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!
Summer in the Gosau Valley
There is so much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Old mines, mighty cave worlds or spectacular glaciers at romantic lakes - a paradise for cultural- and nature lovers.
Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!
The Zwieselalm offers all friends of folk music a musical highlight: all five participating lodges will be putting on live music all day.
Enjoy a special kind of breakfast. Take a seat and breathe in the early morning fresh air. Surrounded by pure alpine life, accompanied by the gentle ringing of cowbells, hereyou will find the ideal conditions to start your day
Giant insects, Pterosaurs, mammoths and many other prehistoric animals await you in the family adventure park - a unique experience for young explorers!
The Nature and Mountain Adventure World offers many exciting adventures with plenty of things to explore and lots of exercise. And the kids will not be the only ones standing in awe at the Adventure World of Koppenbrüller Cave.
The small Kalvarienberg (Mount Calvary) Church in Gosau provides a stunning background to this musical event—a melodious holiday occasion with exceptional panorama views. It promises to be a unique local experience that you’ll never forget!
This Museum has made a noteworthy contribution towards the cultural landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage.
Hiking at a glance
Hiking in Gosau- a very special treat! Here you will find the most beautiful hiking trails, the most popular mountain huts and Alpine pastures, impressive landscapes, guided tours and numerous insider tips about in and around the Lake Hallstatt area.
The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
A hiking experience for all nature lovers. Seven-day trekking with summit ascents. On the trail of salt and alpine farming, of mountain pioneers and the "eternal" ice of the Hallstatt glacier. Places are limited - so register now!
Mountainbiking & eBiking
Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the landscape around the Gosau Valley is a bikers' paradise.
Your bike specialist in the Salzkammergut. Numerous brands. Large selection. Expert advice. Rental of eBikes and providers of "guided eBike tours".
More than 5.000 participants from 40 nations make the Salzkammergut Trophy Austria's biggest MTB marathon. One of the most spectacular marathon tracks in Europe!
Rock climbing has become very popular in region Dachstein-Salzkammergut over the last number of years. And no wonder – there thousands of cliffs, bluffs and crags for climbers to test their skills.
Water is the source of life and the past begins under water – experience the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site of Hallstatt and Gosau
Sometimes wild, sometimes picturesque - definitely natural! Beautiful gorges & canyons and many new experiences and adventures await you while canyoning in the World Heritage.
Since living memory it was the salt which provided the wealth for the Inner Salzkammergut. The salt is the basis for the typical ancient customs and interesting cultural peculiarities.
Would you like to know more about tradition and customs? Here you can find out more about individual events and authentic folk culture. Interesting trivialities not found in any travel guide.
School trips usually require a lot of organisation: lengthy phone calls, complicated price tarifs... When you book with us, however, this is not the case. Everything is organised all in one go!
Winter 2019 / 20
Winter conjures our valley into a true fairy-tale world. A perfect winter day full of the promise of endless fun. That´s winter in Gosau!
Dachstein West ski region: with new adventure-packed pistes for more skiing fun, delicious treats served by welcoming Alpine hosts.
Romantic magic of Advent in the traditional open-air museum of Gosau. An experience for all the senses! A magic of variety in the heart of the World Heritage. The distinctive charm of the Alpine Christmas market will delight you!
Mid-January people will look up to the skies for a very different reason 30 to 40 brightly coloured hot air balloons will take to the skies, creating a magnificent display against a backdrop of snow laden trees and stunning mountain scenery.
Highlight of the event is the display of hot air balloons by night. A stunning visual treat! Spectators flock to the Gosau and see how enormous flames create the hot air needed to inflate these huge, brightly coloured balloons.
In Gosau, the "Rabenkogel" natural toboggan run, which was used for centuries by the locals to transport wood and animal feed with their horn sleds, invites to unbridled sledging fun for the whole family.
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