The "Mountain Doctor" Village Going
Centrally located at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser
First settlements were established in Going in the 6th century. The name of the small village does not as one might expect derive from the English vocabulary but goes back to a Bavarian clan leader named " Go(u)wo" . Copper, silver and iron mining dominated long time the history of the place before Going became known as a holiday resort.
"Going strengthens " today is the motto of the small, idyllic village, centrally located at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser. Locals and guests are sure: the mountain range of the majestic Wilder Kaiser is exceptionally impressive in Going. Beautiful hiking trails in an enchanting natural beauty, do not only lead to high peaks, but also down in the valley to the neighboring villages Ellmau and St. Johann .
The Wilder Kaiser as TV-Filming Location - Holidays at the "Bergdoktor´s" home
The Wilder Kaiser region is coveted backdrop for countless film shoots and television productions. The famous TV-series "Bergdoktor" (mountain doctor) is filmed in the region Wilder Kaiser. And not only in the film Hans Sigl alias Dr. Martin Gruber has made the Wilder Kaiser now his second home .
Since June 2015, the shooting will be rotated for the already ninth season of the Bergdoktor series in the region of Wilder Kaiser. For the numerous Bergdoktor fans it is no longer sufficient to only admire their idol only on the screen . Many spend their holidays in the Wilder Kaiser region, to visit the real scenes and Bergdoktor locationsand to consult their "family doctor" personally , for example, durgin the Bergdoktor weeks at Wilden Kaiser .
Tradition, Craftsmanship and Bathing Fun in Summer
The typical Tyrolean village has retained its alpine, village character. Feeling well and relaxation are not just slogans, but a way of life in Going.
Since 1987, the craftsmanship market shows every summer in Going how the craftmanship become art. Get carried away, immerse yourself in the world of yesterday or just spend a relaxing day at Goinger Naturbadesee.
Your Gateway to Austria's Largest Ski Resort in Winter Time
Going is direct entry point to the SkiWelt. You can be active in Going in many different ways. For example, at the guided snowshoeing tours or evening torchlight hikes.
Or take a fun sledding party on one of the 3 toboggan runs of Going, which are illuminated in the evenings.
You can also use the well-developed network of 170 km of winter hiking trails. Joining the trail is possible only 50m from your apartment house Die Rifflerin!
Rifflerin´s Secret Tip
Lippizaner at the Wilder Kaiser
Guests from around the world travel to to admire the "noble white" at the only Austrian private Lippizaner breeding farm. Explore the world of the noble Baroque horse race "Lipizzaner" during an exclusive tour of the new stables of the "Stanglwirt". Registration at the tourist office Going.