Hiking in Obertraun
Obertraun can do it all
You will be spellbound by the magic world of the Dachstein Massif and the other landmarks? Explore on numerous small romantic paths and trails or on comfortable and well developed hiking trails the most beautiful spots of Obertraun. This friendly bit of the country is an all-rounder for every hiking lover: from soft hikes for families via appealing tours for motivated hikers right through to physical challenges for those who really want to feel the effort.
Hiking tours in Obertraun on Lake Hallsattt
The complete Sarsteinüberquerung (Sarstein Crossing) is an extended but rewarding whole day's tour. 9 or 10 hours. Mountain fans have the loveliest panoramic view here in the alpine world.
Heilbronn Circular Trail
Hiking on the Dachstein plateau. Meet animal natives and enjoy the impressive karst landscape at 2000 metres above sea level. An unforgettable nature experience of around 2 to 3 hours on a wide hiking trail. Ideal for families and seniors.
Hiking to Mount Schergenkogel
Obertraun | Mount Schergenkogel: From the Schergenkogel (alt. 700 m), our hiking destination,has a wonderful view over Obertraun, Lake Hallsattt and Mount Sarstein. 3/4 of an hour to go.
On the top...
Obertraun | Krippenstein: The extensive karst plateau of the Dachstein Hiking world accommodates plenty of enjoyable hiking routes for all levels.
Koppental Hiking Trail in Obertraun
The 10km long trail leads from Obertraun to Bad Aussee through the romantic Koppen valley. Total walking time is around 3 hours. You will need sturdy walking shoes. There is an opportunity to stop off for refreshments in the Koppental valley.
Hiking to the viewing plattform ”5Fingers”
Fantastic views of the Salzkammergut region! 1/2 hour to the summit Easy trail alt. 2,109 metres on the top of Mount Krippenstein in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt.
The “Ostuferwanderweg” (East shore hiking trail) - Always along Lake Hallstatt
Family-friendly hike along Lake Hallstatt. From Bad Goisern via Hallstatt to Obertraun. Picturesque nature trail with a total walking time of around 3 hours. With great refreshment stops and cool swimming spots. Hiking by the lake with a nature trail.
Panoramic view waterfall wall
Obertraun | Wasserfallwand (waterfall wall): An easy hike for those who want to take it easy. Far away from any hustle and bustle, you will get to enjoy a magnificent view of Lake Hallstatt and the surrounding mountains.
Simony Hut: So close to heaven!
Hallstatt / Obertraun: The hike to the Simony Hut below the mighty Dachstein glacier, is one of the most beautiful hikes in the Salzkammergut. Recommended is the gorgeous sunrise - just a dream!
Across the karst plateau
The recently established Nature trail on the Dachstein plateau is an important component of the World Heritage Hiking world. This trail travels across the karst plateau and "lures" with pristine high alpine scenery.
Hiking trail “Margschierf” on Mout Krippenstein
The bride Karstlehrpath leads trough a real "lunarscape"on Mount Krippenstein in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt. Hiking duration around 6 hours.
Hike to the Wiesberghaus
Day hike on the high plateau with numerous further hiking options.
From Hallstatt through the Echerntal valley, or by cable car to 1884 m above sea level and through the karst landscape. Really fantastic! Surefootedness and mountain experience required.
Special hiking offers in Obertraun
Breakfast in an Alpine hut: Gjaidalm in Obertraun
Jul. 1 - Sep. 30, 2023 09:00 — 11:00 Gjaidalm, Obertraun
Obertrauner Mountain Moments 2023: “Crossing the Dachstein plateau“
Wed, Jul. 12, 2023 08:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
"Obertraun Mountain Moments 2023": Full moon Trip by Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable Car
Tue, Aug. 1, 2023 19:00 — 22:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
"Obertraun Mountain Moments 2023" Sunrise on the Krippenstein with Alpine Breakfast
Sat, Aug. 19, 2023 05:15 — 09:30 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
Obertrauner Mountain Moments 2023:"Alpine guided Tour
Tue, Aug. 22, 2023 09:20 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
"Obertraun Mountain Moments 2023" Religious Worship on the Zwölferkogel
Sat, Sep. 16, 2023 11:30 Zwölferkogel, Obertraun
Obertrauner Mountain Moments 2023: “ Alpine guided Tours“
Tue, Sep. 19, 2023 09:20 Dachstein-Krippenstein-Cable car, Obertraun
"Obertraun Mountain Moments 2023" Religious worship on the Krippenstein
Thu, Oct. 26, 2023 10:30 Heilbronner Chapel, Obertraun
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