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St. Veit im Pongau#

St. Veit im Pongau, province of Salzburg, market town in the district of St. Johann, alt. 763 m, pop. 3,021, area 56.83 km2, bi-seasonal tourist resort (87,134 overnight stays in 1992) situated on a terrace north of the River Salzach. - Provincial hospital, branch of the provincial neurological hospital of Salzburg, youth hostels, run-of-river power plants: St. Veit im Pongau (Grafenhof power plant, built in 1988, 16.5 MW) and Plankenau-St. Veit im Pongau (built in 1922, 11.2 MW, partially located in St. Johann im Pongau), Grafenhof-St. Veit power plant (built in 1989). - Gothic parish church with Romanesque core and Baroque pillared altar (mid-17th century), Schernberg chapel with gravestones decorated with coats-of-arms (15th -18th centuries), old Paarhof and Haufenhof farmsteads (16th -19th centuries), Seelackenmuseum with a room dedicated to the Austrian author Thomas Bernhard.

Literature#

K. Lindenthaler, Heimatbuch St. Veit im Pongau, 1991.