Lake Wolfgang is located in the Austrian Salzkammergut. It belongs to the most famous vacation regions of Austria.
The operetta “Das Weisse Rössl am Wolfgangsee” has made the lake from Austria famous worldwide and attracts international tourist groups every year. The legendary hotel really exists and visitors like to use their stay to take a break there.
Wolfgangsee is about 13 km² in size and is located at 538 meters above sea level. The deepest point of the lake is at 114 meters.
St. Wolfgang liegt auf der oberösterreichischen Seite des Sees am Fuße des Schafbergs. Im Mittelalter war der Ort eine wichtige Pilgerstätte.
The nearest airport is about 43 kilometers away in Salzburg.
The nearest train station is in Salzburg or in Bad Ischl.
There are several motorways leading to the surrounding area. Locally, well-maintained roads connect the towns around the lake.
We took the Postbus from Salzburg to Lake Wolfgang.
There are regular boats across the lake that connect the towns.
Best time to travel
The best time to travel to the Lake Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut is from May to September.
Temperatures are then mild and there is little to moderate rainfall.
The highest average temperature in Sankt Wolfgang is 22°C in August and the lowest temperature is 0°C in January.