Strobl Austria

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Strobl Austria

Written By: Judith
August 13, 2019

Strobl Austria

Our next sneak look at a Salzkammergut Austrian village is at Strobl. As you approach the beachfront of the lake from the ferry, particularly on holidays or long weekends a flotilla of watercraft catches your attention. There are water skiers, para-gliders, canoeists, swimmers and fishermen, plus the likes of us sunbathers or just sun sitters enjoying the picnic atmosphere of the region. Strobl is not as commercialised as St Gilgen or St Wolfgang and we found the local shopping easier. Being able to walk to the supermarket on the local road was good. We stayed 2 weeks here sharing a flat with my brother and sister in-law. This whole area on Wolfgangsee is expensive so sharing worked out well. Our flat was about 5-8 minutes walk to the lakes edge. How relaxing it was to sit and watch the colourful array of boats all twinkling in the water.

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Strobl Lake View

We decided on this trip to Austria not to hire a car but to travel by public transport. We pre-booked a taxi to pick us up at Salzburg airport and this worked out quite reasonable, with 4 of us sharing. The bus served us well, we traveled to Bad Ischl (a spa town) and what a delightful town that is. It was interesting looking through the shops and meandering down by the Traun River. We changed buses here and headed towards the gondola to reach the mountain Katarina. Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and a panoramic view of Bad Ischl. It was a delight for us to eat in a little alpine hut on the side of the mountain. It was so snug and warm protected from the cold. This was a days outing all by public transport.

Strobl Worth A Look

Another day, after a bus trip to the train, we were on our way to another favourite spot Hallstatt. What a picturesque village nestled on the side of a large mountain range and beautiful lake. The train takes you to a station on the other side of the lake opposite Hallstatt and a ferry sails you in.

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Hallstatt Church

Hallstatt’s church on the hill has a charnel house where the skulls and bones are kept after being dug up after 10 years because of the limited space for new bodies. After wandering along the village visiting museums and churches.

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Hallstatt Aerial View

Traveling up the rack railway to this panoramic view, where photo shots, tea or coffee, plus strudel are a must. There is a walk to the ice caves from this point.

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Hallstatt River View

A return trip along the village to the ferry for a sail to the train on the opposite side of the lake. Then a bus trip back to Strobl with beautiful scenery each step of the way. I hope this preview of this lovely region encourages you to travel to Salzkammergut Austria.

Thanks Judith for your three part series on your travels to Austria it sounds like an amazing place to visit. If you would like to contributor an article about your travels, just like Judith has done please click here and submit your article for review.

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