Experience Farmer’s Gardens

In numerous workshops, courses, guided tours and lectures, interested visitors are introduced to extensive garden knowledge. The topics around the farm garden are as diverse as the plants that grow there and the people who lovingly care for them!

“Harvest Festival Weeks” Hike – “A peek into a farm garden”
Rauris, Rauris Valley Tourist Office
Let’s take a look together at the various farm gardens while on a leisurely hike, which are lovingly worked and cared for by our farmers. You will be thrilled! Costs: € 10 per adult, € 5 children up to 16 years old; free of charge with the Rauris Valley Guest Card, registration at the tourist office
Further information: Rauris Tourist Office, Sportstr. 2, 5661 Rauris, Tel.: +43 6544 20022,,

The farm garden – our natural pharmacy
Unken, TEH Natural Factory
The TEH practitioner Regina, shows you some plants that can be found in every farm garden, such as lemon balm, calendula, chamomile, lavender and peppermint. Together, a calendula ointment is made and ointment production is discussed in general, so that you can cook a lavender or chamomile ointment yourself at home, for example. In addition, there is an introduction to tea blends and how are they put together? Each of you will create your own tea blend of approx. 15g and you can take them home with you. This program is for adults and children from the age of 10 who want to make a natural remedy themselves.
Further information: TEH Verein – Naturwerke – Akademie, Niederland 112, 5091 Unken, Tel.: +43 6589 2007311,,

Farmer’s garden tour in Grödig
Grödig, Brötznerbauer
Brötzner farmer Renate Knoll will guide you through her flowering farm garden! Explains the different herbs, flowers and plants and gives tips and tricks for processing, cultivation and care. Registration at the Grödig Tourist Office
Further information: Grödig Tourist Office, Gartenauerstraße 8, 5083 Grödig-St.Leonhard, Tel.: +43 6246 73570,,

Poma Miranda” – Pears & Apple Exhibition, Thalgau
At the largest Austrian fruit variety exhibition “Poma Miranda” from 10th to 12th September in Thalgau, more than 1,500 different varieties, which were carefully produced by Dr. Bernhard Iglhauser, can be admired. The Thalgau Land Youth will provide refreshments. Admission: € 4. free for children and teenagers. The first-class fruit will be offered for sale after the exhibition on Sunday. This beautiful fruit exhibition will be opened on Friday evening at the ceremony by Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler and Governor Dr. Wilfried Haslauer. The band GRENZ/WERTIG will prove how tradition and zeitgeist can be musically perfectly combined on Saturday evening at the “mostMUSIK” festival. The 3-day fruity event ends comfortably on Sunday at the traditional farmers’ market of the Thalgau Farmers Association on the village square.
Further information: Tourismusverband Thalgau, Marktplatz 4, 5303 Thalgau, Tel.: +43 6235 7350,,

Seenland Garten-Roas, Salzburg Lake District
What could be more beautiful than being enchanted by the pretty farm gardens and herb gardens in the picturesque hilly landscape around the Wallersee, Mattsee, Obertrumer See and Grabensee lakes? Not for nothing is it said that a garden opens up a view of paradise. So, what could be more obvious than a “Garden Roas” in Salzburg’s Lake District, also possible as a bike tour, – “From herb garden to herb garden” on Sunday 5th September 2021.
In “Zaungesprächen” Monika Bayerl revives memories of her childhood garden, while wild bee expert Anita Himmer talks about the necessity of biodiversity and Eleonora Forster-Litzlhammer reveals her 10-minute recipes for natural cosmetics. The dream garden Tannberg is managed in the way that farmers managed it a century ago. At Café Plainer in Straßwalchen, the BIONALE exhibition presents the people behind the local food from the region.
Info: Salzburger Seenland Tourismus, Seeweg 1, 5164 Seeham,,

