Give in to the charms of scenic Salzkammergut Lake District at Ohlsdorf!
Ohlsdorf is embedded in the glorious Upper Austrian landscape of Salzkammergut, near to the picturesque lakeside town of Gmunden. This is a magical mountain world rich with evergreen forests and unfathomably deep lakes, all with crystal clear water... The landscape is some of Europe´s finest and the area is a true magnet for those seeking the best of Austria's Baroque heritage and a taste of subalpine scenery.
Ohlsdorf offers an eclectic life style appealing to a wide variety of people from the most physically active to those seeking to enjoy the cultural arts and historical pursuits. When it comes to sports activities, the village has it all in profusion. Amenities include a beach volleyball field, magnificent cycle trails and lovely strolls and walks. In the winter, visitors can ski or ride the hills, or simply enjoy the serenity of a winter walk...
Thomas Bernhard, Austria´s great novelist and influential playwright has lived on a lovingly restored farmstead in Ohlsdorf for years. Today you can visit his Home that has been completely maintained just as it was when the great writer used to live there.
Ohlsdorf satisfies the visitors who come to rejoice in this pleasant rural commune so rich in beautiful things and one that delights in welcoming those who come to share them...
- Inhabitants: 5.016
- Area: 28 km²
- Altitude (from): 537m ASL
- Altitude (to): 537m ASL
- Longitude: 13.7895
- Latitude: 47.9604