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Puch: Village Round (No. 18, 2 points)

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  • Freizeitanlage Puch
    Freizeitanlage Puch
    Photo: Barbara Gerber, Tourismusverband Puch
m 440 438 436 434 432 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
The relaxing Dorfrunde (“village tour”) leads from the town center of Puch, past the recreation area and dog park back to the car park at Puch village hall.
Distance 3.2 km
0:47 h
6 m
6 m
440 m
434 m
This easy walk is excellent for an after-work stroll or an easy morning jog. You can recharge your inner “batteries” on the jetty in the recreation area and on the path through the forests of Puch. Along the way, dogs can run off-leash at the dog park, before returning to the parking area.

The route is ideal if you are pushing a pram, also taking you past a big playground. If you prefer to avoid the light traffic which runs through the village, simply turn around at the dog park and make your way back from there.

Author’s recommendation

  • There are a number of benches where you can stop for a rest. For the playground and recreation area, a swimming towel and picnic blanket are handy for a short break in nature.
  • Several refreshment options locally:
  • Within the Puch village limits, dogs must be on a leash.
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Tourismusverband Puch
Update: January 30, 2023
Highest point
440 m
Lowest point
434 m
Best time of year

Track types

Asphalt 49.61%Dirt road 39.50%Forested/wild trail 0.08%Path 10.78%
1.6 km
Dirt road
1.3 km
Forested/wild trail
0 km
0.3 km
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Safety information

The trail is marked with yellow signs and red-white-red intermediate markers.


Public parking lot at the municipal office in Puch bei Hallein (440 m)
47.716724, 13.089799
47°43'00.2"N 13°05'23.3"E
33T 356731 5286583
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Public parking lot at the municipal office in Puch bei Hallein

Turn-by-turn directions

The path leads from the municipal office through after the railway subway, left via "Schwester Hildegard Weg" to the senior citizens' residence. At the children's playground and the skate park, turn right towards the Salzach (no. 16). In between, a path on the left leads to the recreational area. Two small ponds and a footbridge invite you to linger here in the meadow or on the rest areas.


From here, follow the path for approx. 200 m and at the crossroads turn left onto the gravel path that runs parallel to the recreation centre and the Pucher Waldstadion for approx. 800 m. At this crossroads you will also find the stamp for the Tennengau Hiking Pass (2 points). Turn left again at the next junction and follow the path for approx. 250 m until you reach Schulstraße. On the left-hand side, next to the cane run, is a dog run where dogs can run and play freely (dogs must be kept on leads in the rest of the municipality).


From there, turn right to the Mühlbachsiedlung and turn left before the railway subway. Follow the path to the next subway and then turn left underneath it via Grubenbauerweg back to the starting point. The ideal "after-work round" - also for dogs!


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Public transport


By bus: The No. 160 coming from Salzburg City stops right outside Puch village hall. Coming from Hallein, get off either at the stop in front of Bäckerei Pföss (across from the fire station) or, after the village hall, opposite the parish church.

By train: Puch has 2 stops on the suburban railway (S-Bahn). One is close to the town center and one is at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences in Puch Urstein. Both offer free parking.

Getting there

By car from Vienna on the A1 autobahn or from Munich on the A9, shortly before reaching the Tennengau (Hallein) you will come to a big interchange where you will merge onto the A10 (Tauern Autobahn), continuing south. Puch/Urstein (Exit 11) is the northernmost autobahn exit in Tennengau. If you are driving in from the south on the A10 from Villach/Kärnten, also leave the Tauern Autobahn in Puch Urstein, taking Exit 11. From this exit. drive either south into Puch itself or north following signs for Salzburg City as far as St. Jakob am Thurn.



 Public parking in the center of Puch (next to the village hall).


47.716724, 13.089799
47°43'00.2"N 13°05'23.3"E
33T 356731 5286583
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

The Tennengau Hiking Passport for collecting stamps for the Tennengau Hiking Badges is available free of charge at all 14 Tennengau tourist offices and at the Tennengau Guest Service.

Author’s map recommendations

  • The free panorama map with information on all hiking trails and cycle routes in Puch is available at the tourist office at the Puch municipal office!
  • The Tennengau Hiking Map with book at €6.50 is available at all 14 Tennengau tourist offices and at the Tennengau Guest Service.

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No special equipment required! 



  • weather-appropriate clothing
  • comfy shoes
  • Drinking water and food if desired

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3.2 km
0:47 h
6 m
6 m
Highest point
440 m
Lowest point
434 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Accessibility Dog-friendly Suitable for strollers


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