Pleasant paths, rugged rocks
Tie your boots, pack your rucksack and just start hiking. Through roads and alleys, past lovingly painted houses and friendly people. Out of town,into nature. Stimulating, exciting or calming – all around Lake Hallstatt and the Gosau Valley you can experience and walk the rough beauty of the breathtaking Alpine mountains.
Let your mind wander into the vast Alpine landscape. Across blooming Alpine pastures, rugged mountain ranges, deep blue lakes and crystal clear streams. Wild and real, gentle and calm. A world of contradictions – incomparable enjoyment. Past the Mout Sarstein mountain range all the way to Moun Krippenstein in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt. Moments you will never forget. The daily grind moves far away and you can clear your head, as clear as the high Alpine mountain air. You might get to know yourself a bit better. You almost wish you will never arrive at your destination. That´s hiking in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Enjoy it!
Bus instead of train -
rail replacement service in the World Heritage
Dear rail travellers! From 29th September to 10th October 2018, the train connection between the stations "Steeg-Gosau" and "Stainach-Irdning" will be closed due to construction. Affected are also the stations of Hallstatt and Obertraun. A rail replacement service will be provided. Expect delays! The station of Bad Goisern is not affected by the closure! The ferry service between "Hallstatt train station" and "Hallstatt market" (centre) will also be suspended during this time. As an alternative for hikers on the "Ostuferwanderweg" we recommend the quaint salt ship "Navia". Note for all cyclists: The transport of bicycles in buses of the rail replacement service is not possible! Have a good trip!
The Obertraun “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level from August to October 2017. Autumn time is hiking time! Come and join us in the “Mount Dachstein Hiking World”.
In this section you will find the best walking routes, all tours at your fingertips, long distance trails, family tours, short trips for late risers and more offers at a glance.
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.
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!
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!
Planning a walking holiday? Stay in accommodation owned by members of the Hiking Friends organisation, and you will want to come back again!
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.
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 guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
Feel as a team. Enjoy conversations, laugh and move, get out of breath, arrive together and look down into the valley and enjoy the wonderful views.
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.
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 . . .
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!
The autumn lures with its magnificent play of colours: it is the perfect season to hike and watch the impressive spectacle of nature. From leisurely walks and hikes for families to more challenging mountain hikes. A rummage is worthwhile!