St. Gilgen - a town in impressive surroundings
Whether it's bathing fun, a bike tour around the many lakes or a hike up one of the region's impressive mountains with a beautiful panoramic view of the landscape - the Salzkammergut has so much to offer.
Situated in the midst of the mighty mountain landscape, Lake Wolfgang binds the centre of the surrounding villages of St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang. The diversity of the surroundings is also reflected in the range of attractions and events.
With its more than 10 huts and numerous hiking trails, the Postalm is certainly one of the most impressive places in the area in summer - as well as in winter - and is a paradise for every nature lover. This is a wonderful way to combine time outdoors with lots of recreational fun.
Wolfgansee boat ride
Since 1873, the trip across Lake Wolfgang has offered incomparably beautiful impressions and a unique view of the surrounding lake and mountain landscape. For all spontaneous guests, Austria's largest inland lake fleet stops at a total of 7 stops, allowing uncomplicated access or descent. The impressive nostalgia ship and the four modern passenger ships can also be booked exclusively for private events.
The Salzburg Festival is undisputedly one of Salzburg's most famous events worldwide and attracts numerous international guests and culture lovers to the city of Mozart every year. The wonderfully staged plays and musical performances enchant the audience with rich emotions and lasting impressions.
Festung Hohen Salzburg
The landmark of the city of Salzburg is one of the largest existing fortresses - built in the 11th century - in Europe and is visited by huge numbers of visitors every year to experience history up close. The fortress is a popular destination due to its panoramic view of the city and the surrounding area and is definitely worth a visit, and not only because of the large number of events.
The Lehar Festival in Bad Ischl offers its visitors contemporary productions of well-known operettas and since 2013 also contemporary interpretations of classical musicals. It is one of the cultural highlights of the area and - under the direction of Thomas Enzinger - aims to perform musical entertainment theatre.
As the house where his mother was born and the home of his sister "Nannerl", the Mozarthaus offers a wide range of other attractions in addition to a visit to the museum and is a fabulous venue for special events and incomparable weddings.
As the former summer residence of Emperor Franz Joseph I and soon to be the cultural capital of Europe, Bad Ischl stands for culture, culinary delights and nature and offers a wide range of opportunities for adventurous activities in the beautiful Salzkammergut all year round.