Hiking around Lake Gosau: Löckermoos - © Kraft

Hiking in the Valley

Experiences at lakes and streams

You are certainly familiar with the saying "The mountain is calling", but it doesn't always have to be the mountain, because the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut also enchants hikers and nature lovers with numerous valley tours. Among them, the Ostuferwanderweg, the Koppental hiking trail and the Panoramaweg in Gosau are among the most popular trails for young and old alike. And the best thing is, these trails are also a real relaxation trip for all the senses, especially in the transitional periods between autumn and winter or winter and spring, depending on the weather. Fancy it? Below we have put together the most beautiful valley routes for you. Easy and comfortable. Hiking for everyone. Without much preparation. Family-friendly and varied. Come with us! See you hiking in the Salzkammergut.

The most popular valley hikes at a glance

“Vorderer” Lake Gosau

© Kraft

Panorama Trail in Gosau

Hiking to the "Waldbachstrub" Waterfall in Hallstatt

Gosaubachweg Gosau - Along the river

Hiking in the nature reserve "Koppenwinkel" Obertraun

© Kraft | Wandern im Koppenwinkel Obertraun

Hiking to the Glacier Garden in Hallstatt

Koppental Hiking Trail in Obertraun

The “Ostuferwanderweg” (East shore hiking trail) - Always along Lake Hallstatt

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