Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee is Part of World Heritage Region.

It will become the hosting town for the congress.

Some Highlights from this region:

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Bad Goisern is situated at an elevation of 500 meters and has about 8.500 inhabitants. The folk culture and the trade is closely connected with Bad Goisern. Especially the handmade Goiserer shoes are very well known all over the world. The sights in Bad Goisern are the Heimat- & Landlermuseum, the Holzknechtmuseum, Anzenaumühle and the Handwerkshaus.

Gosau am Dachstein

Gosau is in winter the centre of the family ski resort “Dachstein West” und in summer it’s ideal for rambling and hiking particular at Zwieselalm and Löckermoos. The village is at an elevation of 780 meters and has about 2.000 inhabitants. The Gosausee with its view to the glacier of the Dachstein and the reflection in the lake is very famous.


This picturesque village on the shore of the lake which takes its name owes its existence to rich salt deposits, which have been mined here since the days of the Celts and Illyrians. Hallstatt has an altitude 508 m above sea level and nearly 1.000 inhabitants. Additional to the salt mine, the world heritage museum and the charnel house are popular sites in Hallstatt.


Obertraun has about 800 inhabitants and is at an elevation of 800 meters. The Krippenstein (2.000 meter) is the local mountain of Obertraun and offers a lot. In winter it’s a paradise for free ride skiing. In summer there are the Ice and Mamut cave and the plateau for rambling. A new attraction is the outdoor deck “Five Fingers” where you have a breathtaking few to the world heritage region Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut.


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