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HallStatt - World Heritage Site



HallStatt - World Heritage Site
Only 15 minutes around the mountain from our chalet is the world heritage site of Hallstatt. It will take your breath away. Be sure to take the modern 'Lift' railway up to the top to get the best views

St Gilgen Cable Car



St Gilgen Cable Car
The view is amazing. 15 minutes from the chalet around the lake, even if you don't like heights you should go. The brown buildings near the lake are the St Gilgen Internation school. The school is one of the best in Europe.

St wolfgang viewed from across the lake



St wolfgang viewed from across the lake
You will love St. Wolfgang. Lots of places to eat and drink. Shops of all types. Very old and beautiful.

White Horse Inn



White Horse Inn
Why not have coffee and cake at the world famous White Horse Inn in St Wolfgang.

St Wolfgang in Autumn



St Wolfgang in Autumn
St Wolfgang in Autumn is no less beautiful.

Autumn in the mountains



Autumn in the mountains
Autumn is a great time to come to Austria. The trees are even more colourful.

Take the boats around the lake



Take the boats around the lake
There are many different boats that cross the lake from the various villages around it. Some have food and drinks to make the journey even easier to enjoy.

Walks everywhere



Walks everywhere
If you love walking you'll love the walks around the chalet.

Use the lifts if you just want to walk down



Use the lifts if you just want to walk down
If you just fancy walking down a mountain use a lift or train to the top first.

Take a Train up the mountain behind St Wolfgang



Take a Train up the mountain behind St Wolfgang
The Train up the mountain behind St Wolfgang makes for a lovely day out.

Great place if you love old trains



Great place if you love old trains
This is a great place if you love old trains.

What a view



What a view
What a view! The lake looks stunning from half way up the mountain. A small 'beach' by the lake side can be seen here.

After the train the view



After the train the view
After the train the view you won't feel cheated. The view is out of this world.

View over Mondsee from above St Wolfgang



View over Mondsee from above St Wolfgang
View over Mondsee from above St Wolfgang. One direction you can see St. Wolfgang and turn 180 degrees and you will see lake Mondsee.

Sound of Music Tours



Sound of Music Tours
If you are asking 'Where can I find a Sound of Music tour' the answer is everywhere. The good thing is you don't need a Sound of Music tour because you are sitting in the middle of the Sound of Music area. Mondsee is around the lake, the church were Maria got married to captain von trapp in the film. St Gilgen, featured on the opening credits of the film is about 10 minutes away. Salzburg where they danced around is 35 minutes.

Mondsee Cathedral



Mondsee Cathedral
If you have seen the Sound of Music film you will have seen this church. It's stunning.

Lake at Mondsee



Lake at Mondsee
The lake at Mondsee is beautiful. It's about 300 metres from the Church. Well worth a walk around after going to the church. Be sure to stop off at the cafes opposite the church for an ice cream with hot chocolate fudge and nuts. Maria and the children cycled around the lake in the film.

Boating on the Wolfgangsee



Boating on the Wolfgangsee
Boating on the Wolfgangsee is popular. We are in the lakes area of Austria.

Coffee at the White Horse in Autumn



Coffee at the White Horse in Autumn
Coffee at St Wolfgang, have a coffee and cake at the world famous White Horse Inn on the lake in Autumn.

Bad Ischl - take Coffee and the Views in Spring



Bad Ischl - take Coffee and the Views in Spring
Bad Ischl is our local town - lots of shops, about 7 minutes away. If you are just looking for a cup of coffee and a nice walk, flowers and small shops then Bad Ischl is worth a trip. In the Kaiservilla on 28 July 1914 Franz Joseph signed the declaration of war against the Kingdom of Serbia, signalling the start of World War

Late Autumn views across the wolfgangsee



Late Autumn views across the wolfgangsee
Late Autumn views across the wolfgangsee are like picture post cards.

The 'Sound of Music' view from St Gilgen



The 'Sound of Music' view from St Gilgen
No wonder the 'Sound of Music' film begins this view across the Wolfgangsee from St. Gilgen.

Strobl in the snow



Strobl in the snow
Christmas cards around the world feature views like you get in Strobl. Christmas and the New Year in Austria are magical.