Hot Air Balloon Week 2017

Thank Heavens!

From 14th to 21st January 2017 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 15th January 2017 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!

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Date: Sat, Jan. 14, 2017
Ort:  Gosau, 4824 Gosau

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Date: Sun, Jan. 15, 2017 , 18:30
Ort:  Gosau, 4824 Gosau

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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!

Don’t let this adventure get up and away from you!

Gosau | Balloon Week 2015: "Fly over" deep snow covered woods and fields, rivers and lakes and enjoy the soothing view of the wintry romantic Salzkammergut. Book your dream winter now!

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Uncomplicated winter fun in the World Heritage

Do you long for unspoilt landscape, making your own tracks in the fresh powder snow with not a soul in sight? For those looking for a real adventure during their winter holiday in the Salzkammergut, then the special "Easy snowshoeing" on the Krippenstein, in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt is just for you: Simple, straightforward and always the complete adventure! Without obligation, simply browse through the accommodation directory of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region and enjoy the anticipation of a wonderful winter holiday.

Unforgettable moments in a World Heritage region

Accommodation

The nicest hotels, apartments, B&Bs, holiday homes and campsites, at a glance, for your stay in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. Booking rooms in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau und Obertraun.

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Family Holiday in Gosau

Nestled among the majestic Dachstein, the imposing peaks of the Gosaukamm, the Kalmberg and Plassen lies the Gosau Valley at an elevation of approximately 730 metres above sea level. The romantic Gosau Lake, the hiking area of the Zwieselalm and the Löckermoss bog are considered alongside the comfortable pick-up train and the prehistoric forest park as absolute highlights for a family holiday in Gosau. Rustic mountain huts and gentle mountain meadows stir the souls of every hiking enthusiast. Over 65 kilometres of ski track cause cross-country skiing fans’ hearts to beat faster. With 84 kilometres of slopes and 37 modern lifts, both beginning and veteran downhill skiers can find ideal conditions in the ski region of Dachstein West. Romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides, experience-filled snowshoe hikes, adventuresome diving excursions, a plethora of tourism sites throughout the Gosau Valley and a wide selection of free-time activities complete the diverse package of holiday possibilities for both summer and winter. We hope to see you on holiday in Gosau!

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