Göstling an der Ybbs

Vacation paradise in the Mostviertel

Göstling is located on the Iron Road in the middle of the Göstling Alps (Hochkar 1808 m, Dürnstein 1878 m) in the border triangle of Lower Austria, Styria, Upper Austria and belongs to the political district of Scheibbs. In the past, the village was characterized by the iron industry (Eisenwurzen) and agriculture, but today, in addition to agriculture and forestry, tourism is predominant. The last big impulse for tourism in Göstling was the construction of the Ybbstaler Solebad, which is also home to the EMOTION LIFE CENTER, a fitness and therapy center.

Göstling is one of the most traditional vacation resorts in Lower Austria and, with the Hochkar, has the largest and most snow-sure skiing area in Lower Austria: slopes of all degrees of difficulty await you here, from easy sunny slopes to steep mogul slopes. The the cross-country skiing trail in the Hochreit and the natural toboggan run round out the extensive winter offerings.

Summer vacation in Göstling

The summer offer in Göstling is manifold: The adventure world Mendlingtal, with one of the last functioning wooden drifting plants in Central Europe, is one of the TOP excursion destinations in Lower Austria. Hiking in the intact nature of the Göstlinger Alps, 157 km of marked hiking trails, the scenic alpine regions (up to 1,880 m) with the managed alpine huts or along the theme bike trail into the Steinbachtal. The high moor Leckermoos and the wilderness area Dürrenstein invite you to discover, explore and marvel.

The market town of Göstling an der Ybbs offers many opportunities to actively experience an adventure or to relax in a quiet village idyll. You will find numerous attractive offers in summer for alpine hiking, themed hiking trails, via ferrata, cycling, hunting, fishing, paragliding, horseback riding, high ropes course, tennis, swimming fun in the Ybbstaler brine pool.

    Excursion tips: Hochkar ski area / 360° Hochkar sky tour, Ybbstaler brine pool, Mendlingtal adventure world.
    Route tips: Ybbstal cycle path (bike), Kitzhüttenalm tour (mountain bike), Leckermoos-Schwarzalm-Hochkar (hiking)

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