If you want to experience typical Austrian customs during your holiday in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut, then you should mark the date of the “Almfest” in Koppenwinkel in your diary: Here you will experience genuine, living customs.
Music and Dance
It starts with the traditional yodelling and brass music. An unforgettable moment. Then there's a leisurely afternoon in Koppenwinkel with folk music and dances, as well as a “Schuhplattler” display from the Obertraun homeland group.
Of course, the physical well-being is also taken care of, at the Obertrauner Almfest, with delicacies from the region – “Holzknechtnockn”, “Schneeballn” and “Rauggerln”!
Easy to reach
The Koppenwinkelalm can be easily reached on foot, from the "Koppenbrüllerhöhle" car park or train station, in about 15 to 20 minutes.
Adventure tip for the festival
Not far from the Koppenwinkelalm - just a few minutes' walk away - there is a “Kneipp” path at the “Hagenbach” (Hagen stream) and an idyllic path to the source of the “Bühlerbach”, a karst spring fed by ice cold water from the Dachstein massif!
For the first time this year, there is an alternative date of 8th of September should the weather on Sunday, the 1st September not want to play along.
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”.
The Obertraun “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level from August to October 2017. Autumn time is hiking time! Come and join us in the “Mount Dachstein Hiking World”.
Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.
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