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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

Events at a glance

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!

Guided snowshoeing tours

You love extraordinary, original nature experiences? Then, you absolutely should try snowshoeing. Discover nature with snowshoes on your feet.

Snowshoe hikein Gosau

Winter fun for the whole family in around 3 ½ hours on the deep snow covered Zwieselalm in Gosau.

Guided Snowshoe hike in Obertraun

The heart of the Salzkammergut is full of beautiful places - and they have one thing in common: the magnificent view to the Dachstein massif and its glaciers.

Guided snowshoe hike in Ebensee

Together with a local guide you'll explore the wintry alpine world on Upper Austria's sunniest spot and enjoy the fantastic panorama.

Ballone week in Gosau 2021

"Hot Air Balloon Night" 2021

Highlight of the event is the display of hot air balloons by night. A stunning visual treat! Spectators flock to the Gosau and see how enormous flames create the hot air needed to inflate these huge, brightly coloured balloons.

Balloon Week Gosau

Starting point of the balloons: Directly on the Gosauseestraße between Vordertal and Mittertal in Gosau. Parking available! Every day between about 8:00 and 10:00 hrs.

Book now the great adventure!

"Fly over" deep snow covered woods and fields, rivers and lakes and enjoy the soothing view of the wintry romantic Salzkammergut. Book your dream winter now during the Balloon Week on your holiday in Gosau and the Gosau Valley.

Preview 2021

Events in spring

Fresh events for a colourful spring - as colourful as this season in the Salzkammergut. Highlights from March to May summarised for you.

Corpus Christi on the Lake Hallstatt

Colourful Corpus Christi procession in the Catholic parish church, the romantic marketplace and the unique Lake Hallstatt. A truly "heavenly" experience!

Salzkammergut Trophy 2020

More than 5.000 participants from 40 nations make the Salzkammergut Trophy Austria's biggest MTB marathon. One of the most spectacular marathon tracks in Europe!

Daily tours through the Ice cave

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. Open daily from 1st of May to 2nd of November 2021.

Torchlit hike tour to the Mammut Cave

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!

Guided tours through the Koppenbrüller cave

The cave in the Koppen valley. A popular excursion for all the family! Guided tours daily from 1st of May to 3rd of October 2021. Every hour from 9:00 to 16:00 hrs.

More Adventures

“Prehistoric Expedition” through the oldest salt mine of the world

Every Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm from July to August 2020. Duration of tour: approx. 4 hours. Reservations required

Guided tour "Bombs on Michelangelo"

In the footsteps of George Clooney's Hollywood movie. A special underground tour based on the true saviours of unique art treasures in the salt mine of Altaussee. But only after timely registration!

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