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 highlights

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)

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.

Where to stay around Scharnstein?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 131 holiday lettings near Scharnstein. From 21 Houses to 88 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scharnstein is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scharnstein?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Scharnstein. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sense Geyerhammer Museum: 306 holiday lettings
  • Scharnstein Castle Ruins: 327 holiday lettings
  • Scharnstein Crime Museum: 290 holiday lettings
  • Klaus an der Pyhrnbahn Steyrling Station: 322 holiday lettings
  • Klo & So Sanitary Museum: 329 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Scharnstein?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Scharnstein. Our other popular types of Scharnstein holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scharnstein?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Scharnstein. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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