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The youth-spring way (Jungbrunnenweg) in Russbach

„Experience and knowledge path"

"The Jungbrunnenweg* is a 4.5 km long „Experience and knowledge path"above Rußbach. Along the path, more than 200 different kinds of herbs, flowers and protected orchids grow in wild environment conditions. Discover, at more than 30 stations, the directions about herbs, hints for gymnastic, wisdom of the forest and fairytales of the herbs.The Jungbrunnenweg starts at the community of Rußbach. In the first part follow the direction to Rinnberg (path nr. 203).You come along a romantic stream. After about 1 km at the first turning left, a big showcase marks the start of the path.

Forest games for children

We'll play at skittle with fir cones and stones at the Bowling Alley. We'll play a special kind of basketball, we'll build a farm-house and a goblin house and ... and ... and you'll discover, along the Jungbrunnenweg, the innovation of 12 sites with squirrel stamps.

Guided herb trail

From the middle of May to the end of October the Jungbrunnenweg is signed. A guided herb trail takes place on every Tuesday (also if it rains). On both sides of the Jungbrunnenweg you'll find, displays and signs with our Eagle Eye logo. Remember, what is written there, be- cause that is the purpose of our Jungbrunnenweg riddle (for schoolkids). Your will get the "Eagle Eye" medal for free, in the mountain restaurant (at the end of the Jungbrunnenweg)

Heavenly Perspective

Lace up your hiking boots, load up your backpack and hit the trail! Enjoy gorgeous natural surroundings, charming architecture and friendly people as you wander down idyllic lanes and paths. The daily grind gets left behind and your head becomes as clear as the air in the high alpine landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Along the well-marked paths, you will find the ideal conditions for escaping the monotony of everyday life. Whether you’re a passionate mountain hiker or a nature enthusiast, traveling alone or with the entire family, you’ll enjoy scaling our regional peaks. In our comprehensive route planner, you’ll discover a variety of suggestions for creating your ideal hike. You can pick up a detailed hiking map at one of the four tourist offices of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. Each map describes favourite routes for exploring Hallstatt, Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun. We hope you’ll have a wonderful time discovering the wonders between our mountains and lakes!


Information at a glamce

  • Contact
    Tourism information Russbach am Pass Gschütt
    Rußbachsaag 22
    5442 Rußbach am Pass Gschütt
    Phone +43 (0) 6242 577
    E-Mail : office@russbach.info
    Opening hours
    Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 12:00 hrs and 13:00 to 17:00 hrs.
    Saturday, Sunday, Holiday closed

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