- Inhabitants: 2.200
- Area: 18 km²
- Altitude (from): 397m ASL
- Altitude (to): 397m ASL
- Type of community: Municipality
- Longitude: 14,0336
- Latitude: 48,2566
Embedded in an area of awesome natural beauty, Scharten offers uninterrupted panoramic views of the Eferding Basin, Mühlviertel Region, the Bohemian Forest massif and the northern parts of Hausruck Area.
The gently rolling hills of Scharten and Surroundings nestle among the southern outskirts of the grand Eferding Basin and mark the divide of the Danube and Traun Rivers. The area´s convenient location and pleasant climate especially favors fruit growing.
The lovely scenery lends itself to outstanding nature exploration and is crisscrossed by a stunning network of signposted trails for hiking. The area´s legendary hospitality is best expressed in its native cuisine. Everywhere you go, there are lovely places where a hearty snack tastes just right after the exertion of the day.
When it comes time to relax, you can choose from a tremendous variety of seasonal activities. The nearby Finklham Recreational Center offers indoor tennis and squash courts for year round enjoyment. And afterwards, the steam room and the sauna bath are just the right places to relax and unwind!
You can be certain of a warm welcome at Scharten and Surroundings whether it's just to break your journey or to stay a while! Embedded in an area of awesome natural beauty, Scharten offers uninterrupted panoramic views of the Eferding Basin, Mühlviertel Region, the Bohemian...