The market town of Laakirchen, covering a total area of 32.5 km², is situated at the entrance to the Salzkammergut region, embedded in the gently rolling landscapes of the Alpine foothills.
Yearning for rest and relaxation, sports and activities? Laakirchen is the right spot for all those in need of restful moments. Holiday-makers can choose from an infinite number of recreational facilities, among them the ultimate landscaped swimming center - suitable for wheelchair users thanks to an elevator into the pool - with 3 pools, a 1-meter and a 3-meter diving board, massage jets, a water mushroom, a 45-meter slide, beach volleyball facilities, and a lot more!
Nearby river Traun offers large fishing grounds boasting an ultimate fish population for those interested in fly fishing.
The lovely Paper Museum at the former Steyrermühl paper mill is always worth a visit! get to know everything on the production of paper and its historical background.
Don´t miss Austria´s largest Christmas Crib made of lights in Laakirchen!
The wonderful Christmas Crib made of lights covers a total area of 115 m². The crib is shown in the church´s courtyard (Roman-Catholic parish church) of Laakirchen between December 08 and January 06, daily from 5:00 pm.
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday until 8:00 pm, Friday/Saturday/Sunday/public holiday until 9:00 pm.