Discover Gosau

Gosau an the Gosau Valley

Gosau is a much-loved alpine village and is famous for its famous lake. From here visitors can admire the most beautiful and most famous views of „King Dachstein“. The area is also well-known for its ancient woodland and lush mountain pastures, and attracts many nature lovers too. If you are looking for lots of fun, the Primeval Forest in Gosau is just the place for you. All this and much more fun besides. We hope to see you soon!

Winter Time

You love skiing, snowboarding, carving or freestyle skiing. Then, Dachstein Salzkammergut is the right place for you. In this region you will find conditions that make your heart beat faster.

» Winterholidays in Austria´s mountains

Golden Autumn in the Mountains

Discover the gorgeous colours of autumn in the World Heritage region. It’s time for spectacular mountains, breathtaking sites and culinary delights. You will find it all during your autumn holiday in the Salzkammergut!

» Golden Autumn in the Mountains

© Kraft | Herbst in der UNESCO Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut

Sights of this World Heritage region

In 1997, Hallstatt was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. This culturally historic region is now known as the Dachstein Salzkammergut-region. Amongst Hallstatt's numerous "treasures" are the World Cultural Heritage Museum, the archeological excavations, the catholic church with its mountain grave yard and "Charnel House".

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Easter around Lake Hallstatt

Skiing or spring hiking? In der World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut you can enjoy both at Easter time. It is simply heaven when the valleys are turning green and the mountains are still dusted in white.

» Easter in the UNESCO World Heritage region

UNESCO World Heritage region

Since living memory it was the salt which provided the wealth for the Inner Salzkammergut. The salt is the basis for the typical ancient customs and interesting cultural peculiarities.

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MOM - Memory of Mankind in Hallstatt

The knowledge of our time, our everyday life and our culture in a unique archive. Do you just want to leave your tombstone? If you do not take part, will never have existed!

» MOM - Memory of Mankind

© Mag.art. Martin Kunze-Kitzler MOM Memory of Mankind Salzfertigergasse 3, 4810 Gmunden

Activ

Take a tour by E-Bike around Lake Hallstatt and see the area from a new perspective. The bikes give you extra power and ease the strain on your joints.

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Tours

There is also plenty to see in the nearby surroundings of the Dachstein Salzkammergut region. A trip to the city of Mozart, Salzburg city, will round off your winter holidays or summer holidays in Austria.

» Tours

Program for bad weather

Day trips to the surrounding area of Dachstein Salzkammergut are a fantastic alternative to the various sports activities at the holiday region. There are marvellous opportunities for bad weather programmes in Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun.

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Family events

The Nature and Mountain Adventure World at the Dachstein-Krippenstein-area offers many exciting adventures with plenty of things to explore and lots of exercise. And the kids will not be the only ones standing in awe at the Adventure World of Koppenbrüller Cave.

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Pictures

Pictures say more than words … Discover our wonderful and liveable Dachstein Salzkammergut region and browse through more than 2,000 pictures, snapshots and panoramic views of sights, events, and much more.

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Hand in Hand: Culture and Sport

Thanks to its rich history and tradition, the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut offers a wide range of cultural and sports activities: Each year cycling enthusiasts from all over Europe are attracted to Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, at the start of July for Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy, whereas the fans of tradition and customs eagerly await the "Gamsjagatagen" (Chamois Hunting Days) in August. But also the small traditional events and religious festivals such as the ceremonial procession of Corpus Christi or the incomparable World Heritage Advent in December have your very own personal charm and are among the most popular cultural events with guests from all over the world. Spend an exciting holiday among mountains and lakes with events and culture along with a lot of nature in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. We look forward to your visit!

Unforgettable moments in a World Heritage region

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Quickly and securely to the most beautiful apartments, the best hotels, the most cozy guest houses (B & B's) and the most spacious holiday homes around Lake Hallstatt and the Gosau Valley. Don't look around - book now! Just a click away!

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Accommodation

The nicest hotels, apartments, B&Bs, holiday homes and campsites, at a glance, for your stay in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. Booking rooms in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau und Obertraun.

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Hand in Hand: Culture and Sport

Thanks to its rich history and tradition, the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut offers a wide range of cultural and sports activities: Each year cycling enthusiasts from all over Europe are attracted to Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, at the start of July for Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy, whereas the fans of tradition and customs eagerly await the "Gamsjagatagen" (Chamois Hunting Days) in August. But also the small traditional events and religious festivals such as the ceremonial procession of Corpus Christi or the incomparable World Heritage Advent in December have your very own personal charm and are among the most popular cultural events with guests from all over the world. Spend an exciting holiday among mountains and lakes with events and culture along with a lot of nature in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. We look forward to your visit!