There’s a lot going on in winter!
When winter gradually sets in over the Salzkammergut at the end of November, it will be cosy at numerous events around the Lake Hallstatt and the Gosau Valley. Even in winter there is a lot going on: World Heritage Advent, “Glöcklerläufe”, Gosau hot air balloon week, family events both on and off the slopes and much, much more. We have summarised below, the best events in the winter for you. We wish you a relaxing winter holiday in the Salzkammergut.
Here you will find a list of the best culinary events around Lake Hallstatt. From ‘down to earth’ to sophisticated. An indulging holiday for all your senses
Bad Goisern | Hand.Werk.Haus: Still not found any souvenirs from your vacation? Then why not take a look at Hand.Werk.Haus Goisern in the town's centre. Here you will find a large selection of unique handicrafts "Made in Salzkammergut" for all occasions.
Reflective, down to earth, delicious! Enjoy the pre-Christmas period in Hallstatt. A pleasure for all your senses! Where time stands still! Let yourself be enchanted. The place to be!
Around Lake Hallstatt: Be enchanted by the numerous events of the World Heritage Advent. Some of those events have attracted way beyond the region since many years. So just be enthralled by those highlights of the advent.
Christmas in the mountains of the Salzkammergut. Attractive festive and New Year deals for Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun at a glance
You love extraordinary, original nature experiences? Then, you absolutely should try snowshoeing. Discover nature with snowshoes on your feet.
The "Glöcklerlauf" is a time-honoured local tradition on 5th January. This is hardly surprising, as it is believed that the illuminated head decorations and the ringing of the bells bring good luck into the community in the coming year!
Carneval or ”Fasching” who it´s called in the Salzkammergut – in no other part of the country is the Fasching season so exuberantly and zealously packed with time-honoured traditions and fancy dress parades than here in the Salzkammergut.
Reflective, down to earth, delicious! Enjoy the pre-Christmas period in the Salzkammergut. A pleasure for all your senses! Where time stands still! Let yourself be enchanted. The place to be!
Events during the winter time
Trinkhalle Bad Ischl, Bad Ischl
Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 10:00 — 20:00 Dachsteinsport Janu, Hallstatt
Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 14:00 — 20:00 Bad Ischl, Bad Ischl
Tue, Dec. 7, 2021 19:00 Marketplace Bad Goisern, Bad Goisern
Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 Market Square Hallstatt (Marktplatz Hallstatt), Hallstatt
Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 Seecafe Strandbad Obertraun, Obertraun
Sat, Dec. 11, 2021 09:30 — 18:00 Seecafe Strandbad Obertraun, Obertraun
Sat, Dec. 11, 2021 10:00 — 18:00 Hand.Werk.Haus, Bad Goisern
Sat, Dec. 11, 2021 17:00 — 18:30 Tourist office of Hallstatt, Hallstatt
Mon, Dec. 13, 2021 09:30 — 13:00 Valley station of the Hornspitzlift, Gosau
Thu, Dec. 16, 2021 09:30 — 13:00 Hornspitz cable car, Gosau
Fri, Dec. 17, 2021 09:30 — 15:00 Valley station of the Hornspitzlift, Gosau
Sat, Dec. 25, 2021 17:00 — 18:30 Altaussee salt mine, Altaussee
Sun, Dec. 26, 2021 09:00 — 18:00 Schnaps & Holz im Badergraben, Hallstatt
Sun, Jan. 2, 2022 17:00 — 20:00 Koppenbrüller cave (Koppenbrüllerhöhle), Obertraun
Wed, Jan. 5, 2022 17:00 Town square Obertraun (Gemeindeplatz), Obertraun
Wed, Jan. 5, 2022 17:00 — 19:00 Bad Ischl, Bad Ischl
Wed, Jan. 5, 2022 20:00 Marketplace Bad Goisern, Bad Goisern
Sat, Jan. 8, 2022 09:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
Sat, Jan. 15, 2022 08:00 — 10:00 Gosau, Gosau
Wed, Jan. 19, 2022 18:00 — 22:00 Gosau, Gosau
Mon, Dec. 5, 2022 18:00 — 23:00 Market square Hallstatt and idyllic streets, Hallstatt
Mon, Dec. 5, 2022 19:00 Town square Obertraun (Gemeindeplatz), Obertraun
Sun, Dec. 25, 2022 17:00 Altaussee salt mine, Altaussee
Enjoy a gentle tour
The winter in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut has many facets - also a very tranquil one. As a nature lover, you can enjoy the snowy winter landscape around Lake Hallstatt and Gosau Valley at its most romantic. Many prepared winter hiking trails invite you to relax, marvel and enjoy the snow-covered landscape. The smooth, soft crunching of the snow, the wintry silence and the magnificent winter scenery all have magical power. Numerous winter trails are even located right on the doorstep of your hosts and together with the thermal spa offerings they make a perfect combination for a great winter vacation around Lake Hallstatt. See you in Austria!