Hiking around Lake Gosau: Löckermoos - © Kraft

All tours at a glance

Out and about in the mountains around Hallstatt

Whether long day hikes, overnight stays at romantic mountain huts or simple walks in the valley – whoever was en route in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, in the Gosau Valley, in Hallstatt or in Obertraun will always want to hike further.... It is the happiness of walking that suddenly explodes into great emotions.

We have compiled the most beautiful hiking tours for you on this page. You can easily compare all tours at a glance. We wish you an exciting hiking holiday in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

Tours at a glance

The historical Brine Trail

Sarstein Crossing in Bad Goisern

Goiserer Hut

The Gosau Lake Experience

Panorama trail Hallstatt

Figures and legends trail

View the Gosau valley

Hiking on the “Salt Alps climb” trail

© Wanderziel: der  | Chiemsee – das bayerische Meer

Glacier Garden

Heilbronn Circular Trail

© Hoermandinger | Eis-Hai auf dem heilbronner Rundwanderweg in Obertraun

To Austria’s last wooden logging dam

The tolerance trail

Along the brook

Simony Hut: So close to heaven!

© Kraft | Simonyhütte in der Ferieregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Hiking with Betty

© Jehlde | Wmit Betty in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Family hiking trail

Leaving the church in the village

The karst nature trail

Hiking through the Echern Valley

Hiking to Mount Schergenkogel

© Kraft | Wanderung auf den Schergenkogel in Obertraun

Traunreiter path

Hiking to the Goiserer hut and Mount Kalmberg

Giant source of the Waldbach

On the top...

Mountain home of the people of Hallstatt

Koppental Hiking Trail in Obertraun

The Simony Hut and Mount Dachstein

The legend of the worm in the Loecker Lake Gosau

Panoramic view waterfall wall

© Kraft | Wanderung zur Wasserfallwand in Obertraun im Salzkammergut

Hiking to the Hut Adamek in Gosau

Wanderurlaub in der Welterberegion Hallstatt / Dachstein Salzkammergut: Impressionen von der Adamekhütte in Gosau | © Gapp

The steep track “Gangsteig” steep track in Echerntal

Hiking through the Radl Valley “Radltal“

Hiking to the viewing plattform ”5Fingers”

© Kraft | Wandern zu den 5 Fingers & Pionierkreuz

BergeSeen Trail Stage 10

BergeSeen Trail Stage 11

Tour to the Gritstone Quarries

Across the karst plateau

BergeSeen Trail Stage 12

Geological Loop Tour in Gosau

Hiking trail “Margschierf” on Mout Krippenstein

© Kraft |  Wandern im Salzkammergut in Österreich: Margschierf-Wanderung auf dem Dachsteinpleteau

Trail "Linzerweg"

Breath-taking World Heritage hiking

Hike around the Gosaukamm

Hiking to the Zwieselam

© Kraft | Wanderung vom Gosausee auf die Zwieselalmbei Ihrem Wanderurlaub im Salzkammergut

Dwarfs-Hike in Gosau

© Betty   Familienwanderung im Salzkammergut: Wichetelweg in Gosau

Hiking to the Iglmoosalm

Safety Tips for Hikers

Admittedly, the landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut is the absolute pinnacle for hiking fans, mountain enthusiasts and nature lovers—unforgettable tours to incredibly beautiful mountain lodges and meadows, panorama views as far as the eye can see and cherished moments that will last a lifetime! However, you should remember that while hiking you might find yourself in high-alpine terrain. We’ve put together some resources to assist you: how to best prepare for your tour, recommended items for your backpack and steps to take in an emergency situation. Remember to always play it safe and enjoy your hiking adventure in the Salzkammergut!

Leisurely hiking from cabin to cabin

Mountain Huts and Alpine

© Kraft | Almen und Berghütten in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut: Gablonzerhütte

Heavenly Perspective

Lace up your hiking boots, load up your backpack and hit the trail! Enjoy gorgeous natural surroundings, charming architecture and friendly people as you wander down idyllic lanes and paths. The daily grind gets left behind and your head becomes as clear as the air in the high alpine landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Along the well-marked paths, you will find the ideal conditions for escaping the monotony of everyday life. Whether you’re a passionate mountain hiker or a nature enthusiast, traveling alone or with the entire family, you’ll enjoy scaling our regional peaks. In our comprehensive route planner, you’ll discover a variety of suggestions for creating your ideal hike. You can pick up a detailed hiking map at one of the four tourist offices of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. Each map describes favourite routes for exploring Hallstatt, Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun. We hope you’ll have a wonderful time discovering the wonders between our mountains and lakes!

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