Active summer holiday
Resting on a lush green alpine pasture: The Dachstein-Salzkammergut-region can offer unrivalled views: rugged mountain tops, clear mountain lakes, glaciers, green alpine pastures combined with numerous walks and trips. Whereas during the hot summer somewhere else the wild waters become feeble brooks, in Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun you can ride the wild waves on a kayak, a rafting boat till late autumn or other active sports.
Hiking Holidays around Lake Hallstatt
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.
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.
Mountain Bike Tours
You want to bike at the most beautiful places? Well, then you have no other alternative than the Salzkammergut – no matter in what shape you are, how fast you want to go, how old you are! The tracks around the fascinating Dachstein promise no stress, breathless fun, healthy exhaustion and a mental incitation.
Rafting in pure nature
Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt | Rafting: Whether you never been in a boat before, or are a weathered rafter used to all types of waters: High waves, imposing rollers and six weirs. Here is what you have been looking for!
Captain for the day
Boat rental | Experience the lakes around Hallstatt at their best – during a boat trip with friends or the whole family. Enjoy the absolute peace on Lake Gosau and the fantastic panorama of Lake Hallstatt.
Bathing at Lake Hallstatt
Dachstein Salzkammergut | Swimming/Bathing: Whether it is after a wonderful hike in the mountains, a day trip or simply a swimming day with the whole family - we offer bathing fun to suit every taste.
I want to dive
Diving | Salzkammergut: The crystal clear mountain lakes of Gosau and Hallstatt are amongst the most attractive diving areas in Europe. That is what makes diving in the Salzkammergut so appealing.
Paragliding at Krippenstein mountain
Flight vacation | Paragliding from Krippenstein/Obertraun - 2100 meters above sea level. This is a wonderful flying area with a fantastic panorama
The magic of water
Hiking and mountain biking is getting more and more popular, but also rafting, canyoning, kayaking be the ultimate recreation for a sporty tourist!
Nordic walking in World Heritage
Nordic Walking - walking at a rapid pace with sticks - the gentle whole body workout for endurance, strength and fitness. Here you will find the most beautiful trails at a glance!
"Tight lines!“ in the Salzkammergut
Are you looking for a bit of peace and quiet during your summer holidays in the Dachstein-Salzkammergut-region? Then try out fishing in Hallsattt, Obertraun, Gosau an Bad Goisern - the lakes and rivers are crystal clear, often of drinking water quality.
There are three well maintained tennis courts at your disposal a guaranteed sport fun.
Golf in the Salzkammergut
Salzkammergut | Golf: Golfers will find seven dream golf courses within the Salzkammergut. Whether on the shores of Lake Fuschl, Mondsee, Attersee, Traunsee or in Ausseer Land, diverse fairways, manicured greens and stunning surroundings will inspire any golfer.
Around Lake Hallstatt you will find a selection of outdoor providers who offer you the possibility to experience an exciting and eventful adventure.
Magical Spots between Mountains and Lakes
From the Kalverienberg in Gosau, which offers visitors fantastic panoramas of the Gosau Valley, the romantic Koppenwinkel Lake in Obertraun with its absolute tranquillity, to the incomparable charm of the “Goiserer Seeplatzl”, the numerous enchanting locations of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut wait to be discovered. We’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful natural settings between mountains and lakes just for you—and new ideas are continually added!
Ort: Gosausee, 4824 Gosau
The annual run around the lake Gosaussee is an sporting event in front of the imposing backdrop of the Dachstein!
Date: Sun, Apr. 30, 2017
, 10:00 — 13:00
Ort: Hallstättersee, Hallstatt
Date: Sat, Jun. 24, 2017
Ort: Gemeindeamt Obertraun, 4831 Obertraun
Date: Fri, Jul. 14, 2017
Ort: Bad Goisern, 4822 Bad Goisern
From 14 to 16th of July 2017
Hiking begins with the first step
Fancy a holiday with a difference? Backpacking and at one with unique landscape? Footloose and fancy free? Timeless and carefree? Then why not take one of the many long distance trails that lead through the holiday region around Lake Hallstatt in Austria. One of the most beautiful long distance trails is the “SalzAlpenSteig” between the romantic Lake Hallstatt and the ‘Bavarian Sea’ - Lake Chiemsee. The long distance hiking trail takes you through the most beautiful corners of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut: Over scenic hiking trails, rustic mountain huts, with unforgettable panoramic views. And who knows? Maybe we'll bump into each other? On the “SalzAlpenSteig” between Hallstatt and Lake Chiemsee in Germany.
Active Vacations around Lake Hallstatt
With its world of breathtaking mountains around Lake Hallstatt, the area around also offers everything for a unique and unforgettable active vacation in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Whether families, children or young adults, singles, groups or active vacationers – here everyone finds just what they've been looking for. The breadth of opportunities for your sports holiday in Hallstatt in Austria, combined with famous spas in Bad Aussee and Bad Ischl, makes designing an active and regenerating vacation child's play.