Destination guide

Historic Scharnstein will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Scharnstein. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Scharnstein

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Scharnstein a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Krottensee Lake (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Cumberland Wildlife Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Feuerkogel Ski Resort (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Feuerkogel Cable Car (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Attersee-Traunsee Golf Club (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Molln National Park Center (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Scharnstein

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Scharnstein is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Laudachsee (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Traunstein (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Gruenberg Cable Car (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Krottensee Lake (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Toscana Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Lake Traunsee (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Scharnstein

The nearest airport is in Linz (LNZ-Hoersching), located 26.3 mi (42.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Salzburg (SZG-W.A. Mozart), which is 44.4 mi (71.5 km) away.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Scharnstein?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Scharnstein. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sense Geyerhammer Museum: 235 vacation rentals
  • Scharnstein Castle Ruins: 264 vacation rentals
  • Scharnstein Crime Museum: 236 vacation rentals
  • 2000er Ski Lift: 397 vacation rentals
  • Loser Jet I Ski Lift: 978 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scharnstein listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Scharnstein?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Houses in Scharnstein. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Scharnstein include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 52 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Scharnstein?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Scharnstein. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.