Water and Hiking Fun
The 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.
More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board
The Basilica of St. Michael Characterises the Community
Enjoy the wonderful winter scenery! Spring, summer, autumn or winter, every season brings a new play of colours. Explore the fascinating countryside on snowy paths through the winter scenery. The Advent Market in Mondsee has become more attractive from year to year. Seasonal events, such as carol concerts and plays, get you into the Christmas Spirit. Amid Mondsee´s historical ambience, with the basilica and its cloisters, the château and the church square, this year´s Advent Market is being presented at an especially high standard.
Advent in Mondsee
On each weekend in Advent small businesses, handicraft workshops and local cultural societies will be taking part and displaying their wares. Particular highlights of advent in Mondsee include such treasures as hand-carved cribs, old fashioned crafts from guild-artisans, as well as cultural events from Mondsee clubs and societies. In the cloisters next to the basilica, there is an exhibition of cribs where the Goldhaubenfrauen will also present their hand embroidered bonnets. Particularly thrilling is the Christbaumtauchen (dipping of the Christmas-tree in the lake) by the Mondsee Life Guards! Pre-Christmas celebrations in the basilica include the blessing of advent wreaths as well as performances of select pieces of music by the church choir.
Spring or summer, fall or winter? The choice is all yours! Mondsee makes a perfect holiday resort throughout the year.
481 m above sea level
Mondsee and its picturesque surrounding landscapes have a lot to offer: great views and stunning vistas, nature treasures in abundance, majestic mountains and gently rolling hills. Walking fans, hikers and climbing enthusiasts will find everything their heart could possibly desire. Spend the most beautiful days of the year in the heart of nature and restore new energies in lovely Mondsee ...
Mondsee Lake ...
... Always worth a visit!
Choose from an infinite number of traditional inns, cozy guesthouses, comfortably equipped accommodations and top quality hotels. Feel at home away from home from the beginning of your stay.
A highlight not to be missed: SCHLOSSGALERIE - Gallery at the Castle