Hiking Holidays around Lake Hallstatt
Walkable Dachstein Salzkammergut
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.
Tree thousand metre-high mountain tops, gentle crests, smooth hilltops, wide plateaus and mountains of all sizes. No matter what direction you look in Hallstatt, towering peaks are feature of the landscape everywhere. The historical “Soleweg” (brine trail) is widely known as one of Austria’s most beautiful trails an other trails.
Hikin in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt
You will be spellbound by the magic world of the Dachstein and the other landmarks? Explore on numerous small romantic paths and trails or on comfortable and well developed hiking trails the most beautiful spots of Obertraun.
In harmony with nature: Sense your freedom - Experience real adventure - * Group experiences Self discovery
The Goisern mountain hut and the Kalmberg are among the most beautiful destinations for those hiking in the Bad Goisern area. Traunreiter path: One of the most beautiful hiking paths in Bad Goisern, is close to the River Traun - the Traunreiterweg!
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.
“Glücksplätze” - Places of happiness
UNESCO World Heritage of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut | Places of happiness: Find the best areas of tranquillity, energetic places and relaxation points between lakes and mountains! Holiday for body and soul. Stock up now!
All tours at a glance
Here you will find an overview of all hiking tours in and around the Lake Hallstatt area, at a glance. From the high alpine hikes to leisurely tours in the valley.
Unforgettable nights in the mountains
Why not combine an unforgettable hiking tour, around Lake Hallstatt, with a cosy night in a romantic mountain hut? Yes, why not indeed! Forego all the frills and get back to nature!
The “Dachstein Salzkammergut hiking friends“
Planning a walking holiday? Stay in accommodation owned by members of the Hiking Friends organisation, and you will want to come back again!
The youth-spring way (Jungbrunnenweg) in Russbach
Russbach | "The youth-spring way": Experience world for children and families The special path in the naturalistic environment of the Jungbrunnenweg in the small town of ußbach at the pass Gschütt.
Breakfast in an Alpine hut
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.
The Trail gives hikers an opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Dachstein-Salzkammergut-region, as well as to learn more about the mineralogy and geology of Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun. The focus was on making everything easy to understand, enjoyable and hands-on.
Hiking on the “Salt Alps climb” trail
Hallsattt / Chiemsee | SalzAlpenSteig (Salt Alps climb): Premium long-distance trail from the oldest salt mine until the "Bavarian Sea" – Connected by 233 kilometres!
At the center of it all, the Dachstein
Hiking Tour provides a gateway to the glorious landscapes and immense diversity of the second highest moun-tain in the Northern Limestone Alps.
3 Peaks and 1 Ticket
Salzkammergut | Mountain-Ticket (Gipfelticket): From now on you can get to the most popular mountain peaks in the Salzkammergut with just one, great value ticket. This discounted ticket lasts all summer long, for the loveliest peaks and views in the Salzkammergut.
Safety Tips for Hiking
How do I prepare myself for a hiking tour? What do I take along in my backpack? What do I do and whom do I call during an emergency? Still have lots of questions? You’ll find the right answers here . . .
Natural spectacle - Here the landscape is the star of the show
Discover natural experiences in a class of their own: Unforgettable mountain trips with magical sunsets and rises or magical energetic places to suit every taste. Simply irresistible!
Rustic! Incomparable! Simply Irresistible!
Simply get away from the hustle and bustle, surrounded by nature, cowbells ringing instead of your smartphone…. Holidays up on an Alpine pasture, or in one of the many mountain huts, are becoming increasingly popular. But it is not always easy to find the "right" Alpine pasture or mountain hut. Therefore, we have compiled the most beautiful "Mountain service stations" for you, with stunning panoramic pictures and the most important information for all "newcomers" and World Heritage hikers. As it is usual in the Simonyhütte, the Adamekhütte or Hütteneckalm in Bad Goisern to greet people informally with a “Du” rather that the formal "Sie", as we say here in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut…. "Grias di"!
Unforgettable moments in a World Heritage region
Out and about on historical paths
During a holiday, you might want to see more than just the famous tourist sites. Sometimes it’s exciting to search out and discover the smaller and more subtle points of interests! A great example are the popular themed trails in Hallstatt. On these paths, you will discover the origins of the history-rich UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Follow in the footsteps of famous painters and acclaimed writers through the wild and romantic Echern Valley or take a historical walk—with or without an audio guide—through the picturesque lanes of Hallstatt. The many themed trails offer the opportunity to combine a long, enjoyable stroll with learning about the historical background of the region. Better yet, the trails can be explored regardless of the season and in most weather conditions. We look forward to seeing you on the popular themed trails throughout the World Heritage Region!