On the photo you see the view over Bad Goisern from above (Photo: Christopher Unterberger)

Bad Goisern
at Lake Hallstatt

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Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

The broad, tranquil Goisern valley stretches from Hallstatt in the south to Bad Ischl the Emperor's summer residence, to the north. A popular resort in both summer and winter, swimming or cross country skiing, mountain biking or and snowshoe hiking are among the many leisure pursuits Bad Goisern has to offer. Bad Goisern, located in the heart of Upper Austria, offers that perfect combination of sport facilities, nature, culture and historic tradition.

The "Goiserer" Shoe

Bad Goisern is also renowned for its hand-made walking boot, known affectionately by the locals as the “Goiserer”. This is one example of handcraftsmanship for which Bad Goisern is highly regarded.

At the Hand.Werk.Haus, visitors can not only discover more about the history of handicrafts in the area, but also purchase individual works of art. Artists at the Hand.Werk.Haus combine time-honoured techniques with modern ideas. The “Heimat- und Landlermuseum”, the “Holzknecht” (Lumberjack) Museum and the Anzenaumill Interactive Museum are all well worth a visit.

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There are limitless opportunities for hiking in the Goisern valley, and this is the perfect opportunity to explore the widely spread neighbourhoods which make up Bad Goisern. Cycling is another fantastic way to explore the area. Visit the Mountain Bike Centre or details of cycling trails and routes or to hire a bike.

Outdoor Sports

There are boundless opportunities for outdoor sports, ranging from rafting to climbing. You can take part in a rafting tour on the River Traun. The area is a haven for all sports and nature enthusiasts, and when you need some rest and relaxation, there are numerous cafes and inns open all day long - not just in the evening. This is just a brief overview of the numerous opportunities which await you in Bad Goisern - a health spa also famous for its iodine sulphur bath.

Hotels & Accomodation

Use the booking portal of the tourist board Inner Salzkammergut


Sights and Attractions in Bad Goisern


History of Bad Goisern


Map of the village

Places of interest

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

HAND.WERK.HAUS (exhibition of local handicrafts)

HAND.WERK.HAUS -  a showcase of Salzkammergut craftsmanship The HAND.WERK.HAUS Salzkammergut is located in a historic ...

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Bad Goisern Heritage and Landler Museum

This Museum captures the essence of the past of this famous summer holiday resort. The former Goisern Mill today houses the Museum of Rural ...

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Bad Goisern Wood-Cutters Museum

“Dürrenholzstube” parlour was dismantled in Weissenbach and re-built in the little Müllner forest by the local history association. It has ...

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Museum "Anzenaumühle"

The oldest "Paarhof" (farm with 2 storey buildings) in the Salzkammergut with mill, saw mill, smokery and stables. During the season of the ...

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The Goisern "Chamois Hunting Days"

The large traditional folk’s festival on Lake Hallstatt. Once again it’s time to get out the Lederhose and Dirndl. The ...
Time period: To 27.08.2017
market square Bad Goisern
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Violin Festival

This event, held in the historic surroundings of the "Kirchengasse ", attracts many groups of violinists as well as ...
Time period: To 03.09.2017
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Goisern Classic

Sunday 20th August 2017 - Bad Goisern Scenic Drive to the Predigstuhl Mountain Inn - 14h annual mountain race for drivers ...
Time period: To 20.08.2017
market square Bad Goisern
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