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Events during Christmas & New Year

Unforgettable holidays to ring out the old year

Holy night on silent Lake Hallstatt: The UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut invites you to atmospheric Christmas and sparkling New Year celebrations with a varied entertainment programme. Whether as a couple, with family or with friends - in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau or Obertraun you can also experience a lot "between the years": Culinary events, unforgettable winter experience in the fairy-tale landscape between mountains and lake or a visit to the museum - there is something for everyone.

To make your selection easier, we have summarised below the best events during Christmas and New Year.


Altaussee salt mine, Lichtersberg 25 Altaussee

© Salzwelten Altaussee

Mon, Dec. 6, 2021 09:30 — 12:00 Valley station of the Hornspitzlift, Gosau

© OÖTourismus/Röbl | Winterwandern mit Betty

Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 09:30 — 15:00 Valley station of the Hornspitzlift, Gosau

© OÖTourismus/Röbl | Winter in Gosau: Schneeschuhwanderung “Dachstein West“

Thu, Dec. 9, 2021 09:30 — 13:00 Hornspitz cable car, Gosau

© Röbl/OÖ Werbung | Veranstaltungen im Winter in Gosau & Gosautal im Salzkammergut:  Schneeschuhwanderung “Genieß die Natur“  In der Skiregion Dachstein West. Winterwandern bei Ihrem Urlaub in Gosau.

Wed, Jan. 5, 2022 17:00 Town square Obertraun (Gemeindeplatz), Obertraun 180 Obertraun

Wed, Jan. 5, 2022 17:00 — 19:00 Bad Ischl, Bad Ischl

© Kulturplattform Bad Ischl | Glöcklerlauf im Zentrum von Bad Ischl

Wed, Jan. 5, 2022 20:00 Marketplace Bad Goisern, Marktplatz Bad Goisern

How about a winter holiday in the world heritage?

The oldest salt mine in the world, the breathtaking "Five Fingers" viewing platform, the view of snow covered Dachstein Glacier from the romantic Lake Gosau - these and more destinations thrilled millions of visitors, from around the world, who visited the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut in summer. However, also in winter, the four towns of the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region - Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun – have their own special charms: Rest & Relaxation in lovingly furnished apartments and perfectly equipped hotels, fantastic winter hiking trails, unrivalled snowshoe trails, romantic horse-drawn sleigh rides and a variety of thermal baths on the outskirts of the World Heritage region. Numerous swimming pools, whirlpools, saunas and steam rooms are available. Or treat yourself to one of the numerous applications such as classical or relaxing massages. Indulge yourself and enjoy the absolute tranquillity between mountains and lakes. Beautiful winter holiday in the world heritage!

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