Berg im Attergau
The quiet village with the holiday resort Hipping
If you would like to spend a peaceful holiday in the country, amidst beautiful scenery and surrounded by sociable people, Berg im Attergau is the place to go. The quiet village consists of 16 hamlets and is ideal for relaxation and recreation.
The centre of touristic activities is the resort Hipping im Attergau. Even though you will find some of the largest hotels of the Salzkammergut region here and even if it has become an attractive destination especially for coach groups, the village sticks to a gentle, sustainable tourism philosophy. The old advertising slogan of the resort ‘Hipping am See’ not only caused quite some commotion, it also became part of regional history. Even if you cannot see the lake from Hipping, the slogan contained a grain of truth: The municipal territory of Berg im Attergau does border the lake on a stretch of 200 meters.
Every 5 years, the hamlet Eggenberg hosts the largest Scout camp in Austria, welcoming about 5,000 participants from 19 different countries at this international event. In the 1970s, a farmer discovered three tumuli and conducted excavations. On the basis of these finds, the Celtic heritage trail Kelten.Baum.Weg on Koglberg hill was developed. The finds are now displayed at the local heritage museum Haus der Kultur.
- Inhabitants: 1.006
- Area: 20 km²
- Altitude (from): 648m ASL
- Altitude (to): 648m ASL
- Longitude: 13.4876
- Latitude: 47.9351
From Salzburg via motorway A1 – Exit St. Georgen im Attergau – right on the Attergaustraße (L540) to the center.
From Vienna/Linz via motorway A1 – Exit St. Georgen im Attergau – right on the Attergaustraße (L540) to the center.
From Bad Ischl – Weißenbachtal (B153) – follow B152 to Unterach and then B151 to Attersee than left to the Attergaustraße (L540) to St. Georgen.
From Salzburg or Linz/Vienna with „Austrian Federal Railways“ or „Westbahn“ to Attnang Puchheim - via regional train to Vöcklamarkt and St. Georgen
Arrival to Airport Salzburg or Linz – with the car/bus or train to St. Georgen im Attergau.