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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

Overview: Event calender & Highlights

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!

Summer events

Magical caves, deep tunnels and sporting challenges - here you can find an overview of the best events from June to August at a glance.

Colourful autumn event

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.

Events in winter

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.

Guided hikes

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.

Breakfast in an Alpine hut

Enjoy a special kind of breakfast. Take a seat and breathe in the early morning fresh air. Surrounded by pure alpine life, accompanied by the gentle ringing of cowbells, hereyou will find the ideal conditions to start your day

Hike with musical entertainment in Gosau

The Zwieselalm offers all friends of folk music a musical highlight: all five participating lodges will be putting on live music all day.

Guided family hiking tour

Every Wednesday from 7th of July to 1st of September 2021. Alpine pasture hike, meeting point: 10.00 hrs., mountain station in Ebensee on Lake Traunsee. For families!

Up to the sunrise on the mountain

Unique holiday experience for nature lovers, hikers or photographers. With delicious breakfast in the Dachstein Krippenstein mountain restaurant. The Dachstein plateau is waiting for you! Get on-board ride along. See you on top!

Full moon trip across Lake Hallstatt

This traditional boat was once used to transport the "white gold", which was mined from the world’s oldest salt mine in Hallstatt, over Lake Hallstatt and then continuing on the Traun to the Danube.

Counting sheep in Gosau

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.

The nature experience of summer! Daily from 1st of May to 26th of October 2021! By appointment only! Tour duration: about 3 hours.

Guided Sea Kayak and Canoe Tours on Lake Hallstatt

The nature experience of summer! Daily from 1st of May to 26th of October 2021! By appointment only! Tour duration: about 3 hours.

Unique Rope Experience in Bad Goisern

There are suspension bridges, balancing trees, rope swing, flying fox slides, abseiling points, short via ferrata climbs and much more to explore. Please note: Registration is essential!

Guided Climbing Offers in the Salzkammergut

Via ferrata training for beginners and advanced - guided via ferrata tours. Bookable daily. From 1st of May to 26th of October 2021. Registration is essential!

Salzkammergut Trophy 2021

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!

Discover the World Heritage on the bike

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!

Kommen Sie mit auf eine kulinarische Reise durch die Welt des Senfs. Scharfe Sachen und milde Gaumenschmeichler erwarten Sie auf dieser ungewöhnlichen Tour in Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee.

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!

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. .

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!

Winter 2021 / 2022

“Silent Night“ 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!

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.

A Procession of light and sound 2020

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!

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