Wolfgangsee

... by far the most beautiful!

Surrounded by the three towns of St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang, Lake Wolfgang connects the areas of Salzburg and Upper Austria and also forms the westside gateway to the Salzkammergut.

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Lake Wolfgang is 114 meters deep at its deepest point and covers an area of almost 13 square kilometers. It holds over 667 million cubic meters - or 4.5 billion bathtubs - of water.

Wolfgangsee region
Lake Lifestyle at its Best. Der Wolfgangsee ist die Sommerfrische Region im Salzkammergut. Eingebettet zwischen 12er Horn, Schafberg und Postalm glitzert der rund 14 km² große See mit den drei Orten St. Gilgen, Strobl und St. Wolfgang.

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Wolfgangsee Specials

The traditional rack railway takes you idyllically and comfortably up the 1,783 m high Schafberg.

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Austria's steepest steam cogwheel railway has been running from St. Wolfgang up the Schafberg since 1893. In 35 minutes it climbs 1,190 metres in altitude and 5.85 km to the top of the Schafberg.

 

Facts:

In operation: since 1893, not electrified

Route: 5.85 km

Difference in altitude: 1,190 m

Max. gradient: 26

Journey time: approx. 35 minutes

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

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

Pure relaxation is also offered by our wellness area and our jetty on the lake.

You want to experience the Wolfgangsee? We are waiting for your booking!

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

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The 3-star hotel offers beautiful, rurally furnished rooms with all the extras, a wellness area and a children's playground. A cosy guest parlour (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 extends 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, homemade pastries from the kitchen as well as the wine and schnapps from our cellar will always delight you.