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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 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.

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.

Violin festival in Bad Goisern

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.

Guided tours

Guided tours

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.

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. Daily reservations available. Only during nice weather. Only by prior reservation.

Daily tours through the Saltmine in Hallstatt

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 06.01.2021.

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.

Floral Exhibition in the Hand.Werk.Haus

Become part of the most interactive exhibition of the year. Your floral holiday photo in a unique exhibition in the Salzkammergut Hand.Werk.Haus. in Bad Goisern.

International cartoon exhibition

Will we soon be able to walk across water to our holidays? Do animals take vacations as well? What’s the truth behind those low-cost air carriers? What is a tourism destination like without tourists?

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.

Yodel course on the Gjaidalm

Yodel-Ay-Ee-Oooo! From 17th to 19th July 2020 and 14th to 16th August 2020. A weekend full of sound, surrounded by the beautiful nature of the Dachstein Mountains.

Photo Workshop on 2000 meters

Photo walk with the nature photographer, author and expert of ancient forests Matthias Schickhofer in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kurztext.

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!

Guided hiking tour on Mount Ktippenstein

Fascinating Dachstein Mountains - Guided Family-friendly hike on trails and alpine footpaths with a few ascents and descents, sure-footedness necessary.

Mountain Moments

The “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level from August to October 2013 in Obertraun at Lake Hallstatt. Autumn time is hiking time! Come and join us!

Daily Guided Canyoning Tours

The nature experience of summer! Daily from May to September 2020! By appointment only! Tour duration: about 3 hours.

Guided Sea Kayak and Canoe Tours on Lake Hallstatt

The nature experience of summer! Daily from May to September 2020! 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.

Guided Climbing Offers in the Salzkammergut

Via ferrata training for beginners and advanced - guided via ferrata tours. Bookable daily. From May to September 2020.

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.

“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!

Krampus Parade in Bad Goisern 2020

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.

"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.

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