Welcome to Elsbethen near Salzburg!

Situated in the south of Salzburg along the gently rolling foothills of the Gaisberg, the idyllic village of Elsbethen is the ideal starting point for excursions in and around the festival city Salzburg

Elevations: 430 meters

Culture and Customs
In the Elsbethen Museum of local history and culture, a place of encounters and discovery, tradition lives on. Authentic schnaps distillery, oven, turnery, a complete preserved washhouse, numerous implements, handicraft demonstrations. Oktoberfest in and around the Museum (on the first Sunday in October).

Sports and Leisure
Numerous marked hiking trails, cycling / biking e.g. on the Tauern Bicycle Trail, hikes through the Glasenbachklamm ("Glasenbach Canyon") or the Trockene Klammen "(Dry Canyons").
The immediate near to the famous Salzburg ski resorts and the Gaisberg-cross-country trails make Elsbethen - also in winter - to the right destination.

Gastronomy
Seven inns/restaurants featuring regional specialties, mexican/italian restaurant, pizzeria, pub, bistros and cafè,

Accomodations
Inns in the valley and on the mountain, private rooms.

Public transportations
Bus stops in town:
  • ÖBB bus 160 "Salzburg-Hallein (via Oberalm)"
  • city bus 3 / 7 / 8 into downtown Salzburg (every 10 minutes)
Railwaystations:
  • Elsbethen and Salzburg Süd - S-train line 3

Here you can enjoy nature, you can relax and get to know friendly people. Situated in the south of Salzburg is the idyllic village of Elsbethen the ideal starting point for wonderful hiking tours through the Glasenbach Gorge, to the unique Trockene Klammen (dry gorges) or up the Gaisberg with its pristine mountain passtures. Wether you roam about nature or stop at one of the numerous inns, you will always find recreation, adventure and enjoyment.

Partner community:
Gemünden an der Wohra