© Foto Salzkammergut Tourismus/Perkles Chris: Winter am Traunsee
Eine Frau geht auf einem Steg am Seeufer des Traunsees und genießt das winterliche Panorama mit dem Erlakogel im Hintergrund.
Eine Frau geht auf einem Steg am Seeufer des Traunsees und genießt das winterliche Panorama mit dem Erlakogel im Hintergrund.
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European Capital of Culture Bad Ischl Salzkammergut 2024

Bad Ischl Salzkammergut 2024 brings the diversity of historically rooted and contemporary art and culture to the fore in 23 municipalities. On 20 January 2024, the Bad Ischl Salzkammergut Capital of Culture was officially opened in the Bad Ischl Kurpark. A varied programme awaits you throughout the year.

Winter as it should be

Pristine snow slopes, perfectly groomed pistes and cross-country ski trails as well as countless other winter sports options ensure an adventurous holiday away from the usual hustle and bustle.

In addition, numerous traditions and customs, from contemplative Advent to carnival, guarantee a varied stay in the midst of the romantic winter landscape.

Summer fresh into the cold season

Experience and learn old handicrafts, encounter traditions, immerse yourself in the winter sports offer and revive yourself on snow-covered winter walks in nature.

© Photo Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Matthias Klugsberger: A platter of dishes in the restaurant "Das Attersee" in the Salzkammergut.
A platter with dishes in the restaurant Das Attersee in the Salzkammergut. You can see a hand that is just about to garnish the plate. A pair of black scissors is lying on the plate.

Culinary delights

Culinary delights

From the crystal-clear lakes local fish come fresh to the plate. Spicy and mild cheeses from cow, goat or sheep are produced by local farms or by the creameries of the region.

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© Foto Salzkammergut Tourismus/Karl Steinegger: Rodeln im Salzkammergut
Eine Familie rodelt mit ihren Schlitten die Rodelbahn Trockentann bei Bad Goisern hinunter. Die Rodelbahn führt durch den verschneiten Wald.

WINTER FUN & ACTIVITIES

WINTER FUN & ACTIVITIES

Winter sports in the Salzkammergut offer something for everyone: from mountain sports such as skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing to curling or ice skating. So you can enjoy the snow-covered valleys and mountains of the Salzkammergut to the full.

Active in winter
© Foto Salzkammergut/Katrin Kerschbaumer: Glöckler vom Traunsee
Wir sehen drei große Glöckler-Kappen. Diese handgefertigten Kunstwerke werden am 05. Jänner von Männern auf den Schultern getragen und von Ort zu Ort gebracht um die Wintergeister auszutreiben. Die Kappen sind mit Kerzen bzw. Lichter hinterleuchtet.

CULTURE & CUSTOMS

CULTURE & CUSTOMS

The culture in the Salzkammergut is characterised by the connection between past and present. Immerse yourself in history, experience traditional customs at first hand and be inspired by the vibrant culture of the present.

Salzkammergut cultur

Winter experiences in the Salzkammergut

In the cold season the Salzkammergut turns out to be the dream of every winter sportsman. Skiing, cross-country skiing, ski touring, snowboarding or snowshoeing - unique scenic conditions and impressive panoramas guarantee a unique winter sports experience!