Hiking in the Gosau Valley
Welcome to the magnificent hiking area
Many marked hiking paths lead you through a unique area with majestic mountains, blooming Alpine meadows, fragrant forests, torrential streams and clear mountain lakes. With a little bit of luck, you will see some chamois and ibex making their daredevil leaps across the steep rock faces or whistling marmots at the side of the trail. You can get to the starting points easily and get back home from many places without a car.
The Gosau Lake Experience
Gosau | Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!
View the Gosau valley
Gosau | Panorama route: Family-friendly hike along the Gosau valley. A special experience.
Hiking with Betty
The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
Along the brook
Gosau | Gosau brook route: An easy short hiking route for all ages whatever the weather.
Leaving the church in the village
Gosau | An easy stroll from the village centre through the church quarter. This stroll is also suitable for families with pushchairs.
Hiking to the Goiserer hut and Mount Kalmberg
Gosau | The Goisern mountain Hut is in view of the "Kalmberg Indian", and is one of the most popular hiking destinations in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.
Hiking to the Hut Adamek in Gosau
Gosau | Adamekhütte (Adamek hut): First the way to the Adamekhut seems to be an easy walk along the lake Gosausee. But then, an exhausting hike to the hut follows.
The legend of the worm in the Loecker Lake Gosau
Gosau | Loeckermoos (Loeker moss) and Loeckersee (Loecker Lake): One of the most beautiful high moor lake.
Dachstein West Hiking World
Gosau | Zwieselalm:: Here where skiers come to put their carving skills to the test in Winter, the gently rolling green meadows and mountain ridges offer fantastic views – the perfect place to enjoy a walk.
Geological Loop Tour in Gosau
Starting at the Gosauschmied, this circular walk is also possible in bad weather in proper walking boots. Follow the road up to the lower Gosau lake for about 1km and then bear left along a gravel track.
A very beautiful, but not quite unsafe way, which requires high-alpine equipment, vertigo freedom and a good stamina. Duration: 6h.
Hike around the Gosaukamm
Beautiful two day tour, with unique scenery, around a wildly rugged mountain range. With a wonderful overnight stay in an Alpine hut. For experienced mountaineers.
Hiking to the Zwieselam
From Lake Gosau "Vorderer Gosausee" up to "Zwieselalmhöhe". After 1.5 hours you reach the "Zwieselalm" there you have a beautiful few over "Gosaukamm", "King Dachstein" and the lake.
Dwarfs-Hike in Gosau
In the footsteps of the friendly gnomes at "Plankensteinalm". Every week in the summer holidays the slow train "Gosauer Bummelzug" goes up to "Plankensteinalm" from the Touristinfo.
Hiking to the Iglmoosalm
The Iglmoosalm is very popular amongst hikers. You can reach it either the easy way by means of the "Gosau slow train" or by taking a one-and-half-hour walk from Gosau Mittertal.
Colourful light shows
Tranquillity, as you have never experienced it before. Get up early in the morning, before sunrise and stand in front of the hut and be immediately surrounded by the unspoilt nature of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Birds sing the first song of the day. Cowbells ringing in the distance, enjoy your morning coffee on the hut bench while tasting the fresh air - that's what people from all over the world find fascinating about a magical overnight stay in a hut in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. Relax your eyes and gaze into the distance, forget everyday life, soak up the rays of the sun, feel the wind on your skin and just unwind. So have we filled you with desire? What are your criteria for a hut night?
Mountain Huts and Alpine at a glance
Mountain Huts and Alpine
Fancy a glass of wonderfully fresh milk, accompanied by freshly baked farmhouse bread with bacon or fresh alpine cheese. Here you will find the most beautiful Alpine pastures, in the World Heritage region, for your family hike or Alpine pasture excursion.
Holidays around Lake Hallstatt
Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.
Date: Tue, May. 15, 2018
Ort: Tourismusbüro Gosau, 4824 Gosau
Every week on Sat & Tus from June to October 2017
Date: Wed, May. 30, 2018
, 10:00 — 15:00
Ort: Talstation Gosaukammbahn, 4824 Gosau
Cheese varieties made in Summer from fresh Alpine milk which can be sampled during the tasting event.
Dinner is served - a taste of Austria
“It is well known that eating and drinking sustains both body and soul”. People within the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut stay true to this old saying. Sometimes rustic, sometimes modern, but always authentic – that is the cuisine within the Salzkammergut. This includes traditional meat dishes as well as heavenly sweet pastries and, typical for the lake region of the Salzkammergut - exquisite fish specialties. Connoisseurs can also enjoy an incomparable mix of culture, history and regional delicacies at numerous events between mountains and lakes. Let yourself be pampered; In the summer after a long mountain or bike tour. In winter, after an unforgettable day on the slopes or simply by a romantic dinner during your holiday in the Salzkammergut. Let yourself be inspired and take a look at our culinary hosts within the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. We wish " Guten Appetit".
Information at a glance
- Tourist Office Gosau
Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut
Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut Geschäftsstelle Gosau
4824 Gosau, Austria
Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 20
Fax: +43 (0) 6136 / 8255
More Information on www.gosautal.net
Until 17th of April: Mon - Fri 8.00 - 17.00 hrs, Sat/Sun/public holiday 9.00 to 15.00 hrs
18th of April - June: Mon - Fri 8.00 - 17.00 hrs, Sat.- Son. and public holiday closed
July - October: Mo-Fr 8.00-18.00 hrs, Sat/Sun/public holiday 8.00-13.00 hrs
November - December: Mo-Fr 8.00-17.00 hrs