If you decide to walk along Weyregg Street, the main street of the town, you will see lots of wonderful private houses and buildings, among them big and small hotels and stores.I admired the beautiful houses and hotel buildings.Among the main things to see are: - the town beach, - the square in front of the City Council, - the "Hand" fountain,- ...more
Most everyone in our tour party said I must go down to the lakeside and see the aquarium. Well it is the smallest one I have seen, it houses the 30 different variety of fish found in the lake. Among the type of fish in the lake are:- pike, brown trout, rainbow trout, European eel, carp, burbot, perch, whitefish.more
It's a wonderful quiet place located on the hill.It has nice cuisine, lots of drinks (especially "Zipfer" beer and nut vodka!).You can have your dinner at the sunny terrace enjoying the nice views of the lake.We managed to dine twice here and those were nice dinners with a friendly company as seen on this picture.We enjoyed the nice and quick...more
This is a nice old restaurant located in the central street of the town near the lake.The reataurant has several halls, one of them being a museum dining hall. It is dedicated to the naval glory of the Austrian Empire.Our kids group was invited to have breakfast there during the weekend when the school canteen was closed. We stayed at the...more
June 22 is a special day.
The traditional Midsummer's Night is observed with fires around the lake.
The fires are made at 9 p.m.
We made a small one in the yard of our school where we stayed.
Dress Code: casual
Here is a map of Weyregg for you to know the whereabouts.On this map you can see a lot of mountain roads that often pass through the woods and are good for mountain-bikers and hikers...We used to walk up and down the roads to Reichholz, Bach and drive to Miglberg and Gahberg enjoying the nice forest roads and the lake views from above...more
This shop is good for people who want to take some local souvenirs home: clocks, T-shirts, spoons, Mozart liqueur, candies and a lot more attracting things.It is located at 77 Weyregger Strasse. Pendants, wall clocks, T-shirts, towels, caps, spoons, pens, pocket knives, books and postcards. 20-40 Euromore
"Schlecker" is one of the shops in Weyregg Street where you can buy lots of different things.It's a small country shop with good service. I especially liked film developing and printing service: quick, reliable and not very expensive! "Mozartkugeln" and Mozart liquer and other food things connected with the name of Mozart - an excellent souvenir...more
The florist's is just superb! The smell, the colors, the cleanliness!There are always many people there and the prices are moderate, the shop assistants are very affable and helpful.You can choose almost any bunch of flowers to amy occasion there... lots of different bunches of flowers and accessories... 30 Euromore
This ancient tradition is well preserved here.I would say the church is the center of the public life in the city.The local church is called St.Valentine's ChurchYes, that Bishop who later became known as St.Valentine.He became the patron of all lovers in the Roman Times in the 3rd century A.D. You can see his statue to the right of the altar and...more
This wonderful holiday - the holiday of the Blood and Body of Christ - is observed on the second Thursday after Whitsunday.It is observed by public worship, procession of the parish about the city/town towards the outskirts/fields. The procession is accompanied by the firemen's orchestra.All the house doors are decorated with birch branches to keep...more
One day in June we were present at the National Costumes Festival in the city of Attersee located on the opposite shore of the lake. There were several groups from near and far who were all dressed in the national costumes of their towns and villages.Their costumes' design dates back to the Middle Ages. They were thoroughly sewn by the group...more
The only danger that I discovered were ticks and moskitoes that could bite you, especially in the forests.
Ticks are numerous there, especially in June.
But they are not all poisonous, although you have to remove them with care.
They say the ticks are very poisonous in June.
The tick often remains attached to your skin, so the sooner you ged rid of it, the better.
However, do not pull, it may leave a part of it still embedded.
What do you have to do?
* Either "drown" the tick by covering it with a heavy oil like salad oil or machine oil. If it does not separate immediately, leave the oil over the wound for about half an hour and then slowly and carefully remove the tick's body with tweezers;
*or light a cigarette and apply the glowing end to the tick's body taking care not to burn the skin. It should now fall off.
Use tick-repellent chemicals on skin and clothing, which will considerably reduce the risk of infection in tick-infested localities.
Although all the locals say their insects are not infectious at all.How to Remove Ticks
This might be the only trap - once you get there, you feel like exploring the countryside, visiting as many places as you can.
I decided that it would be a good idea to travel around the lake (about 50 km) by bike, but didn't have any.
Besides, it would be a very tiring trip and would not be over in just one day.
You would not do without any local guide, either.
More luck next time...
Unique Suggestions: get a bike and try to visit as many places as you can.
Fun Alternatives: Don't just stay at your accomodation, move about!
relax at your accomodation!
I wanted to visit as many places of interest as I could.
If you have time and patience, you can also visit other places of interest:
Sternwarte in Gahberg (astronomic observatory located up the hills);
Chapel in Gahberg (one of the hills that is 860 m high).
There is also an open-air museum in Bach (7 Reichholz) that can be visited upon reservation.
Another old spot is Hoarstubn, an old small house that used to be a shepherd's home dating back to 1850 and located in Reichholz, one of the districts of Weyregg located on the hill.
Another "first" during my trip was playing minigolf at the beach grounds.The minigolf grounds are not far from the city beach in Jubilee Alley.Although I was new in the game, I did my best! Here is my game card: 55 points in one game, not too bad at all (on the picture).I'd like to try the game when I come there again...I would say minigolf is...more
Among other kinds of sports swimming is #1.What can be better than a good time spent in swimming in the lake!There are also swimming enthusiasts who swim across the lake, too.The shortest distance is 1,2 km from Stockwinkel to Steinbach.Every year there are competitions of swimmers who swim from Weyregg to the city of Attersee (about 3 km). How...more
It's a small town, more like a village, especially as to its size, but it has all modern conveniences, lots of hike roads through forests to the hills, wonderful scenery. Meeting different people at the agricultural school where we stayed; many hikes in the forests;our dinners at the local restaurants;strolling along Weyregg Streetand many more...more
I enjoyed staying at the wonderful city beach:Strandbad Weyregg4852 WeyreggStrandbadkasseTel.: +43 07664 22 62If you go to the beach, you will see Weyreggulix, a nice water-spitting dragon that stands at the kid's pool. The kid’s pool itself is always full of kids.There are 6,000 sq.m/2.3 sq.milies of meadow all in all on the beach - it's so nice...more