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.
Winter time in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt
Winter conjures our region into a true fairy-tale world. A perfect winter day full of the promise of endless fun
In no other part of the country is the Carneval season so exuberantly and zealously packed with time-honoured traditions and fancy dress parades than here in the Salzkammergut.
Here you will find an overview of the current snow conditions in the ski areas Dachstein West Gosau, FreeSports Arena Krippenstein Obertraun, and the Feuerkogel Ebensee.
Discover nature with snowshoes on your feet: Enjoy the peaceful and quiet winter landscape, discover untouched nature and immerse yourself in the magic winter wonderlands far away from any hustle and bustle.
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.
An adventure of a lifetime. With Musher and a team of dogs through the snow-covered Gosau valley. Pure freedom. At every meter. Unforgettable!
Guided snowshoe hike on the 2000 meter high Krippenstein in Obertraun of about 2 1/2 hours. Equipment is provided. Two appointments daily. Only with preregistration!
Over the last few years, ice climbing has developed into a winter hit. “Low temperature sport climbers” will also find what they are looking for in Bad Goisern.
Those who think of "guided walks" as only being in the summer, will be able to experience the winter hiking wonders in the World Heritage region: the World Heritage region enchants through numerous adventure tours.
Discover Bad Goisern in Spring, Summer and Autumn
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.
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.
Magical caves, deep tunnels and sporting challenges - here you can find an overview of the best events from June to August at a glance.
Mountainbiking & E-Biking
Although it will be still quite a while until the next Salzkammergut Trophy on 13th July 2019 – one can register already now!
Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the landscape around Lake Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.
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!
Outdoor sports at a glance
Around Lake Hallstatt you will find a selection of outdoor providers who offer you the possibility to experience an exciting and eventful adventure.
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.
Water is the source of life and the past begins under water – experience the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site of Hallstatt and Gosau
Sometimes wild, sometimes picturesque - definitely natural! Beautiful gorges & canyons and many new experiences and adventures await you while canyoning in the World Heritage.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Service & Information
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.
Easy and convenient way to obtain your tickets for the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). All information about buying tickets in the tourist offices of Hallstatt and Bad Goisern.
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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.
Take advantage of the Salzkammergut Winter Card and enjoy discounts for many winter offers in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.