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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

Summer – fall 2019

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.

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.

© Kraft | Geführte Wanderungen in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

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.

© Jehlde | Wmit Betty in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

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!

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Up to the sunrise on the mountain

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!

© Kraft

"Mountain Moments" Religious worship on the Krippenstein

Against the unique natural backdrop of "King Dachstein" mountain enthusiasts celebrate this church service on the Dachstein plateau at 2000 meters above sea level. The finale of the "Obertraun Mountain Moments" on the Austrian National Holiday.

© Salzwelten AG

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 5th January 2020 & 1st February to 30th December 2020.

© Schöpf | Tägliche Führung durch die Dachstein Eishöhle in Obertraun

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. Open daily from 27th April to 27th Octobe 2019.

Segway in Gosau – Da steh' ich drauf!

Lassen Sie es rollen! Mit dem Segway durch das malerische Gosautal. Ein Urlaubserlebnis für die Ewigkeit. Sie werden darauf stehen. Garantiert!

Silent Night

“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!

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Christmas Market on the Salzberg in Hallstatt

Mountain Advent with breath-taking panoramic views. At the Skywalk. With a lot of tradition and crafts. Only on the 8th December 2019! The highest Christmas market in the Salzkammergut! Not to be missed!

Krampus Parade in Bad Goisern 2019

The Salzkammergut Krampus Parade is to take place on 7th December 2019. 700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.

Torchlight walk through Hallstatt

Be captivated by Hallstatt in Austria and its unique history during a leisurely evening stroll and enjoy the romance of the world famous lakeside village.

Christmas market Gosau 2019

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

Events 2020

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!

Carneval season on Lake Hallstatt

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.

Race around the lake 2020

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

© Kraft

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.

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"Hot Air Balloon Night" 2020

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.

© Kraft | Gosauer Ballonwoche

Book now the great adventure!

"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.

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