The most important events around the Wolfgangsee
The region offers such an incredible variety of cultural and sporting events that it is almost impossible to list them all! Therefore please visit:
...there really is something for every taste. Here only a small selection:
Lots of people, beautifully dressed in colorful traditional costumes, feasting on culinary delights and listening to fine folk music sounds - and all this on a turquoise-blue shining lake against a breathtaking mountain backdrop. In addition, there is the connection of all 3 places with the Wolfgangsee shipping, discounts at various destinations (12erHorn cable car, Abarena, summer toboggan run, Schafberg cable car, Postalm) and free test rides with an e-bike.
Man against steam engine
After 20 years, the legendary mountain run is celebrating its comeback. With gradients of up to 26% and an altitude difference of 1,240 m, it is one of the greatest challenges in high-performance sport. The course record is 43:04 minutes and the Schafbergbahn overcomes this distance in a time of about 40 minutes. Will the participants manage to be faster than the cable car after a 20-year break?
The toughest cross triathlon in Austria takes place every year at the Wolfgangsee.
29-31 May 2015 Oldtimer Event Wolfgangsee Classic
An event of the special class expects you from 29 - 31 May 2015 again at the Wolfgangsee. An oldtimer mountain race to the Postalm in the Salzkammergut will lure enthusiasts to one of the most beautiful regions of Austria! The route runs from Strobl up the Postalm Road and back to the center of the village to the village square Strobl.
A great supporting program at the Monte Carlo Platzl at the Hotel Stroblerhof and the Sunday morning pint at the Gasthof Weberhäusl make the Wolfgangsee Classic a real racing weekend.
You can find further information on the homepage of the Wolfgangsee Classic
Scalaria Air Challenge
Every year (always on the 2nd weekend in July) it takes place, the fantastic, incredible, legendary SCALARIA - AIR - CHALLENGE! An international meeting of the most amazing seaplanes in the world combined with a great show! On water and on land!
Fasten your seatbelts, because this year again the events will be fast and furious.
For almost 40 years the "run around the Wolfgangsee" has taken place on the third weekend in October. For all athletes this is one of the most outstanding running events of the whole year and therefore so popular! You can expect 27, 10 or 5 km of the most scenic running enjoyment around one of the most beautiful lakes in Austria. An absolute highlight and a must for all national and international active runners!
But also beginners and recreational athletes find their fun here!
Visit one of our popular running seminars to be one step ahead of the others!
A traditional celebration, which again lasts two days and invites us to join in the celebration and marvel with the cultivation of old traditions.
Red Bull Cliff Diving
The Pro - Tour of the world's best cliff jumpers has chosen the Wolfgangsee and especially the ...meter high Falkensteinwand for a stop on their world tour. The spectators experience the most daring jumps from 30 meters height. 10 events worldwide will be the final result for the "CLIFF DIVING WORLD CHAMPION".
Orlando Duque from Colombia, who also learned water skiing to perfection as a guest in the water ski school of the HOTEL FURIAN****, is already 9 times world champion.