Note for winter sports enthusiasts
Ski resorts reopen in December 2022
At the moment, the ski resorts in the Salzkammergut are in summer sleep. But even this time will eventually come to an end. Then it's back to the slopes. Snow permitting, the Dachstein West ski area in Gosau will open its doors just in time for Advent on Saturday 3rd December 2022. At the same time, the popular “Gosauer Bergweihnacht” Christmas market will also be open. In Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt, Father Christmas will open the new winter season in the FreeSports Arena on the 2000m-high Krippenstein on 24th December 2022. All subject to there being enough snow - see you skiing and snowboarding in the Salzkammergut.
Winter top winter sports resort
Winter top winter sports resortYou love skiing, snowboarding, carving or freestyle skiing. Then, Dachstein Salzkammergut is the right place for you. In this region you will find conditions that make your heart beat faster. Many kilometres of piste where snow is guaranteed and ideal for all the family! Thanks to the latest technology and most modern ski lifts and cable cars, you can reach the tops of the mountains in the heart of the Salzkammergut in a very short time. More than 60 km of skiing slopes, the perfect snow from December to May, well-prepared slopes ranging from easy to demanding, modern lift facilities, beautiful views and cosy ski huts.
Our offers for the winter season
The Dachstein Salzkammergut region claim to have wide areas of skiing freedom and no waiting at the lifts. For those who prefer the ski piste – no matter what age – may challenge the numerous slopes of the Dachstein area!
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.
Stressed, exhausted, burnt out? Looking for some peace and solitude? Then you are in the right place. Winter vacation from its pleasurable side!
Your holiday in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region will be full of variety, guaranteed, since there are so many things to see in the four holiday resorts of Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun.
Hallstatt | Ice diving: one of the most exiting ways of experiencing the underwater world: Dive into the lake of Hallstatt or lake of Gosau.
Enjoy relaxing moments for body and soul: Watch the snowflakes falling from the sky onto white snowy meadows while you bathe in the warm thermal water. An experience for the senses!
Search and Book
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.