Where to stay around Saint Gilgen?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 436 holiday lettings near Saint Gilgen. From 342 apartments to 47 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saint Gilgen is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Saint Gilgen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saint Gilgen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Langbathsee Lakes: 559 holiday lettings
  • Hallstatt Central Square: 1,214 holiday lettings
  • Gustav Mahler's Cabin: 574 holiday lettings
  • Gaisberg Ski Lift: 460 holiday lettings
  • Abarena Theme Park: 904 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saint Gilgen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Saint Gilgen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 342 apartments in Saint Gilgen. Our other popular types of Saint Gilgen holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saint Gilgen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 62 holiday homes with pool available in Saint Gilgen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a Holiday Rental Ski Apartment in St. Gilgen, Austria Your Home Away From Home


    The peaceful and traditionally Austrian village of St. Gilgen lies to the east of Salzburg, in the heart of “The Sound of Music” country. Many visitors rent a ski apartment in St. Gilgen to enjoy the range of activities available on and off the piste throughout the year. With stunning views of the Wolfgangsee Lake and the surrounding mountains, St. Gilgen is a truly picturesque village which lets visitors indulge in a combination of relaxation and adventure whilst still offering a slice of traditional Austrian life. Information about the vast range of activities on offer in St. Gilgen is available from the Tourist Information Office situated in the village.

    Things to Do on Holiday to St. Gilgen, Austria

    The village is packed with opportunities to get out and about. Once you leave your St. Gilgen ski apartment, you will find that there are many activities to enjoy in the snow at the top of the Zwolferhorn Mountain such as skiing, snowboarding, skating and tobogganing. Cable cars run from the centre of the village to the summit on a regular basis, allowing you to take in the stunning scenery as you ascend. The village also has a range of trails and paths allowing keen walkers and trekkers to explore the immediate area. Boats are also available from St. Gilgen to transport visitors across the Wolfgangsee Lake to tackle the challenging mountain ranges nearby. During the summer months, the village also has access to activities such as tennis, fishing, sailing, golf, paragliding and horse-riding.

    Within the village there is a small museum dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; although he never visited St. Gilgen, his mother was born in the village and the museum is located at her old home. Also worth a look is the parish church in the village called the St. Aegidius Church. Originally built in the 14th century, it has been remodelled in the Baroque architectural style. This was also the church where Mozart’s grandparents were married.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to St. Gilgen, Austria

    Approximately 12 kilometres to the east of St. Gilgen is the neighbouring village of Strobl. Slightly quieter than St. Gilgen, Strobl offers visitors the opportunity to relax and indulge in a range of activities from another perspective of the Wolfgangsee Lake. Strobl is as picturesque and pretty as St. Gilgen and is the perfect subject for any keen photographer or painter. The village offers a range of watersports and opportunities to attack the hiking trails into the surrounding mountains. Within the village is the famous and very attractive 18th century St. Sigismund Parish Church where Prince Tassilo von Furstenberg is buried.

    Weather in St. Gilgen, Austria

    St. Gilgen’s weather is very much like that of the UK except that they enjoy warmer summers and colder winters. Visitors to the village can bask in temperatures as high as 24°C in the peak of the summer months. This is one of the best times of the year to see the village in a totally different way, allowing for a different range of activities such as swimming and sailing on the lake. During autumn and winter the temperature can drop to a chilling -5°C, particularly in December and January, and there is an abundance of snow to be enjoyed. It is during the colder months that visitors flock to St. Gilgen and the surrounding area to take advantage of the snow.

    Travel to St. Gilgen, Austria

    The village of St. Gilgen is under half an hour’s drive from Salzburg Airport (SZG). Several airlines including British Airways, easyJet, Flybe, Jet2.com and Thomson Airways offer regular cheap flights into Salzburg. Visitors can depart from many UK airports including London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHZ), Glasgow (GLA), Luton (LTN) and Exeter (EXT).

    Sightseeing in and around St. Gilgen

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes St. Gilgen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Zwoelferhorn Cablecar (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Summer Toboggan Run (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Abarena Theme Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Schafberg Railway (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Am Mondsee Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Hintersee Ski Lift (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of St. Gilgen

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, St. Gilgen is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Imperial Villa and Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
    • Wolfgangsee (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Fuschlsee (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
    • Alpine Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Irrsee (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
    • Katrin (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)