This is where your next holiday begins...
A warm welcome
The picturesque town centre with its monastery, castle and lake promenade invites you to stroll, linger and enjoy. The market square is the starting point for cycling and hiking tours and for trips by vintage car.
The lake: Even though you can't get enough of Mattsee, it offers much more than breathtaking views. Swim, slide or sail to your heart's content, have "a coffee with a view", sit on a bench and unwind ... Just do what feels good to you.
Mattsee welcomes you!
When you look down from above on a sunny day over the village with its blue lake, you will be thrilled ...
First, you might want to sit down on a bench by the little fountain in the market square ... And then continue in the direction of the castle. Because this picturesque building on the Schlossberg magically attracts the eye. The summer residence of the Salzburg prince archbishops until the 17th century ... is now used as a café-bistro. Or as a venue for the "Diabelli Summer", the Leonardo Art Academy and atmospheric weddings.
Fancy a drive in a smart vintage car? Want to experience technology up close and personal? Then you shouldn't miss the fahr(T)raum! On the site of a former shoe factory with its unique industrial charm, you'll find hands-on technology that will delight visitors of all ages. In addition to the museum, historic racing cars, tractors, aeroplanes ... you could - with or without children - take part in exciting races on the Carrera track or try out the vintage car simulators.
Do you like sightseeing from the water? Then make yourself comfortable on the "Seenland" ... and enjoy. By the way, the Mattseer lido has a tradition: opened in 1928, it has been largely preserved in its original structure. But Mattsee is family-friendly - so they have added a water slide, diving tower and volleyball courts. In the Weyer Bay there is the historic "Bajuwaren-Gehöft", an adventure playground, a tennis court, a miniature golf course and a Kneipp facility.
The Mattseer Advent: A festival of anticipation
The festive pre-Christmas season is just around the corner again, and the Mattsee community is looking forward to cordially inviting you to the annual Mattseer Advent. This traditional festival promises to warm the hearts of visitors with pre-Christmas cheer and numerous highlights.
An enchanting ambience
The Mattseer Advent transforms the market square and its surroundings into a wonderful, glittering place with Christmas lights. The festively decorated town and the lovingly decorated wooden huts on the lakeside promenade create an inviting atmosphere that invites you to stroll and linger. The scent of mulled wine, roasted almonds and fresh pastries fills the air and creates a feast for the senses.
Handicrafts and gift ideas
The numerous stalls offer a wide selection of handmade gifts and artisan products, perfect for finding unique presents for your loved ones. From hand-painted Christmas tree decorations to hand-knitted woollen goods, there is something to suit every taste.
Mattseer Advent would not be the same without the wonderful musical performances. Choirs and music groups from the region contribute to the festive atmosphere and spread the sounds of Christmas.
For the little ones
Even the youngest visitors get their money's worth. A visit from Father Christmas, a ride on the carousel or making Christmas decorations make the Mattseer Advent an unforgettable experience for children.
In addition to traditional delicacies such as gingerbread and bratwurst, there is a large selection of regional and international delicacies. Let yourself be tempted by the culinary highlights of the Mattseer Advent.
Information about the Mattseer Advent
Mattseer Advent is a wonderful opportunity to get in the mood for the festive season in a pre-Christmas atmosphere. Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of this festival and enjoy the company of your fellow citizens. We look forward to welcoming you to the Mattseer Advent!
The Advent market takes place from 25 November to 17 December 2023 - Saturdays and Sundays held.
For detailed information and further Advent highlights in Mattsee see here.
Experience sporting activities and recreational fun in Mattsee!
Immerse yourself in the world of sailing and explore the lake on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP). Play beach volleyball on the beach or compete in a match on the tennis court.
Discover the ultimate pleasure on our brand new football golf course and the freshly opened mini golf courses - guaranteed fun for young and old in the middle of the great outdoors.
In the picturesque Weyer Bay, you will not only get e-bikes, but also valuable tips for your upcoming bike tour. Immerse yourself in the nostalgic world of Lohner e-bikes and borrow them from our unique "fahr(T)raum".
Contacts, service points and information can be found here at Sport & Leisure
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