every attraction, a tricky question is asked in the puzzle book. If they collect stamps at each attraction, they will receive a small surprise as their reward.

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Your holiday in the Tennengau region

Do you love unique natural wonders, like to take excursions with your family, or would you simply like to get to know our region a little better? Book your holiday with us here in Puch and take advantage of our central location for your sightseeing trips throughout Salzburger Land. With the TennengauPLUS Card, you even get to use the public buses and trains throughout Tennengau and into Salzburg City for free.

This is where you can find accommodations in Puch – in the Tennengau holiday paradise, in the middle of Salzburger Land.




Pictures of sightseeing attractions in the Tennengau holiday region