The Zwölferhorn

The summit on Lake Wolfgangsee

The Zwölferhorn is an impressive mountain that towers above the picturesque village of Sankt Gilgen on the shores of Lake Wolfgangsee in Austria. At an altitude of 1,522 meters, the Zwölferhorn not only offers a breathtaking backdrop for the region, but also a variety of leisure activities for visitors of all ages.

For hikers and nature lovers, the Zwölferhorn offers a network of well-marked hiking trails that lead through dense forests, blooming alpine meadows and along rocky peaks. From the various routes, hikers can enjoy spectacular views of Lake Wolfgangsee, the surrounding mountains and even as far as the Dachstein massif.

In winter, the Zwölferhorn is transformed into a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. Skiers and snowboarders can ski down the perfectly groomed slopes, while cross-country skiers can enjoy the groomed trails through the snow-covered landscape. Snowshoe hikes and tobogganing are also popular activities for visitors who want to experience the winter beauty of the Zwölferhorn.

A special highlight is the Zwölferhorn cable car, which takes visitors quickly and comfortably from Sankt Gilgen to the summit of the Zwölferhorn. From the mountain station, there is a spectacular panoramic view of Lake Wolfgangsee and the surrounding mountains, making every visit unforgettable.

In addition, the Zwölferhorn with its cozy mountain hotel and rustic alpine huts invites you to linger. Here, visitors can enjoy regional specialties and fortify themselves with traditional dishes before setting off again to explore the beauty and diversity of the Zwölferhorn.

All in all, the Zwölferhorn is a popular excursion destination for nature and sports enthusiasts as well as for anyone who wants to experience the impressive landscape of the Salzkammergut in Austria.

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