Family events

The Experts of the perfect holiday with children

Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern und Obertraun you will have the opportunity during your family holidays to undertake selected themed hiking tours, which are offered at various difficulty levels. The summer cable cars in Obertraun, Hallstatt and Gosau play their part in your summer holiday bliss by running throughout the summer and taking you up to the airy heights quickly and safely. For a cool down after hiking, swimming fun is also catered for in the Salzburg Sportwelt. And your children’s eyes will also be glowing when they go pony riding in Filzmoos.

Dripstone features in the valley

Obertraun | Koppenbrüller cave: The water-bearing Koppenbrüller Cave is located in the valley and can be accessed via a short walk along a secure trail by the charming Koppentraun river. 

» Dripstone features in the valley: Koppenbrüller Cave.

Advanture park ”Primeval Forest”

Gosau | “Urzeitwald” (Primeval Forest): Giant insects, Pterosaurs, mammoths and many other prehistoric animals await you in the family adventure park - a unique experience for young explorers! 

» Advanture park “Urzeitwald”

Figures and legends trail

Bad Goisern | You wil be accompanied by fabulous figures carved from tree trunks. From here, you can enjoy a fantastic view across the Goisern valley. 

» Figures and legends trail

Explore Gosau with the tourist train

Gosau | Land train: A special experience for both young and old alike. Slowly and unhurried through the Gosau Valley - time is irrelevant.


» The "Slow train“ of the Gosau Valley

Adventures with Bruno the Bear

Russbach  |  Das sonnige Bergdorf, nur wenige Fahrminuten von der Welterberegion Hallstatt / Dachstein Salzkammergut entfernt, ist mit seinen vielen kleinen Besonderheiten ein beliebtes Urlaubsziel für die ganze Familie.

» Brunos Bergwelt: Abenteuersommer in Russbach

©  Bergstation Hornbahn Dachstein West Russbach

High Rope Course Loser Altaussee

In the Loser Mountain area the High Rope Course provides a thrilling outdoor experience. A unique adrenaline rush with different rope courses, a climbing wall and a special incentive-area is expecting you.

» High Rope Course Loser Altaussee

Hochseilgarten in Altaussee

Climbing hall in Obertraun

For all beginners and advanced. Whatever the weather. With rope climbing walls, top rope areas, as well as boulder areas of the difficulty levels 3 to 10. Try it now.

» Climbing hall in Obertraun


Date: Thu, Aug. 24, 2017
Ort:  Salzwelten Hallstatt, Salzbergstraße 1 4830 Hallstatt
Daily open from 1st of April 2017 to 26th of November 2017.


© Salzwelten AG

Date: Thu, Aug. 24, 2017
Ort:  Koppenbrüllerhöhle, Obertraun
From 29th of April to 24th of September 2017. A popular excursion for all the family!


© Schöpf

Date: Thu, Aug. 24, 2017 , 09:00 — 16:30
Ort:  Bergstation Hornbahn Russbach, Russbach
Bruno, the bear, awaits his little fans, not just in winter; in summer too he provides any amount of fun for little hikers.


©  Bergstation Hornbahn Dachstein West Russbach

Date: Thu, Aug. 24, 2017 , 09:30 — 12:00
Ort:  Tourismusbüro Rußbach, Rußbachsaag 22 5442 Russbach
Treasure hike for children from 6! On the lookout for fossils


© TVB Russbach | Wandern mit Betty in Russbach am Pass Gschütt: Schatzsuche in der Schneckenwand bei einem Wanderurlaub im Salzkammergut in Österreich.

Date: Thu, Aug. 24, 2017 , 10:00 — 16:00
Ort:  Bad Goisern, 4822 Bad Goisern
On the trail of Indiana Jones through nature in the World Heritage. For all lovers of fun & action!


Date: Thu, Aug. 24, 2017 , 10:30 — 15:00
Ort:  Gasthaus Echo, Gosau 614 4825 Gosau
Relax and enjoy! Comfortably to the ‘Hinteren Gosausee’ and back again!. Please call to sign up!


Familienurlaub in Gosau: Impressionen von der Fahrt mit dem  Hochgebirgsexpress zum Hinteren Gosausee in der der Ferienregion  Dachstein salzkammergut. © Kraft

Date: Fri, Aug. 25, 2017 , 09:30 — 16:00
Ort:  Sportplatz Gosau, 4824 Gosau
Every Friday from July until September 2017 – Gnome hikes for kids in Gosau


© Jehle |  Entdecken Sie das Gosautal! Wandern mit Betty in Gosau: Wichtelwanderung auf der Plankensteinalm bei einem Urlaub mit Kindern im Salzkammergut.

Date: Fri, Aug. 25, 2017 , 14:00 — 18:00
Ort:  Salzberg , 4830 Hallstatt
Ever Friday from May to September 2017. Duration of tour: approx. 4 hours. Reservations required


© Salzwelten AG | 'Prähistorische Expedition' durch die  Salzwelten Hallstatt

Date: Sat, Aug. 26, 2017 , 10:00 — 16:00
Ort:  Talstation Hornbahn Russbach, Schattau Russbach
Alpine meadows. Walking time about 2 1/2 hours. Excursion time: 6 hours. Every Saturday.


Date: Sat, Aug. 26, 2017 , 10:00
Ort:  Tourismusbüro Gosau, Gosau 547 4824 Gosau
Every week on Sat & Tus from June to October 2017


© OÖ.Tourismus/Röbl  / Wandern in Gosau zum Hochmoor Löckermoos - Glücksplätze im Salzkammergut

Date: Mon, Aug. 28, 2017 , 10:00 — 13:00
Ort:  Tourismusbüro Gosau, Gosau 547 4824 Gosau
Three-hour family hike with "never ending panoramas". Pushchair friendly.


Date: Mon, Aug. 28, 2017 , 16:00 — 18:00
Ort:  Landhaus Koller, Gosau 353 4824 Gosau
Donkey trekking tour. Approximately 2 hours. For kids from 4! A lifetime experience.


© Betty Jehle

Date: Wed, Aug. 30, 2017 , 10:00 — 16:00
Ort:  Bad Goisern, 4822 Bad Goisern
Every Wednesday in July & August 2017: Action, fun and suspence in the “Outdoorpark”


Date: Wed, Aug. 30, 2017 , 10:00 — 15:00
Ort:  Talstation Gosaukammbahn, 4824 Gosau
Cheese varieties made in Summer from fresh Alpine milk which can be sampled during the tasting event.


Käse auf der Rottenhoffhütte

Colourful light shows

Tranquillity, as you have never experienced it before. Get up early in the morning, before sunrise and stand in front of the hut and be immediately surrounded by the unspoilt nature of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Birds sing the first song of the day. Cowbells ringing in the distance, enjoy your morning coffee on the hut bench while tasting the fresh air - that's what people from all over the world find fascinating about a magical overnight stay in a hut in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. Relax your eyes and gaze into the distance, forget everyday life, soak up the rays of the sun, feel the wind on your skin and just unwind. So have we filled you with desire? What are your criteria for a hut night?

Unforgettable moments in a World Heritage region

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