The ”Katrin Cable Car” in Bad Ischl

On the top of Bad Ischl

Enjoy a charming 15-minute drive to more than 1, 400 m above sea-level with spectacular views. Starting point for the magic 7-Lakes-View Hike (1.5 to 2 hours) or the impressive 3-Summits-Tour across the mountains of Katrin, Elferkogel & Hainzen. The via ferrata is a good option for adrenaline junkies! Be spoilt in the mountain guesthouse or at the alpine hut or on their sun terraces respectively.

7 Lakes View

Enjoy fabulous views: to the south the magnificent Lake Hallstatt, to the west the majestic Lake Wolfgang , and further beyond, perched higher up, Lake Fuschlsee. Lake Nussensee with its eme-rald color, the mystical Lake Schwarzensee and to north-east Lake Traun are also to see. at per- fect weather conditions you can see the Bavarian Lake Tachingersee in the far distance.

Panorama Routes

the network of the circular walk extends from lovely Feuer- and Rosenkögerl west-wards to the imperial Katrin summit and further to the beautiful Elferkogel, followed by the roman-tic hainzen and the mighty Rosskopf - always accompanied by the impressive mountain scenery of the Salzkammergut that will inspire you.

Mount Katrin in Bad Ischl

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!

Warning: Closed trails
Better to know before you go

Hiking trails in the Salzkammergut can be closed for various reasons. To help you prepare for your hike, we have set up a page with current road closures in the region. This will help you get to your destination without any detours or stress. Click here to visit the page...

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