Ideal skiing conditions
The Dachstein Salzkammergut region claim to have wide areas of skiing freedom and no waiting at the lifts. Experience the spell of the mountains in the secluded vastness of the Dachstein. The solitary of nature, the magic of the powder snow and the wide open spaces – this may be the ultimate experience! For those who prefer the ski piste – no matter what age – may challenge the numerous slopes of the Dachstein area!
Winter season 2017 / 2018
Ski area Dachstein West in Gosau open from 2nd of December 2017 right through to 2nd of April (Easter Monday) 2018 and the Ski area Freesports Arena Krippenstein in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt open from 23th of December 2017 until 2nd of April (Easter Monday) 2018.
The Dachstein Salzkammergut provides not only a lot of cross-country ski tracks with various lengths in the valley, but the spectacular Panorama Nova track, which in high altitude offers besides a sporty challenge a breathtaking view of the surrounding mountain peaks.
» Cross-country skiing
Guided winter hikes
Those who think of "guided walks" as only being in the summer, will be able to experience the winter hiking wonders in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut: the World Heritage region enchants through numerous adventure tours.
» Guided winter hikes
Winterhits for Kids
Peace, recreation and a traditional spa for kids and therefore also for young families at first sight may be a less attractive holiday destination. Beautiful landscapes and the peace of the mountains may not be quite what children have in mind, but great fun activities the region always proofs to be the place for kids.
» Winterhits for Kids
Snowshoeing in World Heritage
Do you love to experience unusual original nature? Then you should definitely give snowshoeing a try. Enjoy the silence of winter, experience the untouched nature and immerse yourself into the enchanted winter wonderland far from the crowds and hustle and bustle.
» Snowshoeing in World Heritage
Book a winter holiday around Lake Hallstatt now!
Numerous hosts, in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun await you with cozy inns, well-kept guesthouses and the very best hotels. For a list of all accommodation providers for your snowshoe hiking holiday in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut, see our accommodation directory. The numerous hosts offer accommodation to suit all budgets. Stay in constant interaction with the surrounding nature. We hope you enjoy your winter holiday in the Salzkammergut!
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