Hiking in the Gosau Valley
Welcome to the magnificent hiking area
Many marked hiking paths lead you through a unique area with majestic mountains, blooming Alpine meadows, fragrant forests, torrential streams and clear mountain lakes. With a little bit of luck, you will see some chamois and ibex making their daredevil leaps across the steep rock faces or whistling marmots at the side of the trail. You can get to the starting points easily and get back home from many places without a car.
The Gosau Lake Experience
Gosau | Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!
Panorama Trail in Gosau
The lush meadows and fields in summer. The colourful forests in autumn. The Panorama Trail in Gosau is almost always in season. The family-friendly trail invites you to relaxed hiking without much effort. Family and senior-friendly through the Gosau valley to the shores of Lake Gosau. Simply great!
Hiking 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!
Gosaubachweg Gosau - Along the river
Gosau | Gosau brook route: An easy short hiking route for all ages whatever the weather.
Historical tour of Gosau - Leaving the church in the village
An easy stroll from the village centre of Gosau through the church quarter. This stroll is also suitable for families with pushchairs. A short hike for the whole family. With many stations worth knowing. A great tour even on rainy days!
Hiking to the Goiserer hut and Mount Kalmberg
Gosau | The Goisern mountain Hut is in view of the "Kalmberg Indian", and is one of the most popular hiking destinations in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.
Hiking to the Hut Adamek in Gosau
Gosau | Adamekhütte (Adamek hut): First the way to the Adamekhut seems to be an easy walk along the lake Gosausee. But then, an exhausting hike to the hut follows.
Hiking to Löckermoos High Moor Gosau
One of the most beautiful high moor lakes in Austria. A special natural spectacle for early risers. The sunrise over the small moor lake is unique. An unforgettable experience on your hiking holiday in Gosau! Fascinating impressions for all hiking enthusiasts! Also easy to get to with the slow train.
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.
Geological Loop Tour in Gosau
Starting at the Gosauschmied, this circular walk is also possible in bad weather in proper walking boots. Follow the road up to the lower Gosau lake for about 1km and then bear left along a gravel track.
A very beautiful, but not quite unsafe way, which requires high-alpine equipment, vertigo freedom and a good stamina. Duration: 6h.
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.
Dwarfs-Hike in Gosau
In the footsteps of the friendly gnomes at "Plankensteinalm". Every week in the summer holidays the slow train "Gosauer Bummelzug" goes up to "Plankensteinalm" from the Touristinfo.
Hiking to the Iglmoosalm in Gosau
The Iglmoosalm is very popular amongst hikers. You can reach it either the easy way by means of the "Gosau slow train" or by taking a one-and-half-hour walk from Gosau Mittertal.
Hike to the Grindstone Quarries in Gosau
Family-friendly hike to one of the most historic places in the Gosau valley. The hike can be combined with a visit to the "Löckermoos" high moor. Numerous panoramic views over the Gosau valley accompany you along the way.
Hiking shuttle offers
Slow train Gosau
A special experience for both young and old alike. Slowly and unhurried through the Gosau Valley - time is irrelevant.
Your Hiking Taxis in the World Heritage
Here you will find taxis around Lake Hallstatt and in the Gosau Valley that will pick you up from your hiking destination or take you to the starting point of your tour safely, comfortably and without complications.
"Home Bringer Hiking Taxi" Gosau
Hiking on the Zwieselalm from Salzkammergut to Salzburger Land and no clue how to get back? We have the perfect solution. Click here for information on the hiking shuttle.
Alm Taxi Gosau
Enjoyment without effort: With the Alm Taxi to the most beautiful alpine pastures in the Gosau Valley. This makes an excursion with friends or family even more fun. Just stick your thumb out and off you go.
Hiking events in the Gosau Valley
Natural spectacle “Löckermoos” in Gosau
Tue, May. 16, 2023 09:45 — 16:00 Sports ground Gosau, Gosau
“Yodeller” brass music in the Gosau Valley
Wed, Jul. 5, 2023 20:00 Kalvarienberg, Gosau
Counting sheep in Gosau
Sat, Sep. 30, 2023 09:00 Alpine Iglmoos (Iglmoosalm), Gosau
Natural spectacle “Löckermoos” on national holiday in Gosau
Thu, Oct. 26, 2023 09:45 — 16:00 Sports ground Gosau, Gosau