Event Highlights

Highlights according to the season

A holiday in the Salzkammergut is particularly special when there is something going on. For this reason numerous organisers provide a varied program of big and small events throughout the year: Here we have put together for you, the best event highlights from January to December, according to the season. This simplifies the choice a little! You will still find details of events in our comprehensive events calendar. We hope you enjoy browsing and who knows, maybe we see each other at one of many events in the Salzkammergut!

Events in spring

Fresh events for a colourful spring - as colourful as this season in the Salzkammergut. Highlights from March to May summarised for you.

» Events in spring

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.

» Summer events

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.

» Colourful autumn event

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.

» Events in winter

Tech Austria dive fair in Gosau

Gosau | Gosau Diving Base: On the 5th and 6th of October there will be the best international  tech-diving equipment for testing in the World Heritage site of Hallstatt / Dachstein Salzkammergut.  A fair for knowledgeable audience!

» Tech Austria dive fair in Gosau

© Kraft

Sold out! When folk music gets the blues

Hallstatt | World musician Hubert von Goisern invites you to an unforgettable open air concert on romantic Lake Hallstatt. The event, scheduled for 29 August 2015 in Hallstatt, will be the musical highlight of your holiday. Act now and purchase your tickets before they’re sold out!

» Hubert von Goisern - When folk music gets the blues

© Alex Schutz

Torchlight walk through Hallstatt

Torchlight walk through Hallstatt: Be captivated by Hallstatt and its unique history during a leisurely evening stroll and enjoy the romance of the world famous lakeside village.

» Torchlight walk through Hallstatt

Circus in Goisern

The Circus Belly is coming from 6th to 9th of June 2014 to Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt.

» Circus in Goisern

Traditionszirkus Belly - Aty & Paty

Guided bike tour through the World Heritage

Bad Goisern | Guided bike tour: Guided bike tour through the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

» Guided bike tour through the World Heritage

© OÖ.Tourismus/Erber

Counting sheep in Gosau

Gosau | Iglmoosalm: A leisurely day with delicious food awaits you on the Iglmoosalm.

» Sheep day in Gosau

© Kraft

New Year’s Eve in Obertraun 2017/18

Obertraun | The perfect atmosphere for an unforgettable turn of the year in the Salzkammergut.

» New Year’s Eve in Obertraun 2017/18

Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon 2018

Bad Goisern/Hallstatt/Obertraun | Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon: The “Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon” takes place on Saturday 4th August 2018, in the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

» Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon 2018

© Bernhard Höll

Colourful light shows

Tranquillity, as you have never experienced it before. Get up early in the morning, before sunrise and stand in front of the hut and be immediately surrounded by the unspoilt nature of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Birds sing the first song of the day. Cowbells ringing in the distance, enjoy your morning coffee on the hut bench while tasting the fresh air - that's what people from all over the world find fascinating about a magical overnight stay in a hut in the holiday region of Dachstein Salzkammergut. Relax your eyes and gaze into the distance, forget everyday life, soak up the rays of the sun, feel the wind on your skin and just unwind. So have we filled you with desire? What are your criteria for a hut night?

Unforgettable moments in a World Heritage region

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Dinner is served - a taste of Austria

“It is well known that eating and drinking sustains both body and soul”. People within the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut stay true to this old saying. Sometimes rustic, sometimes modern, but always authentic – that is the cuisine within the Salzkammergut. This includes traditional meat dishes as well as heavenly sweet pastries and, typical for the lake region of the Salzkammergut - exquisite fish specialties. Connoisseurs can also enjoy an incomparable mix of culture, history and regional delicacies at numerous events between mountains and lakes. Let yourself be pampered; In the summer after a long mountain or bike tour. In winter, after an unforgettable day on the slopes or simply by a romantic dinner during your holiday in the Salzkammergut. Let yourself be inspired and take a look at our culinary hosts within the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region. We wish " Guten Appetit".

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