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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.

More Events

Echo and Weisenblasen at the lake

The incomparable end to an eventful day in the Salzkammergut! We hear each other to play the Weisenblasen as part of the “Obertraun Mountain Moments” directly on Lake Hallstatt!

“Yodeller” brass music in the Gosau Valley

The small Kalvarienberg (Mount Calvary) Church in Gosau provides a stunning background to this musical event - a melodious holiday occasion with exceptional panorama views.

Chamois Hunting Days 2022

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.

Almfest on the Koppenwinkelalm

Cosy afternoon in the Koppenwinkel with typical Austrian folk music, traditional folk dances and tasty delicacies from the region. The most beautiful summer finale in the Salzkammergut.

Guided tours - Part of your Journey

Village tours through Hallstatt

UNESCO World Heritage region | 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.

Daily Guided Tour of Hallstatt 2022 "Individual”

Experience the World Heritage Site in a very special way: On a flexible guided tour through the historic centre. Simply register now and experience history up close. You can't get more live than that.

Guided Sightseeing Tours Bad Ischl

Enjoy the unforgettable flair of the imperial town of Bad Ischl on a guided tour with certified Austria Guides.

Village Tour ‘Hallstatt by Land, Hallstatt by Water’

Daily Offer! 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. Reservations available. Only during nice weather. Only by prior reservation.

Art and culture in the Salzkammergut

Church Sound Festival 2022 in the Salzkammergut

Powerful vocals at sacred venues. The concert series of the summer. Always new - always different. At the Mondsee, Lake Hallstatt, Traunsee and Attersee.

Special exhibition in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt

This year, the Masters' Summer in the Salzkammergut Hand.Werk.Haus in Bad Goisern presents itself as "literally masterful". Around forty exhibitors will be presenting products made by master craftsmen.

International cartoon exhibition in Altaussee

This year's cartoon exhibition in the Styrian Salzkammergut is entitled "Fresh - Cult - Styrian". Look forward to international works & weird delicacies. And that every day.

Salt Worlds in Hallstatt & Altaussee

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.

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

Every Tuesday and Thursday 1 pm from July to August 2022. 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!

Visit in Altaussee the largest active salt mine in Austria. On this guided tour, you can experience the unique atmosphere of the underground world especially intensively.

Cave Worlds in Obertraun

Classic Concerts in the Ice Cave 2022

It’s not just nature lovers who will find what they are looking for in this giant Ice cave – art lovers too can appreciate this eternal world of ice: every year in August in Obertraun , the Parsifal Dome is transformed into a unique concert hall

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. .

Guided tours through the Koppenbrüller cave

A visit to the Koppenbrüller Cave offers an impressive insight into the underground waterways of the inside of the Dachstein. Pathways secured against flooding mean that guests can visit in safety, even in bad weather!

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!

Sports in the Salzkammergut

Salzkammergut Trophy 2022

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!

Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon 2022

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.

Autumn Premiere: 33rd International Lake Hallstatt Run on 11th September 2022

This year, for the first time, runners will take to the half-marathon course, around picturesque Lake Hallstatt in autumn. So right after the summer holidays. After a two-year break, there is still plenty of time for training! Registration is possible from mid-March!

Customs and traditions

The nature experience of summer! Daily from 1st of May to 26th of October 2022! 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 2022! By appointment only! Tour duration: about 3 hours.

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 2022. Registration is essential!

Workshops & more

Yodelling Course on the Mountain in Bad Ischl

Learn to yodel with Anita Biebl Every Tuesday from 5th July to 6th September from 10:00, duration 1.5 h, Meeting point Katrin cable car valley station

Harri Stojka Workshop 2021

From15th of August to 19th of August 2022 in the world-famous lakeside resort of Hallstatt - an unforgettable holiday with intoxicating music! Get informed with no obligation!

The Ecumenical Church Music Retreat 2022

At the foot of the Dachstein Mountains in the lovely Gosau valley, musicians from many other European countries meet for the Gosauer Singwochen.

Best of Mountains

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!

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.

See and experience more with Betty

The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!

MIn the midst of untouched nature and centuries-old cultural landscapes, people find contemplation and tranquillity at numerous mountain masses and mountain services, and find comfort and gratitude in communal prayer.ountain Masses in the Salzkammergut

Christmas in the Salzkammergut

“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 2022

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.

Seductive Winter Experiences in the Salzkammergut

More fun. More enjoyment. More variety. Simply more holiday in the snow. Whether it's guided snowshoe hikes, ski tours, torchlight walks or a cool igloo build - this winter you can do it all! Take a look now, without obligation and feel the winter anticipation.

Christmas market Gosau 2022

Simple, lively, colourful and traditional: Gosau "Bergweihnacht" - A Christmas Market Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Gosau!

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