Excursion destinations around Pichlarn

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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.

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.

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

Die einzigartigen Bauweise und die 4000-jährige Geschichte machen den Ort am Hallstättersee zu einem sehenswerten Ausflugsziel für Jung und Alt.

Foto: TV Stainach-Pürgg


The picturesque village of Pürgg, directly opposite IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn, is known for its idyllic location high above the Enns Valley and its historic buildings. A special sight is the St. John’s Chapel with its world-famous Romanesque frescoes from the 12th century, which are among the most beautiful murals in Europe.

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

Foto: Burg Strechau

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.

Foto: Lebkuchenproduktion Bad Aussee

Ausseer gingerbread – Lebzelterei

EN Die Original Ausseer Lebkuchen gibt es bereits seit dem späten 16. Jahrhundert. Ein Informationsfilm und spannende Erzählungen werden erwartet. Der zugehörige Laden bietet Lebkuchen und feinste Konditoreiwaren zum Mitnehmen an. 30 minutes drive away.

Foto: Salzwelt Hallstatt Bergauer

Salt world Hallstatt

7.000 Jahre Salzabbau im Welterbe. Bei den täglichen Führungen durch die Hallstätter Salzwelten begibt man sich auf einen geheimnisvollen Weg in die Schatzkammer der Menschheit. Eine uralte und doch moderne Welt verbirgt sich in Stollen und Gängen. Eine Bergmannsrutsche, ein unterirdischer Salzsee und eine aufregende Fahrt mit der Grubenbahn sind hier die Höhepunkte. 45 Autominuten entfernt.

Foto: Steiner 1888

Die Steiner woolworld

Located at the foot of the Dachstein, high-quality store fabrics have been manufactured for over 130 years. With much love, skill and according to old craftsmanship, products with a sustainable character are created. A look behind the scenes is worthwhile, because on a guided tour through the old walls of the manufactory you understand the properties of wool. 40 minutes by car.