Winter hiking in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt
A winter dream on Lake Hallstatt
Obertraun has much to offer as a high winter alternative to the rough and tough tracks from the Dachstein. Hallstatt offers an attractive alternative along the snow tracks beside the forest brook in the winter beauty. This route is cleared of snow only until the last house in Echern valley but most of the time you will still find fresh footprints in the path made in the dreamy, quiet winter world.
Deep winter on River Traun
A wild and romantic trail along the banks of the River Traun: This wild and romantic walk along the banks of the River Traun leads you into the woodlands, deep in snow. Our destination is the so-named “Ebnersteg”. We cross the bridge and walk along the opposite bank of the river back to our start point. An alternative is to walk through the village of Obertraun to the start point.
Enjoy a gentle tour
The winter in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut has many facets - also a very tranquil one. As a nature lover, you can enjoy the snowy winter landscape around Lake Hallstatt and Gosau Valley at its most romantic. Many prepared winter hiking trails invite you to relax, marvel and enjoy the snow-covered landscape. The smooth, soft crunching of the snow, the wintry silence and the magnificent winter scenery all have magical power. Numerous winter trails are even located right on the doorstep of your hosts and together with the thermal spa offerings they make a perfect combination for a great winter vacation around Lake Hallstatt. See you in Austria!
Informationen at a glance
- Tour infos “Along river Traun”
Duration: 1.5 hours
Length: 4 km
Metres of altitude: 30m
Starting point: Dachsteinhof Inn
Destination: Dachsteinhof Inn
Details – hiking: cleared winter hiking path
- Please remember:
The cross-country ski trails and ski slopes are specifically and exclusively prepared for winter sports participants. Foot prints not only damage the slopes or cross-country tracks, but can also be dangerous for the winter sports participants. If you observe this, nothing will stand in the way of your unforgettable winter holiday is in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region!
- Timetable skibus
Our tip for all those traveling with the ski and thermal spa bus: Download the latest timetable of the free ski bus for Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt, Obertraunand the neighbouring communities as a PDF onto your tablet or smartphone. This way you are always well informed - even if you have no network available. Standing in the cold is a thing of the past.
Valid from 10th of December 2017 to 2nd of April 2018.
Download: Ski bus season 2017/18 PDF (700MB)....