There is much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut and in the numerous neighbouring towns. In our event calendar you will find the best tips for your holiday in the heart of Austria. For those who do not want to click around, we have summarised the best events in our seasons overview. We hope you enjoy browsing and have an unforgettable holiday in the Salzkammergut
Overview: Event calender & Highlights
What's going on in the Salzkammergut? All events at a click. Our event calendar at a click. From conventions to concerts. From nature to culture. Here you will find events in Obertraun, Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau or Bad Ischl. From tradition to hiking. The choice is yours!
Autumn is the time for hiking. However, numerous other events are very popular with autumn holidaymakers in the Salzkammergut. Here you will find the highlights from September to November.
Enchanting and romantic pre-Christmas period, iconic start to the year or colourful ballooning mixed with numerous winter sports events. Winter Highlights from December to February at a glance.
Tradition events in the Salzkammergut
This year, the imperial summer residence is once again home for Tracht and dirndl. Discover the world of traditional costume and weave yourself in the fabric of history.
One of the nicest and cosiest traditions is the "Liachtbratln" in the Salzkammergut: Authentic customs on the Dachstein plateau. Please book a table in time!
This year, the Masters' Summer in the Salzkammergut Hand.Werk.Haus in Bad Goisern presents itself as "literally masterful". Around forty exhibitors will be presenting products made by master craftsmen.
Guided tours - Part of your Journey
UNESCO World Heritage region | Explore the village of Hallstatt, the oldest saltmine ofthe world, the fantastic ice cave or the great mammut cave. Besides the historical information there are numerous stories that cannot be found in any book or internet portal.
Experience the World Heritage Site in a very special way: On a flexible guided tour through the historic centre. Simply register now and experience history up close. You can't get more live than that.
Discover entirely new sides to Hallstatt during a tour by both land and water. This hour-long tour includes a trip aboard the historical salt ship, Navia. Reservations available. Only during nice weather. Only by prior reservation.
Events in the Salt Worlds in Hallstatt & Altaussee
This year's cartoon exhibition in the Styrian Salzkammergut is entitled "Fresh - Cult - Styrian". Look forward to international works & weird delicacies. And that every day.
Events of the Cave Worlds in Obertraun
Unique holiday experience for nature lovers, hiking enthusiasts or photographers. With delicious breakfast at the picturesque Gjaidalm. The Dachstein plateau is waiting for you! Climb aboard and take a ride. See you at the top!
Multimedia shows, cave bears and rope bridge: The completely reconstructed Dachstein Giant Ice Cave offers you the chance to embark on a breathtaking adventure through rock and ice. .
A visit to the Koppenbrüller Cave offers an impressive insight into the underground waterways of the inside of the Dachstein. Pathways secured against flooding mean that guests can visit in safety, even in bad weather!
The endless expanse of the Dachstein massif from inside – the giant Cave is one of the largest karst caves in the world impresses with its size, variety of shapes and spectacular artistic installations – something you would never expect to see beneath the ground!
Customs and traditions
Via ferrata training for beginners and advanced - guided via ferrata tours. Bookable daily. From 1st of May to 26th of October 2022. Registration is essential!
Best of Mountains
A beautiful, magical event inspired by the "wise men" is casting its shadows: the "International Winter Variety Show " from 11th - 13th February 2022 with Dirk Denzer's new show "Spirit Dreams" in Bad Ischl.
Christmas in the Salzkammergut
Reflective, down to earth, delicious! Enjoy the pre-Christmas period in the Salzkammergut. A pleasure for all your senses! Where time stands still! Let yourself be enchanted. The place to be!
The Salzkammergut Krampus Parade is to take place on 7th December. 700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.
More fun. More enjoyment. More variety. Simply more holiday in the snow. Whether it's guided snowshoe hikes, ski tours, torchlight walks or a cool igloo build - this winter you can do it all! Take a look now, without obligation and feel the winter anticipation.