Top things to do

Top Choice Steak in St Gilgen

M.

This relaxed 'Mediterranean' restaurant by the lake has a modern dining room and tables out in the garden. You can also order pizza to take away – they're nicely authentic – and there's a small, well done (if somewh…
Austrian in St Wolfgang

See Eck

A perfect match for St Wolfgang's older and well-to-do visitors, this smart, friendly wine bar does a small and very interesting dinner menu each night. Italian-influenced dishes such as fish fillets with fregola (S…
Church in St Wolfgang

Wallfahrtskirche

St Wolfgang’s impressive Wallfahrtskirche is a spectacular gallery of religious art, with glittering altars (from Gothic to baroque), an extravagant pulpit, a fine organ and countless statues and paintings. The most…
Museum in St Gilgen

Mozarthaus

There are five houses worldwide dedicated to Mozart, but this one takes the interesting approach of focusing mostly on the family, especially his sister 'Nannerl' (Maria Anna), an accomplished composer and musician …
Austrian in Strobl

Alm-Stadl Schwarzensee

Alm-Stadl Schwarzensee, one of a couple of restaurants located by the remote and picturesque Schwarzensee, serves delicious smoked lake trout. (It also has a battery exchange station for Movelo e-bikes.)
Austrian in St Wolfgang

Im Weissen Rössl

There are two restaurants and a lovely wine cellar in this highly respected, fabulously traditional hotel. The Seerestaurant (mains €12.50 to €19), which is open all day, keeps it more casual with regional and inter…
Austrian in St Gilgen

Fischer-Wirt Restaurant

Situated on the water’s edge, this popular seafood restaurant does lake-fish three ways: fried with parsley potatoes, salmon steak with risotto or as part of a seafood dinner platter that includes both, as well as m…
Bar in St Gilgen

12AlmBar

An archetypal resort bar, the Zwolfer Alm Bar is a loud, colourful basement party zone that goes from drinking spot to disco after 9pm. Check the website for events and parties.
Museum in St Gilgen

Muzikinstumente-Museum der Völker

This cosy little museum is home to 1500 musical instruments from all over the world, all of them collected by one family of music teachers. The son of the family, Askold zum Eck, can play them all and will happily d…
Museum in St Gilgen

Heimatkundliches Museum

The town museum has an eclectic collection ranging from embroidery – originally manufactured in the building – to religious objects and thousands of animal specimens.