The Rottenmanner Tauern is part of the Niedere Tauern, located the east of the well known Hohe Tauern. Rottenmänner Tauern
In the north one encounters the spectacular Dachstein and Totes Gebirge. Because of these famous neighbours, the Rottenmanner Tauern is not that much frequented.
In the Niedere Tauern, the Schaldminger Tauern, east of the Rottenmanner Tauern, is the best area for walking.