Herb garden and farmer’s garden tour with herbal vinegar production, Hollersbach
More than 500 different plant species and varieties can be found in the Hollersbach herb garden. Starting by discovering the “Herbal Sun”, the “Herb Star”, the “Herb Moon”, the “Celtic Wheel” and the “Bauerngartl” as well as lots more on the subject of herbs. From the end of May to mid-October, a guided tour of the herb garden with herbal vinegar production takes place every Tuesday (except public holidays) at 4.00 pm. Duration: approx. 2 hours.
Contribution to expenses for guided tour and herbal vinegar production (to “take home”): € 5 per person, free for children. Individual guided tours possible at any time on request.
Further information: Verein Hollersbacher Kräutergarten und Bienenlehrpfad, Hollersbach,
5731 Hollersbach,, Tel.: +43 664 2066477,

Wild herb garden tour, Hochkönig region
Discover the diversity of plants in the Hochkönig region. During the wild herb garden tour in Maria Alm you will learn interesting facts about identifying features and use of the herbs in the kitchen and folk medicine. Together with the herbalist Rosi Rainer, herbs and flowers are collected and colourful herbal salts are made from them. Duration: approx. 2 hours. Pre-registration required. Minimum number of participants: 5 people. Costs: € 20 per adult, € 15 per child.
Further information: Obersteghof, the Rainer Family, Stegen 24 in 5761 Maria Alm,
Tel.: +43 680 4033800,,

Guided tour and walk through the farmer’s, medicinal and aromatic herb garden in Wagrain
Herb garden, Wagrain
Let yourself be enchanted and inspired by the variety of local flowers and herbs. Heidi explains many exciting facts about the flowers and herbs. What healing effects they have and in what foods they taste particularly good. Per person € 8 / with Salzburg Sports World Card € 4 /with Wagrain-Kleinarl guest card free of charge.
Further information: Wagrain-Kleinarl Tourismus, Markt 14, 5602 Wagrain-Kleinarl, Tel.: +43 6413 8448,

Guided herb & pleasure hike
Schmittenhöhe Cable Car valley station, Zell am See
During an enjoyable hike along the high-altitude promenade on the Schmittenhöhe, you will discover the numerous wild herbs together with Fredi, the Schmitten herb expert, and learn a lot of interesting facts first-hand. Together, we then go to the herb workshop, where the collected treasures of nature are processed into different specialties. Each hike gets its own focus and whether it’s an ointment, lemonade, spread or bakery, one thing is guaranteed – the herb & pleasure hike is a unique experience for young and old gourmets. Registration absolutely necessary until 12:00 midday the day before, meeting point 9:00 am trassXpress valley station, duration approx. 3 hrs incl. herb workshop, price: € 8 adults / € 4 children excl. cable car ticket
Further information: Schmittenhöhebahn AG, Schmittenstraße 119, 5700 Zell am See, Tel.: +43 6542 789 211,,

A sweet journey through the world of herbs
Adventure Farm Oberhinteregghof, Faistenau
Katharina and Brigitta will personally guide you through the Herb Parlour and explain the healing effects of both the herbs and smudging. It is important to us to do something good for people and to show them that Mother Earth is nothing more than a great pharmacy of God from which one can draw again and again. An eventful stay in the flower café awaits you – let yourself be seduced on a slightly different journey through the world of enjoyment.
Further information: Adventure Farm Oberhinteregg, Tiefbrunnaustraße 17, 5324 Faistenau, Tel.: +43 650 9245 559,,

Guided tour through the herb garden at the adventure farm in Faistenau
Adventure Farm Oberhinteregghof, Faistenau
All products from the kitchen, garden & beehive are processed into natural cosmetics or delicious dishes! Farmer Brigitta Klaushofer shows you how it works. Initially, the herbs, either wild herbs or those from the farmer’s herb garden, are collected and this specialist gives her technical explanations for use and for further processing. These are then either placed in oil or processed immediately. Depending on your wishes, special natural cosmetics can be made or delicious herbal menus can be served. Mrs. Klaushofer is on hand with help and advice, and also gives interesting tips and tricks. Pre-registration is absolutely necessary by 10:00 a.m. at the latest, minimum number of participants is 8 people, costs depending on material costs!
Further information: Adventure Farm Oberhinteregg, Tiefbrunnaustraße 17, 5324 Faistenau, Tel.: +43 664 5564026,

