"Seamandrew's Sankt Wolfgang Page" Top 5 Page for this destination Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut by seamandrew

The small town of Sankt Wolfgang Im Salzkammergut (also know as Sankt Wolfgang am Wolfgangsee) is a popular travel destination within Austria. It is famous for it's location on the Wolfgangsee (Lake Wolfgang), for the church which serves as a pilgrimage destination, and also for the Im Weissen Roessl (White Horse Inn).

St. Wolfgang was founded in 976 by the Bishop of Regensburg, Germany (who was later canonised) and has achieved renown as a place of pilgrimage.

The town itself has the same flair has other lakeside towns like Gmunden, and Hallstatt, but for some reason, each one is amazing in it's own way. Every town seems to have it's own way of doing things, it's own way of decorating, it's own culture. I think what makes St. Wolfgang unique is it's location between so many lakes and mountain ranges.

Visit http://www.wolfgangsee.at for more information on the area around the Wolfgangsee (Lake Wolfgang).

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful town resort/spa quality, gorgeous location
  • Cons:Takes an awfully long time to get there (but it's worth it!!!)
  • In a nutshell:One of the many little Alpine towns that make Austria so special.
  • Last visit to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2009 at 3:15 PM

    This is what the out country reminds me of; so lush, green and open spacious, with wonderful towns for everyday living. Great pictures and comments

  • morgenhund's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2005 at 10:45 AM

    Great page on St Wolfgang - will have to explore your Austrian pages - how did you find Vaduz by the way? Mike

  • globerover's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2005 at 12:14 AM

    a most helpful page about one of the most beautiful regions of Austria ... and it reminds me that I haven't been on the Schafsberg for a couple of years ... time to go again!

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2004 at 1:04 PM

    What a wonderful page and excellent pics, Drew ! ...and a lot of usefull background infos & links !

  • shivan's Profile Photo
    Sep 12, 2004 at 4:46 AM

    lovely page and place!

  • dvideira's Profile Photo
    Sep 4, 2004 at 10:40 PM

    Hi Andrew, thanks for suggesting this place. I loved the "visit" :-) Schafberg views look fabulous. Cheers

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2004 at 5:32 AM

    lovely place, only wish we'd had better weather here

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2004 at 11:39 AM

    Nice commentary on a place I personally have never heard of.

  • JourneyOf1's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2004 at 11:29 AM

    Helpful tips and links on your pages here, wonderful pics>>>>I've never visited Austria but hope to one day. Yvette

  • Jul 8, 2004 at 3:21 AM

    Romantic view at the Romantic hotel restaurant in Weisses Rössl, only the prices are not so romantic :-(


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