Excursion destinations around Wolfgangsee

Insider tips for your holiday in the Salzkammergut

Wolfgangsee, as well as being a wonderful hiking area, also provides water sport a variety of activities, as well as a wide range of sights and excursion destinations – for people who have an interest in culture, nature-lovers and families. From a panoramic ride on the cable car up to the Schafberg, a boat ride on Wolfgangsee, to family adventures and a visit to the festival city of Salzburg.

The SchafbergBahn

By train to the Schafberg

Get to the 1783m Schafberg in comfort on the traditional rack-and-pinion railway. A ride on the historic SchafbergBahn from St. Wolfgang is a real adventure, and not just for children – the 360 degree panoramic view to the Salzkammergut is impressive.

Wolfgangsee boat trip

Ship ahoy on Wolfgangsee!

Cross Wolfgangsee between St. Wolfgang, Strobl and St. Gilgen, on Austria’s biggest inland sea fleet and enjoy unique views from the water. Special trips, including the pirate ship and the sunset ride provide variety.

Excursions with children

Family fun on Wolfgangsee

We have compiled the most important excursion tips in the Salzkammergut for families with children here:

  • Kleefeld Wildlife Park
  • The animal village
  • Abarena Leisure Park
  • Summer toboggan run at Wolfgangsee
  • Fantasiana Adventure Park Strasswalchen
  • Gut Aiderbichl
  • The animal village
  • Doll Museum in Dorf-Alm
  • Salzburg Zoo

Natural experiences in the region

  • Hallein and Hallstatt Salt Mines
  • Zwölferhorn and Katrin cable car
  • Dachstein Caves
  • Werfen’s World of Ice Giants (the biggest ice caves that are known about)
  • Salzkammergut lakes
  • ‘Gschmå Platzln’

Culture and customs

  • St. Wolfgang church
  • Heimathaus Lipphaus
  • Nannerl Museum in Mozarthaus+
  • Museum of musical instruments
  • Bad Ischl

Insider tips for your holiday at Wolfgangsee

From a cable car, to museums, palaces and castles, details about all the sights in the Salzkammergut can be found on the information page for the region.

Sights in Salzkammergut

Wolfgangseer Advent
Explore the Christmas market in St. Wolfgang

Advent at Wolfgangsee

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