In a top location, right at the lake…… surrounded by impressive mountains – this is the idyllic place where you find the market town of Mondsee set at the lake bearing the same name in the Salzkammergut area, Upper Austria. Mondsee offers everything for diverse summer holidays at the lakeside. The numerous activities at, in and on the lake ensure that you will never get bored: bathing, sailing, wind surfing or fishing as well as diving and water skiing – the choice is yours. A ride with the Mondsee cruise ship across the lake is definitely an unforgettable experience for the entire family – an opportunity to discover the region from the water. A very popular excursion for hikers and climbers is the legendary “Drachenwand” (dragon wall) area. A special holiday accommodation is Schloss Mondsee Castle: The hotel set within the historic convent walls boasts a special atmosphere as modern comfort has been perfectly combined with architecture from the 13th century.
Water and Hiking FunThe Alpenseebad Mondsee is one of the largest and best equipped bathing areas in this region. No matter whether you want to relax in the shade or have fun on the 110m-long water slide – there is something for everyone. A cycling tour is great if you want to discover the surroundings along the shores of Lake Mondsee. If you take your bathing things you can stop wherever you want and take a plunge in the water. Furthermore, there are plenty of possibilities to stop for a drink or snack: The Jausenstation Holzingerbauer provides home-made delights such as cider, roast pork and bread from the wood-fired oven. Those who prefer to spend time up in the mountains, enjoy mountain biking tours to Eisenauerlam pasture or Hochplett – splendid views of Lake Mondsee and Lake Attersee are a great reward in any case. Hiking fans will also enjoy holidays at Lake Mondsee. Family excursions and demanding tours for different ability levels always offer magnificent panoramas. If you arrive with your golf bag, you can choose from 15 beautifully located golf courses in the region – they can all be reached within a 30-minutes drive.
Get to know more about the history of Mondsee on a leisurely walk: The “Kulturweg Mondsee” (Culture Path Mondsee) takes you past many interesting places, such as the former cloister, St. Michael Basilica – one of the film sets for “Sound of Music” on the legendary Trapp family – and past various museums, such as the museum on pile-dwelling.