©

Gmunden trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Gmunden

Trip Planner Europe  /  Austria  /  Upper Austria  /  Gmunden
(4.3/5 based on 440+ reviews for top 20 attractions)
Things to do: nature, historic sites, trails
Gmunden is a town in Upper Austria, Austria in the district of Gmunden. It has 13,104 inhabitants (estimates 2015). It is much frequented as a health and summer resort, and has a variety of lake, brine, vegetable and pine-cone baths, a hydropathic establishment, inhalation chambers, whey cure, etc. It is also an important centre of the salt industry in Salzkammergut.PopulationAs of 2001, Gmunden has a population of 13,336. Of that, 88.4% are Austrian in nationality, 1.5% are from other European Union states, and 10.2% are other foreigners. Citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina (3.6%) and the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (2.7%) placed the strongest foreigner portion, followed by Turks (1.2%) and Germans (1.1%).The majority (69.3%) confess themselves to the Roman Catholic Church. Evangelicals are next, which 7.3% of the population associate with. 5.9% are Muslims and 3.3% are Orthodox. 10.3% are nonreligious.HistoryA settlement was in existence already in the fifth century AC. By 1186 Gmunden was a fortified place surrounded by walls, although it did not receive a church until about 1300. In 1278 Gmunden became a town. On November 14, 1626 an army of rebellious peasants was completely defeated at Gmunden by General Pappenheim, who had been ordered by Maximilian I to suppress the peasant rebellion in Upper Austria. The dead peasant insurgents were buried in nearby Pinsdorf, where an obelisk styled memorial known as the Bauernhügel in their honour can still be seen.
Plan your holiday in Gmunden and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Austria trip itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Gmunden

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
We'll find the best hotel deals
from all the top travel sites.

Best price guaranteed.
Powered by

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Gmunden:
Sightseeing, historic sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Religious sites, trails, museums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, nature, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, nightlife, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Gmunden

15 days in Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Gmunden BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Austria BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Austria BY A USER FROM PARAGUAY December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Austria BY A USER FROM JORDAN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Gmunden BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Austria BY A USER FROM INDIA June, outdoors, relaxing, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Austria BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Austria BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, outdoors, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News