"There is no more beautiful country in our time…" an old popular folk song says. Well, no other landscape may take this folk song as literally as the Austrian Salzkammergut. It certainly belongs to one of the special treasures of this world. The uniqueness also was recognized by the UNESCO and the region Hallstatt was awarded the predicate of natural and cultural heritage. Some special gems only can be reached on foot – a treat on this walking tour.
Day 1 – Individual arrival at Abersee/Wolfgangsee
Day 2 - Abersee - Ferry to St. Wolfgang - St. Gilgen - Boat to Abersee
By boat to St. Wolfgang. Along the high walk to the Falkenstein wall – we enjoy the view on the lake. The idyllic Fürberg walk along the lake brings us to the Mozart village St. Gilgen. Return by boat.
Day 3 - Abersee - Ferry St. Wolfgang - Lake Schwarzensee - Strobl - Bus to Bad Ischl
By boat to St. Wolfgang. Along the Sattel (saddle) walk to the lake Schwarzensee, where Madame Lore of the lake hut waits to treat you with local specialities. Down into the valley by a gorge and round about the Bürglstein to the lake promenade in Strobl. By bus to the Emperors town Bad Ischl.
Day 4 – Resting day in Bad Ischl
Visit the Emperors villa, Café Zauner or the hotel Austria, where once upon a time the engagement of Emperor Franz Josef and Elisabeth of Bavaria (the Sissi of the famous film …) took place.
Day 5 - Bad Ischl - Bad Goisern along the brine-pipeline trail
Salt always has been an important raw material of the Salzkammergut. Along the promenade in the river Ischl on the brine-pipeline walk to the world cultural heritage Bad Goisern.
Day 6 – Bad Goisern - Lakeside Trail - Hallstatt - Ferry/Train back to Bad Goisern
You will follow the lovely lakeside trail to the railway station Hallstatt where you take the ferry to Hallstatt. Enjoy the World Heritage Side of Hallstatt witht the salt mountain, view point or a rest at the lake (old salt mine – since the Celtic times). By boat we cross the lake and return to Bad Goisern.
Day 7 – Bad Goisern - Train to Bad Ischl - Lake Nussensee - Strobl - Abersee/St. Wolfgang
By train to Bad Ischl. Along the Elisabeth-walking path to the idyllic little lake Nussensee and than along the river Ischl to Strobl. On the lake through the Blinkling moor to Abersee (beautiful view to St. Wolfgang, Schafberg and the lake)
Day 8 – Individual departure or extended stay
Arrival/Departure from Lake Wolfgangsee. Please take e.g. bus # 150 from Salzburg to Lake Wolfgangsee
Guided Group Tour: April 22, June 3, and July 1, 2018
Participants: Minimum clients 4 persons
Euro 875,- per person in double room, guided tour
Euro 980,- per person in single room, guided tour
Euro 100, - (max 20%) per person deposit after receipt of the booking confirmation. The balance is due no later than 20 working days before arrival. After receipt you will receive by mail your hotel list and arrival information.
The tour guide is on the 2nd day at 09.00 clock in the start hotel and has all the information.
Ischler Straße 20, 5342 Abersee/Strobl
Ischler Straße 20, 5342 Abersee/St. Gilgen