Active holiday in the Salzkammergut
The Salzkammergut in Austria is a true paradise for active holidaymakers. With its idyllic landscape, surrounded by numerous lakes, majestic mountains and picturesque forests, towns such as Bad Goisern, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun offer a wide range of outdoor activities.
Further leisure activities for your active holiday
Cycling in the Salzkammergut
The well-marked cycle paths in the Salzkammergut are ideal for cycling tours along the lakes or on challenging mountain bike trails. Guided cycle tours offer exciting insights into the nature of the region. Gravel bikes, a mixture of racing bikes and mountain bikes, are also ideal for exploring the varied paths and roads of the Salzkammergut.
Segway & e-bike tours
Segway and e-bike tours are a modern and environmentally friendly way to explore the area. They offer a fun and effortless riding experience. Segway tours through the Gosau Valley can be undertaken independently or with a tour guide, while e-bikes are ideal for exploring Lake Hallstatt or the Dachstein circuit.
The clear mountain lakes in the Salzkammergut offer ideal conditions for water sports such as stand-up paddling, rafting or diving. They offer both exciting adventures and relaxing moments in the midst of nature.
Paragliding and tandem flights
Experience the Salzkammergut from a bird's eye view while paragliding. Whether from the Krippenstein or the Zwölferhorn in St. Gilgen, the panorama over the lakes and mountains is breathtaking.
Nordic walking is a gentle full-body workout that combines perfectly with nature on selected trails. The routes range from relaxed lakeside paths to challenging hilly landscapes.
Archery in the Salzkammergut combines precision with the experience of nature. There are courses for beginners and advanced archers in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, and the region is known as the Mecca of archery.
Fishing & Angling
The crystal-clear mountain lakes are ideal for fishing, although a fishing licence is required. Find out about the best fishing spots in advance.
The eight golf courses in the Salzkammergut offer spectacular views of the surrounding mountain and lake landscape and are suitable for players of all levels.