Welcome to Lake Wolfgangsee

The Wolfgang year 2024

St Wolfgang's birthday will be celebrated in 2024: Lake Wolfgangsee in particular wants to use this joyous occasion to raise awareness of the life and work of the former Bishop of Regensburg and patron saint of the lake. Celebrate with us!

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The traditional cog railway takes you up the 1,783 m high Schafberg in idyllic comfort.

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Austria's steepest steam cog railway has been running from St. Wolfgang to the Schafberg since 1893. It takes 35 minutes to climb 1,190 metres in altitude and 5.85 km to the top of the Schafberg.


  • In operation: since 1893, not electrified
  • Distance: 5.85 km
  • Difference in altitude: 1,190 metres
  • Max. Gradient: 26 %
  • Journey time: approx. 35 minutes

Looking for the most beautiful place on Lake Wolfgangsee? We look forward to welcoming you to the Kirchenwirt Strobl.

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In addition to food and drink, we also offer rooms with and without lake views as well as holiday flats. The number 4 and the Kirchenwirt bring good luck, which is why you will find us 4 times in Strobl: Carl Michael - Villa Franz Josef - Ziehrerhaus - Kirchenwirt Haupthaus.

Our wellness area and our jetty on the lake also offer you pure relaxation.

Would you like to experience Lake Wolfgangsee? We await your booking!

Pure idyll in a natural paradise! Gasthof Kleefeld on Lake Wolfgangsee is a stand-alone recreational and hiking paradise in the mountains.

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The 3-star hotel offers beautiful, country-style rooms with all the extras, a wellness area and a children's playground. A cosy restaurant (50 seats) and the experience restaurant "Kleefeldstadl" for up to 150 seats and a fully equipped seminar room for 8 to 20 people. A wildlife park with many hiking trails stretches around the Kleefeld. Fish ponds with trout, salmon trout and sturgeon for the hotel's own fish supply complete the offer. Fish and game specialities, home-made pastries from the kitchen as well as wine and schnapps from our cellar will delight you time and again.