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Strobl – holiday pleasures at the heart of the Salzkammergut area

The idyllic municipality of Strobl is located at lake Wolfgangsee in the Salzkammergut area. Thanks to its sunny location at the wide and flat eastern banks of lake Wolfgangsee, Strobl attracts many guests due to its beautiful natural bathing options and the relatively warm water temperatures. Being a special cultural and natural place at the northern edge of the Alps, the Salzkammergut area offers everything you could possibly long for during your holidays, all year round. Enjoy your holiday according to your individual interests in a unique landscape. The city of Salzburg is only a 45 min drive from lake Wolfgangsee. The greenish blue lake Wolfgangsee is the perfect backdrop for the various options you have during your holiday: Discover for example the many hiking paths and enjoy a cruise on the lake!

Winter sports ensure active holidays

The 19m-high and swimming peace light lantern on lake Wolfgangsee illuminates dark winter nights. It is the unique symbol for Advent. The traditional Christmas markets in St. Gilgen, St. Wolfgang and Strobl offer unique Advent handicraft and attract guests and locals alike – experience the atmosphere in Advent and get in tune for Christmas. The free ski shuttle takes skiers from the three villages to the Postalm Arena family ski resort. Seven lifts and 20 km of slopes guarantee unlimited skiing pleasures for beginners and advanced skiers. Furthermore, you can discover the landscape surrounding the lake on a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride or with your snowshoes. Enjoy the crystal-clear and fresh air, stop by at one of the numerous serviced huts at Postalm pasture – this is what makes your winter holiday perfect.

On the bright side of life

By land, in water or in the air – fun is guaranteed with all the activities that guests can do in summer around lake Wolfgangsee and this makes for a perfect holiday. The woods and the two regional mountains of Strobl, the 1823m-high Rinnkogel peak and the 1502m-high Sparber peak await motivated hikers. As the Rinnkogel peak is the second highest summit in the Salzkammergut area, it offers a particularly diverse ascent. The challenge is definitely worth it as you can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains from the top. Already in the 1950ees the legendary water ski shows took place during the summer months in Strobl. A plunge into refreshingly cool water is particularly pleasing on hot summer days. And forget about the hustle and bustle of everyday life when fishing! The ships of the traditional Wolfgangsee fleet connect the three municipalities at lake Wolfgangsee in a romantic way and invite you to discover the region from the water.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

Strobl is situated at the east shore of the Abersee lake, which is the old name or this part of Wolfgangsee lake. The name goes back to the iron merchant family Strobl, of whom the village´s sign of arms reminds us. The name Strobl meaning "unkempt man" was very common in south Germany.
From late medieval times to the 17th century Strobl was a centre of pilgrims and carters. When the nearby town of Bad Ischl became famous because of the Habsburg family Strobl got increasingly important, too.
At the turn of the century it had already become a well-known holiday resort with modern facilities. With its wide, flat lake shore and natural beaches today Strobl is among the most famous holiday resorts in the Salzkammergut region, which features almost all kinds of sports and leisure time facilites.

The Postalm area (1,200-2,000 m altitude) near Strobl is the largest mountain plateau in Austria (40 km²). In summer one can go on extensive hiking tours, in winter the ski center has 8 lifts, numerous downhill slopes and nordic ski tracks at all levels of difficulty.
In tune with nature! "A picturesque setting, worth visiting" - content holiday makers talking about Strobl am Wolfgangsee. And the inhabitants of Strobl have always been very proud of their "picturesque surroundings" - for over 610 years!
A hearty welcome in Strobl at the lake Wolfgangsee Strobl is situated at the east shore of the Abersee lake, which is the old name or this part of Wolfgangsee lake. The name goes back to the iron merchant family Strobl, of whom the village´s sign of arms reminds us. The name Strobl meaning "unkempt man" was very common in south Germany.

From late medieval times to the 17th century Strobl was a centre of pilgrims and carters. When the nearby town of Bad Ischl became famous because of the Habsburg family Strobl got increasingly important, too.

At the turn of the century it had already become a well-known holiday resort with modern facilities. With its wide, flat lake shore and natural beaches today Strobl is among the most famous holiday resorts in the Salzkammergut region, which features almost all kinds of sports and leisure time facilites.



The Postalm area (1,200-2,000 m altitude) near Strobl is the largest mountain plateau in Austria (40 km²). In summer one can go on extensive hiking tours, in winter the ski center has 8 lifts, numerous downhill slopes and nordic ski tracks at all levels of difficulty.
"A picturesque setting, worth visiting" - content holiday makers talking about Strobl am Wolfgangsee. And the inhabitants of Strobl have always been very proud of their "picturesque surroundings" - for over 610 years!
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Arrival & Address

motorway from Vienna: exit Regau or Mondsee;
motorway from Salzburg: exit Thalgau, Fuschl, or take the exit Mondsee, Wolfgangsee;
federal road from Salzburg via Hof, Fuschl, Wolfgangsee

Plan Route Now
Salzburg main station - take the bus to the Wolfgangsee lake or the train to Bad Ischl and from there by bus to the Wolfgangsee lake.


Salzburg airport, continue by bus to the Wolfgangsee lake


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+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 9 pm
Tourismusverband Strobl
Moosgasse 275
5350 Strobl, Austria
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