Welcome to Franking Holzöster am See!
If you are in search of active holidays in peaceful and pristine surroundings, you need look no further: Franking/Holzöster am See as it all! With its quiet backcountry roads, cozy inns and friendly locals, the small but beautiful town is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Franking boasts one of Austria’s warmest moor lakes, Lake Holzöstersee, which offers great swimming, relaxing and fishing. Swimming season starts as early as May here with water temperatures around 24C.
With its many beauty spots and sports opportunities, Franking is a great place for a charming and relaxing Austria experience.


Sights, Attractions & Leisure Facilities:
Moor Trail, Lake Holzöstersee (bathing beach, boat rental, fishing, camping, beach volleyball, playground), horse riding, horse-drawn carriage rides, mini golf, moor cures, cross-country golfing, beer bath;

Franking/Holzöster am See

Browse your pages to find out more about our diverse leisure and culture programs.

For information on day trips, brochure requests, postcards, hiking maps etc, please contact Mrs. Andrea Bruckmoser at the Tourist Office.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
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Information on the region

Welcome to Franking/Holzöster am See!

Our aim is to offer guests a quality tranquil holiday and make them feel as if they were a thousand miles from care.

Franking/Holzöster am See is located in Upper Austria’s southwest, and will enchant you with its unspoiled nature and friendly people.

If you are in search of active holidays in peaceful and pristine surroundings, you need look no further: Franking/Holzöster am See as it all! With its quiet backcountry roads, cozy inns and friendly locals, the small but beautiful town is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Franking/Holzöster am See is tucked away in the Oberinnviertel Lake District, next to the famous Ibmer Moorlands and about 30km north of Salzburg. Franking offers a choice of friendly accommodations where personal service is still the rule. The local inns and restaurants serve hearty, regional dishes that tase wonderful and don't strain the customers' wallets.
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Climate & Weather

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Travel Route & Address

A1 Autobahn - Salzburg-Nord Exit -> 36km on B156 Federal Road towards Braunau am Inn, Franking/Holzöster am See

B1 Federal Road -> to Straßwalchen, via Mattighofen, Gundertshausen, and Geretsberg to Franking/Holzöster am See.

Innkreis Autobahn -> Ort im Innkreis Exit - drive towards Altheim, Braunau am Inn, Ranshofen, Neukirchen, Gundertshausen - turn for Geretsberg - Franking/Holzöster am See.

Coming from Germany -> "Toll-free getting there route" via Munich on B12 to Hohenlinden, Mühldorf, Altötting, Burghausen, Hochburg to Franking/Holzöster am See.
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Lamprechtshausen Local Train Station -> 10km to Franking/Holzöster am See
Tourismusverband Franking/Holzöster am See
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5131 Franking/Holzöster am See, Austria