April 22nd - October 18th, 2021

Hiking in the Salzkammergut does not necessarily mean climbing mountains. There is a different way! Enjoy the picturesque Salzkammergut in 7 leisurely stages. The hiking tour takes you from the unspoiled Lake Schwarzensee to Lake Atterseee - Austria’s largest inland lake, as far as the greatly-praised Lake Wolfgangsee. Nature and culture are in accord here, and offer the perfect setting for a rich hiking-experience. 

General information:

Daily stages are introductory to moderately difficult, hiking distances can be adjusted easily by public transport. A reasonable fitness level and basic hiking equipment like good hiking shoes, rucksack, rain and sun protection, functional clothing and also a warmer jacket or pullover are necessary to enjoy your trip.

Arrangement

  • 7 x Overnight stay with breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x Welcome drink
  • 1 x Hiking map of the Salzkammergut area + detailed routing (per room)
  • 1 x Hiking bus to Burggrabenklamm
  • 1 x Ferry ride on Lake Wolfgangsee (Abersee St. Wolfgang)
  • 1 x Salzkammergut Souvenir
  • Daily luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
  • A tree for your booking – we plant a tree for your booking
  • Daily service hotline from 09.00am - 07.00pm (including weekends)

Routing:

1st day: Individual arrival in Bad Ischl.

Handover of the detailed travel documents at your Hotel.

Overnight stay in Bad Ischl

2nd day: Bad Ischl – Lake Attersee ~ 24 km, 7-8 hrs, difference in altitude á 584 m / â 584 m

Start your hiking tour directly in Bad Ischl – walk to Kalvarienbergkirche church and on the “Elisabeth Forest Trail” to Rußbach - Schwarzensee - Eisenau - Burgau at Lake Attersee - walk to your accommodation along the lake shore to Weissenbach.

Overnight stay in Weissenbach

3rd day: Lake Attersee – Lake Wolfgangsee
~
22,5 km, 8-9 hrs, difference in altitudeá930 m / â870 m

Take the hiking bus to the access point Burggrabenklamm. A spectacular trail leads through the narrow gorge to the flanks of Mount Schafberg. You continue between Attersee and Mondsee – on the Hiking path 17A. You will pass the Scharfling pass, descent to St. Gilgen and walk along the lake towards Abersee.

It is possible to take the bus from St. Gilgen to Abersee.

Overnight stay in Abersee

4th day: Lake Wolfgangsee ~ 7,5 km, 2-3 hrs, difference in altitude á 164 m / â 141 m

Zinkenbach / Stockach – boat trip to St. Wolfgang – possibility to take the famous cogwheel railway up to Mount Schafberg (1760 m) – time for a stroll through St. Wolfgang – on to Berau. Bürglpromenade to Strobl centre – Weißenbach.

Overnight stay in Strobl/Weißenbach

5th day: Baerenpfad Trail Strobl to Bad Goisern
~
21 km, 8 hrs, difference in altitudeá895 m / â977 m

Along the Strobler Weißenbach river to Kammersbach hut and from the Chorinsky Klause along the Goiserer Weißenbach river to Bad Goisern

Overnight stay in Bad Goisern

6th day: Bad Goisern – Eastern Lake Shore Hiking Trail – Obertraun - Hallstatt ~19 km, 5 h, altitude difference á 127 m / â102 m

From Bad Goisern in the direction of Lake Hallstättersee and along the eastern shore - with magnificent views of Hallstatt and the Dachstein Glacier - to Obertraun and further on to Hallstatt. Short cut: ferry from Hallstatt train station to Hallstatt market. Saving about 8km. Ferry has to be paid on the spot. Explore this historical village.

Overnight stay in Hallstatt.

 

7th day: Hallstatt – Bad Aussee ~ 17 km, 5-6 hrs, difference altitude á 414 m / â 277 m.

After following the lake shore to Obertraun you enter the romantic Koppental valley. A themed trail leads along the Traun River through the valley to Bad Aussee

Overnight stay in Bad Aussee

8th day: Bad Aussee – Bad Ischl ~ 25 km, 8 hrs, difference altitude á 517 m / â 703 m

Hike to Altaussee and ascent to the Blaa-Alm mountain pasture through the Rettenbach valley back to Bad Ischl. If you depart on the 8th day you can pick up your luggage at the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH Service Centre. Otherwise luggage waits for you in the hotel if you have booked additional nights in the Salzkammergut region.

Individual departure or additional nights

Rates per person for the arrangement in €:

 

22.04. – 01.07.21

01.09. – 18.10.21

01.07. – 01.09.21

 

B: ***hotels/inns in double room with breakfast

624,--

651,--

Supplement half board per week

174,--

174,--

Supplement single room per week

169,--

169,--

Additional night double room with breakfast

57,--

57,--

Additional night double room in Hallstatt with breakfast

70,--

70,--

Additional night supplement for half board

18,--

18,--

Additional night supplement for single room

13,--

13,--

Arrival day

daily

daily

Local tax is extra to pay on spot in each accommodation (from € 1,-- to € 3,-- per person/per night)

 

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

0 – 5,9 years: 100 %                   6 – 14,9 years: 30 %

 

Accommodation:

Twin-bedded rooms in Austrian resorts are normally one large base with two mattresses/duvets. These are also known as 'Austrian Twins' and are regarded as two beds. Separate twin beds are rare and cannot be guaranteed as available. Location of the accommodation are mainly close to the trails.

 

Information for arrivals by car:

The parking place does not always situate next to the accommodation but on a public parking place. (Possible costs have to be paid on spot)

 

Dogs: Dogs are allowed in the accommodations on request, often for a small fee. Extra costs have to be paid on spot. Austrian law orders that dogs must wear a leash or a muzzle!

 

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

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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