Lake walking in Austria's Salzkammergut - lakes, mountains and UNESCO heritage - level 1 self-guided
„No more beautiful country in this time...“ an old folk song claims and this quote truly applies to the Austrian Salzkammergut. Mountains, lakes and picturesque places belong to one of the most beautiful treasures of the world. This uniqueness has been recognized by UNESCO and the region Hallstatt has been declared UNESCO Heritage of nature and culture.
Moderate Walking - This tour combines pleasant walking with culture and places of interest. The walking paths are good, there are just some short ascents on smaller serpentine paths. We can recommend this tour for families.
4 overnight stays, breakfast included
If half-board: min 3-course meal
Salzkammergut Erlebnis Card (reductions for cable cars, thermal bath Bad Ischl, salt mine Hallstatt, Boat rides etc.)
Carefully elaborated route description
Detailed travel and tour documentd
By train to Salzburg, by bus to Wolfgangsee (approx. 1 hour). Or by train to Bad Ischl and by bus to Wolfgangsee (approx. 30 min). Pick up service from the bus stop by the hotel.
Parking: mostly free hotel car park available, partly public car park, approx. EUR 30 per week. No reservation required.
Transfers from/to airport/station Salzburg available upon request
Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site!
Bus ride Strobl -Bad Ischl, approx. EUR 4 per person are not included
Arrival any day
Individual journey to lake Wolfgangsee. Overnight in hotel
Wolfgangsee – Bad Ischl
From St. Wolfgang on Saddle walk to lake Schwarzensee. Here the lake cabin of Lore is worth a stop for the delicious home made snacks. Via Wirer gorge into the valley and around Bürglstein to the lake promenade of Strobl. By coach into the ancient Imperial summer residence Bad Ischl. Walking time: approx. 4.5 hrs. Details: approx. 16 km, +289 m / -289 m Hotel (example): Stadt Salzburg
Bad Ischl - Bad Goisern
Salt always has been an important source of income in Salzkammergut. The oldest brine pipeline of the world leads from Hallstatt’s salt mine to the salt works in Bad Ischl. Walk along the promenade into Kaltenbachau, a site of Imperial pleasures as horse races, picnics and rendezvous. On brine pipeline trail to Bad Goisern, the gateway to UNESCO heritage Hallstatt. Walking time: approx. 3.5 hrs. Details: approx. 11.7 km, +177 m / -96 m Hotel (example): Maria Theresia
Bad Goisern - Wolfgangsee
By train to Bad Ischl. Along the romantic Sissi-Path you walk to the tiny lake Nussensee then along river Ischl back to lake Wolfgangsee. Through the nature reserve Blinklingmoos along the lake back to today’s stop-over. Walking time: approx. 5.5 hrs. Details: approx. 20 km, +260 m / -260 m Hotel (example): Aberseehof
Individual journey home or extra days
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|Aug 04 2018||Aug 08 2018||12||Single rooms||470€|
|Aug 11 2018||Aug 15 2018||12||Single rooms||470€|
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|Aug 25 2018||Aug 29 2018||12||Single rooms||470€|
|Sep 01 2018||Sep 05 2018||12||Single rooms||450€|
|Sep 08 2018||Sep 12 2018||12||Single rooms||450€|
|Sep 15 2018||Sep 19 2018||12||Single rooms||420€|
|Sep 22 2018||Sep 26 2018||12||Single rooms||420€|
|Sep 29 2018||Oct 03 2018||12||Single rooms||420€|
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