Austria, The Salzkammergut
One of Austria’s most enchanting lake resorts, St. Wolfgang enjoys an especially picturesque setting on the shores of Lake Wolfgang. It is a place of great character, where pretty painted houses and shops line the narrow cobbled streets, and most evenings the village comes alive with open-air classical, operetta and brass band concerts. Lake activities are plentiful, including boat excursions to nearby St. Gilgen and trips on the original ‘Franz Josef’ paddle steamer. Many hotels have private lakeside lidos with free boat hire for relaxing days soaking up the views. The historic Schafberg cog railway provides a fantastic ride up to the top of the area’s the highest mountain (1,768m), from where you have a magnificent bird’s eye view of the lake and surrounding Salzkammergut region. St. Wolfgang is also an ideal base for excursions to nearby Salzburg, the UNESCO village of Hallstatt and Bavaria’s Berchtesgaden.
Things to do in St. Wolfgang
Holidays in St. Wolfgang offer a wide variety of excellent activities. The historic Schafberg railway, the steepest steam cog railway in Austria, takes you to the top of the Schafberg (1,768m) from where you have a magnificent bird's eye view of the lake and surrounding Salzkammergut region. Lakeside activities are plentiful while St. Wolfgang hotels also serve as an excellent base for excursions. Evening entertainment includes regular folklore, operetta or brass band concerts in the village centre or in the church.
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Two Centre Holidays including St Wolfgang
Combine your stay in St Wolfgang with 3, 4 or 7 nights in another resort in Austria or as part of our new multi-centre tours.
Two Centres | Combine your stay in St. Wolfgang with 3, 4 or 7 nights in another resort in Austria or as part od our multi-centre tours.
Resort Code: ATWO
Languages spoken: English
Time difference: GMT+1
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Transfer Approx. 1hr 30min by coach.
Supplements may apply on some flights
Self drive is available
Car hire available: Yes
Evening resort bus service: No
Parking available: No
Resort Ski bus available: No