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View from Romantik Hotel Schloss Pichlarn, Austria

Region & worth seeing

Thanks to its unique setting within the Austrian alps the Styrian Schloss Pichlarn is the perfect destination for excursions in the region. Around the castle there 3 hiking and ski areas, which wait to be explored by you all-year round.

Vivid history & tradition

on exciting excursion destinations in the region

The very best of winter

in 3 ski areas around the castle

Beautiful mountain scenery

in 3 hiking regions around the castle


Trautenfels Castle in Aigen im Ennstal


  • Symbol of the central Ennstal valley
  • Built in 1261, adapted in baroque style in 1664
  • Permanent exhibition on the natural and cultural history of the region
  • Changing exhibitions on actual topics
  • Distance to the castle: 4.1 km

Picture: (c) Katharina Krenn

Surroundings of Schloss Pichlarn


  • Named "the Styrian crib" by the famous Austrian writer Peter Rosegger
  • Wonderful view to the valley and breathtaking look-out straight to the mountain Grimming
  • Historic village
  • Traditional christmas market
  • Distance to the castle: 8.2 km

Picture: (c) Erich Hagspiel

Attractions around Schloss Pichlarn


  • Second largest fortress in the Styria
  • Rebuilt in a a renaissance castle in the 16th century
  • Guided tours and events
  • Distance to the castle: 20 km

Picture (c) Hagspiel Photography

Library in Stift Admont


  • Founded in 1074 by Archbishop Gebhard from Salzburg
  • Oldest existing abbey in the Styria
  • Largest abbey library in the world
  • Museum of historic arts and natural history
  • Special exhibitions
  • Distance to the castle: 38,5 km

Photo (c) Stefan Leitner

Enjoyment at Schloss Pichlarn


  • Oldest salt mine in the world
  • Insights in the very beginnings of salt mining some 7,000 years ago
  • Free-floating Skywalk with a view to the village of Hallstatt and the Hallstätter lake
  • Distance to the castle: 48 km

Photo (c) Salzwelten

Activities at Schloss Pichlarn


  • Largest zipline of the Alps with up to 161 m above the ground, 700 m drop and 65 to 115 km/h during the glide
  • Hugest high rope course in Austria with 5 different levels
  • Distance to the castle: 24 km

Photo: (c)

Fun at Schloss Pichlarn


  • Acent with the Dachstein glacier cable car on 2,700 m of altitude
  • Ice Palace
  • Dachstein suspension bridge
  • Staircase into Nothingness
  • Sky Walk
  • Incompareable view to the summits of the Austrian mountains
  • Distance to the castle: 53 km

Photo: (c) Herbert Raffalt

Nationalpark Gesäuse near Schloss Pichlarn


  • Inaugurated on October 26th, 2002
  • Third largest national park in Austria
  • Hiking and climbing tours
  • Canyoning and rafting
  • Distance to the castle: 48 km

Photo: (c) Stefan Leitner


Grundlsee Salzkammergut


  • 3-lake-tour from Grundlsee to the Kammersee
  • 34 marked stations on the geological development
  • Boat tour from the Toplitzsee to the Kammersee
  • Distance to the castle: 32 km

Photo: (c) Tourismusverband Ausseerland - Salzkammergut/Tom Lamm

Golf near Schloss Pichlarn Hotel in Austria


Ski at Romantik Hotel Schloss Pichlarn

Skiing & Wintersports



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