Welcome to Gmunden
With its yacht marina, lakeside square and promenades, pretty, historic Gmunden exudes a breezy, riviera feel. It was known primarily for its large ceramics works and as a centre for the salt trade. While ceramics are still produced here, today it's mainly a weekend escape for fashionable Salzburgers
Top experiences in Gmunden
Alpine Panoramic Hallstatt Day Trip Tour from Vienna including Admont Abbey Visit
Meet your guide at your centrally located Vienna hotel between 7:30am and 8am, then take a seat in your air-conditioned coach or van for the onward journey toward Salzkammergut. Along the way, enjoy sweeping views over the lakes, peaks, and valleys of the Austrian Alps.Stop for 40 minutes at Admont Abbey — one of the oldest abbeys in Austria and home to the largest monastic library in the world — and admire the impressive Baroque architecture you find. Afterward, continue on through the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Salzkammergut to the village of Hallstatt.On arrival, follow your guide on a 2.5-hour walking tour and learn of the region’s rich mining heritage. Explore the town and learn of its remarkable culture and traditions, and stroll past medieval half-timbered buildings to the bustling Market Square.Head onward to the town of Gmunden on Lake Traunsee, renowned for its warm climate and spectacular mountain scenery. Admire fine views over Ort Castle, and enjoy 30 minutes’ free time to browse the traditional craft shops at your leisure. When your time in Gmunden comes to an end, return in comfort to central Vienna to conclude your tour.
Day Trip from Cesky Krumlov to Linz - Transportation only
Our comfortable little buses depart from Cesky Krumlov at 8:00 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am and 12:45 pm every day. You’ll reach Linz just in time for a forenoon snack and coffee. The shuttle stops at the main train station, at the same spot you’ll be picked up later.When the afternoon’s over and you've got your daily dose of breathtaking sights and history, the afternoon shuttle bus heading back to Cesky Krumlov will pick you up at the same spot you got off. It departs at 1:30 pm, 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm.Linz (with nearly 190 000 inhabitants) is the capital city of the Austrian region called Upper Austria (Oberosterreich) situated on the Danube River. Being the third most populous city in Austria with its modern and vibrant look, Linz skilfully merges the old and the new, and is an ideal location for all lovers of history as well as modern architecture, culture and art.Linz derives its name from the Celtic expression Lentos denoting the close relationship and mutual dependence of the town and the river Danube. Historically first railway in Europe was built here between 1825 and 1832 and cut the journey short among Gmunden, Wels, Linz and Ceske Budejovice connecting today´s Austria and the Czech Republic.Among the city´s attractions belongs the Postlingberg pilgrimage church with a look out point and a fortress - all situated at the top of a hill overlooking Linz from the north. You can take a mountain tram funicular (Postlingbergbahn) travelling up the steep hill, in the middle of which you can also visit the local ZOO. This tram is the steepest adhesive tram line in the world.Linz also boasts the largest town square of all settlements on the Danube called Hauptplatz. The other castle (Linzer Schloss) first mentioned in 799 now hosts a museum. For all lovers of biology, Linz also offers Botanical Gardens situated on top of a hill called Bauernberg, and spreads over an area of 4,2 hectares housing more than 8000 species of plants.