Things to see and do - Gmunden
Leaving for Austria
Gmunden Travel guide
Gmunden : Michelin's recommendations
Gmunden, popular with Romantic or "Biedermeier" artists and poets, offers charmed visitors a really colourful little town, with one of the best equipped lake beaches in Austria, on the north slope of the Alps. In Summer, lake cruises as far as the Ebensee can be made on the restored paddle steamer Cisela, which welcomed Emperor Franz Joseph aboard in 1872. Gmunden specializes in artistic pottery since the 15C.
Tourist attractions Gmunden : Things to see and do
This lakeside walk extends for 2 km, amidst flowerbeds, from the Rathausplatz, or main square with a Renaissance town hall and its ceramic clock tower, to the harbour and beach. In the opposite direction the walk goes further and follows the River Tr..
This museum takes its name from the former salt mines administration building in which it is housed, and provides a wealth of information on Gmunden and its surrounding area.
Built on a small island linked to the mainland by a landing stage, Ort Castle is Gmunden's favourite postcard image. The onion-domed tower doorway leads into the charming courtyard, lined on two sides by arcaded galleries in the style of the 16C. Arc..
Traungasse 10 A - 4810 Gmunden
The Keramikhotel Goldener Brunnen offers a quiet location right in the historic city centre of Gmunden. Built in 1545, the hotel is situated directly on the Traun River, only a few steps away from Lake Traun, the city square and all sights. Some ro..
Traunsteinstraße 109 A - 4810 Gmunden
This traditional, family-run hotel offers a uniquely beautiful and very quiet location directly on the eastern shore of Lake Traun, a little outside the pretty town of Gmunden. Landhotel Grünberg am See offers fantastic views of the lake, the mounta..
Rathausplatz 8 A - 4810 Gmunden
Seehotel Schwan is located directly on the main square in the centre of Gmunden, only a few steps away from the shore of Lake Traun. It offers free Wi-Fi access. Hotel Schwan offers panoramic lake and mountain views. Some rooms have a balcony with l..