Gosau, Oberösterreich, Österreich

June 1st - September 9th, 2022

Epicure's tour - 3 nights / 4 days - Hiking without luggage!

“World heritage region”: the mighty Dachstein – 2995 meters high – has been decorated with this award in 1997. The impressive mountain landscape along with Hallstatt and the region Dachstein Salzkammergut were named world heritage region by UNESCO.

Requirements and general information
The tour mainly covers alpine terrain. You will need appropriate mountain equipment and basic stamina. Necessary mountain equipment: ankle-high boots, functional clothes, rucksack, food and water, rain and sun protection, first-aid kit, mobile phone, possibly hiking sticks,…Your route is recorded for posterity when you enter your name in every hut logbook in the Dachstein Mountains. The routes are well signposted, although the signs could partly be covered by snow. Hence, it is imperative that you take your maps and the Dachstein hiking book with you. An experienced guide is available to accompany you upon request.
The carrying out of the tour is dependent on weather conditions! Alternative walking routes are always possible.

  • 3 nights
  • Luggage transfer included
  • 3 x overnight stays with alpine breakfast (2 x in ***inn/hotel, 1 x in mountain hut – bedclothes, towels and running water available)
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x hiking map (1 x per room)
  • 1 x Dachstein hiking guide book (1 x per room)
  • 1 x train ticket from Bad Aussee to Grobming (for arrivals by car)
  • 1 x transfer from Grobming to Steiner Haus
  • 2 x luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
  • Daily service hotline from 08.00 - 18.00 (also on weekends)
  • A tree for your booking – we plant a tree for your booking
  • Breakfast


1st Day: Individual arrival in Grobming.
Arrival by car: Take the alpine toll road to hotel Steinerhaus
Arrival by train: Transfer to Steiner Haus on arrival day – on the last day departure from Bad Aussee.
Overnight stay at the Steiner Haus above Grobming.

2nd Day: Start your hiking tour to the Viehbergalm alpine pasture.
~10 km, 3-4 hrs, altitude difference 364 m / 752 m
Overnight stay at Viehbergalm/Ritzinger lodge – shower is available and included!

Luggage transfer from Grobming Bad Mitterndorf where you spend the following night (overnight backpack for the night at the Ritzinger lodge has to be carried by yourself!)

3rd Day: From Viehbergalm proceed via Hochmühleck to Steinitzenalm. Descent to Bad Mitterndorf.
~13 km, 4 hrs, altitude difference 422 m / 1080 m
Overnight stay at Bad Mitterndorf.

4th Day: Hike to Steinitzenalm, past Odensee Lake to Bad Aussee (alternatively by train from Bad Mitterndorf to Bad Aussee). ~18 km, 5-6 hrs, altitude difference 475 m / 628 m

Arrival by car: Train ride back to Grobming, from train station Grobming transfer to Steiner Haus and individual departure.
Arrival by train: Luggage pick up in Bad Aussee, shower opportunity, individual departure

Luggage transfer from Bad Mitterndorf to Steiner Haus or Bad Aussee

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  • € 385,00 per person
  • bookable from 1 person
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Rates per person and arrangement in €:

01.06. 09.09.2022
***hotel/inn in double room (communal bunks in hut)   385,--
Supplement half board (3 course dinner in inns/hotels and partly also in hut otherwise 1 course hikers-meal in hut)   80,--
Supplementsingle room (communal bunks in hut)   40,--
Additional night double room + breakfast in Gröbming   58,--
Additional charge / night / half board   18,--
Additional charge / night / single room   13,--
Mountain guide   on request
Day of arrival   daily
Local tax is extra to pay on spot in each accommodation (from € 1,-- to € 3,-- per person/per night)
Notes on staying at an Alpine lodge:
• You must bring your own towel and pillow case. Towels and pillowcases are NOT available in the cabins due to Covid19;
• Bring your own mouth/nose mask
• Due to their location, not all huts can offer running water, hot water or showers. In some cases there is also no flushing system in the toilets.
• On most huts, card payment is not possible. Take enough cash with you for food and drinks.

We recommend travel cancellation insurance.
The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.
Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation.

  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples

We recommend travel cancellation insurance:

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.


Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH
Götzstraße 12
4820 Bad Ischl

Phone+43 6132 24000-0

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