Donnersbachwald offers countless hiking- & mountain bike trails alongside crystal-clear alpine streams, lakes and dark-red fields of rhododendron, rising to tranquil elevations as high as 3,375 m above sea level.
A paradise for walkers, hikers, nature lovers and all fans of outdoor sports. Tennis courts, a swimming lake with recreation area, paragliding and carriage rides all add to the opportunities that await you.
Tip: our Gasthof Pension Appartements "Zur Gams" is located directly along the long-distance hiking trail "02 Zentralalpenweg".
Be sure to take a refreshment break at one of the many huts along the way, such as the Lärchkaralm, Stalla Alm, Finsterkaralm or Mörsbachalm, where the fresh milk and hill-farm specialties taste especially good.
During guided hikes led by your hosts, we will show you some of the most beautiful places in the Donnersbacher Tauern.
The Riesneralm has much to offer in summer as well:
10 clearly marked mountain bike tours including to the Stalla Alm, Lärchkar, the Mörsbach-, Riedler- and Riesneralm, as well as a relaxed path for city bikes connecting with the Enns Bike Path (R7) await all cycling fans.
Experience nerve-tingling excitement as you try your hand at paragliding (tandem) or rafting.
Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool, next to a playground and beach-volleyball court. Tennis courts are located just a 3-minute walk from our house.
Donnersbachwald is certain to enchant you, too, with its wealth of fauna and flora.
Areas of rich mineral deposits are certain to awaken your inner "treasure hunter" - if you are in the mood, you can also join a special "Garnet Expedition" and see if it's your day to strike it rich.
Awaiting you not far from Donnersbachwald are many different and very beautiful sightseeing attractions:
Traditional local events such as concerts by the town band, dance evenings, hill festivals, country fairs and mountaintop masses all do their part to enrich your holiday moments in Donnersbachwald.
If you have experienced this region but once in your life, you are certain to return here time and again - not only in summer, but in every season of the year!