April 22nd - October 18th, 2019

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 stays with breakfast in pensions or breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns
  • 1 x Informational report in our service centre in Bad Ischl
  • 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
  • 7 x local tax
  • Daily luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
  • Daily service hotline from 09.00am - 07.00pm (including weekends)

Routing:

1st day: Individual arrival in Bad Ischl.

In our information centre located in Bad Ischl you will get your travel documents.
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 – Obertraun – Koppental valley – Bad Aussee
~
28,5 km, 9 hrs, difference in altitudeá396 / â214 m

Hike along the eastern lake shore of Lake Hallstättersee to Obertraun and further on through the romantic Koppental valley. A themed trail leads along the Traun river through the valley to Bad Aussee

(It is also possible to take the train from Obertraun / Koppen to Bad Aussee)

Overnight stay in Bad Aussee

7th day: Bad Aussee – Bad Ischl
~
25 km, 8 hrs, difference in altitudeá517 / â703 m

Hike to Altaussee and ascent to the Blaa-Alm mountain pasture through the Rettenbach valley back to Bad Ischl.
Overnight stay in Bad Ischl

8th day: Individual departure or additional nights

Rates per person and arrangement in €:

 

22.04. – 01.07.19

01.09. – 18.10.19

01.07. – 01.09.19

 

A: 5 x pensions +2 x ***hotels/inns in double room with breakfast

470,--

490,--

Supplement for single room per week

105,--

105,--

 

 

 

B: 7 x ***hotels/inns in double room with breakfast

542,--

567,--

Supplement half board per week

140,--

140,--

Supplement single room per week

140,--

140,--

 

 

 

Additional night double room with breakfast

55,--

55,--

Additional night supplement for half board

17,--

17,--

Additional night supplement for single room

12,--

12,--

 

 

 

Arrival day

daily

daily

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

  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 requires that dogs must wear a leash or a muzzle!

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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