An idyllic holiday destination, all year round
With all its magical charms, you will never want to leave! An inspirational retreat for philosophers, literary figures, artists and emperors. Experience the intimate atmosphere of this beautiful region. You will feel truly at home, and once here, you will know in your heart that there is no place you would rather be! The broad, tranquil Goisern valley stretches fromHallstatt in the south to Bad Ischl the Emperor's summer residence, to the north. A popular resort in both summer and winter, swimming or cross country skiing, mountain biking or and snowshoe hiking are among the many leisure pursuits Bad Goisern has to offer. Bad Goisern, located in the heart of Upper Austria, offers that perfect combination of sport facilities, nature, culture and historic tradition.
You love skiing, snowboarding, carving or freestyle skiing. Then, Dachstein Salzkammergut is the right place for you. In this region you will find conditions that make your heart beat faster.
In 1997, Hallstatt was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. This culturally historic region is now known as the Dachstein Salzkammergut-region. Amongst Hallstatt's numerous "treasures" are the World Cultural Heritage Museum, the archeological excavations, the catholic church with its mountain grave yard and "Charnel House".
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.
The knowledge of our time, our everyday life and our culture in a unique archive. Do you just want to leave your tombstone? If you do not take part, will never have existed!
There is also plenty to see in the nearby surroundings of the Dachstein Salzkammergut region. A trip to the city of Mozart, Salzburg city, will round off your winter holidays or summer holidays in Austria.
Day trips to the surrounding area of Dachstein Salzkammergut are a fantastic alternative to the various sports activities at the holiday region. There are marvellous opportunities for bad weather programmes in Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun.
Take a tour by E-Bike around Lake Hallstatt and see the area from a new perspective. The bikes give you extra power and ease the strain on your joints.
The Nature and Mountain Adventure World at the Dachstein-Krippenstein-area offers many exciting adventures with plenty of things to explore and lots of exercise. And the kids will not be the only ones standing in awe at the Adventure World of Koppenbrüller Cave.
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Nowhere else will you experience so much natural variety and breadth of experience. With numerous crystal clear lakes and breath-taking mountain scenery, this "Hallstatt - Dachstein/Salzkammergut" region of outstanding natural beauty welcomes visitors time and time again.