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Chronicle of the mountain inn

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Like most great stories, the story of Edelweiss Berggasthof begins small. Read for yourself what happened since the beginnings.

1927
the then “most daring cable car” to the Feuerkogel mountain was opened

1933
Alois & Maria Neubacher took over the Naturfreunde house and later the Christophorus hut – which they called “Edelweiss” already back then

1937
Europe’s second ski lift was built on the Feuerkogel

1951
The Neubacher family (5 children) began to build the Edelweiss house

1953, 15 August
opening with 8 rooms and 4 dormitories

1968
handover to his son Günther “Gisi” and his wife Christine – the parents of today’s landlord

1975
first extension (the first rooms with shower and toilet on the mountain)

1985
new construction of the Feuerkogel cable car

1989
second extension and preliminary completion of the house with panoramic dining room and further comfort rooms

1998
handover to Alexander & Christine

1999
reconstruction (renovation of the rooms, heating, sanitary facilities)

2000
birth of Paul

2003
birth of Vincent

2003
opening of East Austria’s highest wine cellar

2005
modernisation of the kitchen with induction stove instead of wooden stove

2009 to 2012:
the suites and our alpine parlour for lovers were built

2010
expansion of the ski region, the long-desired supply road is built

2015
the panoramic dining room is turned into the Kaisersaal with adjacent Traunsee parlour which is perfectly suited for seminars

2017
a large number of the rooms are being spruced up and remodelled By the way: The Edelweiss is the only house on the Feuerkogel which only has rooms with shower & toilet, SatTV and WiFi.

2020
a storm partly unroofs the building. The new roof was built totally new and storm-safe.

2021
We also want to make our contribution to sustaining the environment and erect a photovoltaic system which supplies our house with green power.

2022
– the wine cellar will be expanded – we can’t wait to see which ideas the mountain landlord will come up with …

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