Bad Ischl is located in the centre of the Salzkammergut.
St. Wolfgang is about 16 km away, to the World Heritage region of Hallstatt-Dachstein about 21 km, and the festival city of Salzburg about 51 km.
The operetta city of Bad Ischl lies 468 m above sea level and has approximately 14.100 inhabitants. The emperor spent more than 50summers here. In the immediate vicinity of the town you can use a number of sports facilities suiting your personal interests.
The ski areas in the district have numerous cable cars and lifts, challenging runs for experts and beginners and of course for our children - an ideal ski resort. Bad Ischl offers a balanced and attractive range of winter sports, culture, entertainment and a cozy gathering. Peaceful and long walks in idyllic snowy forests and horse rides through the beautiful winter landscape are among the most refreshing experiences.

Opportunities in the summer:
Mountain biking, tennis, horseback riding, climbing, skating court, beach volleyball, Nordic Walking, golf, hiking aso.
Dachstein ice caves, cable car to Katrin – the local mountain offers a climbing wall, observation deck Five Fingers, outdoor pool directly opposite the hostel, lakes in the vicinity, visit Kaiser Villa (summer residence of Emperor Franz Joseph), local parks, take the little train through the town,or visit castle Hellbrunn with water games in Salzburg.

Opportunities in the winter:
Skiing: Ski area Dachstein West – 140 alpine pists with 37 cabel cars and lifts
Curling (right next door is a Kunsteisbahn), climbing hall, cross-country skiing in the Rettenbachalm (pist of European champion ship) , snowshoeing,  Salzkammergut Therme – spa, horse sleigh rides aso.

Cultural events:
Heritage Museum, Museum of the town Bad Ischl, Photo museum, museum-air vehicle technology, Léhar Villa aso.

Ski bus stopp: 250 Meter
SKilift Dachstein: 27 km
Salzkammergut Therme-spa: 250 m
Closest lake- Wolfgangsee  - Strobl  11 km
Adventure bath: 100 Meter
Salzburg: 51 km
Salt mines Hallstatt: 21 km

Accommodation: Hostel Bad Ischl

The modern hostel is quietly but in the heart of Bad Ischl, right next to the outdoor pool overlooking the famous Imperial Villa

Dining room, 2 cozy parlor, conference hall with stage, meeting room, nice garden with lawn, barbecue area, parking for cars, table tennis

The house has 31 rooms / 116 beds 1 to 5-bed rooms with shower and toilet (of which 5 have wheelchair access)

Two bed room: 1
Three bed room: 3
Four bed room: 27

Breakfast:         buffet style
Lunch box:       will be packed by the kitchen
                       (2 rolls 1 with meat and 1 with cheese, 1 piece of sweet, 1 juice drink, 1 piece of fruit)
Lunch               2-menu with choice 2 course, one of it a vegetarian option
Dinner              2-menu with choice 2 course, one of it a vegetarian option
Free juice or tea with the meals only for school groups


  • Accommodation with full board
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Lunch or packed lunch
  • dinner
  • bed linen
  • Juice or tea with meals for student group

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

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