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!
Sights at a Glance
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.
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.
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.
Indian Summer in theSalzkammergut
Discover the gorgeous colours of autumn in the World Heritage region. It’s time for spectacular mountains, breathtaking sites and culinary delights. You will find it all during your autumn holiday in the Salzkammergut!
The autumn lures with its magnificent play of colours: it is the perfect season to hike and watch the impressive spectacle of nature. From leisurely walks and hikes for families to more challenging mountain hikes. A rummage is worthwhile!
Switch off and recharge the energy of life - this is the goal of many hikers and nature lovers who visit the numerous “Glücksplätze” (Places of happiness) each year around Lake Gosau - whatever the season or weather!
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.
Rugged rock faces, ridges and turrets - the magical fascination can be felt immediately. Whether you are a newcomer, an experienced mountaineer or a passionate climber – you will find it around Lake Hallstatt.
Out and about with local guides: Discover the beauties of the Gosau Valley and the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. On a half-day tour with the e-Bike in the heart of Austria
Out and about with local guides: Discover the beauties of the Gosau Valley and the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. On a full-day tour with the e-Bike in the heart of Austria.
E-Biking | Dachstein Salzkammergut: Discover the region by E-Bike or Pedelec. Follow the well-established cycle and mountain bike trails throughout the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.
What's going on in the Salzkammergut? All events at a click. Our event calendar at a click. From conventions to concerts. From nature to culture. Here you will find events in Obertraun, Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau or Bad Ischl. From tradition to hiking. The choice is yours!
Autumn is the time for hiking. However, numerous other events are very popular with autumn holidaymakers in the Salzkammergut. Here you will find the highlights from September to November.
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.
Vacations in the Snow – A Winter Preview
More fun. More enjoyment. More variety. Simply more holiday in the snow. Whether it's guided snowshoe hikes, ski tours, torchlight walks or a cool igloo build - this winter you can do it all! Take a look now, without obligation and feel the winter anticipation.
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!
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.
Everything About 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.
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!
Discover your own personal Hallstatt period on a journey through history - from the Stone Age to the present day in the World Heritage Museum Hallstatt. History does not get any more exciting - come with us!
Service & Information
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 Card now. A good choice!
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