Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt

Obertraun, Oberösterreich, Österreich
Obertraun at the foot of the Dachstein Krippenstein is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut. Nestled among the imposing mountains, on the shores of Lake Hallstatt, this small town is the ideal starting point for many activities, such as hiking, mountaineering, biking, swimming, pleasure biking, visiting the many sights, or simply relaxing and finding happiness.

Mountain experience Dachstein Krippenstein

The Dachstein Krippenstein cable car takes you in a panoramic gondola to the fascinating Dachstein Giant Ice Cave and the enormous Mammoth Cave or further over the Krippenstein to the Dachstein plateau. The 5fingers viewing platform offers a fantastic view. A little higher still is the World Heritage Spiral, from where you can overlook the mountains of the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut.

You can safely enjoy the mountain world on the Heilbronn circular hiking trail on a three-hour hike. But also more demanding tours are well marked and are waiting to be discovered by you. As part of the Obertraun Mountain Moments, you can also take part in guided tours. A special highlight are also the sunrise and full moon rides up the Dachstein Krippenstein. Unique views are guaranteed.

In the Obertraun valley

Not only on the mountain but also in the valley there is so much waiting for you. Explore the underground whitewater spectacles in the Koppenbrueller Cave. Follow the beautiful hiking trails such as the east bank hiking trail directly along the Lake Hallstatt or the idyllic round of Koppenwinkl to Lake Koppenwinkl, Place of Happiness Koppenwinkl.

Ride your bike along the varied bike trails and then jump into the crystal clear Lake Hallstatt.

Feel the culture and nature of this region, let it surprise you, find relaxation and action in one place - in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt.

You can find more information about Obertraun on the website of the local tourist office: http://obertraun.salzkammergut.at

Experience the beauty of Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt right now on the 360 degree panorama tour of the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut.

  • 740Inhabitants

  • 88 km²Area

  • 514 - 2900 m ASLElevation

  • 47.56, 13.69GPS coordinates

by car
from Salzburg:
Federal road B158 direction Bad Ischl
in Bad Ischl driveway onto Salzkammergut Straße B145 in direction to Bad Goisern, Hallstatt and Obertraun

from Linz:
A1 motorway exit Regau on Salzkammergut Straße B145 direction Gmunden, Bad Goisern, Hallstatt and Obertraun

from Graz:
A9 motorway exit Liezen on B320
in Trautenfels turn onto Salzkammergut Straße B145 via Bad Aussee to Obertraun

from Villach:
A10 Tauernautobahn to exit "Eben im Pongau", from there via Annaberg, Gosau and Hallstatt to Obertraun

by bus:
get off at the bus station “Obertraun-Dachsteinhöhlen"

by train:
from Linz/Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim, change to train to Stainach-Irdning
or from Stainach-Irdning Zug direction Attnang-Puchheim
get off at train station "Obertraun-Dachsteinhöhlen"

Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at https://www.oebb.at/en/ (train) and https://www.postbus.at/en (bus).

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Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt
Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut, Geschäftsstelle Obertraun
Nr. 180
4831 Obertraun

Phone +43 43 95095 - 40
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74
E-Mail obertraun@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
Web dachstein.salzkammergut.at/obertrau…

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Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut, Geschäftsstelle Obertraun
Obertraun 180
4831 Obertraun

Phone +43 5 95095 - 40
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74
E-Mail obertraun@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
Web dachstein.salzkammergut.at/obertraun.html

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