Suspension Bridge with the mountain station | © Mediadome/Christoph Buchegger

dachstein glacier world

The Dachstein glacier experience

Views outwards, downwards and far into the distance

mere-ten minute trip on the Dachstein panorama gondola lift transports you into an entirely new world.

Up at the top awaits a natural paradise, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, surrounded by the rugged rocks of the Dachstein massif with a view over Austria's peaks. A trip up Styria's highest peak is sure to provide moments that stay in your memory forever. A fire fantastic panoramic view as far as the eye can see and attractions such as the Dachstein suspension bridge with the stairway to nothingnessthe Sky Walk and the Ice Palace.

The Special Highlight: SUNRISE AND SUNSET

An exceptional range of gastronomic delights combined with an incomparable view – this is what the Dachstein glacier restaurant, situated alongside the Dachstein gondola mountain station, has to offer.

And on top of its lofly setting and the superb views, the restaurant has another unique feature:

the border between the federal states of Styria and Upper Austria runs straight through it.

A particular spectacle is the sunrise and sunset on the Dachstein.

Be there in person, enjoy this unforgettable moment and allow us to tantalise your taste buds:​ 

  • Sunrise breakfast
  • Sunset fondue



The Dachstein offers 14 via ferrata, superbly organised climbing tourssignposted glacier trails and countless hiking routes.

Anyone wishing to explore the world from high in the sky on the Dachstein also has the opportunity to paraglide

© Birgit Walcher
Hiking For pleasure-seekers and speedy summit-scalers!
Klettern am Dachstein Gletscher | © Stephan Binder
Climbing Paradise for climbing novices and pros!
Marvel at the Dachstein mountain world during a tandem flight  - The Dachstein | © Paragleitflugschule Airsthetik
Paragliding The Dachstein - a magnet for paragliding enthusiasts!

Dachstein snow active

The Dachstein cable car not only whisks you up the mountain to an altitude of 2700 metres, but also transports you to the heart of a diverse, wondrous winter world. Ski touringcross-country skiing & freestyle – the Dachstein offers all these activities during winter, spring and autumn-time!

Everything at a glance!

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