April 15th - October 20th, 2020

Abersee at Lake Wolfgangsee:

543 m above sea level, between Strobl and St. Gilgen and directly opposite of St. Wolfgang, family hiking trails along the lake, biking trail from Strobl to St. Gilgen. A ferry goes from Abersee to St. Wolfgang. The region offers a family adventure park "village of the animals", St. Gilgen (7 km) with the cable car “Zwölferhorn” (April to October), public indoor pool. St. Wolfgang famous pilgrimage church, cog railway “Schafbergbahn” (May - October), Salzburg 39 km.

Accommodation: ***Gasthof Zinkenbachmuehle

Location: The center of Abersee is about 1 km away. Lake Wolfgangsee 1.5 km away and the recreational Park Abarena and the "Village of the animals" in about 300 m.

Facilities: cozy inn with 30 rooms, a dining room, restaurant, bar, a sun and a café terrace, sunbathing area with sun loungers, children's playground and parking, rental bicycles, WLAN in public areas.

Wellness: Indoor swimming pool (6.5 x 4 m), table tennis, tennis court (1 km). For an extra charge: sauna and infrared cabin.

Rooms: with shower, toilet, SAT-TV and partly balcony.

Arrangement

  • 7 x Overnight stays with breakfast buffet in ***inn Zinkenbachmuehle
  • 7 x 3-Course dinner within half board (2 main courses to choose)
  • 1 x Boat trip on Lake Wolfgangsee (incl. bike)
  • 1 x Cycling and hiking map Salzkammergut / Salzburg (1 x per room)
  • Service Hotline daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm (also on weekends)
  • parking

Cycle and program suggestions:

Tour I – Round tour Lake Wolfgangsee (approx. 23 km)

Start your tour with the ferry boat from Abersee to St. Wolfgang (incl. Bike). In St. Wolfgang we recommend to stroll through the village and visit the famous pilgrimage church with the Michael-Pacher-altar. Afterwards cycle via Strobl and Abersee to St. Gilgen, which is the birth place of Mozart’s mother and sister. Cycle back along the lake shore to Abersee. (Alternative: boat trip from St. Gilgen back to Abersee/Geschwendt).

Tour II – Cycle Tour to Bad Ischl (approx. 42 km)

From Abersee via Weissenbach/Strobl and Lindau to the Emperor town Bad Ischl. In Bad Ischl you can stroll through the town or you can make use of the sightseeing train or horse-drawn carriages to see the most important sights (Emperors villa, Kurpark, Trinkhalle, Pfarrgasse, Café Zauner and much more).

Afterwards cycle back via Pfandl, Windhag to Strobl and continue via the Blinkling Moos to Abersee. 

Tour III – Cycle Tour to lake Hallstättersee (approx. 72 km)

Cycle from Abersee via Weissenbach/Strobl and Lindau to Bad Ischl. Continue along the river Traun via Laufen to Bad Goisern. After Bad Goisern you will reach Au / Steeg and then you are already at the dark blue Lake Hallstättersee. From Au you will follow the eastern shore cycling path without traffic to the train station Hallstatt. Leave your bikes there and take the ferry boat to the other side of the lake, to the UNESCO World Heritage village Hallstatt. After your round walk in Hallstatt you take the ferry back to the train station and we recommend to take the train back to Bad Ischl. From Bad Ischl you can take the bus or you cycle back to Abersee.

Tour IV – Cycle tour to lake Mondsee & lake Attersee (approx. 56 km)

Start your tour in Abersee and cycle to St. Gilgen. Continue over the mountain Scharfling (short but steep ascent) past the lake Krottensee till you reach lake Mondsee. Drive along the shore of lake Mondsee till you reach the village Mondsee, where you can visit the famous basilica (also famous from the movie “Sound of Music). Continue to Au and further to Unterach at lake Attersee. Both lakes are inviting for a refreshing bath. Go back over the Scharfling and continue to St. Gilgen and Abersee.

Tour V – Cycle tour to lake Traunsee with boat and train ride (approx. 76 km)

Cycle from Abersee to Bad Ischl. Go through Bad Ischl along the cycle path of the river Traun to Ebensee. Here you reach Lake Traunsee. Boat trip from Ebensee to Gasthof Hoisn. Then continue your journey via Gmunden, Altmünster to Traunkirchen. In Traunkirchen take the train back to Bad Ischl. From Bad Ischl you can take the bus or you cycle back to Abersee.

Programme suggestion VI – Sightseeing Salzburg (cycle free day)

Take the public bus (or your private car) to Salzburg. Duration with the bus approx. 1 hour. The most important highlights of Salzburg like Getreidegasse, the cathedral of Salzburg with the Residenzplatz, Modern Art Museum at the Mönchsberg, Mirabell gardens and castle Mirabell, museum of nature, living- and birth house of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Fortress Hohensalzburg and much more you can reach easily on foot.

Tip: with the Salzburg Card 24 hours you have free, single admission to all of the city's attractions and you have free use of public transport (Stadtbus) including bus number 25 to Untersberg cableway.

