Balloon Week Gosau 2018
Date: Sat, Jan. 13, 2018
Info: Location: On the Gosauseestraße (Street to Lake Gosau) between Vordertal and Mittertal in the Gosau Valley. Parking possible!
From 13th to 21st January 2018 people will look up to the skies for a very different reason 30 to 40 brightly coloured hot air balloons will take to the skies, creating a magnificent display against a backdrop of snow laden trees and stunning mountain scenery. Teams will be competing for the annual International Alpine Trophy between 9 and 16.00 hrs each day.
"Hot Air Balloon Night"
Highlight of the event is the display of hot air balloons by night. This memorable occasion will take place on 17th January 2018 at 18:30 hrs. A stunning visual treat! Spectators flock to the Vital-Hotel in Gosau and see how enormous flames create the hot air needed to inflate these huge, brightly coloured balloons. Watching the brightly illuminated giants lift off into the skies in a wonderfully orchestrated sequence is an experience you will never forget!
How about a winter holiday in the world heritage?
The oldest salt mine in the world, the breathtaking "Five Fingers" viewing platform, the view of snow covered Dachstein Glacier from the romantic Lake Gosau - these and more destinations thrilled millions of visitors, from around the world, who visited the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut in summer. However, also in winter, the four towns of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region - Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun – have their own special charms: Rest & Relaxation in lovingly furnished apartments and perfectly equipped hotels, fantastic winter hiking trails, unrivalled snowshoe trails, romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides and a variety of thermal baths on the outskirts of the World Heritage region. Numerous swimming pools, whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms are available. Or treat yourself to one of the numerous applications such as classical or relaxing massages. Indulge yourself and enjoy the absolute tranquillity between mountains and lakes. Beautiful winter holiday in the world heritage!