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"Obertraun Mountain Moments": Echo- and Weisenblasen on the Lake

Date: Wed, Sep. 4, 2019
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Location:  Lake Hallstatt - Obertrauner Bay (Obertrauner Bucht), Obertraun
On this summer evening the Obertrauner bay becomes one of the most romantic places on Lake Hallstatt.


A romantic evening on Lake Hallstatt

When in the evening the sun over the Plassen - the local mountain of Hallstatt – dips into the mountain world and the last boats come into the "ports", then it becomes silent on Lake Hallstatt. At precisely this time, musicians belonging to the Obertraun band go out on the lake on a “Fuhr”, the traditional wooden boat of the people on the lakes in the Salzkammergut, and invite to an unforgettable music experience: “Weisenblasen” Dating back to the turn of the 19th century, “Weisenblasen” was customary at weddings, mountain masses etc.

On this summer evening the Obertrauner bay becomes one of the most romantic places on Lake Hallstatt. Whether you are having dinner at the Seecafe, barbecuing, or an evening picnic on the beach area right by the lake - the sounds of the centuries-old music will inspire you! The incomparable ending of an exciting vacation day in the Salzkammergut! We look forward to seeing you as part of the "Obertrauner Wanderherbst" on Lake Hallstatt!

What are the Obertraun Mountain Moments?

As the colours in the woodland begin to change and temperatures become more comfortable the time is on to go out for a hike! The Obertraun “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level. Tours range from easy, in terms of difficulty, to very challenging. The Dachstein-Krippenstein cable car is a means of conquering 1600 m quickly and effortlessly! Discover more of your beautiful ,natural surroundings and go out and explore the Dachstein- Salzkammergut, either under your own steam, or by joining one of our all-time-popular escorted hiking tours in conjunction with the “Obertraun Mountain Moments”.

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The Hallstatt Lake – Lake it!

Already more than 200 years ago the world traveller Alexander von Humboldt appreciated Lake Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut and named Hallstatt "the most beautiful lakeside resort in the world". Now, just two centuries later, the numerous visitors from all over the world have also learnt cherish Lake Hallstatt. Whether for a romantic cruise with an electric boat or on board one of the excursion ships, whether it be bathing in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern or Obertraun, or hiking along the fjord-like waters - Lake Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut has captivated everyone. And so it is hardly surprising that on the water and on its shores, more and more recreation seekers are enjoying themselves. A holiday destination for those who are looking for variety. And when are you coming to Lake Hallstatt?

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