Out and about
The popular Dachstein Caves are open for public viewing. There are three caves situated inside the Dachstein limestone massif two of which are accessible via the cable car in Obertraun and the third is on the valley floor in Obertraun. Guided tours are available daily from May to October.
Hallstatt salt mine
Visit one of the oldest salt mines where you can follow in the tracks of the Celts and explore the interesting underground world of Salzwelten, Hallstatt. The ride up to the mine on the funicular railcar provides breathtaking panoramic views of Hallstatt. It is a good attraction for both young and old alike.
Arrive in Hallstatt by, boat, bicycle, car or choose to stroll along the Lake shore from Obertraun. Hallstatt is an enchanting little village, the buildings nestled onto the face of the mountain, along the lake shore. Visit the Church, Bone House, Museum or take a boat trip on the lake.
Bad Ischl with its opulent Imperial Villa, summer residence in previous years to Emperor Franz Joseph and his wife Elizabeth is nearby. Much cultural activity has grown around the popularity of this spa town, meaning that at some time throughout the year there are spa concerts, opera, classical and jazz concerts to entertain.
Visit Salzburg. The city’s magnificent baroque town centre is rated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and can easily be explored by strolling along the charming alleys. A classic music festival, the city’s most famous son Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the heart-warming musical “The Sound of Music” created the area’s fame and popularity with music enthusiasts all over the world.