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The most beautiful events for your vacation in the Salzkammergut area

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

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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!

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.

Events in winter

Enchanting and romantic pre-Christmas period, iconic start to the year or colourful ballooning mixed with numerous winter sports events. Winter Highlights from December to February at a glance.

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.

Theme world "Art and culture"

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!

International Winter Variety Show 2024

Experience the International Winter Varieté Bad Ischl from the 8th until the 11th of February 2024. Dirk Denzer‘s new show "Varieté Avantgarde" at the 3rd Winter Varieté Bad Ischl 2024.

Craft exhibition in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt

Unique craftsmanship! Every masterpiece is unique. A very special exhibition! Until the end of October in the craft house of Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt. You have to see that!

Traditional New Year's concert in Bad Ischl

A lively start to the year in the spa and imperial city. Enjoy a colorful array of unforgettable messages. The turn of the year is so beautiful during your vacation in the Salzkammergut area. Enjoy it!

Theme world "Guided tours in the Salzkammergut"

Part of your Journey: Guided tours in the Salzkammergut

Would you like to find out more about the country and its people? About the impressive history of the region? Then come along on one of the numerous guided tours in the Salzkammergut area. Whether in groups or in a private tour, whether large or small. Whether above ground or underground - an experience every time. There is a suitable answer to every question here. And the trained guides are looking forward to your coming! Discover the Salzkammergut from its most beautiful side!

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.

Theme world "Salz mines 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.

Visit in Altaussee the largest active salt mine in Austria. On this guided tour, you can experience the unique atmosphere of the underground world especially intensively.

Theme world "Mountain moments"

Last chance for this year: 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. .

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!

Full moon Trip by Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable Car

Take the cable car to the sun. A unique holiday experience for nature lovers, Hiking enthusiasts or photographers. More freedom is not possible!

Theme world "Hiking & gentle nature experiences"

Mountain events in the Salzkammerut

Breakfast on the mountains - guided hikes. The mountains are there to be conquered! From you. And we have the best mountain events for you. this is your time These are your mountains. Do something outside

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!

"Mountain Moments" Religious worship on the Krippenstein

Against the unique natural backdrop of "King Dachstein" mountain enthusiasts celebrate this church service on the Dachstein plateau at 2000 meters above sea level. The finale of the "Obertraun Mountain Moments" on the Austrian National Holiday.

Theme world "Special experiences"

Guided mountain bike & e bike tours in the Salzkammergut

They know their region like the back of their hand: The verified mountainbike guides. You know perfectly well, where the most exciting single trails are and the steepest downhill routes hide with the sharpest curves. And these need to be discovered. Together with you. Find out this year.!

The nature experience of summer! Daily from 1st of May to 26th of October 2023! By appointment only! Tour duration: about 3 hours.

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!

Theme world "Sports & action events"

Every meter counts - sporting eventsin the Salzkammergut

Whether running events or swimming events, iconic mountain bike meetings or sporting events - in terms of "sport" has the Salzkammergut so much to offer. We have put together the best events for you. The places ready go!

International Wolfgangsee Run – Salzkammergut Marathon

The "Int. Wolfgangseelauf - Salzkammergut Marathon" is celebrating its 51st edition. More than half a century after the 1st Wolfgangseelauf on October 26th, 1972 with 13 starters and 11 finishers, thousands will again take part in the six competitions.

Sporty annual finale on the mountain: Zwieselalm-Ascent in the Gosau Valley

Skiing tour to the Zwieselalm on the end of December in the Dachstein West Ski Region in Gosau. Register now! Limited number of participants.

Race around the lake 2024

A new year - a new challenge! Runners are looking forward to 28 th of April 2024. Because then the runners run around the Lake Hallstatt again. Registration is already possible.

Theme world "Tradition & customs"

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!

Open house at the "Anzenau" mill in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt

The open-air museum invites you: A very special day at the mill. From 10:00 to 17:00 hrs. With delicious dishes, live music and interesting guided tours through the open-air museum. Be there! And experience authentic traditional customs.

Theme world for the Salzkammergu

Events for children & families in the Salzkammergut

Are you vacationing with your family in the region? And are you still looking for some great events for your kids? Then we would do the right thing for you. Unforgettable events on the mountains, in the valley and on the lakes.

Services and events in churches in the Salzkammergut

Church is more than worship. Readings and concerts take place regularly in the numerous places of worship. And there are always excellent events there. Artists with well-known names and brilliant voices. Whether classical, Jaoo or modern music - there is something for the visitor!

Theme world "Winter in the Salzkammergut"

“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!

Krampus Parade in Bad Goisern 2023

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

"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!

Hot Air Balloon Night 2024 in Gosau

Highlight of the event is the display of hot air balloons by night. A stunning visual treat! Spectators flock to the Gosau and see how enormous flames create the hot air needed to inflate these huge, brightly coloured balloons.

Night Ski Show in Gosau - I have to go there!

Not to be missed: Spectacular ski show with flag parade, rocket backpack and a large firework display and much more. The holiday experience!

Seductive Winter Experiences in the Salzkammergut

More fun. More enjoyment. More variety. Simply more holiday in the snow. Whether it's guided snowshoe hikes, ski tours, torchlight walks or a cool igloo build - this winter you can do it all! Take a look now, without obligation and feel the winter anticipation.

Guided snowshoeing tours

You love extraordinary, original nature experiences? Then, you absolutely should try snowshoeing. Discover nature with snowshoes on your feet.

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