Nostalgia Season by train & ship

Nostalgia Season by train & ship

Travel like back in Imperial Times 


Vintage steam trains

Every Sunday (until 01 September 2019), the over 125-year-old steam-powered cog locomotives are in operation. Enjoy this special, nostalgic experience.

Ride up:

  • St. Wolfgang valley station: 9:30 a.m.
  • Schafbergspitze: 10:55 a.m.

Ride down:

  • Schafbergspitze: 1:25 p.m.
  • St. Wolfgang valley station: 2:50 p.m.


  • Adults: € 49,60
  • Children*: € 29,80


Nostalgic Paddle Steamer

Ferries have been running on Lake Wolfgangsee since imperial times. In 1873, the 33-meters-long paddle steamer Kaiser Franz Josef I was launched. Now as then, the nostalgic ship is in operation (daily in good weather until 1 September 2019) and guarantees an unforgettable journey through the wonderful Salzkammergut region. The ship travels between the piers in St. Wolfgang and St. Gilgen.


  • Please find the detailled timetable here.

Additional charge for journeys with the paddle steamer:

  • Adults: € 1,00
  • Children*: € 0,50


* ages 4 - 14

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Moonlight Rides

Moonlight Rides

Evening mountain experience on the Schafberg

The setting sun and the rising full moon: Enjoy this impressive natural spectacle on the summit of the Schafberg, certain to leave you with lasting memories. 

Dates: 16 July, 15 August, 14 September 2019 

Departure from the valley terminal: 6 p.m.

Departure from the mountain terminal: 9:30 p.m.

  • incl. traditional welcome drink at Hotel Schafbergspitze
  • incl. live music by the „Graben-Riada"

Price: € 41,00

Reservation is required.




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Gift idea: Fine & Dine on Lake Wolfgangsee

Gift idea: Fine & Dine on Lake Wolfgangsee

Enjoyment ahoy!
Are you looking for a very special gift for your loved-ones? A gift certificate for our Fine & Dine events in 2019 is sure to be a big hit. 

Cast off for an unforgettable cruise with WolfgangseeSchifffahrt. Whether hops, barley or juniper, in combination with crystal-clear water they will be magically transformed into painstakingly brewed beer, smoky whiskey or fine gin. Learn fascinating facts about these specialties as you partake in a gourmet menu atop the gently undulating waves of Wolfgangsee! Also includes a tasting, live music and the unique panorama of the Salzkammergut.

 Dates 2019


7 p.m., from the St. Wolfgang Schafbergbahn boat landing, duration ca. three hours

Reservation required:

T +43/6138/2232-0 or at




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Webcam Schafberg