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Families can experience a lot in and around Gosau

In and around Gosau, families can experience a lot – with ice skating and skiing in the winter or mountain biking in the summer, as well as paragliding or pony rides, your family holiday becomes a hit.


Gosau is a fascinating area for mountain bikers. The Dachstein mountain, green meadows, alpine pastures, mountain lakes and routes in all degrees of difficulty will delight every mountain biker. The Salzkammergut mountainbiking guide from Schubert and Franzke contains 60 tours. In Gosau the rounds are described on the Iglmoosalm, the Hornspitz, the Seekar and the Plassen.

Pony riding
In the riding hall in Abtenau (travel time of about 15 minutes) horse riding fans will find everything they are looking for. On ponies, Criollos, or Noriker horses, pony rides and riding lessons are offered.

Go into airy heights or enjoy a smooth glide over the Alps. Fun for young and old (4 years or older)!

Our fitness room is equipped with Technogym equipment.

Segway, E-Bike, Canyoning, Rafting
can be rented and booked in our hotel shop Checkpoint Sport located directly in the lobby.


Ice Skating
Ice skating facilities can be found in Bad Goisern, Obertraun, Annaberg-Lungötz, St. Martin and Abtenau. Have a great time with your family skating across the ice

Curling is a sport that has deep roots in the area of Salzkammergut, and is possible to enjoy right here in Gosau. This entertaining winter-sport is easy to learn, and combine both team-spirit and fun.

Winter Hiking
Going for walks in the winter is a unique experience. A winter hike lets you relax and unwind from everyday life. Excursions like these are available from Gosau, Obertraun and Hallstatt. For quite some time, in the Dachstein West region, 30 different “Geocaches” have been hidden/placed around the slopes and access roads for people to explore.

The Rabenkogel toboggan-run in Gosau is a 1 km long slope with 200m altitude difference, that is suitable and fun for all ages.

Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides
Enjoy a sleigh ride with the strong Noriker horses through the snowy winter landscape, and enjoy the silence and beauty of the snow with your family. Make an appointment with Markus Gamsjäger for an unforgettable experience with these wonderful animals in the nature!


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