Wooden pier on Lake, St Gilgen, Austria

Getty Images/Cultura RF

St Gilgen Austria

The ease of access to St Gilgen, 29km from Salzburg, makes this town very popular for day trippers, but it has also become popular in recent years because of its very scenic setting. Along with quieter Strobl, it’s a good base for water sports on the lake, and is not quite as crowded as St Wolfgang.


Guidebooks

Purchase our award-winning guidebooks

Get to the heart of St Gilgen with one of our in-depth, award-winning guidebooks, covering maps, itineraries, and expert guidance.

Other relevant places

Popular Places