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
Summer – fall 2019
What's happening? 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.
Magical caves, deep tunnels and sporting challenges - here you can find an overview of the best events from June to August at a glance.
Line up and dance with us! Friends of the Line Dancing can expect an atmospheric dance weekend with fantastic workshops with the stars of the scene and numerous surprises.
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!
Under the motto "The Sound of Hallstatt", the world-famous lakeside town presents itself from its musical side. You can expect a varied musical program during your holiday in Hallstatt.
Experience an unforgettable day on the Iglmoosalm in Gosau! Drive up on the slow train, experience sheep mustering, delicious Alm delicacies and a musical program on the last Saturday in September.
Once again it is time to say “Ozapft is” (the keg is tapped) on the laste weekend of September in the traditional beer tent in the St. Agatha district of Bad Goisern.
An evening full of pleasure! Epicurean delicacies, take a bath at candlelight, delightful diversion program
For fans of traditions & folks music! In this summer in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt: For nowhere else than in Chamois Hunting Days are the old traditions maintained with so much humour and winking of an eye.
It is nice, but not enough to watch traditional festivals just on TV. At the violin festival in Bad Goisern and this tour package, you experience music with your own eyes and ears.
Feel the magic of bygone days and immerse yourself in a magical realm of glistening salt crystals, mysterious mine tunnels, where history comes alive. Open daily to 5th January 2020 & 1st February to 30th December 2020.
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 27th April to 27th Octobe 2019.
Hiking events 2019
The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
Feel as a team. Enjoy conversations, laugh and move, get out of breath, arrive together and look down into the valley and enjoy the wonderful views.
Unique holiday experience for nature lovers, hikers or photographers. With delicious breakfast in a rustic mountain lodge. The Dachstein plateau is waiting for you! Get on-board ride along. See you on top!
Sport events 2019
Whether you never been in a boat before, or are a weathered rafter used to all types of waters: High waves, imposing rollers and six weirs. Here is what you have been looking for!
Nobody knows better than our guides where the most beautiful lookout spots are, which are the longest descents, the most challenging ascents, the cosiest chalets and the most magnificent circular tours!
Discover the beauties of Lake Hallstatt on a “Guided Canoe Tour”. Ideal for the whole family or small groups. Daily tours of about 3 ½ hours. Outdoor fun for all water lovers!
Winter & spring 2019/20
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!
Simple, lively, colourful and traditional: Gosau "Bergweihnacht" - A Christmas Market Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Gosau!
The Salzkammergut Krampus parade on 7th December 2019, in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut, is very special - spectators and participants often travel from far and wide to this impressive traditional event.
The "Glöcklerlauf" is a time-honoured local tradition on 5th January. This is hardly surprising, as it is believed that the illuminated head decorations and the ringing of the bells bring good luck into the community in the coming year!
Carneval or ”Fasching” who it´s called in the Salzkammergut – in no other part of the country is the Fasching season so exuberantly and zealously packed with time-honoured traditions and fancy dress parades than here in the Salzkammergut.
The annual half-marathon, around Lake Hallstatt, will take place on Sunday 26th of April 2020. Many runners from around the world are expected to return. Come and take part! Online registration is from end of August 2019 possible!
Winter Special 2020
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.
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.
"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.