Events in winter

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.

Events

Date: Fri, Sep. 8, 2017 , 10:00 — 23:59
Ort:  Narzissen Bad Aussee, Pötschenstr. 172 8990 Bad Aussee
An evening full of pleasure! Epicurean delicacies, take a bath at candlelight, delightful diversion program

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© Narzissen Bad Aussee | “Sole, Mond & Sterne“ im NarzissenBad Aussee

Date: Sat, Dec. 2, 2017 , 13:00 — 18:00
Ort:  Heimatmuseum Gosau, 4824 Gosau
Simple, lively, colourful and traditional: Gosau "Bergweihnacht" - A Christmas Market Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Gosau!

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Date: Sat, Dec. 2, 2017 , 14:00 — 17:00
Ort:  ev. Altenheim, Bahnhofstraße 1 4822 Bad Goisern

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Date: Tue, Dec. 5, 2017 , 18:00 — 23:00
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz und in den idyllischen Gassen, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt

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© Kraft | Traditioneller Krampuslauf Hallstatt

Date: Tue, Dec. 5, 2017 , 19:00
Ort:  Gemeindeplatz Obertraun, Obertraun 180 4831 Obertraun

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Date: Thu, Dec. 7, 2017 , 17:00
Ort:  Marktplatz Bad Goisern, Marktplatz 4822 Bad Goisern
700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.

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Date: Fri, Dec. 8, 2017
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt
Authentic customs, living traditions and a touch of romance in December. Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Hallstatt!

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Date: Sat, Dec. 9, 2017 , 10:00
Ort:  Hand.Werk.Haus, Rudolf-von-Alt-Weg 6 4822 Bad Goisern
Over 20 of our most talented artists proudly present their products both inside and in the courtyard at the Neuwildenstein stately home.

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Date: Fri, Jan. 5, 2018 , 16:45
Ort:  Gemeindeplatz Obertraun, Obertraun 180 4831 Obertraun

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Date: Fri, Jan. 5, 2018 , 20:00
Ort:  Marktplatz Bad Goisern, Marktplatz 4822 Bad Goisern

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Date: Sat, Jan. 13, 2018
Ort:  Gosau, 4824 Gosau

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© Kraft

Event series in winter

Culinary events

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

» Food & Drink around Lake Hallstatt

©OÖ.Tourismus/Erbe / Essen & Trinken in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

World Heritage Advent in Austria

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.

» World Heritage Advent in Austria

Events during Christmas & New Year

Christmas in the mountains of the Salzkammergut. Attractive festive and New Year deals for Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun at a glance

» Events during Christmas & New Year

A Procession of light and sound

Bad Goisern & Obertraun: The "Glöcklerlauf" is a time-honoured local tradition on 5th January 2017. 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!

» Glöcklerlauf - A fascinating, traditional event

Carneval season on Lake Hallstatt

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.

» Fasching in der Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut

Hot Air Balloon Week 2018

Gosau | 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.

» Hot Air Balloon Week 2018

© Kraft | Ballonwoche in Gosau 2013

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!

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