News from the Mountain
More time for all mountain enthusiasts on the Zwieselalm
Also this summer all "summiteers" have more time for an unforgettable mountain experience. Because the Gosaukammbahn on the Zwieselalm runs until 11.09 one hour longer, until 17:50. Then, until 6th November 2022, again until 16:50. There is more time for hiking or a culinary excursion to a mountain hut. The current travel times and prices can also be found below under "Information at a Glance". We wish you an incomparable experience of nature in the Dachstein West hiking world in Gosau.
The morning makes the day!
Enjoy a special kind of breakfast. Take a seat and breathe in the early morning fresh air. Surrounded by pure alpine life, accompanied by the gentle ringing of cowbells, hereyou will find the ideal conditions to start your day. A hearty mountain breakfast with many regional products from the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut and a proper "mug of coffee" will get you in the mood for the day’s hiking, through the Alpine pastures, which lies ahead of you. The stunning landscape in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun are thrown in for free! The breakfast is offered this summer from July to September, every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between 9 .00 to 11.00 hrs.. in numerous mountain pastures in the holiday region around Lake Hallstatt.
For passionate hikers, climbers and sunbathers
The ‘Gablonzerhütte’, high above the Gosau valley on the Zwieselalm, is not only a perfect starting point for unforgettable and adventurous days in the Dachstein West hiking region, but also a haven for your holiday in the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. The team of the ‘Gablonzerhütte’ spoil their visitors with typical regional delicacies and down to earth Austrian cuisine - the view from the sunny terrace, of the legendary Dachstein glacier, is thrown in free of charge.
For those who want to satisfy their hunger for the unique mountain world, we recommend an overnight stay at the Gablonzerhütte in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut: Comfortably furnished rooms and a dormitory for up to 40 tired hikers or climbers are available. Advance booking, especially in the summer months, would be a definite advantage!
In both summer and winter, the Dachstein West hiking region offers it many guests, from all over the world, impressive mountains, groomed hiking trails, the Zwieselalm hiking paradise and fantastic climbing routes. The perfect location of the ‘Gablonerhütte’ means that the mountain oasis is an experience for the whole family - whatever time of year! The lodge hosts have incorporated their creative streak into the furnishings and have paid a lot of attention to original details. So enjoy the amenities of a modern ÖAV (Austrian Alpine Association) hut – also during a sudden change of weather in the mountains!
Enjoy a special kind of breakfast. Take a seat and breathe in the early morning fresh air. Surrounded by pure alpine life, accompanied by the gentle ringing of cowbells, hereyou will find the ideal conditions to start your day.
Where Hiking Enthusiasts and Sunbathers Meet
The Zwieselalm in Gosau is one of the most beautiful hiking areas in the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Extensive hiking routes lead over alpine meadows and through shady mountain forests where one can spend hours of enjoyment or relish in short hikes from one alpine lodge to the next. Whether you’re stopping in for a pleasant snack at the Gablonzer lodge, a thirst quencher at the Zwieselalm lodge or a relaxing sun bath at the Sonnenalm, the family-friendly hosts, pure mountain landscapes and impressive views of the picturesque Gosau Lake promise an unforgettable experience in the Lake Hallstatt and Gosau Valley region. We hope you enjoy your hiking holiday in Austria!
More time to enjoy!
To save you unnecessary searching on various websites, we have summarised all relevant information about this tour for you below: contact details, opening times, travel times of cable cars, links to public transport and much more. In this way, you get all the information at a glance and have more time to enjoy the breathtaking mountains of the Salzkammergut.