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Lakes Wolfgang Mountain Holidays in Salzburgerland, Austria

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Lake Wolfgang is one of the largest lakes in the Salzkammergut region and is surrounded by the impressive Salzkammergut mountain range. It has been attracting tourists for generations and is a fantastic destination for relaxing and exploring this beautiful area.

With a Mediterranean climate and clean, warm water that peaks around 27°C during the summer, the whole region is a very popular tourist destination and ideal for family holidays.

Salzburg is the main entry point to the lakes and mountains in Salzburgerland and within an hours drive, you can easily get to nearly all the resorts making them an ideal long weekend option.

At a glance...
Beaches
Watersports
Spa & wellness
Golf
Mountain biking & hiking
Nearest airport Salzburg (29km)

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Lake Wolfgang Accommodation

The main villages on the lake are St Gilgen, St Wolfgang and Strobl which all have a good stock of family run hotels and holiday rentals including ski chalets and apartments.

Some of the villages may be a few km away from the lakes but are easily accessible by public transport, car or even bicycle. MyChaletFinder has a large selection of holiday rentals around the main villages for you to choose from...

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Skiing at Lake Wolfgang

As well as a major summer destination, Lake Wolfgang provides down hill and cross-country skiing. The pistes are on the Zwölferhorn Mountain in St Gilgen and are good for beginners and intermediates plus there is the possibility of doing some ski touring in the back-country with a guide.

For some larger ski resorts, Lake Wolfgang is around 90 minutes drive to many top international resorts....

Resort Distance(km) Time
Radstadt701 hour 15 mins
Flachau721 hour 20 mins
Schladming - Dachstein901 hour 30 mins
Maria Alm1051 hour 40 mins
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Things to see and do

Salzkammergut is teeming with lakes, historic villages, museums and places to see for the whole family. Here are a few suggestions...

  • Boat ride on the steamer touring Lake Wolfgang
  • Salzburg is certainly worth a visit. Vibrant and full of cafes, restaurants and shops
  • Take the Schafbergbahn rack railway to the top peak at 1782m for some fantastic views of the lake and mountains
  • Venture out to Schladming - Dachstein and see the magnificent ice caves. There is also summer skiing on the Dachstein glacier
  • Visit the salt mines - Salzwelten Altausee - where you can go deep into the mountain through the rock salt tunnels

Our view on Lake Wolfgang

A beautiful lake to visit anytime of year in the heart of the Salzkammergut. We think Lake Wolfgang is an ideal destination for family holidays in the lakes & mountains with so many things to do for all ages and tastes no matter what time of year you visit.


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