Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt
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.
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.
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.