Winter top winter sports resortYou love skiing, snowboarding, carving or freestyle skiing. Then, Dachstein Salzkammergut is the right place for you. In this region you will find conditions that make your heart beat faster. Many kilometres of piste where snow is guaranteed and ideal for all the family! Thanks to the latest technology and most modern ski lifts and cable cars, you can reach the tops of the mountains in the heart of the Salzkammergut in a very short time. More than 60 km of skiing slopes, the perfect snow from December to May, well-prepared slopes ranging from easy to demanding, modern lift facilities, beautiful views and cosy ski huts.
The winter season in the ski regions around Lake Hallstatt and Lake Gosau ends on 30h of March 2014. The ski lifts are no longer in action until the winter season 2014/2015. They will open again when the season begins-depending on the weather eitehr at the end of November or the start of December. we will inform you in Autumn 2014 about the exact start date int both of the regions Dachstein West (Gosau) and FreeRideArena Krippenstein (Obertraun) and until then wish you a wonderful summer holiday around Lake Hallstatt and in the Gosau Valley!
The Dachstein Salzkammergut region claim to have wide areas of skiing freedom and no waiting at the lifts. For those who prefer the ski piste – no matter what age – may challenge the numerous slopes of the Dachstein area!
Your holiday in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region will be full of variety, guaranteed, since there are so many things to see in the four holiday resorts of Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun.
Hallstatt | Ice diving: one of the most exiting ways of experiencing the underwater world: Dive into the lake of Hallstatt or lake of Gosau.
Enjoy relaxing moments for body and soul: Watch the snowflakes falling from the sky onto white snowy meadows while you bathe in the warm thermal water. An experience for the senses!
From thrilling sport events and art exhibitions to traditional fairs and culinary highlights… around Lake Hallstatt you will surely never be bored! Discover with us the varied events that are offered the whole year round in the valleys and villages of the World Heritage Region.
Who says that you have to always take a holiday in the summer? The UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut also has its charms in November, February or March. While it may be that some attractions are only open in high season, you will be able to enjoy the unique and endless peace. Two family-friendly thermal baths within a short drive away, cosily furnished apartments as well as inns & hotels for all budgets make for relaxing hours between mountains and lakes. A small but fine excursion program will complete your holiday, far from everyday hustle and bustle, with friendly hosts around Lake Hallstatt. See you in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun.
Around Lake Hallstatt: Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.
Winter hiking becomes a true nature experience in the remoteness of the snow-covered Dachstein Plateau, in the winter wonderland of the “Höhenloipe Predigstuhl” in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt or in the beautiful deep snow covered landscape on the Zwieselalm in Gosau. Due to the impressive and inspiring, effect they have on all nature lovers, those who have ever strapped on the lightweight snow shoes, will never want to take them off again. Discover Snowshoeing during a winter holiday in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region and let yourself be enchanted by the breathtaking natural scenery between mountains and lakes. We look forward to seeing you during a holiday in the snow - a very special kind of holiday.
Take advantage of the Salzkammergut Winter Card and enjoy discounts for many winter offers in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut..
Thanks to its rich history and tradition, the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut offers a wide range of cultural and sports activities: Each year cycling enthusiasts from all over Europe are attracted to Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, at the start of July for Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy, whereas the fans of tradition and customs eagerly await the "Gamsjagatagen" (Chamois Hunting Days) in August. But also the small traditional events and religious festivals such as the ceremonial procession of Corpus Christi or the incomparable World Heritage Advent in December have your very own personal charm and are among the most popular cultural events with guests from all over the world. Spend an exciting holiday among mountains and lakes with events and culture along with a lot of nature in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. We look forward to your visit!