Nordic Walking - Getting to know Austria’s Salzkammergut
Bad Ischl: Culture meets sports in Austria
Nordic Walking & Running There is no better region for running or Nordic walking than the Austrian Salzkammergut. Find excellent routes along the lakes and rivers and also more demanding routes in hilly territory and through wonderful forests.
Are you one of those people who love to run in the early morning dew alongside a river? Your need exercise, while other people just roll over and go back to sleep? And after your run it’s time for a real gourmet breakfast while most other people are still rubbing their sleepy eyes? Bad Ischl is the place for you and your running shoes.
The Bad Ischl outdoors – pure Austria
Running and Nordic walking are not just a welcome change but also the basis for many other sports for many active sports fans. The inner Salzkammergut is a real paradise for outdoor sports. Imagine running alongside crystal clear lakes, idyllic lush meadows full of summer flowers, through cool forests and via demanding steep passages. Runners and Nordic walkers will be in their true element here. By the way, Nordic walking sticks can be rented at Hotel Goldener Ochs for the duration of your stay.
Running & jogging in Austria’s Salzkammergut
The Salzkammergut region is perfect for all sorts of running events due to the fantastic routes and distances. If you fancy competing with other running fans the Salzkammergut is an excellent location to do so.
- Lake Hallstatt Loop Run:
Half-marathon (21 kilometres), Hobby run (9 kilometres)
- Lake Fuschl Run:
Around Lake Fuschl (11.8 kilometres)
- Schafberg Mountain Run:
Mountain run (5.8 kilometres, 1,240 metres elevation)
- Bad Ischl Mount Katrin Mountain Run:
mountain run (4.5 kilometres , 943 metres elevation), kids run
- Alpine Triathlon at Steinbach at Attersee Lake:
Alpine Triathlon (1.2 kilometre swim, 24 kilometre cycle, 8 kilometre run)
- Dachstein West Alpine Run:
Mountain run (16.2 kilometres, 1.540 metres of elevation)
- Bad Ischler Emperor Run:
Half-marathon (21 kilometres), Hobby run (7.5 kilometres), kids run
- Lake Wolfgang Run:
Around Lake Wolfgang (27 kilometres), Finish (10 kilometres), Women’s run (5.2 kilometres)
Got itchy feet? How about bringing your running shoes and testing some of the fantastic running routes around Bad Ischl? Or take it down a notch and try Nordic Walking first - to get used to all that fresh alpine air. Best send a no-obligation email enquiry to the team at Hotel Goldener Ochs. For more information regarding running routes within the region the hotel team are happy to assist you.