Welcome to Bad Goisern

The landscape garden of the Salzkammergut

The wide and charismatic valley of Bad Goisern stretches out from Hallstatt in the south to Bad Ischl, the summer holiday resort of the emperor in the north. Discoveries dating back to the Stone Age and the Hallstatt period enable us to establish that there was a close contact with villagers from the surrounding regions. The wood and agriculture industry developed very early in the wide fertile valley of Bad Goisern, to supply the mine in Hallstatt. This is how Bad Goisern is where it is now, on prettiest landscapes of the Salzkammergut. This enchanting village used to be called “The Monarchies most beautiful village“ and still hasn’t lost any of its charm. 

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Quickly and securely to the most beautiful apartments, the best hotels, the most cozy guest houses (B & B's) and the most spacious holiday homes around Lake Hallstatt and the Gosau Valley. Don't look around - book now! Just a click away!

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Discover Bad Goisern in Spring, Summer and Autumn

© Kraft | Ausflugsplaner für die Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Excursion planner through the World Heritage
There is so much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Old mines, mighty cave worlds or spectacular glaciers at romantic lakes - a paradise for cultural- and nature lovers.
» Excursion planner through the World Heritage

© Narzissen Bad Aussee | “Sole, Mond & Sterne“ im NarzissenBad Aussee

Candle light swimming
An evening full of pleasure! Epicurean delicacies, take a bath at candlelight, delightful diversion program . A perfect end to your vacation day on Lake Hallstatt.
» Candle light swimming

The oasis in the centre
The spa gardens in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt: Surrounded by old knotted trees, beautiful flower borders and a small stream. With an ad. enture playground and mini golf.
» The spa gardens in Bad Goisern

Mountainbiking & E-Biking

Biking around Lake Hallstatt
Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the landscape around Lake Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.
» Mountain Bike Tours

© Kraft | Täglich 'Geführte Mountainbike-Touren' durchs Welterbe

Discover the World Heritage on the bike
Nobody knows better than our guides where the most beautiful lookout spots are, which are the longest descents, the most challenging ascents, the cosiest chalets and the most magnificent circular tours!
» Guided bike tour through the World Heritage

Salzkammergut MTB Trophy 2018 in Bad Goisern
A challenge in the World Heritage region: With the Mountain Bike Trophy, the Junior Trophy, the "Hill Climb" and the unicycle downhill competition in the middle of July. Have you already registered?
» Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy 2017

Hiking

Hiking around Lake Hallstatt
Hiking in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt - a very special treat! Here you will find the most beautiful hiking trails, the most popular mountain huts and Alpine pastures, impressive landscapes, guided tours and numerous insider tips about in and around the Lake Hallstatt area.

» Hiking

© Kraft | Hütteneckalm in Bad Goisern

Hütteneckalm - very close to paradise
Pamper your soul with an incredible view of the World Heritage region while the Hütteneckalm team take care of your creature comforts. It doesn’t get any better!
» Hütteneckalm

Mountain Huts and Alpine
Fancy a glass of wonderfully fresh milk, accompanied by freshly baked farmhouse bread with bacon or fresh alpine cheese. Here you will find the most beautiful Alpine pastures, in the World Heritage region, for your family hike or Alpine pasture excursion.
» Mountain Huts and Alpine

Outdoor sports at a glance

Outdoor providers
Around Lake Hallstatt you will find a selection of outdoor providers who offer you the possibility to experience an exciting and eventful adventure.
» Outdoor providers

A climbing paradise for beginners and the experienced
Rugged rock faces, ridges and turrets - the magical fascination can be felt immediately. Whether you are a newcomer, an experienced mountaineer or a passionate climber – you will find it around Lake Hallstatt.
» Rock Climbing

Dive Adventures
Water is the source of life and the past begins under water – experience the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site of Hallstatt and Gosau
» I want to dive

© Outdoor Leadership | Canyoning im Salzkammergut bei einem Urlaub in der UNESCO Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

Canyoning around Lake Hallstatt
Sometimes wild, sometimes picturesque - definitely natural! Beautiful gorges & canyons and many new experiences and adventures await you while canyoning in the World Heritage.
» Canyoning

Nordic walking around Lake Hallstatt
Nordic Walking - walking at a rapid pace with sticks - the gentle whole body workout for endurance, strength and fitness. Here you will find the most beautiful trails at a glance!
» Nordic walking around Lake Hallstatt

Bathing at Lake Hallstatt
Swimming/Bathing: Whether it is after a wonderful hike in the mountains, a day trip or simply a swimming day with the whole family - we offer bathing fun to suit every taste.
» Bathing in the Salzkammergut

Winter time in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt

Winter in Austria
Winter conjures our region into a true fairy-tale world. A perfect winter day full of the promise of endless fun
» Winterholidays in Austria´s mountains

Krampus Parade in Bad Goisern 2017
The Salzkammergut Krampus Parade is to take place on 7th December 2017. 700 "Krampusses" and demons, St Nicholasses and good angels will assemble once again in the market square in Bad Goisern for this annual event.
» Krampus Parade in Bad Goisern

Advent Market in the Hand.Werk.Haus
On Saturday and Sunday (on the third advent weekend) craftsmen and women from the Salzkammergut will be hosting a festive Christmas Market. Over 20 of our most talented artists proudly present their products both inside and in the courtyard at the Neuwildenstein stately home.
» Advent Market in the Hand.Werk.Haus

Time to change tracks
Whether it be the Predigstuhl high trails or cosy rounds in the valley: Bad Goisern offers cross country skiers the best winter recreation on endless kilometres of well-groomed looping trails and routes.
» Cross country skiing in Bad Goisern

Husky Spirit – Sledge dog rides in Gosau
An adventure of a lifetime. With Musher and a team of dogs through the snow-covered Gosau valley. Pure freedom. At every meter. Unforgettable!
» Husky Spirit – Sledge dog rides in Gosau

Overview of ski rental stores
You want a straightforward winter sports holiday without tons of luggage? Or spice up your own equipment with a technical highlight? Our ski rental stores offer advice and services to help get you on the run.
» Overview of ski rental stores: Service & Support to get you on the run!

Service & Information

Tourist Office Bad Goisern
Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation. We look forward to your call and will be happy to give you advice and further information personally with News.
» Tourist Office Bad Goisern

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Information - Anything you want to know – at a glance
Whether you plan on staying in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region for several days or a mere few hours, whether you travel by yourself or with friends and family – we supply detailed information for your visit in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.
» Information

World Heritage

History & World Heritage
Since living memory it was the salt which provided the wealth for the Inner Salzkammergut. The salt is the basis for the typical ancient customs and interesting cultural peculiarities.
» UNESCO World Heritage region

Heritage Museum - A journey through time!
Discover your own personal Hallstatt period on a journey through history - from the Stone Age to the present day in the World Heritage Museum Hallstatt. History does not get any more exciting - come with us!
» World Heritage Museum Hallstatt

The World Heritage speaks many languages
Information about the World Heritage region around Lake Hallstatt in french, Italian, hungarian, czech. All World Heritage Sites are excellent choices for an excursion beyond the ordinary.
» The World Heritage speaks many languages