Russbach is an idylic small city and is situated approx. 50 km from Salzburg, on a sea level 780 meters in the family friendly, low-priced ski and hiking region Dachstein-West, directly at the border to Upper Austria. In and around Russbach there are many hiking and mountainbiking trails, wonderful Waterpark for swimming and Kajak as well as top prepared and snowed over slopes in winter. The holiday place in the middle of the pretty Lammer Valley is a holiday paradise with village atmosphere and hearty hospitality. Uncountable possibilities for health care and personal well-being in an faultless nature are offered. Guided hiking tours, challenging nature sports, attractions as Europe’s longest summer toboggan run, kids club and farmer autumn make your holidays unforgettable. Multiple excursion and hiking destinations are waiting for you, e.g. Eisriesenwelt Werfen, Liechtensteinklamm, Hallstatt, Kaiserstadt Bad Ischl, Salzkammergut and Ausseerland.
Other Activities: Kayaking, Nordic Walking, jogging, summer lugging, cross-country skiing, snowshoe hiking, lugging, downhill-scooting
Golf: Salzkammergut Golf World: Golf is the ideal way to get away from the stresses of life. There's nothing quite like setting out on a round of golf to make you forget your problems, appreciate the great outdoors and just relax with friends. For countless thousands of players the world over, Salzkammergut is among the finest golfing destinations of all. With seven magnificent golf courses within easy reach and a whole new set of challenges ahead, this is a true haven for avid golfers. Varied fairways, exquisite greens, cultural pleasures, and stunning scenery that might be distracting: The scenic woodlands, epic vistas, and rolling greens of Salzkammergut create a dramatic scene to compliment all your golf games. The areas provide cool Golf Packages, and sensational green fee discounts. To help you prepare for the Salzkammergut golfing experience, the Franz Laimer Golf Academy, dubbed the 'best golf school in Austria', offers world class tuition, personalized programs and state of the art teaching and practice facilities. Thanks to the Academy’s; you'll be able to enjoy all of the unique challenges that Salzkammergut golf has to offer - wherever you choose to play.
Ski: CHILDREN ISLAND DREAM from March 14 to April 3, 2009
All kids under 6 may dream free of charge on the island. The Dachstein West ski resort and its partner accommodation companies offer your child*(born 2003 and younger) seven dreamy island days including accommodation, 5 days of kids lessons and 6 days of ski equipment (rental of skis and boots).
*Please note: this special kids-island dream-offer for 1 child under 6 (born 2003 and younger) is available when booking 7 nights including a 6 days ski pass for one adult
EASTER ISLAND SPECIAL from March 7 to the end of the season
At Easter all children up to 15 ski for free in the ski resort Dachstein West, if at least one parent or grandparent purchases a ski pass with the same period of validity as the children’s ski pass (valid from passes for 4 days or more).