Gmunden is located within a stone's throw of Bad Ischl (30min) and Hallstatt (1h) and is renowned for: - the amazing sceneries of three lakes with very peculiar and stunning mountains in their backgrounds; - the Salzkammergut Music Festival attracting renowned artists and audience from all over the world; - the composer Johannes Brahms, who was a frequent visitor to Gmunden in the 1880s and 1890s; - its traditional ceramic manufactory (Gmundner Keramik), which dates back to the year 1492 and offers guided tours and workshops; - the scenic film locations of Schloss Ort und Traunkirchen; - Gmundner Advent and Christmas Market
Distance from major cities/airports to Gmunden: Linz, Salzburg (1h), Vienna, Munich (2.5hrs). Direct train services from Vienna (only on weekends), Linz, Hallstatt, Bad Ischl. Services with one change from Vienna, Munich, Frankfurt, Graz, Innsbruck, Zurich, Budapest.
We organise package tours for your travel agency's guests to Gmunden including cultural events, concerts, visits to Gmundner Keramik, hiking&trekking, cablecar trips to various mountains, cycling&e-biking, and day trips to Salzburg*, Linz, Hallstatt* and many other towns and villages of Salzkammergut. Under the name of "Industriekultur" (industrial culture) guests can visit companies which have a long tradition in the region around Gmunden. (* unesco world heritage sites)