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Schloss Ort - Things to Know Before Visiting

Ort 1, 4810 Gmunden, Austria

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About Schloss Ort

Schloss Ort is an Austrian castle situated in the Traunsee lake, in Gmunden, 19 kilometre from Vöcklabruck, the gate to Salzkammergut. It was probably built around 1140 by the Lengenbach family, was first mentioned in 1201. Then it was a moated castle with 4 corner towers.

Attractions Near Schloss Ort

Grünbergseilbahn Gmunden
Grünbergseilbahn Gmunden1.21km from Schloss Ort

The Grünbergseilbahn is a cable car that leads to Gmunden's local mountain, Grünberg . The facility has existed since 1957 and has carried over six million passengers since then. The initial two-cable gondola lift was dismantled in 2013, and the new aerial tramway , which opened in 2014, was built in its place .

Traunsee4.44km from Schloss Ort

Traunsee is a lake in the Salzkammergut, Upper Austria, Austria. Its surface is approximately 24.5 km2 and its maximum depth of 191 metres makes it the deepest and by volume largest lake that's located entirely within Austrian territory, only Lake Constance on the border is deeper and bigger. It is a popular tourist destination, and its attractions include Schloss Ort, a medieval castle. The lake is surrounded by mountains, including the Traunstein.

Traunstein5.64km from Schloss Ort

Traunstein is the highest mountain on the east bank of Traunsee in the district of Gmunden, Austria. As measured by the height above sea level of its summit it is 1,691 metres high. Because of its almost vertical walls ending directly in the lake and secluded, advanced position Traunstein looks like a boulder in the landscape. Quiet risky trekking location and also there are options for many other adventures too.

Laudachsee5.87km from Schloss Ort

A beautiful lake between the mountains in the Upper Austrian part of the Salzkammergut and neighbour to the larger Traunsee. It is one of the favourite excursions for hikers and mountaineers on Grünberg mountain. Lake Laudachsee is also the starting point for alpine tours up or around the impressive Traunstein at 1,691 meters.

Kleiner Sonnstein
Kleiner Sonnstein10.55km from Schloss Ort

The Kleine Sonnstein is 923 m above sea level. A. high mountain in the municipality of Traunkirchen on the west bank of the Traunsee . It is a popular hiking mountain because of its excellent view over the Traunsee, the Tote Gebirge and the Höllengebirge . The Sonnsteinhütte of the Traunkirchen mountain rescue service is located near the summit. In the summit area there is a beautifully pronounced snow heather-pine forest.

Langbathseen11.87km from Schloss Ort

The Langbathseen are two mountain lakes in Upper Austria's part of the Salzkammergut, 8 kilometers from Ebensee. Its excellent visibility makes the Vorderer Langbathsee a popular diving site. An iconic attraction for a picnic with family and also it will impress you with the astonishing natural beauty.

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Upper Austria is Austria's leading industrial region. As of 2009, it accounted for approximately a quarter of the country's exports.