Pictures of Lake Traunsee and surroundings - click or touch (mobile devices) to enlarge
Click on the links below to find a wide variety of cultural, sporting and other leisure activities and facilities at Lake Traunsee.
Internet site of the holiday region Traunsee
Tips for activities in Upper Austria
If you like sports you will find many suggestions here
Vacation and sports at lake Traunsee (english version available)
Descriptions of many hiking routes around Lake Traunsee you'll find here:
www.traunsee.at (english version available) and www.wandern.at (english version available)
"Feuerkogel" family skiing area
Up and down aerial ropeway, one double armchair elevator and five schlepplifte. Ski and snowboard school with ski rental available.
"Grünberg" skiing area
The Grünberg offers the following leisure facilities for young and old: a ski school, a ski kindergarten, ascent assistance, ski huts, a sleigh and an ice shooting course.
"Hochlecken" skiing area
This caters for all abilities. From the sunny beginners slope, to the more challenging advanced slopes.
More skiing areas:
The Gmunden ice-hall
Fliegerschulweg 46, 4810 Gmunden, phone: 07612/794 383
Ice skates are available for rental.
The ice-hall can accomodate 1800 visitors. On a surface of 60 x 30 m you can practice different kinds of sports such as ice hockey, ice stick shoting or figure-skating.
Horse-drawn sleigh tour
The "Traunsee Fiaker" was made famous by the TV serial "Castle Hotel Orth". In winter, with sufficient snow, you can take a one hour horse-drawn sleigh tour through the romantic winter landscape, wrapped in warm blankets, with a hot beverage and an original "Bauernkrapfen" as well as a "Schnapser'l". This experience can also be undertaken in Traunkirchen
Kammerhofgasse 8, 4810 Gmunden
Phone : +43(0)7612/794-423
Web: Gmunden Museum/
The Gmunden museum provides an overview of the rich history of this old commercial salt town and spa city.
The Gmunden municipality and the staff of the Gmunden city museum look forward to your visit.
There you'll find also
The Gmunden Museum for Historical Sanitary Objects
Doll and Toy museum
Palace Austria at the lake, in the Sparkassengasse 1, in the heart of Gmunden.
To arrange a visit on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday, between 16:00-18:00 call 0699/11520983