- All weather
- Suitable for groups
The world-renowned artist on Lake Attersee
Comparable to Claude Monet’s Giverny, Paul Cézanne’s Provence and Egon Schiele’s Krumau, the Attersee was a place of unique artistic activity for Gustav Klimt (1862-1918). The world-renowned artist regularly spent the summer months between 1900 and 1916 in this region, preferably holidaying on the turquoise lake with his life partner Emilie Flöge (1874-1952) owing to the family ties between the Klimts, Flöges and Paulicks. Some 20 years previously, in 1883, a travel guide on the Attersee mentioned that one would have to be a “highly capable painter”, if one wanted to “come close to determining the colors of the lake”.
In 1900 Gustav Klimt managed to capture the shades of the Attersee so masterfully in a painting that the art critic Ludwig Hevesi called it a “frame full of lake water”. Gustav Klimt would ultimately be inspired by the Attersee to create more than 45 of his approximately 50 known landscapes, which continue to delight art enthusiasts from all over the world. In 2003 an Artist Trail was dedicated to the famous holiday maker in the Salzkammergut, while the Gustav Klimt Center opened in 2012 in Kammer-Schörfling in close proximity to the avenue of Schloss Kammer once painted by Klimt.
Experience a touch of this unique atmosphere for yourself!
A visit to the Klimt Center, a walk along the Klimt Artist Trail or a boat ride on the Attersee will allow you to retrace Klimt’s steps and explore his impressive motifs on land or from the lake.
Soon you too will understand Klimt’s annual longing to “be there”!
22 May to 26 October daily: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- opened daily
From Salzburg via the A1 - Seewalchen exit.
From Vienna/Linz via the A1 - exit Schörfling or Seewalchen
From the west - Bad Ischl-Weißenbach-Steinbach-Weyregg-Schörfling-Kammer
Coming from Salzburg or Linz/Vienna to Attnang-Puchheim or Vöcklabruck - continue with the Kammer Bahn to BH Kammer Schörfling or by bus stop Kammer-Agerbrücke or Seewalchen-Agerbrücke - GUSTAV KLIMT-Zentrum - Kammer.
Kammer car park (after the Agerbrücke bridge), opposite the Kammer marina, by the POLICE, Seepark car park.
- Parking space: 100
Full-Rice Ticket € 8,00
€ 5,00 (till 26 years)
€ 5,00 (60 +)
- Civil and military servants
€ 5,00 per person
- Ö1 member
- Salzkammergut Sommer-Card
RED. RATE WITH CARD
Full-Price Ticket € 7,00
- other rental objects: Audio guides
EUR 3,99: Audio guide package Klimt Center & Klimt Artist Trail
For free: Audio guide for children
(Languages: German/English, audio guide for children: German, an ID must be left as security when hiring an audio guide, Audio guides also available in the Apple Store and Google Store or as download at www.hearonymus.at)
- All weather
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for schools
- Suitable for kids (6 - 14 Year)
- Suitable for teenagers
- Suitable for seniors
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- Suitable for children
Suitable for wheelchairs: Not all of the legally stipulated ÖNORM are complied with. In principle, this object is suitable for wheelchairs and no assistance is necessary.
- ground level accessible
- door width (min. 80 cm)
- handicapped accessible lift
- lift size (cabin width > 110cm, depth >140cm
- The elevator touch panel is at 85 cm height
- Escort required
- Entrance to the building
- Restaurant / coffee shop
- Toilet facility for disabled people
- Toilet facility for disabled people in the restaurant area
- Terrace / balcony
Gustav Klimt-Centre Hauptstraße 30
4861 Schörfling am Attersee
Phone +43 664 8283990
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AT-4861 Schörfling am Attersee