Bucket List for the "Bauernherbst" in Saalfelden Leogang
When the days get shorter and the leaves transform into many different colours, it has arrived. Autumn, which not only offers dreamlike conditions for hiking, but also marks the peak of the harvest season. The so-called "Bauernherbst" is a symbol for traditional events, the annual "Almabtrieb", cows on the pastures and meadows and culinary delights. We will inform you about what not to miss in autumn in Saalfelden Leogang:
1. E-bike Pleasure Tour
The E-bike Pleasure Tour takes you from one culinary stop to another. From regional organic vegetables to cheese and schnapps, you can buy directly from the farmers and take a look behind the scenes and, of course, taste all kinds of products. In combination with the gentle movement on the e-bike pleasure tour is a treat for the body and soul - particularly in autumn.
2. Weekly market at the Saalfelden city hall square
Fresh vegetables, spicy bacon, various kinds of cheese and much more await you at the weekly market in Saalfelden, which takes place every Friday morning from April till the end of October. In addition to culinary temptations, there is also a wide range of handmade crafts. An excellent place to get familiar with the regional delights and to taste your way through the Pinzgau kitchen.
3. Culinary delights and unlimited panoramic views on the mountain
Why do we enjoy hiking so much in autumn? Because the views in the clear air are almost endless and the temperatures are just right to cover some meters in altitude. And of course, to enjoy the culinary classics of the region such as Kaspressknödelsuppe and Kaiserschmarren on the mountain, as they taste especially good there. And it's just getting better since the cable cars of the Leoganger Bergbahnen are in operation the entire fall until the start of the winter season, which makes it easy to reach the top. Here you have a variety of hiking routes, enjoy a break in one of the mountain huts or simply admire the fantastic panorama.
4. Absolute relaxation in the wellness hotels
When it gets chillier, the desire for warming and soothing wellness days increases. In Saalfelden Leogang, completely new standards are set in terms of wellness. Whether in the valley or on the mountain, in spacious wellness areas or intimate atmosphere, with outdoor exercise or sauna visits in the hotel, the variety of offers ensures the right offer for everyone. What do all hosts in Saalfelden Leogang have in common? The uncompromising demand for quality, the love of regional products and the focus on the guest's well-being.
5. Prepare or eat typical Pinzgau dishes
Whether at an event, at a restaurant or at home. The Bauernherbst time tempts to try typical, tasty and hearty dishes. How about a goulash soup, Kaiserschmarren or Krapfen, which you can also easily cook at home? And if you prefer to eat out, you will often find specialties such as venison, pumpkin and mushroom dishes, or dumpling variations on the menu during the Bauernherbst season.
6. Herbal workshop with an expert TEH-practitioner
In autumn in particular, some special herbs can be discovered near the forest and along the path. In Saalfelden Leogang's 365 Days Active and Creative Program, several workshops invite you to discover the power of herbs in different ways. Be it as medicinal herbs, for creative fabric prints, for incense or for culinary purposes. The trained TEH (Traditional European Healing) practitioners are happy to share their expertise.
Photos: Saalfelden-leogang.com, Michael Geißler, Priesteregg.at - Günter Standl, Salzburgerland.com - Chris Perkles