Living Herbs – Every Friday in Seeham at the nature forge
Verbena – The Nature Forge, Seeham
Open workshop and farm shop! This is where feelings are solidified. Fire, iron, flowers and plants are the essential elements of the organic farmer Monika Kaiser, which truly “merge” together in her artistic hands. Marvel at the hand-forged unique pieces in her natural forge in Seeham. Monika Kaiser forges all kinds of art objects for the farm garden, and she gets her inspiration from flowers and blossoms. More on
Further information: Verbena – The Nature Forge, Ed 3, 5164 Seeham, Tel.: +43 664 5306795,,

Culinary Herb Experience Days 2021
Salzburg Lake District
“Herbal dishes enrich every menu” – this is the motto of every herb experience restaurateur in the Lake District. Focus: mushrooms and wild herbs.
Further information: Salzburger Seenland, Seeweg 1, 5164 Seeham, Tel.: +43 6217 20220,;

Herb time in Piesendorf
Pinzgau Natural Magic, Piesendorf
Immerse yourself in the world of herbs! Get the herbal treasures out of the pantry, learn a lot of interesting facts about the use of (wild) herbs and learn how to process them. Together with Susanne, you prepare a tasty herbal snack and conjure up two fine herbal products to take home with you. Meeting point: 9.00 a.m. Pinzgauer Naturzauberwerke, Duration: approx. 2 hours, contribution to expenses: adults € 45 | Children 5-15 years € 20 (prices incl. herbal products, herbal snacks and drinks) Registration by the day before 16:00
Further information: Piesendorf Tourist Office, Tel.: +43 6549 7239,,

Use the healing power of nature – stir up your own healing ointment
Under expert guidance, you will learn how to make a valuable pitch ointment. Stefanie informs you about the different possibilities of the production and the healing powers. Registration: by Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Krimml Tourist Office, Start/meeting point: 4:30 p.m. – Haus Nothdufter, Oberkrimml 189, 5743 Krimml, fee: € 16, duration: approx. 1.5 hours, The workshop takes place from 4 people
Further information: Krimml/Hochkrimml Tourist Office, Oberkrimml 37, 5743 Krimml, Tel.: +43 6564 72390,,

Herb hikes
Hof near Salzburg
You walk along a marked hiking trail and encounter wild herbs and berries, while Manuela tells you all about the effects of the herbs according to folk medicine. She also shows you how to determine the plants and how to collect them. Herb hikes require a touch of common sense, in that you should be responsible in case of any allergies or intolerances you have and everyone’s own safety lies with themself. Meeting point: Lebachstraße 19, 5322 Hof near Salzburg. Start: 10:00 a.m., Bring along good footwear, sun or rain protection, water bottle. Contribution to expenses: € 25 per person for adults; € 10 per child, registration at least one day before appointment.
Further information: Manuela Hahn, Wolfgangseestrasse 60, 5322 Hof bei Salzburg, Tel.: +43 650 8082 345,,

Herb tour with tasting
Pichlgut, Radstadt
The wild herbs along the forest edge are the passion of Judith Müller, herbalist and TCM nutritionist. On a guided tour through the surrounding nature you will get to know and appreciate these “weeds”. A visit to the show garden is also part of the program. The crowning glory is a tasting of wild herbs specialties. Get to know nature and enjoy the wonderful aromas of the Austrian flora. Herb tour with tasting, € 15 per person (with guest card € 12), reservation by the evening before 6.00 pm
Further information: Pichlgut Edelbrand Destillerie, Haagweg 7, 5550 Radstadt, Tel.: +43 6452 4275,,

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