• On the Reiteralm at mountainlake Spiegelsee with a view of Dachstein mountain
      Your Summer in the Schladming-Dachstein region

      Discover your Austrian 'Lebensgefühl' between peaks and valleys with outdoor adventures, hiking trips and inspiring moments in nature.

    Summer in the green heart of Austria

    Summer offers a multitude of contrasts in the Schladming-Dachstein region in Styria, the "green heart of Austria". Recharge your batteries amidst nature, from imposing mountain peaks to green valleys, discover the culinary highlights of the region, and experience precious moments with your family.

    Majestic mountain formations like the south faces of the Dachstein, the Schladminger Tauern and the Grimming present the backdrop for an extensive network of hiking trails, cycling and mountain bike routes, via ferratas, and countless huts and restaurants. Amazing views guaranteed!

    The Schladming-Dachstein Sommercard offers access to various leisure activities and attractions for an unforgettable summer holiday!

    'Lebensgefühl' in the Schladming-Dachstein region means ...

    Stairway to Nothingness Dachstein Glacier / Stairway to Nothingness Dachstein Glacier

    ... for Elisa, enthusiastic mountaineer

    "Up there, it's not only the unbelievably impressive view, but the sense of freedom that you feel in every fibre of your body."

    • Seewigtal summer mountain lake hiking

      ... for Stefan, local

      "For me, there is nothing better than hiking to a mountain lake. The crystal-clear water and the time spent with my friends make for an unforgettable experience!"

    • Mountain biking, Reiteralm, Schladming-Dachstein

      ... for Luis, bikeguide of the bikeschool Pekoll

      "The daily adrenaline-rush when you're down-hilling is what makes my profession so very special. But what I love even more is to spark interest for biking in others."

    • Culinary delights, hut food, Schladming-Dachstein

      ... for Theresa, waitress at Waldhäuslalm hut

      "A plate filled with Styrian cheese noodles is not only serving food, but serving a piece of Styrian tradition on a platter. It gives me great pleasure to serve these regional specialities to our guests."

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    Why visit the Schladming-Dachstein region?

    • Amazing lake and mountain scenery
    • 1,000 km of hiking trails, 780 cycle paths, 30 via ferratas, 6 bathing lakes, 4 golf courses, 3 bike parks, and so much more
    • More than 90 huts and restaurants where guests can enjoy outstanding hospitality and the unique Styrian cuisine
    • New from May 2024 - The Dachstein Glacier gets a new mountain station!
    • More highlights on the glacier: Suspension bridge, Stairway to Nothingness, Ice Palace, Sky Walk
    • Schladming-Dachstein Sommercard: Included from the first overnight stay at your Sommercard host

    Closest Airports

    • Salzburg: 89 km (1h 30m by direct train)

    Hotel Lindenhof: Your Home Away From Home

    Hotel Lindenhof - Summer

    Quiet yet centrally located amidst a forest at the foot of the Dachstein, family-run 4-star superior Hotel Lindenhof in Ramsau offers everything you need for an unforgettable stay! Enjoy 7 nights from 971 Euro PP.

    • Lindenhof 3/4 board (large breakfast buffet with farm products, 5-course-dinner and afternoon snacks)
    • Lindenhof Spa (incl. heated infinity pool with stunning views), one back and neck message
    • Hiking and climbing advice from mountain guide Heribert Eisl, hiking backpack, drinking bottle, walking poles for hire
    • Schladming Dachstein Sommercard
    • Valid: 22 September - 3 November 2024
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    Ain't no mountain high enough

    •                         Riesneralm _ Wooden animal park

      Riesneralm (1,900m)

      After you reached the top station, hike in the green sea of peaks, or have a picnic.
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      Hauser Kaibling (2,015m)

      Adventure awaits at the petting zoo, the Wollis Kids Park, Water Zorbing and the adventure trail.
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    •                         Friedenskircherl on the Stoderzinken / Stoderzinken

      Stoderzinken (2,048m)

      The magnificent summit view (up to 100km) will compensate for your aching muscles!
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    •                         Schladming Dachsteingletscher

      The Dachstein (2,700m)

      Highlights: Suspension Bridge, Ice Palace, Sky Walk and the Stairway to Nothingness.
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    Ain't no mountain high enough

    We are Family

    Family in Hopsiland, Schladming / Planai

    Your family summer holiday in the Schladming-Dachstein region

    Hopsiland Planai

    "Hopsi", the Planai mascot, built himself a home on the top of the mountain - Welcome to "Hopsiland".

    Sattelberg Family Mountain

    Kids (from the age of 7) learn to climb a via ferrata on "Kali", while younger ones can explore the nature and adventure trail.


    The Rittisberg offers various summer experiences like a summer toboggan run, a barefoot path (feel all that marble, bark, mulch, and sand under your feet!), archery, a "Flyline", and a forest high ropes course.

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    Our Insider Tips

    •                 Summer Card Hauser Kaibling / Schladming Dachstein

      Saving Tip: Schladming-Dachstein Sommercard Saving Tip: Schladming-Dachstein Sommercard

      Your key to a memorable holiday: free public transport, one summer cable car ride per day, free entry to more than 100 attractions and discounts at even more! Included at 1,000 partner hotels and guest houses throughout the region if you stay for one night or more.

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    •                 Brettersee along the Schladminger Tauern High Trail

      Excursion Tip: Brettersee Lake Excursion Tip: Brettersee Lake

      Amidst the Schladminger Tauern mountains, the lake's crystal-clear water shines blue or green. Experienced hikers take the cable car up to the Hochwurzen and continue via the Roßfeld. Tip: The summer cable car to the Hochwurzen and the hiking bus in Preuneggtal valley are both included in the Schladming-Dachstein Sommercard.

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    •                 Almkulinarik by Richard Rauch

      Culinary Tip: Alpine Cuisine by Richard Rauch Culinary Tip: Alpine Cuisine by Richard Rauch

      The project "Almkulinarik" has been running since 2019, with 14 huts in the region participating. An ideal culinary summer holiday looks like this: Enjoy summer activities to your heart’s content, and afterwards stop at a different hut every day to try their signature "Almkulinarik" dish.

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    Sustainable Projects in the Schladming-Dachstein Region

    Vegetable field, Schladming-Dachstein
    1. Mobility - 44 charging stations for electric vehicles with over 125 charging points.
    2. Public transportation - 12 regular bus lines and special hiking buses to excursion destinations are included in the Sommercard.
    3. The Schladming-Dachstein Genusspartner (AMA seal of quality) project makes the most of the region's diversity and units marketers, restaurant and accommodation providers. All partners only use regional/Austrian products.
    4. The region has its own power plants - the Riesneralm hydropower plant, as well as three photovoltaic systems on the Planai.
    5. Environmentally certified businesses - 15 rental businesses in the region have been awarded the Austrian Ecolabel.
    6. Ramsauer Bioniere - Farms, restaurants, and hotels offering organic food.
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    Styria - The Green Heart of Austria

    •                 Zucchini in Styria (c) Styria Tourism / Tom Lamm

      Tastes Good & Feels Good

      Enjoyment with a good conscious. Regional, seasonal and sustainable. Taking your time for good food, nature and the beautiful moments in life. This is what sets Styria apart - and what also reflects in its cuisine. From cultivation to perfection on the plate, authenticity is key. All of this with impressive landscapes as a backdrop - from the glacier to the vineyard.

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    Tourismusverband Schladming-Dachstein

    Ramsauerstraße 756

    8970 Schladming


    +43 3687 233 10

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