Ebenau in summer
Whether for a leisurely stroll on the farmed mountain pasture or a more challenging hike, Ebenau is known as a hiker’s paradise. In and around this holiday village there are hiking trails for every taste. The surrounding lakes such as the Fuschlsee and Wolfgangsee invite you for a relaxed swim. Whether in Hallein or in Salzburg‘s old town, a stroll around the town is so easy.
Ebenau in winter
A romantic walk through the snow-covered landscape, a ride in a horse-drawn carriage followed by a warming cup of mulled wine – the winter in Ebenau is so beautiful. You can also explore the historic Mills hiking trail on cross-country skis in the cold season. The slopes of the nearby ski areas await skiers and snowboarders.
Attractions in Ebenau
- Historical: The Village of the Old Mills, as Ebenau is also known, owes its reputation the historic mills, located on the edge of the village. Just as in yesteryear, they line the Mills hiking trail which appeals with its information-rich hiking.
- Cultural hikes: the Brass Path tells tales from the period between the 16th and 19th Century when Ebenau was known as a major supplier for the Archbishopric of Salzburg. Equipment from the time also bears witness in the Fürstenstöckl Museum.
- Hydropower: The renowned drainage tunnels in the brass mine are found in the Schwarzaubach Gorge.
- Hiking paradise: A popular tour is that on Salzburg’s mountain – the Gaisberg. It is particularly valued as a recreation area. The well-marked hiking trail network offers easy tours with beautiful views of the city of Salzburg, the nearby lakes and the surrounding mountain ranges. From the parking lot at the Fire Station, hikers can reach the Zistelalm in 2.5 hours – here typical Salzburg cuisine with a unique panorama attracts visitors. The Gaisberg peak can also be achieved within an additional hour.
- Insider’s Tip in the pre-Christmas time: The Villages Christmas