Sonnenalm in Gosau
Stopover up on the mountain pasture
As soon as you arrive, in the beautiful nature and mountains of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut, you will start to forget your everyday life! The Sonnenalm, in Gosau, is a homely hideaway and offers the perfect rest stop on your hike through the impressive mountains of the hiking region Zwieselalm & Dachstein West - high above the Gosau Valley.
Whether it be summer or winter the Sonnenalm, located at 1580m above seas level, is the ideal place with its large sun terrace – in fact even the seasons in-between have their own appeal. From here you have a stunning view of the mighty Dachstein glacier. On clear days you can even see the Grossglockner. Whether as a break on a walking tour of the Zwieselalm, as a family trip to the pasture, skiing or snowshoeing - the magnificent sun terrace, the relaxing winter garden and the cosy restaurant invite you all year round to homemade pastries and hearty home cooking.
Safety Tips for Hikers
Admittedly, the landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut is the absolute pinnacle for hiking fans, mountain enthusiasts and nature lovers—unforgettable tours to incredibly beautiful mountain lodges and meadows, panorama views as far as the eye can see and cherished moments that will last a lifetime! However, you should remember that while hiking you might find yourself in high-alpine terrain. We’ve put together some resources to assist you: how to best prepare for your tour, recommended items for your backpack and steps to take in an emergency situation. Remember to always play it safe and enjoy your hiking adventure in the Salzkammergut!
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Snowshoe Trail 1 in Dachstein West
The snowshoe trail leds through alpine terrain and should be used only by experienced hikers with appropriate equipment in good and safe conditions.
Hiking on the “Salt Alps climb” trail
Hallsattt / Chiemsee | SalzAlpenSteig (Salt Alps climb): Premium long-distance trail from the oldest salt mine until the "Bavarian Sea" – Connected by 233 kilometres!
Snowshoeing in Gosau
Gosau | Hornspitzlift: Copied from the Indians and trappers: you barely sink, in the snowy winter landscape there is hardly a sound to be heard – not without reason is snowshoeing in Gosau a fun leisure time pursuit!
Mountain Climb „Großer Donnerkogel“
Gosau | Donnerkogel: Conquer approximately 1100 metres of climbing and rugged mountain crags up to 400 m in height. This mountain climb is divided into three sections of varying degrees of difficulty. Brand new: 40-meter-long "Jacob’s ladder".
Snowshoeing on the Zwieselalm
Gosau | Zwieselalm: In the Gosau valley snowshoeing makes much more fun. The Zwieselalm offers snowshoers the opportunity to leave their mark far from the prepared winter hiking paths.
Gablonzer hut / Gablonzerhütte
Gosau | Gablonzerhütte: Both a haven and the perfect starting point for unforgettable moments in the Dachstein West hiking region. Passionate hikers will love the fantastic sunny terrace with views of the Dachstein glacier.
Dachstein West Hiking World
Gosau | Zwieselalm:: Here where skiers come to put their carving skills to the test in Winter, the gently rolling green meadows and mountain ridges offer fantastic views – the perfect place to enjoy a walk.
Hike around the Gosaukamm
Beautiful two day tour, with unique scenery, around a wildly rugged mountain range. With a wonderful overnight stay in an Alpine hut. For experienced mountaineers.
Hiking to the Zwieselam
From Lake Gosau "Vorderer Gosausee" up to "Zwieselalmhöhe". After 1.5 hours you reach the "Zwieselalm" there you have a beautiful few over "Gosaukamm", "King Dachstein" and the lake.
Events around this hut
Hike with musical entertainment in Gosau
Guided Climbing Offers in the Salzkammergut
Tue, May. 30, 2023 Car park Goisern Mitte, Bad Goisern
Breakfast in an Alpine hut: Sonnenalm in Gosau
Wed, Jul. 5, 2023 09:00 — 11:00 Zwieselalm, Gosau
Breakfast in an Alpine hut: Gablonzerhütte in Gosau
Wed, Jul. 12, 2023 09:00 — 11:00 ,
Available accommodation for your hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut
Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.