Sports & Recreation

Hiking & Climbing

Mondsee is surrounded by breathtaking mountains with magnificent hiking trails. But you do not have to climb every mountain under your own power in order to enjoy the unforgettable view. For example, the old-fashioned steam cog railway runs up the Schafberg Mountain. Whether sport climbing, bouldering, or free style (on the Drachenwand, for example), Mondsee offers plenty for climbers too.


This region offers excellent opportunities to enjoy this sport. From easy routes for beginners and folks curious about the sport to challenging routes for pros, it’s all here. Biker-minded, Mondsee doesn’t exactly make choosing a bike stretch easy. Here you are surrounded with the most diverse and varied routes in a spectacular landscape.


If you are a golf enthusiast, you’ve come to the right place. There is a tremendous selection of diverse golf courses in Mondsee and the nearby area. You have 15 different courses to choose from. There are also many opportunities for children and beginners to get into the world of golf, namely lessons and training courses with golf pros. Tryout lessons for children are also offered.

Swimming & Water Sports

Along with majestic mountains, Mondsee also has a healthy measure of refreshing water-related activities to offer. There are numerous bathing resorts with diverse offerings for the whole family. All types of water sports are offered. With everything from sunbathing in enchanting surroundings to cliff diving, surfing, scuba diving, and water skiing, no “water wish” remains unfulfilled.

From sailboats to peddle boats

There is a large selection of different boat rentals, everything from speed boats to relaxing excursions in placid peddle boats or sailboats. There’s something for everyone who loves the water!  Also, be sure to visit the neighboring lakes such as the Attersee or the Wolfgangsee, which have their own unique offerings and facets.