Program for bad weather

If it should rain...

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 Hallsattt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun. In the case of bad weather, various day trip destinations beckon in the close vicinity of Dachstein Salzkammergut. There is much to discover – even if the weather is not at all perfect: excursions, museums,  wellness spas, and many sights. Additionally, you can also stroll, shop, and indulge yourself.

The World Heritage museum of Hallstatt

How did the people of Hallstatt live in the past? How did they earn their crust? The answers to these and other questions will be provided on a journey through time of the extra class in the heart of Hallstatt. Open all year!

» World Heritage Museum Hallstatt

Hallstatt Charnel House

Hallstatt | With over 1200 skulls (more than 600 of which are painted and sorted by family), this small chapel is one of the most popular locations with visitors to Hallstatt. 

» Hallstatt Charnel House

© Kraft | Beinhaus in Hallstatt

Lehár Villa & Lehár Monument in Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl | Lehár enjoyed the seclusion of his villa on the Traun river in Bad Ischl and claimed that this was where „the best melodies come to me“.

» Lehár Villa & Lehár Monument in Bad Ischl

© STMG | Lehárvilla: Die Villa des Operettenkomponisten Franz Lehár am Lehár-Kai ist einen Besuch wert

The Landler museum

Bad Goisern | The Landler or Transylvanian Landler museum: Discover the traditions and history of the Landler in a rare exhibition.

» The Landler museum

The Neuwildenstein Stately Home

Bad Goisern | Hand.Werk.Haus: Still not found any souvenirs from your vacation? Then why not take a look at Hand.Werk.Haus Goisern in the town's centre. Here you will find a large selection of unique handicrafts "Made in Salzkammergut" for all occasions.

» The Neuwildenstein Stately Home

Dachstein Cave world

Gralsburg, Parzival- und König Artus-Dom: Hinter all den märchenhaften Namen verbergen sich faszinierende Gebilde aus Eis und Stein, die Sie bei einem Besuch der Eishöhle aus nächster Nähe bestaunen können. Closed in winter!

» Dachstein Cave world

Regional Museum in Bad Aussee

The Kammerhof (where the regional museum is located) is an important building of late Gothic architecture that was an official salt government seat until 1926.

» Regional Museum in Bad Aussee

Archaeological excavations in Hallstatt

The sensational findings and centuries-old remains of settlements in the centre of Hallstatt made the "cellar full of history" a real spectator magnet. A must see!

» Archaeological excavations in Hallstatt

The Anzeau open-air museum

Bad Goisern | The mill is part of a so-called pair-farm and typical for the Salzkammergut region. There are living quarters, a barn and adjacent old mill and lumber mill.

» The Anzeau open-air museum

Climbing hall in Obertraun

For all beginners and advanced. Whatever the weather. With rope climbing walls, top rope areas, as well as boulder areas of the difficulty levels 3 to 10. Try it now.

» Climbing hall in Obertraun

Photo Museum in Bad Ischl

The Marble Palace, former tea room of Empress Elisabeth, now houses the Photo Museum of the Province of Upper Austria. Due to its location and architecture, this museum is regarded as one of the most charming in Austria.

» Photo Museum in Bad Ischl

Museum of Bad Ischl

Located inside the former “Salzfertiger” house at the Esplanade, it is where Emperor Franz Joseph announced his engagement to Elisabeth in Bavaria in 1853.

» Museum of Bad Ischl

© TVB Bad Ischl | Sehenswürdigkeiten in Bad Ischl: Das Museum der Stadt Bad Ischl bei einem Urlaub im salzkammergut.

Salzkammergut Museum of Nature Bad Ischl

The museum’s intention is to open the eyes of visitors to the beauty of nature. The diversity of local fauna can only be discovered with close attentio.

» Salzkammergut Museum of Nature Bad Ischl

© Naturmuseum Salzkammergut

The Kaiser Villa in Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl | Kaiservilla: The most famous summer guest from Bad Ischl was the Kaiser Franz Joseph, who spent around sixty summers in the Imperial Villa surrounded by a large park.

» The Kaiser Villa in Bad Ischl

Salzburg - Province of Salzburg

Art and culture in Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sound of Music, the Salzburg festival.

» Salzburg - Province of Salzburg

Gosau indoor pool

Swim a few rounds in the warm water, or just paddle about - a pleasurable way to relax and enliven. Enjoy the spectacular view of the snowy Gosau ridge.

» Gosau Indoor Pool - Bathing pleasure after skiing fun

EurothermenResort Bad Ischl!

Bad Ischl | EurothermenResort Bad Ischl!: All under the same roof. A wellness centre offering Alambra, Yasumi Sauna with both indoor and outdoor saline pools.

» EurothermenResort Bad Ischl!

Daffodils Bad Aussee - Solebad & Vitalresort

Bad Aussee | Narzissen Bad Aussee: The newly built, health, spa and wellness resort, is situated in the middle of Austria’s breathtaking mountain and lake district, the Salzkammergut area.

» Daffodils Bad Aussee - Solebad & Vitalresort

Active Vacations around Lake Hallstatt

With its world of breathtaking mountains around Lake Hallstatt, the area around also offers everything for a unique and unforgettable active vacation in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Whether families, children or young adults, singles, groups or active vacationers – here everyone finds just what they've been looking for. The breadth of opportunities for your sports holiday in Hallstatt in Austria, combined with famous spas in Bad Aussee and Bad Ischl, makes designing an active and regenerating vacation child's play.

Events

Date: Fri, Nov. 17, 2017
Ort:  Salzwelten Hallstatt, Salzbergstraße 1 4830 Hallstatt
Feel the magic of bygone days and immerse yourself in a magical realm of glistening salt crystals, mysterious mine tunnels, where history comes alive.

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© Salzwelten AG

Date: Sat, Apr. 28, 2018
Ort:  Dachstein-Rieseneishöhle, Obertraun
A wonderful world of ice. Open daily from 28th April to 29th Ocrober 2018.

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© Schöpf | Tägliche Führung durch die Dachstein Eishöhle in Obertraun

Date: Sat, Apr. 28, 2018
Ort:  Koppenbrüllerhöhle, Obertraun
Daily! from 28th April to 30th September 2018. Every hour from 9:00 to 16:00 hrs. A popular excursion for all the family!

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© Schöpf

Date: Sat, May. 5, 2018
Ort:  Dachstein-Rieseneishöhle, Obertraun
Daily guided tours from 5th May to 28th October 2018. Firste tour at 10:15 hrs.

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© Schöpf | Tägliche Führungen durch die “Dachstein Mammuthöhle“ in Obertraun

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!