There is much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut and in the numerous neighbouring towns. In our event calendar you will find the best tips for your holiday in the heart of Austria. For those who do not want to click around, we have summarised the best events in our seasons overview. We hope you enjoy browsing and have an unforgettable holiday in the Salzkammergut
Overview: Event calender & Highlights
Events at a glance
What's going on in the Salzkammergut? All events at a click. Our event calendar at a click. From conventions to concerts. From nature to culture. Here you will find events in Obertraun, Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau or Bad Ischl. From tradition to hiking. The choice is yours!
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.
Magical caves, deep tunnels and sporting challenges - here you can find an overview of the best events from June to August at a glance.
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.
Art & Culture Events in the Salzkammergut
The best of classical music, poetry, jazz, Austropop, theatre and customs through to cabaret and operetta. The best cultural events in the Salzkammergut at a click. Always up to date!
Ina Regen Open Air 2023 Bad Ischl
Fancy good Austrian music sound? The Austrian singer Ina Regen invites you to the concert under the starry sky. Music has many languages and this one is particularly beautiful. Hear for yourself.
Hubert von Goisern Open Air Concert in Hallstatt 2023
World musician Hubert von Goisern invites you to an unforgettable open air concert on romantic Lake Hallstatt. The event, scheduled for 2md of September 2023 in Hallstatt, will be the musical highlight of your holiday. Act now and purchase your tickets before they’re sold out!
We make history come alive!
Village tours through Hallstatt
UNESCO World Heritage region | Explore the village of Hallstatt, the oldest saltmine ofthe world, the fantastic ice cave or the great mammut cave. Besides the historical information there are numerous stories that cannot be found in any book or internet portal.
Guided Sightseeing Tours Bad Ischl
Enjoy the unforgettable flair of the imperial town of Bad Ischl on a guided tour with certified Austria Guides.
Daily Guided Tour of Hallstatt "Individual”
Experience the World Heritage Site in a very special way: On a flexible guided tour through the historic centre. Simply register now and experience history up close. You can't get more live than that.
Village Tour ‘Hallstatt by Land, Hallstatt by Water’
Discover entirely new sides to Hallstatt during a tour by both land and water. This hour-long tour includes a trip aboard the historical salt ship, Navia. Reservations available. Only during nice weather. Only by prior reservation.
Events of the Cave Worlds in Obertraun
The holiday day can start so beautifully: At sunrise on the mountain - More natural magic is not possible!
Unique holiday experience for nature lovers, hiking enthusiasts or photographers. With delicious breakfast at the picturesque Gjaidalm. The Dachstein plateau is waiting for you! Climb aboard and take a ride. See you at the top!
Daily tours through the Ice cave
Multimedia shows, cave bears and rope bridge: The completely reconstructed Dachstein Giant Ice Cave offers you the chance to embark on a breathtaking adventure through rock and ice. .
Guided tours through the Koppenbrüller cave
A visit to the Koppenbrüller Cave offers an impressive insight into the underground waterways of the inside of the Dachstein. Pathways secured against flooding mean that guests can visit in safety, even in bad weather!
Daily tours through the Mammut Cave
The endless expanse of the Dachstein massif from inside – the giant Cave is one of the largest karst caves in the world impresses with its size, variety of shapes and spectacular artistic installations – something you would never expect to see beneath the ground!
Events in the Salt Worlds in Hallstatt & Altaussee
Daily tours through the Saltmine in Hallstatt
Feel the magic of bygone days and immerse yourself in a magical realm of glistening salt crystals, mysterious mine tunnels, where history comes alive.
“Prehistoric Expedition” through the oldest salt mine of the world
July & August every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 hrs. These guided tours are only possible with prior registration.
Guided tour "Bombs on Michelangelo"
In the footsteps of George Clooney's Hollywood movie. A special underground tour based on the true saviours of unique art treasures in the salt mine of Altaussee. But only after timely registration!
For nature lovers: Mountains full of possibilities
Guided hikes to the most beautiful natural spectacles - guided hikes with Betty
The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
Yodelling Course on the Mountain in Bad Ischl
Learn to yodel with Anita Biebl Every Wednesday from 5th July to 6th September 2023from 10:00, duration 1.5 h, Meeting point Katrin cable car valley station
Breakfast in an Alpine hut
Enjoy a special kind of breakfast. Take a seat and breathe in the early morning fresh air. Surrounded by pure alpine life, accompanied by the gentle ringing of cowbells, hereyou will find the ideal conditions to start your day
Customs and traditions
Guided Sea Kayak and Canoe Tours on Lake Hallstatt
The nature experience of summer! Daily from 1st of May to 26th of October 2023! By appointment only! Tour duration: about 3 hours.
Guided Climbing Offers in the Salzkammergut
Via ferrata training for beginners and advanced - guided via ferrata tours. Bookable daily. From 1st of May to 26th of October 2023. Registration is essential!
Sport Veranstaltungen im Salzkammergut
Race around the lake 2023
Back to the roots! After the autumn excursion, the sporting event will once again take place in spring: on 23rd April 2023, the starting signal will be given for the 34th edition of the running event.
Lake Hallstatt swimming marathon 2023
The swimming event of the summer! Once across the Lake Hallstatt. The challenge for all long-distance swimmers. But also for recreational swimmers. Various route lengths await the water rats. Enjoy all the fun.
Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy 2023
More than 5.000 participants from 40 nations make the Salzkammergut Trophy Austria's biggest MTB marathon. One of the most spectacular marathon tracks in Europe!
Customs and traditions in the Salzkammergut
Traditional Events in the Salzkammergut
Genuine and down-to-earth, varied and unusual - the traditional events in the Salzkammergut. This is how you get to know the country and its people! Come and see!
Corpus Christi on the Lake Hallstatt
Colourful Corpus Christi procession in the Catholic parish church, the romantic marketplace and the unique Lake Hallstatt. A truly "heavenly" experience!
“Yodeller” brass music in the Gosau Valley
The small Kalvarienberg (Mount Calvary) Church in Gosau provides a stunning background to this musical event - a melodious holiday occasion with exceptional panorama views.
Chamois Hunting Days 2023
The big folk festival with a variety of events and culinary specialties. Look forward to pure tradition. And get in touch with the country and its people. Lederhosen and dirndls as far as the eye can see. Cool guys and sweet girls. The holiday experience!
Let's see what next winter will bring
The first highlight of the year! "International Winter Variety Show 2024"
A beautiful, magical event inspired by the "wise men" is casting its shadows: the "International Winter Variety Show " from 08th - 11th February 2024 with Dirk Denzer's new show "Spirit Dreams" in Bad Ischl.
“Silent Night“ in the Salzkammergut
Reflective, down to earth, delicious! Enjoy the pre-Christmas period in the Salzkammergut. A pleasure for all your senses! Where time stands still! Let yourself be enchanted. The place to be!
"Glöcklerlauf" - A Procession of light and sound 2024
The "Glöcklerlauf" is a time-honoured local tradition on 5th January. This is hardly surprising, as it is believed that the illuminated head decorations and the ringing of the bells bring good luck into the community in the coming year!