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Lake Walking in the
Duration 8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: Individual journey to Abersee/Wolfgangsee
Day 2: Round trip St. Wolfgang & St. Gilgen
Take the boat to St. Wolfgang. On your walk along a walking trail to Falkenstein rock wall you enjoy beautiful views of the lake. An idyllic path along the lake takes you into Mozart village St. Gilgen. Return by boat. Walking time: approx. 3.5 hrs.
Day 3: Abersee/Wolfgangsee – Bad Ischl
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.
Day 4: Rest day in Bad Ischl
Use the free time to explore the many points of interest in Bad Ischl. “Kaiservilla” Emperor Franz Josef’s summer residence, Café Zauner with famous delicacies, the thermal spa, there is a wide choice of things to do.
Day 5: Bad Ischl - Bad Goisern
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. Walking time: approx. 3.5 hrs.
Day 6: Round trip Hallstatt
Continue on brine pipeline trail to the salt mountain in Hallstatt (salt mine dates back to Celtic times). Here you enjoy a scenic view of the lake and Dachstein massif. Plan a visit of the salt mine, enjoy the views from the top of Rudolf’s tower and visit the excavation sites. A boat carries you across the lake back to Bad Goisern. Walking time: approx. 4.5 hrs.
Day 7: Bad Goisern - Abersee/Wolfgangsee
By train to Bad Ischl. Take Empress Elisabeth-Walk to tiny lake Nussensee then along river Ischl back to lake Wolfgangsee. Through nature reserve Blinklingmoos along the lake to Abersee. Walking time: approx. 5.5 hrs.
Day 8: Individual journey home or extra days
|Salzkammergut Trail - self-guided tours
|Transfers from/to airport/station Salzburg available upon request|
|Guided group tours also available - Saturdays|
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