The village´s ancient name Chrenginpach first appeared in historical documents in the year 985 as location of the Saint Stephen´s Church.
Krenglbach is the birthplace of various artists and musicians. It is the place where the famous rustic furniture paintings, renown as Gunskirchen Furniture, were created. It is the place where Anton Reidinger was born in 1839. He wrote the famous Austrian Christmas carol "Es wird scho glei dumpa" (The Twilight is Falling) and is noted for being a successful dialect poet. Popular composer Johann Strauss (Father) also left his musical footprints in Krenglbach.
Krenglbach offers a special look back in time where music history has left its mark for visitors to explore and enjoy. The village itself holds a great variety of special events throughout the year, including the annual foothill run race, dance shows, concerts, festivities, theater performances and much more - this is a place where traditional customs are still lived and where there is made way for the new!
What´s more, Krenglbach offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. The lovely scenery lends itself to outstanding nature exploration. And there´s a stunning network of waymarked hiking trails to be explored by enthusiastic ramblers.
So what are you waiting for? Head for Krenglbach to cherish the holiday experience for a lifetime!