Community of St. Georgen a. d. Gusen
St. Georgen an der Gusen offers an eclectic life style appealing to a wide variety of people from the most physically active to those seeking to enjoy the cultural arts and intellectual pursuits.
In St. Georgen, you´ll experience a warm and welcoming community, a safe environment that allows the freedom for quiet living or community involvement. Over 40 local associations and organizations offer a wide array of arts exhibitions and cultural events. Sports facilities include a modern indoor center, a shooting range and a solar heated outdoor pool complete with diving platform.
St. Georgen is a true haven for enthusiastic cyclists. The popular Danube Cycle Trail, joining the Bavarian town of Passau with Austria´s capital Vienna, passes through our village. Cyclists who prefer to ride somewhat off the beaten tracks will love the challenging cycle trail that winds through scenic Gusen Valley.
The area around St. Georgen is of outstanding natural beauty and lends itself to unique nature exploration. A special delight is a walk to the small designated biotope that is located in an abandoned quarry at Weingraben. The pond is within a 30 minutes´ walk from the village center. This unique natural habitat wetland area accommodates rare plants and animals, some of which can only be found in this area anymore.
259 m ASLElevation
48.27, 14.45GPS coordinates