The walk to the Zwieselalm starts with magnificent views of the Dachstein peak and the surrounding mountains. From here, it’s on to the traditional Rottenhofhütte. Here different cheeses are made in summer from the fresh Alpine milk which you can try in the cheese tasting event. The culinary walk to the Rottenhofhütte in the Zwieselalm is an easy hike, even children from 4 years can attend.
Hiking in the most beautiful part of Austria
With its widespread network of paths, the Gosau valley is truly a paradise for hikers. Several hundred kilometres of well-maintained trails are available. Discover colourful flowering meadows, vast alpine pastures, the rugged Gosaukamm or the extraordinary “Löckermoos“ upland moor – especially as part of a guided hike with the experienced and popular hiking guide Betty from Gosau. Timeless hikes over meadows and fields, panorama hikes to huts, mountain pastures, romantic mountain lakes and breathtaking summits are on offer with Betty Jehle between spring and autumn. There is something for every taste and requirement!
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!