You can buy the Salzburg Card in advance directly via us, Salzkammergut Touristik.

Walking and activity suggestions:

Services which are not listed in the arrangement have to be paid on the spot.

 

Tour I: Path of the Pilgrims: St. Gilgen – St. Wolfgang and back from Abersee to Strobl: ~ 11 km, 3-4 hrs, difference in altitudeá 350 m, grading: moderate

Boat trip from Abersee to St. Gilgen. At the Fürberg Inn begins the old pilgrimage route to the historic Falkenstein chapel. The trail is lined with wayside shrines and small chapels and from the top you can enjoy a spectacular view of the lake and its surroundings. The trail finishes in the old pilgrimage site St. Wolfgang. Ferry to Abersee.

Another possibility is to walk from Abersee to St. Gilgen along the lake shore of Wolfgangsee: ~ 6 km; 1,5 hrs, difference in altitude á 75 m / â75 m, grading: introductory

 

Tour II: Postalm mountain pastures: grading: introductory - moderate

Ascent on the toll road to the Postalm. Choose from several differently themed round courses and enjoy the wonderful panorama of the Postalm plateau. Various excellent rest stops offer local food & drinks.

Tour III: Strobl - Bürgl Panoramic Walk and further to St. Wolfgang– Abersee: ~16 km; 4-5 hrs, difference in altitudeá 200 m, grading: introductory

A beautifully scenic tour along Lake Wolfgangsee.
A beautiful path leads through the nature reserve Blinklingmoos to Strobl and further along the Bürglpromenade (lakeside walk) to the beginning of a long wooden walkway which, in turn, leads around the Bürglstein rock itself. Continue along the picturesque lakeside promenade to St. Wolfgang. The cogwheel railway to Mount Schafberg is a must if have some time in St. Wolfgang.

Ferry to Abersee.

Tour IV – Walk along the shores of Lake Hallstättersee incl. ferry to Hallstatt

~9,5 km, 3 hrs, grading: introductory

Take the bus to Steeg / Hallstätter See Au on the northern end of Lake Hallstättersee

The Fjord-like lake, formed by the glaciers of the Ice Age 10 000 years ago, looks impressive.

The trail follows the eastern shore through forest and over a rope bridge to Hallstatt Station. Take the ferry to the UNESCO World Heritage village Hallstatt and enjoy one of Austria’s most famous postcard views.

Return from Hallstatt by bus.

Tour V – Brine Trail from Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern

~9 km, 3 hrs, difference in altitudeá 235 m, grading: introductory

Take the bus to Bad Ischl and plan some time for a stroll through the town.

The trail starts at the riverside promenade and follows the Traun river. You pass the Mount Katrin cable car station (Bad Ischl’s landmark mountain) and come to the hamlet of Lauffen with its once popular pilgrimage church, where people prayed for safe passage on the wild waters of the Traun River.

You finish in Bad Goisern, return by bus or train.

Tour VI – Sightseeing Salzburg

Take the public bus (or your private car) to Salzburg. Duration with the bus approx. 1 hour. The most important highlights of Salzburg like Getreidegasse, the cathedral of Salzburg with the Residenzplatz, Modern Art Museum at the Mönchsberg, Mirabell gardens and castle Mirabell, museum of nature, living- and birth house of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Fortress Hohensalzburg and much more you can reach easily on foot.

Tip: with the Salzburg Card 24 hours you have free, single admission to all of the city's attractions and you have free use of public transport (Stadtbus) including bus number 25 to Untersberg cableway.

Rates per person for the arrangement in €:

 

03.05. – 27.06.2020

05.09. – 18.10.2020

27.06. – 05.09.2020

double room with half board

522,--

565,--

Supplement single room per week

70,--

70,--

Arrival

daily

daily

Minimum stay

7 nights

7 nights

Reduction for children sleeping in their parents’ room (2 fully paying guests):

0 – 5,9 years: 100 %       6 – 12,9 years: 50%        13 – 15,9 years: 30 %

 

Local tax extra to pay on spot in the accommodation: approx. € 1,90 per person/day (from 15 years)

 

Bike rental on request - please make sure to book in advance!

 

Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation.

Bike rental 2020

Bikes rental on request - please make sure to book in advance!

 

Rates per bike in €:

Weekly rates (5 – 7 days)

Price in €

Trekking bike 21-gear KTM

102,--

E-Bike Flyer (from 158 cm)

180,--

Mountain bike 27-gear

145,--

E-Mountain bike

231,--

Children's bike (up to 145 cm)

60,--

Child’s seat

15,50

Children’s trailer

62,50

Bicycle-bag

15,50

Helmet

12,50

Please note: Price on request for extra-large bikes (body height > 190 cm)

  • We strongly recommend the use of helmets!
  • E-Bike suitable for 12 yrs or older
  • Loss of the bicycle key: charge of € 15,--.
  • The tenant is liable for damage or theft.

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

We recommend a travel insurance.
http://start.europaeische.at/hsp-en?AGN=10011283

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

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