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Summer Holiday in Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein is the ideal starting point for many activities. Hiking, Nordic walking, mountain biking, horse riding, swimming and many attractions for all the family await you. With the included SUMMERCARD, many offers are free for you! 

Hiking and climbing

Ramsau am Dachstein is a real paradise for hikers. The sunny plateau offers many really nice walking and hiking paths. In the alps region you can hike to the nice huts and have yourselve pampered with traditional specialities while you enjoy the great view of the surrounding mountains. The Dachstein glacier region has 17 via ferrata and many climbing routs and is very popular with climbers. With one of the mountain guides you are safe on all of your tours.

With the summercard, you can use the hiking buses for free, you can got to the Dachstein glacier for free for one time in seven days, you can use all other cable cars in the region for free and also guided hikes are included in the summercard.  

Tipp: Interactive hiking map Ramsau am Dachstein

The Dachstein


With the Dachstein glacier cable car, you can easily reach the Dachstein glacier on 2700m above the sea. Many great attractions will await you on the top. The new suspension bridge, the “stairway to nothingness”, the Sky walk and the ice palace with its carved ice figures and the great panorama view of the valleys and mountains are always worth a visit!
Very popular is also a sunrise breakfast or a sunset dinner at the Dachstein restaurant. 

Tipp: With the summercard, one ride per week with the glacier cable car is included. 


Adventure Rittisberg

Not far from Apartment Austria, a real adventure experience awaits you. The Rittisberg with many attractions offers the “Rittisberg coaster” (summer tobogganing), the high ropes course “Forest park”, archery, a segway course and an e-motocross course. Also, there is a swimming lake with volleyball, sliding soccer, trampoline and a mega swing. If you take the chair lift to the top of the Rittisberg (lift is included in the summercard), you will find a barefoot track and you can walk back down on the fairytale walk.  

Mountain biking – E-biking

Not only Mountain bikers, but also those who want to do only a small and easy tour will find a great holiday in Ramsau am Dachstein. Next to the 20 different mountain bike tracks, there is also a 200 km long network for E-bikers with places to rent the e-bikes and places to recherché them. Of course there are also E-bikes for children available.  

Horse riding – horse-drawn carriage rides

Ramsau am Dachstein is the community with most horses in all of Styria. There are two big stables that offer courses for beginners and advanced riders. The children can go pony riding and the adults can relax at a romantic and beautiful ride with a horse-drawn carriage. A big network of riding trails allows many different possibilities for a ride in the nature.  

Running – Nordic walking

Runners and Nordic walkers are in best hands in Ramsau am Dachstein, you can choose between many different running and Nordic walking routes. Top athletes as well as beginners will find the perfect track.  

Tips for your holidays with children

  • Rittisberg with fairitail walk, barefoot trail, high ropes coure, Rittisberg coaster, and much more 
  • Swimming lake “Ramsau Beach” with beach volleyball, trampoline, sliding socker and big playground
  • Nature trail for children at the Sattelberg with 15 exciting sites
  • Children and youth via ferrata “Kali” and “Kala”
  • Visiting the marmots at the Bachlalm 

On rainy days …

  • Indoor swimming pools in Ramsau and Schladming (included in the summercard)
  • Visit of the Lodenwalke (production of special fabric) – one of the oldest factories in Styria
  • Museum “Zeitroas “
  • Fortress Hohenwerfen with bird of pray show
  • Therme amadé (spa)
  • Visit to the city of Salzburg (90 km)