Traunsee Winter Sports
From enchanting winter and snowshoe hikes or cross-country skiing, fun sleigh rides to spectacular ski and snowboard runs and wonderful ski tour routes, the winter holiday on Lake Traunsee is an unforgettable experience for the whole family!
Enjoy wonderful skiing days on Upper Austria's most beautiful plateau, the Feuerkogel, or start your ski tour on the Grünberg directly from the house. The climb to the top of the mountain is rewarded with a wonderful panoramic view of the Dachstein and the lake region.
Cross-country skiers expect hundreds of kilometers of trails in a beautiful landscape with a unique panorama and the Hochsteinalm natural toboggan run is a real adventure that will not only be fun for the kids!
Traunsee Culture & Culinary
Gmund's Old Town invites you to a historical tour. Here you will learn interesting facts about the rich history of Gmunden with its famous carillon at Gmundner Rathausplatz and leisurely walks along the promenade to Seeschloss Ort. A visit to the “Gmundner Keramik Manufaktur” holds interesting facts about the production of Gmundner ceramics. You’ll even have the opportunity to paint your own ceramics.
In the salt worlds of Hallstatt, Hallein and Altaussee the exciting story of salt mining is impressively described to the whole family.
Culinary delights are provided by the “Traunsee Wirte”. They prepare traditional dishes and tasty dishes made from local produce and serve them in selected tradititional restaurants in the area.
Traunsee Boat Trips
A boat trip on the Traunsee with the steamship "Gisela", Austria's first listed ship, is a special experience for the whole family.
Traunsee Schifffahrt offers scheduled services, excursion boats and cultural offers for all seasons. Visit the Seeschloss Ort, which is located on a small island in the Traunsee and is one of the oldest buildings in the Salzkammergut.
Traunsee Mountain Activities
Only 900m from our house is the valley station of the Grünberg cable car, taking you to 1000m to the popular recreational area Grünberg, where you expect 20 kilometers of well-developed hiking trails, the treetop path, an exciting knowledge trail on the summit of the Grünberg and cozy rest stops. Around the Traunsee and in the Almtal you will find hiking trails, pram hikes, challenging mountain tours and climbing opportunities. The well-known Traunstein, the "guard of the Salzkammergut" invites with three different ascents, such as the Naturfreundesteig, the ascent of the Mairalm and the Hernlersteig with spectacular views from the summit.
Traunsee Water Sports
From a relaxing family day at the lake to sailing, kite and windsurfing, canoeing and wild water rafting. Around the Traunsee you will find countless opportunities for water sports. In the immediate vicinity (about 900m) of Villa Traunseeblick is a public beach.
Traunsee Mountain bike, Cycling & E-bike
Numerous bike tours offer the opportunity to discover the unique beauty of the landscape around the Traunsee and the Salzkammergut on the bike. From the leisurely sections to the sophisticated pieces, there is something for every taste and every condition. For mountain bike fans 1500 km of developed mountain bike trails such as the Dachsteinrunde, are offered. For race bike fans, the area around Traunsee is one of the top 7 race bike destinations with 20 selected tours in the area. For those who love the downwhill biking adventure: from the Feuerkogel there is a 5.6 km long downhill track.
In the Villa Traunseeblick you have 2 mountain bikes and 1 e-bike for free use.