St. Gilgen is a well-known holiday resort at the lake Wolfgangsee.
A beautiful scenery, a wonderful lake. Nature, as far as the eye can see. Recommended is a trip to the Zwölferhorn mountain (hiking or by cable car). Enjoy the view over the region Wolfgangsee from the Zwölferhorn to St. Wolfgang or Strobl. Make a boat tour to one of the villages around the lake, or make an excursion to the Postalm  (2nd largest high alpine platform of europe) .

St. Gilgen lies at 545 m above sea level and has 3.400 inhabitants.

The distance to St. Wolfgang is 18 km, to Bad Ischl 23 km and to Salzburg 28 km.

Opportunities in the summer:
Surfing, sailing, water skiing, rowing, diving, bump-riding, para-sailing, boating, tennis, mountain biking, nordic walking, mini golf, climbing, hiking;

Go by steamy train to Schafberg mountain, visit the famous hotel white horse inn, make a boat tour along the lake, use the summer toboggan run in Strobl, visit the castle Hellbrunn fountains , Dachstein ice caves, the Abarena children play ground or the beach directly opposite to the house.

Opportunities in the winter:
Ski areas for beginners and advanced at Faistenau, Gaissau-Hintersee, cross country skiing along the lake, snow shoe hiking at the Zwölferhorn are famous winter sport activities.

Cultural events:
Birthplace of Mozart's mother, fortress Hohen Salzburg, museum of natural history, Mozart's living house, world heritage museum, musical instruments museum, Mozart memorial aso.

Ski bus stop: 400 meters
Salzkammergut Therme – spa Bad Ischl:  34 km
Closest Lake: 50 meters
Salzburg: 28 km
Hallstatt Salt Mines: 44 km
Postalm:  25 km

Accommodation: Hotstel Schafbergblick St. Gilgen

Situated directly on Lake Wolfgang and closed to the center of the village.

The hostel has 5 lounges with TVs, a beautiful dining room, a comfortable front room, a cosy bar, modern conference rooms with daylight and good technical equipment, a sauna, a table tennis room, a beautiful and quiet garden for barbecues and camp fires as well as a parking place for bicycles.

Good located to the Wolfgangsee, this hostel with its high standard is one of the most beautiful hostels in our area. Opposite the hostel there is the public beach.

A mini golf course and a pit pat field, a bicycle rent shop and the rowing club are opposite the hostel as well.
The local heritage museum and the Mozart fountain are within walking distance.
There are trips to Bad Ischl (Kaiservilla - summer residence of the emperor Franz Joseph), to Salzburg (Fortress Hohensalzburg, castle Hellbrunn and watergames, the house of nature and the open air museum in Großgmain) and trips around the region of the Salzkammergut are special for each holiday.

Rooms: 148 beds / 40 rooms  all with shower & toilet in the room

Double: 12
Three bed room: 26
Multi bed room 6 +: 2

Breakfast –       buffet style
Lunch box –     will be packed from the kitchen
                      (2 rolls 1 with meat and 1 with cheese, 1 pices of sweet, 1 juice, 1 pices of fruit)
Lunch -             2 set menus one is a vegetarian option 3 course (served) and salad buffet
Dinner -            2 set menus one is a vegetarian option 2 course (served) and salad buffet
                       Incl. juice or tea with the meals


  • Overnight with full board 
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Lunch box or lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bed linen
  • Free juice or tea with the meals

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

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