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
What´s going on?
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.
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.
Here you will find an overview of the current snow conditions in the ski areas Dachstein West Gosau, FreeSports Arena Krippenstein Obertraun, and the Feuerkogel Ebensee.
For all ski tourers: Early Bird cable car rides onto the Krippenstein in Obertraun. Every weekend and public holidays at 7:30hrs.
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.
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: 01.02.2020 to 06.01.2021.
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.
Not to be missed: Spectacular ski show with flag parade, rocket backpack and a large firework display and much more. The holiday experience!
Sprimg – Summer - Autumn
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 2020.
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?
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.
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!
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.
The cave in the Koppen valley. A popular excursion for all the family! Guided tours daily from 1st of May to 27th of September 2020. Every hour from 9:00 to 16:00 hrs.
Sports events 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!
Here, fun with the element 'water' is at the forefront! The “Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon” takes place in the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein 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!
Fantastic Natural Spectacles
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 walk with the nature photographer, author and expert of ancient forests Matthias Schickhofer in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kurztext.
The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
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!
Fascinating Dachstein Mountains - Family-friendly hike on trails and alpine footpaths with a few ascents and descents, sure-footedness necessary.
In a colorful round, the boats move with the daffodils figures near the shore of lake Altaussee.
Visitors have the opportunity to view the narcissus figures from 08.00 am accompanied by traditional music, and displays of local handicrafts and customs.