The Salzburg village

Russbach is located off the beaten track and yet, nestled between the Dachstein massif and Lake Wolfgang, right in the center of what is probably Austria’s most beautiful landscape garden, the Salzkammergut.

Russbach was the first Tennengau village to be awarded the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality. The seal is a guarantee for a perfect hiking experience in fog-free, almost untouched nature. From leisurely walks and hiking trails to magnificent summit tours, to high alpine via ferrata, there is something for everyone. The panoramic Almenrundweg is a wonderful salt alpine tour along the Salzalpensteig. Learn more about life on the alp and enjoy the view to the Hohe Dachstein. After the eventful hikes, the “Russbacher Wasserpark” with swimming pond offers refreshment and relaxation.

Our idyllic winter sports resort is located in the heart of the Dachstein West ski region. The family ski area offers plenty of fun slopes, delicious delicacies served by the warmest hosts in the Alps, a mountain panorama to dream about and about 150 kilometers of perfectly groomed white splendor with the Dachstein West ticket more than enough space to let off steam! In Russbach everything is easily reachable on foot, nevertheless the ski bus brings you comfortably to the valley station.

Russbach is centrally located and an optimal starting point for numerous excursions. Within a few kilometers opens a vacation world that you must have seen! Hallstatt, the 3000 year old world heritage village, the festival city of Salzburg, the imperial city of Bad Ischl, breathtaking lakes, ice caves and much more.

Russbachsaag 22
5442 Russbach at Pass Gschütt
+43 (0) 6242 577

Russbach village card
With the Russbacher Dorfcard you enjoy many benefits in our village and in the Genuss & Erlebnis Region Tennengau:

  • Free wifi in the village
  • Free bus and train from Gosausee to Salzburg
  • Tennengau hiking book and map at € 4,50
  • Discounts at Tennengau excursion destinations


  • reduced prices with the Hornbahn Russbach (summer operation)
  • free entrance to the natural swimming pool and water park Russbach


  • Free ski depot at the Hornbahn valley station
  • Free local ski bus
  • Free ski bus from Golling to Gosau

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