What to do and see in St Gilgen, Austria: The Best Places and Tips

October 12, 2017 Kaleigh Reichenbach

St Gilgen in Austria, from Europe region, is best know for Tramways. Discover best things to do in St Gilgen with beautiful photos and great reviews from traveller around the world here!
Restaurants in St Gilgen

1. Zwolferhorn Cable Car

Konrad-Lesiak-Platz 3, St Gilgen 5340, Austria +43 6227 2350
Excellent
70%
Good
22%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
1%
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 302 reviews

Zwolferhorn Cable Car

Reviewed By Macca6178 - Pacific Coast Australia, Australia

An extra star if the gondolas were a little more modern. However, that aside, the trip is fantastic with the alps and lakes opening up before you as you climb ever higher. A little expensive at around €46 for 2 but well worth it and something that should be on the list if you’re in this area.

2. St Gilgen Mozartplatz

Mozartplatz, St Gilgen, Austria
Excellent
54%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
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4.5 based on 136 reviews

St Gilgen Mozartplatz

Reviewed By Jae L - New York City, New York

St. Giligen is a charming village on the shore of Lake Wolfgang (Wolfgangsee) outskirt of Salzburg. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's mother was born here, and Mozart's sister Nannerl moved here after her marriage. Cafe Nannerl in the village is named after Mozart's sister Nannerl. "Mozart House", located at a prime location of the village, is the house where Mozart's mother was born and his sister lived after her marriage. Cute statute of Mozart, playing violin, is standing at the center of Mozartplatz. In addition to the leisure seeking visitors, this village receives many visitors who are taking part of the famous Sound of Music Tour originating from Salzburg which includes this village in their itinerary.

3. Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker

Aberseestrasse 11, St Gilgen 5340, Austria +43 6227 8235
Excellent
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Good
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5 based on 30 reviews

Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker

Reviewed By chucklazer - Herzliya, Israel

entering the music instruments museum is not trivial - even if you arrive in the specific opening hours of the place the door is closed! you need to knock, and then you enter a magical kingdom! the museum owner who's parents started the collection of amazing musical tools from all around the world also plays all of them (!!!) and would gladly show you a demonstration - we got to hear a wet singing stone, a spring and some more!! an amazin g addition when visiting sankt giligan!

4. Cafe Dallmann

Mozartplatz 2, St Gilgen 5340, Austria +43 6227 2208
Excellent
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Good
36%
Satisfactory
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Poor
9%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 44 reviews

Cafe Dallmann

Reviewed By Diana W - Encinitas, California

We hadn't heard any reviews about Dallman before coming here, it was simply one of the only cafes open during our day trip out of Salzburg in early April. I had spent a glorious morning walking the path around the lake, and met my husband there for a cup of tea and a nosh. It was really cute and cozy inside, and we had it to ourselves. I had earl grey tea and a ham & cheese panini, very good and reasonable prices. I can imagine it gets quite crowded in the season / summer months, but in spring and fall it's blissfully quiet! Nice little spot.

5. Falkensteinkirche

Falkenstein, St Gilgen 5360, Austria +43 6138 8003
Excellent
47%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 15 reviews

Falkensteinkirche

Reviewed By RichieRock - Reading, United Kingdom

Like the other reviewer, we decided to walk around the lake from St Gilgen to St Wolfgang, mainly because the top of the Zwolferhorn cable-car was shrouded in mist so our plans to go up were somewhat scuppered.
The walk starts very easily, skirting the lake until you reach the Furberg Hotel (which looks really nice). As the other reviewer says, the path from there to the FalkensteinKirche is pretty steep for about 800m, although we did see a couple of hardy souls pushing small children up in their push-chairs. There are information boards along the way and the kirche itself is in a very picturesque setting.
From there, it's a fairly easy walk through woods and back to the lakeside on to St. Wolfgang. We took the boat back to St. Gilgen which made a very enjoyable and relaxing end to the exertions of the day.

6. Pfarrkirche St. Gilgen

Pfarrgasse 2, St Gilgen 5340, Austria
Excellent
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4 based on 10 reviews

Pfarrkirche St. Gilgen

Reviewed By Andrey P - Moscow, Russia

Первая христианская церковь возникла на этом месте в 14-ом веке и была освящена в честь отшельника из Прованса Эгидия – защитника пастухов и охотников. Вокруг церкви образовалось поселение Обердрум, вскоре переименованное по названию церкви в Санкт-Гильген. Впоследствии церковь не раз перестраивалась. В 1704 году в здание ударила молния, повредившая башню, в результате в 1705-28 годах была построена новая. Барочный вид церкви придала перестройка 1767-69 годов. С 1856 года стала приходской.
Интерьер этой небольшой приходской церкви очень красив. В нем сочетаются мрамор, позолота, деревянная резьба и великолепные потолочные фрески.
К храму примыкает кладбище с захоронениями 17-19 веков. В 1915 году его закрыли из-за нехватки места.
Миновать эту церквушку сложно, так как она находится в центре городка, недалеко от Моцартплац.

7. Geschenke & Souvenir

Ischlerstrasse 14, St Gilgen 5340, Austria +43 6232 20515
Excellent
51%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
16%
Poor
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Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 6 reviews

Geschenke & Souvenir

Reviewed By Renato L - San Diego, California

I'm not expecting that I can get all my souvenirs in one place in Mondsee from Salzburg. I got beer glasses and beer mugs very cheap compared to prices in the city. This shop is good for budget travelers looking for good deals. Souvenirs are very expensive if you buy it in places where there's a lot of tourist. When you take tours in the Austrian countryside don't forget to visit the small village of Mondsee.

8. Heimatkundliches Museum St. Gilgen

Sonnenburggasse 3, St Gilgen 5340, Austria
Excellent
40%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
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Poor
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4 based on 5 reviews

Heimatkundliches Museum St. Gilgen

Reviewed By Melferrari - Orenburg, Russia

Интересный музей живописи и фоторабот. Это не большое двухэтажное здание, здесь на одном этаже представлены картины, а на другом фотографии современных фотографов.

9. SkyTandem

Konrad-Lesiak-Platz 3, St Gilgen 5340, Austria
Excellent
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4 based on 1 reviews

SkyTandem

Reviewed By chungsik l

산악열차역앞에 호수가 있고 많은 사람들이 누워 일광욕과 수영을 하고 있음 산악열차는 날씨 영향을 많이 받음 트래킹도 해볼만함 코스난이도는 여성혼자 가벼운 가방매고 충분히 갈수있는 정도 실제 열차타고 가다보면 많이 보임 혼자 멋지게 트래킹하시는 분들이

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