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Gosau - Moments of Bliss

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Enjoyment always comes first during a holiday in the Gosau Valley: No matter if in the saddle, on "Shank's pony", on the wall, on two planks or in the grove. In Gosau, in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut, there is always something going on whatever the season! Picturesque "Glücksplätze" (places of happiness) and plenty of events ensure the right mix. Sometimes up, sometimes down! But always with lots of lifeblood. Let yourself be surprised! See you in the Gosau Valley!

 

 

Next Winter in Gosau

Pure pleasure: skiing in the ski area "Dachstein West" - Finally winter sports again! Winter season until Easter Monday. Have fun!

For beginners, pleasure skiers & snowboarders: The family ski area Dachstein West will spoil you with wide, perfectly groomed slopes, modern lifts and above all beautiful huts where traditional dishes are served. The snow crunches under the ‘planks’, the bright winter sun and the magnificent landscape will put a smile on your face. See you skiing in Gosau!

Cross-country skiing in Gosau

When the snow glistens in the sun and the sky is blue – then it is time to get your cross-country skis on. Discover the most beautiful cross county tours and trails in the Gosau valley.

Horse drawn sleigh rides in this World Heritage region

Wrapped in a thick wool blanket and warmed by the tentative rays of the winter sun, you can enjoy the peace of nature in the magical winter landscape of the Salzkammergut.

Ski tours by the Gosau Valley

Ski tours in Austria are the ideal alternative: Here awaits wonderful winter landscapes, secluded valleys, snowy peaks, pristine slopes and unforgettable deep snow covered runs.

Guided snowshoe hike with Betty in Gosau

For rookies & repeat offenders: The ultimate winter experience - snowshoe hiking on the Zwieselalm in Gosau

A paradise for snowshoe hikers and nature lovers. Discover a unique piece of untouched nature. Whether on solo trails or on "guided snowshoe hikes". A dream in white. Into the untouched nature! Again and again. Always different. Winter enjoyment at the highest level.

Guided snowshoe hike

Your winter experience in the salzkammergut. Discover the snow-covered mountains. Join us on an unusual tour of discovery. Winter hike with Betty. An unforgettable holiday experience!

Guided snowshoe hike

“Force of nature Gosausee“. A very special kind of lake experience! Feel the wild nature of the imposing mountains. Make this winter holiday an unforgettable experience.

Guided snowshoe hike

Feel the tranquility of the mountains. Enjoy the pure clear winter air. This winter the big adventure is waiting for you! Winter fun for the whole family in around 3 ½ hours on the deep snow covered Zwieselalm in Gosau.

Winter service - Everything winter sports need

Learn to ski now: Ski courses for adults & children The best thing about winter!

The ski schools and outdoor providers in the Salzkammergut make your skiing holiday in the Gosau Valley and around Lake Hallstatt a real experience. The ski instructors show you what's important and how to glide down the slopes with the right technique.

Snow Information

Here you will find an overview of the current snow conditions in the ski areas Dachstein West Gosau, FreeSports Arena Krippenstein Obertraun, and the Feuerkogel Ebensee.

Free Ski bus shuttle

Stress-free skiing - Travel with the free ski bus. This makes snowboarding and skiing even more fun and saves cash in the UNESCO World Herotage of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut!

Overview of ski rental stores

You want a straightforward winter sports holiday without tons of luggage? Or spice up your own equipment with a technical highlight? Our ski rental stores offer advice and services to help get you on the run.

Event calender & Highlights

The first highlight of the year! "International Winter Variety Show 2023"

A beautiful, magical event inspired by the "wise men" is casting its shadows: the "International Winter Variety Show " from 11th - 13th February 2022 with Dirk Denzer's new show "Spirit Dreams" in Bad Ischl.

Hubert von Goisern Open Air Hallstatt

World musician Hubert von Goisern invites you to an unforgettable open air concert on romantic Lake Hallstatt. The event, scheduled for 2md of September 2023 in Hallstatt, will be the musical highlight of your holiday. Act now and purchase your tickets before they’re sold out!

Ina Regen Open Air Bad Ischl

Fancy good Austrian music sound? The Austrian singer Ina Regen invites you to the concert under the starry sky. Music has many languages and this one is particularly beautiful. Hear for yourself.

Events in winter

Enchanting and romantic pre-Christmas period, iconic start to the year or colourful ballooning mixed with numerous winter sports events. Winter Highlights from December to February at a glance.

Service & Information

Salzkammergut Winter-Card

For all bargain hunters. Available at any tourist office. Free for stays of three nights or more. Save on mountain cable cars or tourist sights. Pick up the Salzkammergut Winter Card now. A good choice!

Tourist Office Gosau

Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation. We look forward to your call and will be happy to give you advice and further information personally with News from the Dachstein Salzkamm

Parken in GosauParking in the Gosau Valley

The extensive Gosau Valley, in the heart of Austria, has numerous parking spaces. Whether hiking, biking or winter sports - there is almost always a suitable parking option near you. You can find more about "Parking in Gosau" in this article.

Information - Anything you want to know – at a glance

Whether you plan on staying in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region for several days or a mere few hours, whether you travel by yourself or with friends and family – we supply detailed information for your visit in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.

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The Gosau Lake Experience

Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!

Dachstein West Hiking World

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.

Hiking to Löckermoos High Moor

One of the most beautiful high moor lakes in Austria. A special natural spectacle for early risers. The sunrise over the small moor lake is unique. An unforgettable experience on your hiking holiday in Gosau! Fascinating impressions for all hiking enthusiasts! Also easy to get to with the slow train.

Sports & leisure offers

Active

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.

Hiking

You will be spellbound by the magic world of the Dachstein and the other landmarks in the Inner Salzkammergut. Explore the most beautiful spots of this region on numerous small romantic paths and trails or on comfortable and well developed hiking trails.

Mountain biking

Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the landscape around Lake Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.

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