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Austria's Salzkammergut Lakes 5-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 1
Lakes, mountains and UNESCO heritage
„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.
Arrival any day from 1 May to 4 Oct
Slow Tours offers a number of other Walking Tours in Europe
Individual journey to lake Wolfgangsee. Overnight in hotel
Wolfgangsee – Bad Ischl 4 - 5hrs | 12km +300m -300m
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. 12 km, +300 m / -300 m
Bad Ischl – Hallstatt 3 - 5hrs | 11km +50m -50m
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. By train to Hallstatt. If you want to walk a little higher, you can hike on the spectacular mountain trail of the 'Eternal Wall'
Hallstatt – St. Wolfgang 5.5hrs | 18km +300 -200m
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
Individual journey home or extra days
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