In the “Golden Valley of the Alps” in Austria, you are greeted by much that is good and authentic. Lots of nature and memorable experiences. Traditions that are lived and nurtured. Interesting major events such as the Stallion Drive and the Glockner Pilgrimage in June, der Harvest Festival in September and Rauris Literature Days draw numerous visitors – and group travelers – to Rauris Valley.
Organized excursions, easy and yet captivating hikes, guided tours through historic Rauris Valley – from the market town itself to the Kolm Saigurn valley head, one of the most beautiful in all of Hohe Tauern National Park, along with fascinating insights into the life and history of Rauris ... Still looking for the perfect program for your tour group? For questions, sightseeing tips and information in general, please don’t hesitate to contact the team of our tourist offices in Rauris and Taxenbach !
Hiking and tour guide as well as pilgrimage companion, Gerlinde Eidenhammer, has much to tell about the history and nature of our valley. She looks forward to receiving your inquiry and will be happy to help you design a group program tailored to your every wish. T: +43 664 458 35 36E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visitors have a wide variety of interactive visitor attractions and theme paths to choose from. In Rauris Valley, for example at National Park House “Kings of the Air” as well as the “Valley of Vultures” theme path, you will pick up all kinds of facts about birds of prey, while the Rauris Virgin Forest theme path was declared one of the best in all of Austria in 2014.
In the summer and winter months, National Park excursions, wildlife watching and snowshoe hikes are offered with trained rangers. Would you like to book a ranger for your group exclusively? The team at the National Park Headquarters in Mittersill will be more than happy to assist:T: +43 6562 408490E: email@example.com
For centuries, Rauris Valley was regarded as a center of gold mining. In fact, in its heyday the area was responsible for around 10% of world gold production. Here, today’s visitors can still discover evidence of those bygone times: old miners’ houses in Kolm Saigurn and mine buildings in Rauris. At the Rauris Valley Museum and the Zimmererhütte, you will learn fascinating tidbits about the valley’s history. At the “Kings of the Air” National Park exhibition in Wörth, you will have a chance to get to know eagles and vultures a little closer.
Winter: Wednesday 4 - 6 p.m.Summer: 1.5. - 26.10., daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
mid June - beginning of October: open daily
During a guided tour of town, you will learn fascinating facts about the valley's history and the old houses in Rauris. Ideal in combination with a visit to the Valley Museum or the Heustaldhof, or even a schnapps tasting!
Visitors to Rauris Valley can try striking it rich as treasure hunters: At three gold-panning sites, experienced gold panners introduce you to the art of sifting for gold. Of course, any flakes of gold you happen to find are yours to keep and take home with you.
Absolutely effortlessly, the climate-friendly Rauris lifts carry you up to 1800 m above sea level. At the Hochalm, in addition to an array of delicious culinary treats, you are able to enjoy magnificent views of the 3,000ers of the Goldberg Group, experience the otherwise so shy birds-of-prey during a flight show, and put your luck to the test panning for gold at the Heimalm.
295 km of hiking paths and alpine trails – including numerous theme paths, lush alpine meadows and the mighty 3,000ers of the Goldberg Group promise enjoyable and interesting mountain experiences for “Sunday hikers” along with hardy summiteers. At almost forty mountain huts and inns, your hosts will treat you to farm-fresh products from their own farms.So, now’s the perfect time to slip into your hiking boots and follow the call of the Rauris mountains! Popular and easy hikes include :