One should celebrate the festivals as they fall. And in the Gesäuse they fall often. At best, they occur accompanied by folk music. Then fun is guaranteed. But international festivals have also become a permanent fixture and attract attention beyond the borders. Like the St. Gallen Festival at Gallenstein Castle, which has been making cultural hearts beat faster for more than thirty years.
High culture plays big in the summer, namely when the St. Gallen Festival is a guest at Gallenstein Castle. When it comes to folk culture, when you go to a party in the Gesäuse, you still hear real music that you can also dance to. And the people are dressed up. In dirndl and Styrian suit - as it should be. An emotional cultural treasure that is rarely found in the Alpine region.
High culture meets folk culture. Many come to the Gesäuse for the landscape. But one of the declared protagonists of the region is culture, in all its facets. We have summarized our absolute highlights on the subject of (folk) culture for you here. What is still missing in this synthesis of the arts is you.
High culture plays big in the summer, namely when the St. Gallen Festival is a guest at Gallenstein Castle.
Now Johnsbach really makes you sit up and take notice! For one summer week, music is played as long as the accordion can hold it and dances until the dance floor bends.
Every year, the monastery market days take place at Admont Monastery. Monasteries from Austria and abroad, as well as regional businesses present their products for body and soul.
At a glance with all the details
Before you and the Gesäuse really get started, we have compiled the most important tips and information about (folk) culture for you. If you still have questions, just contact our team - we will be happy to help you personally.
They are rustic and outspoken, the Gesäuse inns. And "regional" is not a code word in the Gesäuse, but a duty. In their backpacks they have a selection of Styrian classics to delight the palate. The traditional preparation awakens a thousand and one memories and, on balance, simply makes you blissful.
And there are also many cozy beds and nice places to stay: hotels, guesthouses, huts and campsites are scattered throughout the Gesäuse. Everyone is sure to find a comfortable bed for the night. Promise!
Pictures say more than a thousand words. And before you form your own picture of the Gesäuse, let us seduce you a bit visually. The rest will happen automatically on site. Because the Gesäuse has never left anyone untouched.