© Foto: TVB Attersee-Attergau,© Moritz Ablinger, Attergauer Aussichtsturm
Drohnenaufnahme über den Attergauer Aussichtsturm

Attergau lookout tower

Straß im Attergau, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • pets allowed
  • Suitable for groups

The Attergauer observation tower on the Lichtenberg – a popular hiking and mountainbike destination in the holiday region Attergau! Live pictures from the Lichtenberg are available under: www.lichtenberg.panomax.com

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Farsightedness is the argument for those who choose to make a hike or a tour to the Lichtenberg and climp up the Attergauer viewing Tower.

After 208 steps and 36 metres in height your reward will be a breathtaking view of the Salzkammergut. Enjoy the amazing panorama view from 884 m. above sea level, from the Traunstein mountain, the Höllen mountaine range, Lake Attersee, to the Dachstein and much more. Explore the highest point of the Attergau  even on cloudy or foggy days because on the Lichtenberg mountain the sun almost always shines. For those who want to enjoy the magnificent panorama view at home,  we recommend you our Lichtenberg Webcam. By the way, coaches can easily drive up to the viewing Tower on the Lichtenberg and find a parking area for buses directly at the Berggasthof Danter. From there it is a 10 minutes walk to the Attergauer Tower.

Berggasthof Danter, just 700 metres from the Tower, is the ideal place for a snack or a coffee stop. If you wish to continue hiking we recommend the round tour of the Lichtenberg. Start and finish point is the parking place (Attergauer Aussichtsturm).  The round trip Lichtenberg takes around 1 hour.

WEBCAM: www.lichtenberg.panomax.com

High Tower: 36 metres
Viewing platform: 32 metres
Number of Steps: 208
Get free information brochures in the tourist Office Attergau in St.Georgen!
Tel: +43 (0)7666/ 77 19 80

The tower may only be accessed in daylight and when the stairs are free of ice and snow!

  • always open (24/7)
  • open to the public

Accessibility / arrival

Departure from the St. Georgen / Attergau motorway: Turn right towards St. Georgen, cross the next two roundabouts. After the third roundabout take the third exit towards Zentrum St. Georgen. After approx. 300 m you can turn right towards Straß and Oberwang. Follow the road to Thalham, about 1 km. Turn right at Thalham towards Lichtenberg and keep left until the next intersection. Turn right, past the Kogler Pferdewelt and follow the road towards Lichtenberg, approx. 2.5 km until you reach the car park.

  • Parking space: 20
  • Bus parking space: 1
Travelling by public transport
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    Food and drink available

    Berghof Danter, Familie Höchsmann, Lichtenberg 3, 4881 Straß im Attergau

    • voluntary contribution
    • Suitable for groups
    • Suitable for kids (6 - 14 Year)
    • Pets allowed
    • Suitable for teenagers
    • Suitable for seniors
    • Suitable for single travelers
    • Suitable for friends
    • Suitable for couples
    • Suitable for children
    • Spring
    • Summer
    • Autumn
    Other special suitabilities

    The tower may only be accessed during daylight and when the stairs are free of ice and snow!

    Not suitable for wheelchairs. The property is not compliant with Austria's ÖNORM legal standard.


    Attergau lookout tower
    4881 Straß im Attergau

    Phone +43 7666 7719 - 80
    mobile +43 7667 6555

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    Aussichtswarte Lichtenberg
    4881 Straß im Attergau

    Phone +43 7666 7719 - 80
    mobile +43 7667 6555

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    Tourismusverband Attersee-Attergau
    Attergaustraße 55
    AT-4880 Sankt Georgen im Attergau
    UID: GISA-Zahl #1722-9494

    GF Angelina Eggl

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