Obertraun is situated about 130 miles (209 kilometers) west of the national capital Vienna, and approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) west of Graz.
Upper Austria is a well-established travel destination, which means getting around is easy. Make sure you schedule in some time to tour the many scenic and cultural wonders the region has to share. Why not head out to the Halstattersee and Hoher Dachstein in and around Hallstatt, which is 2 miles (3 kilometers) distance away. For even more things to do, visit the Grundlsee and Kammersee which you'll find in and around Bad Aussee, approximately 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Obertraun.
Around 11 miles (18 kilometers) to the north of Obertraun is Bad Ischl, an important regional center which is home to Kaiserpark, Katrin and Lehar-Villa. If you have time to spare, visit Stadtmuseum, Kaiservilla and Fahrzeugmuseum before you return to Obertraun.
For a glimpse into the religious side of Obertraun, be sure to call into the area's many churches. To learn a little about the the local culture, go straight to Upper Austria's art museums, history museums and art galleries.
There are some exciting ways for thrill seekers to make the most of the wide open spaces around Obertraun. Tobogganing and mountain biking are just two popular ways active visitors can get their fix. Upper Austria is a good place to take part in a number of city walking tours, guided nature walks and cycling tours that are on offer.
At the end of your adventure in Obertraun, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros on last-minute souvenirs, and bid Tschüss (farewell) to this unique vacation spot.