Here you can find some information concerning culture and arts in the nearer surroundings.
Celtic tree path
The trail starts at the restaurant "Grüner Baum" in St. Georgen im Attergau (about 25min by car from Steinbach) and leads through old avenues up to the Koglberg, from where you have a magnificent view of the countryside all around.
Along the distance, which is about 5 km (or 2.5 km for the shorter version), the visitor will find information boards and 9 adventure stations, where new information about the world of the Celts is learned and
can be tried.
Parish constructions on the Attersee
Since June 2011, 3 of the approximately 20-30 Neolithic pile building stations sunk in Lake Attersee have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A total of 111 of the approximately 1000 known settlements in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France, Slovenia and Italy became components of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In Austria, in addition to the 3 places on Lake Attersee (Litzlberg South, Abtsdorf 1 and 3), the settlement of Lake Mondsee and an island in Lake Keutschach also received this desirable award.
Do you want to immerse yourself in the life of the first settlers on Lake Attersee or learn about life in the Stone Age? You can walk in Ötzi's footsteps and turn back time with a pile construction mediator.
SALZBURG - a cultural pleasure
The Salzburg Open Air Museum documents rural building, living and business in the state of Salzburg from the 16th to the 20th century. 60 farms, barns, mills, craftsmen's houses, pastures from 5 centuries as well as important permanent and special exhibitions and various handicrafts make your visit to one of the biggest sights near the city of Salzburg to an unforgettable open-air experience.
Salzburg is famous all over the world as the original venue of the film "Sound of Music ." The true story of the family of the Baron of T r a p p, who fled to the USA after the annexation to Germany in 1938 and has to earn a living there as a choir, was created in 1965 after the successful stage musical "Sound of Music " (written by Rogers And Hammerstein) by Robert Wise and received 5 Oscars. For Julie Andrews it was the start of her career.
Mozart's Birthplace: Salzburg is famous all over the world as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Visit the sites where the ingenious composer lived. In Getreidegasse No. 9, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756, where the Leopold Mozart family lived from 1747 to 1773. You can see documents and pictures of the Mozart family and instruments by W.A. Mozart such as his child violin and concert violin.
Bad Ischl - the imperials summer resort
Imperial Villa: The most famous summer guest of Bad Ischl, Emperor Franz Joseph, spent about sixty summers in the Biedermeier Villa, located in a large park. Numerous hunting trophies, memorabilia such as a simple metal bed or the desk where the emperor signed the famous Manifesto "To My Peoples" can be seen in the former official and private premises of the monarch.
Lehár Villa: On the right bank of the Traun the villa is situated, where the composer Franz Lehar lived from 1910 until his death in 1948. Many of his operettas were born here. The rooms were left completely unchanged. Numerous gifts from admirers as well as personal belongings keep the memory of the Master alive.
HALLSTATT - "World Heritage" of UNESCO since December 1997
In Hallstatt, Austrian history began millennia ago and was profited by art. The historical cultural landscape of Hallstatt/Dachstein is part of the city's heritage and is characterised by rare fauna and flora and important archaeological sites.
Prehistoric Museum of Homeland: Here you can see the findings from the world-famous burial ground on the Hallstätter Salzberg. A sprawling trade in salt brought bronze jewellery from northern Italy and amber from the eastseed to the remote high valley. The appearance of the new material iron is characteristic of the Hallstatt culture.
Homeland Museum: This is housed in the oldest profane building of Hallstatt Market. 1972 new interior design. Geological structure of the Dachstein-Plassen area, salt mining and brewing in Hallstatt, home history department, writers and versatile researchers, Christmas cribs and religious folk art and animal life on the lake.
Other sights: Catholic parish church, ossuary, Calvary church, Rudolfsturm, archaeological excavations, prehistoric guided tours,...
A huge, symphonic open-air experiences its world premiere-the Linz sound cloud based on a concept by the Munich composer Walter Haupt and Hannes Leopoldseder. Four gigantic speakers weave a dense web of Bruckner's 8th Symphony across Danube Park. Linz becomes a sound city. The acoustic experiment was visualized by the latest laser systems, which projected onto a glittering balloon of silver hearts.
ARS ELECTRONICA: At the end of the 1970s, reports about the first PCs were coming from the USA-a technology that will revolutionize the world. ORF national director Dr. Hannes Leopoldseder, electronic pioneer Dr. Herbert W. Franke, the electronic musician Hubert Bognermayr and the music producer Ulli A. Rützel are developing the concept for a multi-day event, which will be reflected in the emerging new Media, especially in the field of images and sound, deals with Ars Electronica, the festival for art, technology and society. The organizers are the Brucknerhaus Linz and the Austrian Radio (ORF), state studio in Upper Austria. This first festival opens on 18 September 1979 with the Linz sound cloud. 100,000 people joined the Danube Park.
Excursion into the past
In the first Austrian cycling museum you can experience the technical and cultural development of our bicycle. From the first wooden wheels built in 1818 to the spectacular high wheels to the chrome-flashing weapons wheels of the turn of the century, here you can see everything that was seen on the streets "anno da ".
Changing special exhibitions make it possible to see rare exhibits from the early days of the motorcycle.