Heavenly excursions around Schladming

Discover “Austria's green heart”

Enjoy trips in and around Schladming. The holiday region on stunning Dachstein offers diverse excursion destinations – from true natural spectacles and recreational landscapes to interesting exhibitions at the many museums in the region. 

“3.000m freedom on Dachstein”: the fabulous recreation and adventure landscape in the Dachstein resort offers a wide range of excursion destinations for every season.

Excursion destinations in summer 

Experience paradise-like hours in the recreational area around your Schladming-Dachstein retreat. In the alpine pasture area, on the mountain lakeside or during an indulgence hike – the Styrian summer is unbeatable when it comes to placid calm and the fresh Styrian specialties invite you to stay and enjoy at the traditional wine taverns “Heuriger”. 

  • Schmiedalm
    Take a walk to the gorgeously located Schiedalm in Gumpental valley and enjoy delicacies from the Styrian cuisine: delicious Kaiserschmarrn or typical Kasnocken (tiny cheese dumplings) that are served with the mountain panorama.
  • Giglachseen
    From Ursprungalm, which you can conveniently reach by hiking bus, you will find a path up to the delightful Giglachseen lakes. A comfortable ca. 1.5 hour walk through the picturesque landscape. Once arrived all the way up various further hikes open up, each and every single one waits with marvellous views as a great reward.
  • Silberkarklamm
    In the middle of the Dachstein massif the Silberkarklamm ravine delights with its white waters and the diverse flora and fauna. The Silberkarhütte's sun terrace at 1,250m serves as a perfect place for a break. Staying here or hiking even further up, it's all up to your mood, wish and stamina.
  • Loden Steiner
    At the traditional Steiner1888 wool world fabric manufacturer in Mandling you will get fascinating insights into the world of fabrics. Premium materials like alpaca or merino wool, angora and cashmere have been processed here with a lot of love since 1888. Visit the wool world, relax in the cosy cafe or find your new favourite accessory in the  shop, handmade with finest wool.
  • he region's churches and chapels 
    Visit the various pilgrimage churches on spiritual pilgrim's paths or discover clerical power places on long walks through the natural environment.

 

Excursion destinations in winter 

On a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snow-covered winter landscapes, on a long snowshoe hike to the regional gems of nature or during cross-country skiing to the high alpine trails – discover your holiday region in winter

  • Indoor activities in Ramsau am Dachstein
    In the indoor riding hall of Ramsau am Dachstein you can experience the bliss that is riding a horse. In the indoor climbing gym you enjoy love for climbing even in the winter and at the skittle alley in Ramsau you spend fun-packed bowling evenings with friends.
  • Church diversity in Salzburg
    Salzburg city is easy to reach and offers various excursion destinations that are worth visiting. Various churches and monasteries invite you to tours. There is also a great variety of museums and the typically Austrian coffee house culture makes every trip to Salzburg a true holiday highlight.
  • Fascination Salt Mines
    Close to Schladming you experience a true piece of mining history. Visit the salt mines in Hallstatt, in Hallein or in Altaussee.
  • Experience a piece of history
    The castle diversity around Schladming is stunning. Visit the many well preserved buildings from the Middle Ages. Hohensalzburg Castle, Hohenwerfen Adventure Castle or the Mauterndorf Castle Experience are easy to reach and perfect for a day trip, even in winter.

 

Culture & knowledge 

Visit one of the many museums in the holiday region or take part in a city tour through Schladming. A tunnel walk in Obertal or the Öblarn copper path also offer thrilling insights into the Styrian cultural history.

The Öblarn Parish Museum is located in the parish community centre's attic and remembers Öblarner painters, graphic artists, writers and scientists. Further museums that are worth seeing in your holiday region: 

  • City museum in Schladming
  • Nickel museum in Hofpriesen
  • Winter sports museum in Haus / Ennstal
  • Deanery museum in Haus / Ennstal
  • City tour through Schladming
  • Paula-Grogger House in Nideröblarn
  • Trautenfels Castle in Grimming
  • Tunnel walk in Obertal 

At your centrally located apartments you enjoy the perfect starting point for any kind of activity and excursions during your holiday in the Dachstein region. Back from your adventures a cosy atmosphere awaits you in your own four holiday walls, according to the motto heavenly holiday. Make yourself comfortable and reminisce about the day. Book your heavenly accommodation in Schladming already now – conveniently online. 

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