Strobl Church, Strobl am Wolfgangsee
Strobl am Wolfgangsee Resort Information
Strobl am Wolfgangsee is in the Salzkammergut region of Austria, east of Salzburg - The Sound of Music country! There are a number of lakes in the Salzkammergut region, one of the largest being Wolfgangsee (or Abersee). Strobl am Wolfgangsee is on the south-east side of Lake Wolfgang. Both the main road, (158) from Salzburg and St.Gilgen to Bad Ischl, and the road to St. Wolfgang pass on the edge of Strobl so there is no through traffic. There are several villages around the lake - the main ones being St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, and St. Gilgen.
Click here for a Resort Map of Strobl and details of walking / hiking maps.
There are a number of shops, cafes, restaurants and hotels situated around the lakeside where there are lots of water activities.
There are two supermarkets, one in the centre and one on the main road. There are several Banks with ATM machines.
The Postalm hiking/ walking / skiing area is nearby.
Walking / Hiking in the Strobl Area
There are about 900 km of paths in the Wolfgangsee area ranging from level walks around the lake to mountain paths up to the summits of the surrounding mountains. The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.
Strobl Walking / Hiking Maps
There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.
Click here for Strobl Map Information.
Strobl am Wolfgangsee Tourist Information
The Tourist Information Office is in the village centre.
A- 5350 Strobl
Tel: +43 (6137) 7255
Fax: +43 (6137) 5958
The nearest airport is Salzburg which is about 40 km - 1 hour 10 minutes away from Strobl.
Other airports are:
Rail Stations (Bahnhof) and Ferries
Trains are run by Austrian Railways ÖBB. Since the closure of the Salzkammergut-Lokalbahn and the station at Strobl in 1957, the nearest train stations to Strobl are now in Salzburg 30 km west, and Bad Ischl 20 km east.
Ferries (Wolfgangseeschifffahrt - Wolfgangsee Ship Journeys) run from Strobl to St. Gilgen, St. Wolfgang, and several other places around the lake. They are run by the train company ÖBB. Wolfgangseeschifffahrt.
Click here for ÖBB train, ferry and bus timetables in English.
Click here for ÖBB Postbus, train and ferry timetables in English.
There is one cable gondola in St. Gilgen that runs most of the year.
There are a number of lifts in the Postalm region south-west of Strobl.
History of the Salzkammergut-Lokalbahn
Route of the Salzkammergut-Lokalbahn in Strobl
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