Information on St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee

This article gives some facts and figures on St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee, a municipality in the State of Salzburg, Austria. The first section contains some basic information on population, location and website. In our main article on the community, you will learn more about history, sightseeing attractions and things to do. For a short overview on why you might want to go there as a tourist, the second part of this article highlights the main things to do and see - in a way, the "main selling points" of the place and its wider area.

Facts & Figures: St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee

Administrative district: Salzburg-Umgebung (SL)
Total land surface: 98,67 square kilometres
Coordinates: 47 46' N, 13 22' O47.76666666666713.366666666667545
Coordinates: 47 46' 0? N, 13 22' 0? O
Altitude: 545 metres
Total population: 3.675
Population density: 37 residents per square kilometre
Postal area code (ZIP): 5340
Area code (phone): 06227
Municipality identification code: 5 03 30
NUTS-region: AT323
Contact details municipial administration:
Gemeindeverwaltung von Sankt Gilgen
Mozartplatz 1
5340 Sankt Gilgen
Official municipial website:
www.gemgilgen.at

Things to Do in St. Gilgen am Wolfgangsee

St. Gilgen is the most popular town in the Flachgau area in terms of tourism; this is due to Lake Wolfgangsee with many water sport opportunities; the famous cable car to Mount Zwölferhorn; the cog railway on Mount Schafsberg; the boat cruises; the general prettiness of St. Gilgen, and the mountain scenery surrounding it. St. Gilgen is the quintessential Salzkammergut Village. The disadvantage: During the summer months, St. Gilgen gets packed up with tourists. In winter, it has a famous Christmas Market.

Links

Overview on all Municipalities of Salzburg Province

http://www.salzburgerland.com/
Official Website of Salzburg Province tourist information service

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