Holidays in the Mozart VillageA holiday at marvelous Lake Wolfgangsee can fulfill all expectations. Here you will find a huge range of sports and activities, cultural highlights or simply relaxing moments by the lake. Scenic Lake Wolfgangsee nestles right amidst the picture-book Alpine scenery, thus making a wonderful destination in summer and winter alike. A perfect place to wind down and forget the worries of everyday life: enjoy unlimited water sports or soak up the sun at one of the most idyllic lakeside beaches. St. Gilgen's cultural highlight is the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's mother as well as many other interesting museums and a dreamlike pilgrimage route leading from Falkenstein to St. Wolfgang.
Water fun and hiking holidays in St. GilgenWalking, swimming, nature and recreation are only a few slogans when it comes to memorable summer holidays in St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee. The holiday resort itself boasts an infinite variety of opportunities including not only the crystal clear waters of Lake Wolfgangsee, its top-notch water quality or the lovely bathing and swimming beaches but also dreamlike views under deep blue skies. Here you will enjoy both relaxing and dreamlike holidays from the minute you arrive.
What's more, the entire holiday region offers outstanding hiking destinations spread all over the mountains and lakes of lovely Salzkammergut. Be it leisurely walks on the scenic lakeshore or challenging Alpine hikes to Zwölferhorn peak, hikers of all skill levels can choose from picturesque routes. Zwölferhorn peak also makes a perfect spot for family outings and children as a mountain gondola whisks visitors effortlessly up to the peak. Once on top, you are rewarded with awe-inspiring vistas and clean, invigorating mountain air. An easily walkable panorama loop trail takes hikers to a number of incredible vista points.
St. Gilgen, often referred to as "Mozart Village", also has varied culture treasures: the mother of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born here and his sister also lived in this lovely little village after her marriage. The historical birthplace of Mozart's mother, a statue of Mozart and the fountain of Mozart's mother are always worth a visit.