Hiking in the Gosau Valley: Dwarfs-Hike in Gosau - © Kraft

Dwarfs-Hike in Gosau

© Betty   Familienwanderung im Salzkammergut: Wichetelweg in Gosau

In the footsteps of the friendly gnomes at "Plankensteinalm". Every week in the summer holidays the slow train "Gosauer Bummelzug" goes up to "Plankensteinalm" from the Touristinfo. There is a theme trail for children. The kids can explore the nature and the animals, which lives up at the mountain and the woods. It is a great excursion for the hole family.

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!

Continue hiking & places to stop for food & drink

“Leutgebhütte” on the “Plankensteinalm”

© Kraft | Leutgebhütte auf der Plankensteinalm

Special offers: Guided tours

Tue, Sep. 27, 2022 09:45 — 16:00 Sports ground Gosau, Gosau

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Sat, Oct. 1, 2022 09:45 — 16:00 Sports ground Gosau, Gosau

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

Available accommodation for your hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.