Hiking, horseback riding, swimming, tobogganing or other, more extreme, sports such as rafting, canyoning, paragliding and mountain biking are just a few of the possibilities that are offered in Abtenau. You will surely need more time here! Excursions and outings All kinds of outings in the near vicinity of Abtenau and its surroundings, will make your holiday varied and exciting. Excursion possibilities are: Postalm, the largest alpine meadow and hiking area of Europe, the Gollingen waterfall, Salzwelten, Gosansee, Hallstatt, Bad Ischi, Eisvriesenwelt, pretpark Hochenwerten, the Grossglockner, Hochalpenstrasse, the open-air museum Grossmain, the Wolfgangsee and of course the city of festivals, Salzburg.
We do not know the word ‘bored’ in Abtenau. On skis, skates, on cross country skis or in a horse-sleigh: there is so much to enjoy. In winter, Abtenau belongs to Austria’s most gorgeous ski areas for the entire family. A modern ski lift with eight cabins with six seats each, takes the skiers and hikers up to the high reaches of the Karkogel mountain range.The newly lit toboggan run is a 3-kilometer fun ride. A wonderful, sunny, 200-kilometer-long cross country route keeps everyone in motion, even in the midst of winder.For the little ones there is fun to be had closer to home: building a snowman, sledding, down the slide and throwing snow balls. Neigboring ski instruction centers are ready to teach your kids the art of skiing.