The Siriuskogl hill in Bad Ischl

The Siriuskogl hill and the Franz-Josef tower (erected in 1885) form one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the inner Salzkammergut. Visitors can enjoy the unique view over Bad Ischl while savouring local treats and delicacies. Young guests have plenty to entertain them at the children’s adventure playground and petting zoo.

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!

Information at a glance

  • A 20 minute walk from the town centre and along a woodland path. The “Gasthaus Siriuskogl” restaurant also hosts regular concerts and cultural events (details are to be found on our Homepage,). The homepage has a webcam with a wonderful view over the town and gives a window on the weather in Bad Ischl.