Excursion destinations around Pichlarn

Experience culture

Tight to World Heritage

History and tradition unite in the Ennstal valley and the adjoining Ausseerland. On the trail of the early days of mining, ancient noble families and ecclesiastical power, holidaymakers can go on an exciting journey into the region’s past. Visit a museum on the region in Trautenfels Castle or Fort Strechau which sits enthroned above the entrance to the Ennstal valley, Admont Abbey with the world’s biggest monastic collection of books or the famous world heritag site Hallstatt with a unique history of 4000 years.

Excursion Destinations

A huge benefit of your holiday at IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn are the multiple possibilities for excursions.

Experience World Heritage sites and stunning historic buldings embedded in one of the most beautiful landscapes in whole Europe.

The stuff dreams are made of
collect unforgettable impressions



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The Unesco World Heritage site of Hallstatt is only 50 minutes away by car.

The unique construction of the village itself and the 4000-year history make the place on Lake Hallstatt a must see for young and old.

Advent auf der Pürgg

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Advent in Pürgg

On the first two weekends in Advent, the romantic town of Pürgg is transformed into a Christmas nativity scene. A unique Advent market moves into the houses and enchants its visitors year after year.

Bad Ischl

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Bad Ischl

The imperial town of Bad Ischl is an hour’s drive away. There you have the opportunity to stroll from boutique to boutique between the magnificent buildings in the city center and enjoy one of the famous pastries from the former K. & K. court bakery Zauner. In addition, the Imperial Villa and the associated park are open to visitors.

Benedictine monastery Admont

Foto: Stift Admont

Monastery of Admont

It has the largest monastery library in the world and superstars like Oprah Winfrey have visited it in recent years: the Benedictine monastery in Admont, just 40 minutes away by car.


Foto: TVB Ausseerland-Salzkammergut, Tom Lamm


The pretty village and Lake Altaussee have been a source of inspiration for numerous writers and are an ideal destination. It is possible to walk around the lake. 30 minutes drive away.

Burg Strechau

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Fort Strechau

The second largest castle in Styria sits enthroned on a rock above the town of Rottenmann. The castle complex is famous, among other things, because Archduke Johann and Anna Plochl secretly wanted to celebrate their wedding there. The plan was initially thwarted by the emperor. The castle is 25 minutes’ drive away and tours are available from May to October.