© Panoramic view of the Dachstein Salzkammergut (photo: Sven Posch / www.viewnect.com)
Panoramic view of the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut (photo: Sven Posch / www.viewnect.com)

Holiday Region
Dachstein Salzkammergut


Cross country skiing trails Predigstuhl

Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee, Oberösterreich, Österreich
Nordic skiing region
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There are, in total, ca. 40 km of cross country skiing trails in the broad Goisern valley. The trails are of appeal to both beginners and experienced cross country skiers.
The elevated trail by the Predigstuhl (1.000m) is very popular.

Challenging trails

The circular cross country trails are described as being easy to challenging in terms of difficulty, and there are stunning views across the Goisern valley towards Lake Hallstatt and mountain Dachstein.

Please take 6,5 km long, toll-free, panoramic road up to the "Höhenloipe" and you will find an information board with the cross country trails clearly indicated at the car park next to Lesehotel.

One of the most prominent features along the way is an impressive hanging bridge which was constructed as link to the "Flohwiesenschleife" trail.

Wanderloipe - length 4,4 km 
Familienloipe - length 2,1 km 
Flohwiesen-Schleife - length 6,3 km
Roßmoosalmrunde - length 5,5 km 
Kriemoosalmrunde - length 7,5 km 
Murenschleife - length 8,3 km 

Additional valley trails:

  • St. Agatha trail - length 2.5 km 

  • Connecting trail Ramsau/Gschwandt/Stambach - length 2.5 km 

  • Ramsau trail - length 3.3 km easy and medium difficulty

Experience a 360° panorama tour through Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt…

Open, dependant on snow conditions, from December to March.


1002 m

Accessibility / arrival

You can reach the cross country slope on Predigstuhl via the 6,5 km panoramic road up to Predigstuhl parking lot. Start of the panoramic road is at the roundabout in Bad Goisern.

In winter months winter tires are a basic requirement, snow chains are advisable on snowy roads.

by car

from Salzburg:
federal road B158 direction Bad Ischl
in Bad Ischl drive onto the “Salzkammergut Straße” B145 in direction to Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt
from Linz:
A1 motorway exit Regau on “Salzkammergut Straße” B145 in direction to Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt
from Graz:
A9 motorway exit Liezen on B320, in Trautenfels turn onto Salzkammergut Straße B145 to Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

by bus:
from Bad Ischl: bus in direction to “Gosausee” (Lake Gosau”), stop "Bad Goisern Mitte"
from Gosau: bus direction Bad Ischl, stop "Bad Goisern Mitte"
from bus stop or parking area Bad Goisern Mitte - please call taxi service.

by train:
from Vienna/Linz/Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim, change train to Stainach-Irdning
from Klagenfurt/Graz to Stainach-Irdning, change train to Attnang-Puchheim
get off at train station "Bahnhof Bad Goisern", from here please call taxi service.

Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at https://www.oebb.at/en/ (train) and https://www.postbus.at/en(bus).

  • Parking space: 30
  • Bus parking space: 2
Parking fees

Parking free of charge possible

Shuttle service

Taxi Service Tel.: 06135 4242

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
Report dated:
last snowfall:
Trails in operation:

Cross-country ski and snow information
classic trail skiing:
4.4 km
trail skiing for skaters:
4.4 km
Depth of snow:
20 cm
Snow quality:
Snow free
Snow conditions:
no snow

  • Cross-country skiiing
  • other winter sports: hiking in winter, snowshoeing, skitouring
General price information

All cross country slopes in our Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut are free of charge.

Other discounts

Free of charge.

  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Winter
Other special suitabilities

The trails at the Predigstuhl are suitable for experienced cross-country skiers and are rather demanding.

Please get in touch for more information.


Cross country skiing trails Predigstuhl
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 5 95095 - 10
E-Mail goisern@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
Web www.dachstein-salzkammergut.at

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Für Informationen
Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
Kirchengasse 4
4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Phone +43 5 95095 - 10
E-Mail goisern@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
Web www.dachstein-salzkammergut.at

Legal contact information

Marktgemeinde Bad Goisern
Leopold Schilcher
Untere Marktstraße 1
AT-4822 Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

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