Named after a local saint, this lake has two very popular resorts, St Wolfgang and St Gilgen (of which St Wolfgang is the most appealing). The third town on the lake, Strobl, is a less remarkable but pleasant place at the start of a scenic toll road (per car and per person €3) to Postalm (1400m).
The Wolfgangsee is dominated by the 1783m Schafberg mountain on its northern shore. At the summit you’ll find Austria's oldest mountain inn, a restaurant and phenomenal views over mountains and Mondsee, Attersee and, of course, Wolfgangsee. A cute historic steam train plies its way to the summit in summer, over lush fields and through dark forests.