• Attersee

Attersee-Attergau region

The Attersee boasts deep turquoise-blue, drinkable water,
and the Attergau offers a lovely landscape with a view! 

Anyone who visits the shores of the largest lake in Austria, with its drinkable water, will succumb immediately to its charm. The overwhelming view from the Attergau lookout tower to the mountains of the Salzkammergut shows the diversity of the Attersee-Attergau holiday region.


Whether it’s water sports enthusiasts, hikers and cyclists, culinary connoisseurs or culture lovers – everyone gets their money's worth here.

The Attersee-Attergau holiday region offers a wide range of options so you can be active yourself or just unwind, enjoy the peace and escape from everyday life.


15 top destinations can be perfectly combined with the Attersee ship ride and the Attersee train.

Together they offer true hospitality, with culinary delicacies and specialities from the region.


It is not for nothing that the pile builders, the Celts and the Romans settled here. Pile dwellings, Celtic tombs and Roman villas testify to early settlements.

A well-kept natural and cultural landscape as well as a breathtaking mountain panorama and countless sports opportunities in the air, on land, in or under water are here to discover.


You will find the renowned Golfclub am Attersee directly in the Attersee community and almost directly on the shore of the lake. The 18-hole course will enchant you with its breathtakingly beautiful location! It is often a venue for major tournaments, but also has a well-known golf school. 


Golf Regau, with its 18-hole championship course, also offers you a unique and unforgettable golfing experience. The fairways integrate harmoniously into the idyllic landscape; there is an extended driving range, a restaurant with a great kitchen and a wonderful terrace as well as an Academy, which is one of the best practice facilities in Austria.

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Attergaustraße 31
4880 St. Georgen

Phone: +43 7666 7719
Fax: +43 7666 7719 19



Gustav Klimt © TVB Attersee-Salzkammergut_Klaus Costadedoi

The Attersee-Attergau region is one of the cultural strongholds of the Salzkammergut.


At the beginning of the year, the Attergau New Year's Concert offers first-class enjoyment at the highest level.


The “International Nikolaus Harnoncourt Days” take place during the first weekend in May. The event commemorating the great maestro is known nationwide and has become a real magnet for visitors.


The Gustav Mahler Festival in Steinbach am Attersee is an annual celebration for the composer's birthday on July 7th. Every year, musical gems and cultural insights into the area around this historic site are presented. A varied programme with presentations, concerts and the world premiere of a documentary await you.


Another highlight of the year is the Attergauer Cultural Summer in July and August. The festival has a tradition extending more than thirty years and enchants visitors every summer with its top-class stars. Particularly impressive is the enormous variety of programmes that offers the right cultural experience for every taste.


Every year in July and August, the Steinbach Philharmonic Weeks in the Parish Church Steinbach ensure an enthusiastic musical experience.

There is also the Artists’ Path, which travels in part across meadows, but also has an alpine character. Audio equipment is also available for hire for the right musical accompaniment.


Gustav Klimt, the world-famous painter, spent many summers in the region. His favourite motif was the Attersee and its surrounding landscape.

In June 2019, the first “Gustav Klimt Garden” will be opened in the park in front of the Marina in Kammer. The Gustav Klimt Centre in Schörfling am Attersee also offers exciting insights into the life and work of the artist.

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