Excursion destinations in the town of Mondsee

UNESCO World Heritage worth seeing

There is so much to see during a holiday at 5-star Hotel Seehof right on Lake Mondsee. You don't have to travel far to enjoy sightseeing and culture experiences during your stay. Mondsee, the idyllic market town, invites you to lovely strolls through the pedestrian area or on the lakeside promenade. The museums and festivals in Mondsee are also worth a visit. 

The homeland museum at Lake Mondsee
The homeland museum is definitely worth a visit

The Mondsee culture 

Lake dwellings that were discovered a while ago show that Mondsee's history dates back 6,000 years. Because of the discovery Mondsee has been UNESCO World Heritage since 2010. At the Austrian pile dwelling museum, right next to the basilica, you will be able to marvel at the interesting lake dwelling discoveries and exhibits.

The St. Michael Basilica in Mondsee became famous as the wedding church in the film “Sound of Music”. The newly renovated and authentic church is very a popular venue for weddings. The beautiful architecture and the interior are definitely worth a visit even if you are not planning on getting married there.

The Mondsee Rauchhaus open air museum offers you insights into rural lifestyles and former parlours. It also provides you with delicious and fresh farmer's doughnuts because culinary indulgence is more than important in Mondsee. 

Culture and music in Mondsee

Other than its counterpart at Salzburg Festival, the play Mondsee Jedermann is performed  in the regional dialect. Experience the most famous play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal from a totally new side. The “Mystery by Hugo von Hofmannsthal” is staged in July and August and the famous “Jedermann” call will be heard throughout your Mondsee holiday resort.

Mondsee Lake Festival in August offers you live concerts and a diverse programme on Lake Mondsee's promenade, a unique venue. 

Buildings in the centre of Mondsee
The centre of Mondsee offers shopping and culture

Shopping & indulgence in Mondsee

On the shopping mile in the centre you will find various fashion, shoe and jewellery shops.

Buy unique and delicious products by regional farmers directly at the farmer's shops. Many restaurants, coffee houses and bars also invite you to sociable indulgence during your holiday.

At Restaurant Maninseo the professional cuisine team will indulge you with Austrian and international delicacies. At the beach bar on your private hotel beach you enjoy gorgeous views over the surrounding Mondsee mountains.


Fancy a holiday in Mondsee on Lake Mondsee? Call us and we will find the best room at Hotel Seehof for your needs and holiday wishes. 


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  • 50,000 m² offer enough space for every single guest of our 35 rooms
  • Generous beach with enough loungers for relaxing sunbathing
  • Private sauna with direct lake access can be reserved solely for you and your companion!
  • A daily newspaper of your choice for free
  • Green fee reduction on the surrounding golf courses

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