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Artist's Town Gmünd

The artist town of Gmünd lies on the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Nockberge Biosphere Park, at the confluence of the Lieser and Malta and is one of the oldest towns in Austria. Let yourself be surprised by a very special cultural experience: Immerse yourself in the world of art, visit the exhibitions and galleries, the Pankratium Gmünd "House of Astonishment" or the exciting Porsche Automuseum. Spend your vacation days in summer on leisurely and breathtaking mountain tours in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region and around the medieval small town in southern Austria, discover numerous excursion destinations in the area or let yourself be enchanted by the extensive art and culture program in Gmünd.
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Accommodations in the artist's town

Gmünd awaits you with cozy accommodations in a wide variety of categories! In summer it is the ideal starting point for excursion destinations & mountain adventures and especially for your winter holiday there are affordable accommodations in a short distance to the ski area Katschberg in Upper Carinthia!

Art & culture in Gmünd

Immerse yourself in a world of art, visit the numerous exhibitions in historic buildings, take a look at the open workshops and studios of local and international artists and allow yourself to encounter the guests with an open mind.

The "Kulturinitiative Gmünd" has been the initiator and driving force behind this successful development since 1991. Like hardly any other cultural institution in Austria, it has managed to provide a comprehensive range of cultural activities in Upper Carinthia year after year!

Winter activities & Advent experience

In the midst of beautiful ski areas and a fantastic mountain backdrop, Gmünd is the ideal starting point for an eventful winter holiday. Fantastic ski tours and snowshoe hikes await you, as well as numerous opportunities for cross-country skiing, ice climbing, tobogganing, ice skating and carriage rides through the magical winter landscape.

The small town of artists is particularly worth a visit during Advent - enjoy the pre-Christmas Advent atmosphere, listen to the musical performances, browse through the artisans, show your creativity at the handicraft workshops and let yourself be spoiled with regional delicacies. A special highlight in December in the Katschberg Lieser-Maltatal region is the famous Katschberger Adventweg - a special kind of Advent experience.