Gustav Klimt at Attersee

18/05/2021

For Art Lovers.
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was one of Austria’s‘ most vibrant artists, founding the Viennese Secession and spending much of his time being inspired by the lake at Attersee. A comfortable day out by car from Westendorf. Include a visit to the Klimt Museum and the many places he painted in and around the town of  Schörfling in Oberösterreich, just off the A1 Autobahn. Scenic route via Lofer and Salzburg 152km – C. 1hr 45m.
Recommended purchase : Autobahn Vingnette if intending using fastest (less scenic) route.
Gustav Klimt Center (Museum)
Hauptstraße 30
4861 Schörfling
+43 (0)664 828 39 90
info@klimt-am-attersee.at

Opening hours 2021
May 22nd to October 26th
Daily: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Westendorf is a Magnificent Starting Point for Austrian Days Out

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COVID-19

Safety measures are in place. The package: government controls, distancing, masks, rigorous testing and contact tracing, (tested, immunised or recovered entry to restaurants) and comprehensive testing (industry-wide) of all hospitality staff, has paid off. Since summer season re-opening of tourism in the region, the number of cases of any covid-19 variant has remained at zero. (25/06/2021)

Link to Tirol-wide Covid Cases Dashboard (in German).

Summer Season 2021 in Westendorf

11/05/2021

The mountains are open, pretty-well everything open too. Quarantine restrictions lifted. From May 19, 2021, holidays in Austria and the Brixental are possible again! Hotels, restaurants, mountain lifts and leisure facilities are open. We look forward to seeing you in Westendorf, Tirol again soon!

Coronavirus tests will be made free for foreigners in order to boost tourism, the Austrian Tourism Minister has confirmed.

Authenticated negative Corona-19 tests are your 24hr passport to indoor areas in hotels, restaurants and bars. The „3 Gs“ entry permit scheme is working like finest-clockwork : Geimpft (Vaccinated), Getestet (Tested) or Genesen (Recovered).

Home testing kits, known in German as Wohnzimmertests, are available at local chemists and are authenticated online by QR codes that provide you with a unique, scannable quick response code (QR) direct to your mobile. Walk in testing by appointment.

 

Of course we have taken precautions and promise to do everything possible to guarantee you a safe, relaxed and carefree holiday. All hospitality staff will continue to be subject to mandatory Covid testing as has been the standard throughout 2020-21. Here you can find out which conditions currently apply, what the current situation is on site and what you can expect from us!

As of 07/05/2021 :

  • Accommodation and restaurants reopen on 19.05.2021 in compliance with clear safety concepts.
  • Basic requirement for entry into restaurants/hotels will be proof of being vaccinated, tested or recovered. Controlled self-tests will also be permitted as entry tests.
  • As of May 19, 2021, the current quarantine regulations will fall. Persons who are tested, vaccinated or recovered may enter Austria without quarantine. However, please observe the re-entry regulations of your home country.
  • Cultural and sports events should be possible again under high security conditions. Maximum number of people: 1500 for indoor events, 3000 for outdoor events. Admission test as a prerequisite.
  • Based on further vaccination progress, additional relief will follow beginning July 1, 2021.

UK only prospective guests : As the UK has left the European Union, freedom of movement no longer applies. Austrian doors are open but please check the UK travel restrictions advice pages here… 

It’s a rapidly improving scenario for EU states. Tourism has reopened. But sadly the UK’s opt out of international travel agreements have placed added restrictions for UK citizens only. 1st June 2021 start of flight ban from UK.

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