Gosau is a much-loved alpine village and is famous for its famous lake. From here visitors can admire the most beautiful and most famous views of „King Dachstein“. The area is also well-known for its ancient woodland and lush mountain pastures, and attracts many nature lovers too.
There are many lovely walks along the valley, through the mountain pastures, and up to the mountain summits which make for a very special day out, and which will allow you to experience the natural beauty of the area at close hand. For visitors who wish to take things a little easier, the Zwieselalm can be reached by Gosaukammbahn cable car.
From here there are magnificent views across the region. The Dachstein and the Gosaukamm mountain range area an eldorado for climbers, and for mountain bikers there are numerous tours and trails that vary in length and level of difficulty. Visit our region and feel at one with nature. Re-vitalise body and soul. Gosau is described as being „a place to discover inner harmony“.
Deep within the woods nestles the Löckernmoos – an area of mountain moorland of outstanding natural beauty. Close by are the gritstone quarries which are accessible via local „land train“. The area is rich in fossils and minerals, and discoveries have taught us much about the geological formation and history of the region.
The „Primeval forest Attraction“ is a great way for children to explore the geology and natural history of Gosau in a fun and imaginative way. Visit the „Schmiedbauern Folk Museum“ to discover more about local people, and their ways of life, throughout history.
Winter in Gosau ...
... is a snow-filled, fairy-tale landscape with magical views of the majestic Dachstein mountain range. Besides its idyllic landscape, the Gosau valley is well-known for its 142 km of perfectly groomed ski pistes, with hours of fun guaranteed.
Winter holidays in Gosau are full of exciting experiences. Activities include skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and horse-drawn sleigh rides. All this and lots more provide some long-lasting memories. The family skiing area Dachstein West is perfect for winter sports fans of all levels of experience and ability.
Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut
Gosauseestraße 5, AT-4824 Gosau am Dachstein
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