The charming community of Obertraun lies at 513 m above sea level on the idyllic Hallstätter See. In 1997, this region was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is indeed one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in all of Austria. Spectacular natural worlds with rare flora and fauna in perfect symbiosis with cultural highlights, multifaceted hiking opportunities and a colorful array of attractions for the whole family.
Dachstein Giant Ice Cave
Experience a breathtaking adventure in the midst of a magnificent world of rock and ice. Just a few minutes from the Schönbergalm – in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut. 13,000 m³ of ice presented phenomenally – including cave bears, a suspension footbridge and an amazing light & sound show. Discover the highlights of this fantastic cave world: dripstones in every color imaginable, ice sculptures in fascinating sparkling forms. The ultimate vacation experience, simultaneously enjoyable and thrilling. Ready? In that case: Let’s go!
The breathtaking viewing platform on the Krippenstein is definitely not for the weak-of-heart. Though it is for anyone who loves spectacular panoramas. Five different viewing platforms – in the shape of a hand – reveal once-in-a-lifetime views of the Hallstätter See and the landscapes of the Salzkammergut. The 5fingers are each about four meters long and were constructed above a roughly 400 m abyss. This attraction is easy to reach – just a 20-minute walk from the Krippenstein mountain station. Absolutely amazing photo motifs await you!