- Inhabitants: 4.865
- Area: 23 km²
- Altitude (from): 363m ASL
- Altitude (to): 363m ASL
- Type of community: City municipality
- Longitude: 13,231455087661743
- Latitude: 48,24949764193336
Thanks to a hot sulfur spring, gushing out of a 2300m deep source, more than 650 houses in Altheim are heated by geothermal energy since 1989.
The Ache brook is running right through Altheim´s beautiful town center and ranks among Upper Austria´s cleanest waters featuring rich fishing grounds.
An outstanding place with outstanding people! 2000 years ago the first Roman settlement was established in Altheim. Archaeological findings prove the existence of two ancient Roman manor houses. A great number of precious relics have been found and are exhibited, among other interesting findings, at the "Ochzethouse" historical museum
Forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life ... Relax and unwind in Altheim!
Get to know more about old traditions, experience the authentic farmer´s market, visit an exciting exhibition or listen to great concerts performed throughout the year. Contact your accommodation provider or visit us at
On the A8 motorway; exit Ort/Innkreis => Bundesstrasse B 142 federal road direction Braunau.
From Simbach/Braunau on the Bundesstrasse B 309 federal road.
From Salzburg/Mattighofen on the B 147 federal road => B 142 federal road
Obernberg-Altheim station: arrivals at 6:18am, 7:08am, 7:32am, 8:26am, 11:13am, 12:22pm, 13:12pm, 14:22pm, 15:09pm, 16:29pm, 17:29pm, 19:26pm, 19:26pm, 20:25pm.
Altheim is embedded in Upper Austria´s stunning scenery ... And it gets really HOT there! Thanks to a hot sulfur spring, gushing out of a 2300m deep source, more than 650 houses in Altheim are heated by geothermal energy since 1989. The Ache brook is running right through...