468 m a.s.l. >>The charming Bad Ischl is the heart of the Salzkammergut. The European Capital of Culture 2024 is the center of the region “Inner Salzkammergut”. Everyone who get to know Bad Ischl can feel the strong polarity of this city. On the one hand, it shows itself as a traditional spa resort, reminiscent of the time when the rich and famous came here for a “summer holiday”. On the other hand, behind the historic facade is a cosmopolitan and hospitable congress, spa and cultural city hidden. Worth seeing: numerous historic buildings: Imperial Villa, Lehar Villa, Marmorschlössl. Chic, well-known town with 16'680 inhabitants, 70 km north-west from Salzburg. In the resort: supermarket, shops, grocery, butchery, bakery, post office, bank, restaurant, bar, disco, folklore evenings, concerts, evening entertainment, museum. Indoor aquatic centre, thermal bath oder hot springs, wellness centre, fitness centre, sauna, solarium, health cures, massage.
Much of what makes an imperial town remains today. Amidst magnificent countryside is the "Katrin Alm" - an eldorado for nature-lovers and hikers. At 1415 m above sea level, you are greeted by a fantastic mountain backdrop, views of the "Dachsteinmassiv", the "Traunsee" and the "Hallstaettersee" lakes. Outdoor swimming pool. Tennis (14 outdoor courts, 7 indoor courts), golf course 18 hole. Riding. Fitness course. Fishing. Beach volleybally court, total 4 mountain lifts and cableways. 20 km hiking paths, mountain hikes, mountain tours, climbing. Bicycle paths, mountain bike routes. Children's playground. Indoor golf - Europe's most modern training centre, skater park, carriage trips.
Small but elegant ski resort "Katrin Alm". The "Katrin Alm" is one of the sunniest regions in the country and offers hungry sun-worshippers not only fun on the piste but also relaxation. Cheap family offers! The "Kinderland" kids' world with magic carpet and 2 small lifts is in the approx. 6000 m2 ski arena, with artificial snow. Snow shoe hiking. Total of 5 lifts. 1 cableway, 1 cabin cabin, 2 drag lifts, 1 children's ski lift. 6 ski runs, total length 4 km. Ski school, ski kindergarten. 23 km cross country ski tracks in the region, winter walking paths. Toboggan runs. Artificial ice rink, curling, 7 courts indoor tennis centre.