All tours at a glance
Out and about in the mountains around Hallstatt
Whether long day hikes, overnight stays at romantic mountain huts or simple walks in the valley – whoever was en route in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, in the Gosau Valley, in Hallstatt or in Obertraun will always want to hike further.... It is the happiness of walking that suddenly explodes into great emotions.
We have compiled the most beautiful hiking tours for you on this page. You can easily compare all tours at a glance. We wish you an exciting hiking holiday in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
Tours at a glance
Bad Goisern | Goiserer Hut: The best view to the Dachstein summit, down to Goisern and Gosau, to the Gosaukamm an dth whole range is unforgettable.
» Goiserer Hut
Hallstatt | This romantic hike through the picturesque Echern valley to the Glacier garden is a relic of the last ice age. A wonderful hiking route for the whole family.
» Glacier Garden
The tolerance trail
Bad Goisern | An excellently-signposted path takes you to the "Schwarzenbachloch", one of the three caves where, earlier, secret services were held by the Protestants.
» The tolerance trail
The karst nature trail
Twenty signposted stations tell the story of the evolution of the karst landscape in the ”Dachstein Hiking World” in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
» The karst nature trail
Bad Goisern | Traunreiter path: One of the most beautiful hiking paths in Bad Goisern, is close to the River Traun - the Traunreiterweg!
» Traunreiter path
On the top...
Obertraun | Krippenstein: The extensive karst plateau of the Dachstein Hiking world accommodates plenty of enjoyable hiking routes for all levels.
» On the top...
Across the karst plateau
The recently established Nature trail on the Dachstein plateau is an important component of the World Heritage Hiking world. This trail travels across the karst plateau and "lures" with pristine high alpine scenery.
» Across the karst plateau
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.
» Dwarfs-Hike in Gosau
Safety Tips for Hikers
Admittedly, the landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut is the absolute pinnacle for hiking fans, mountain enthusiasts and nature lovers—unforgettable tours to incredibly beautiful mountain lodges and meadows, panorama views as far as the eye can see and cherished moments that will last a lifetime! However, you should remember that while hiking you might find yourself in high-alpine terrain. We’ve put together some resources to assist you: how to best prepare for your tour, recommended items for your backpack and steps to take in an emergency situation. Remember to always play it safe and enjoy your hiking adventure in the Salzkammergut!
Leisurely hiking from cabin to cabin
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.
» Mountain Huts and Alpine