DAY TRIP Salzburg to Hallstatt Via St.Gilgen, Wolfgang See & Bad Ischl

Austria’s Salzkammergut (Lake District) and lakeside Hallstatt on this full-day private minivan tour from Salzburg.
● Drive by Lake Fuschl am see, St. Gilgen, Lake Wolfgangsee, and the spa town of Bad Ischl and sightseeing in Hallstatt, ‘ The Pearl of the Salzkammergut'.
● Photo stop at the Dachstein Glacier at Gosausee.
● Full-day private Hallstatt and Salzkammergut tour from Salzburg.
● Explore the Salzkammergut, passing lakes, peaks, and villages See Lake.
● Fuschl am see, St. Gilgen, Wolfgangsee, Bad Ischl, and in lakeside Hallstatt Includes flexible itinerary, driver-guide, private minivan transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
● Price per minivan, based on a maximum of eight people

per adult from

$912

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entry Tickets
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Upper Austria

    Lake Wolfgang stretches about 10.5 kilometres from the northwest to the southeast. It is divided into two parts by a peninsula, called die Enge (the Narrow), situated roughly in the middle of its southern shore opposite St. Wolfgang, where the breadth is no more than 200 metres. The western portion of the lake at St. Gilgen is known as the Abersee.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sankt Gilgen, Austria

    The parish church is dedicated to Saint Aegidius (Latin), in English Saint Giles, which is reflected in the name of the town, Sankt Gilgen.

    St. Gilgen is a well-known travel destination. Boats from St. Gilgen sail around the Wolfgangsee, providing transport and views of the surrounding mountains. The hermitage of the original St. Gilgen may be seen, behind a chapel, in the Falkenstein cliffs west of St. Wolfgang and east of Fürberg.

    In 2005 St. Gilgen was promoted as the "Mozart Village" by the Wolfgangsee Tourist Board. Although Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart never visited St. Gilgen (as he had intended to), his grandfather worked in the town, his mother was born in St. Gilgen, and his sister Nannerl moved there after her marriage. The village now boasts a first-class international school, the St. Gilgen International School.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bad Ischl, Bad Ischl, Upper Austria

    Bad Ischl was a settlement area since the Hallstatt culture, first mentioned in a 1262 deed as Iselen. In 1419 Archduke Albert V of Austria established the local seat of the Salt Chamber (Salzkammer) at Wildenstein Castle, and Ischl was granted the privileges of a market town in 1466 by Emperor Frederick III. A first salt mine was opened in 1563, a salt evaporation pond (Saline) followed in 1571.

    When in the early 19th century brine came into use for medical purposes, Ischl soon became a fashionable spa resort with notable guests like Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich and Archduke Franz Karl of Austria. The Hotel Post opened in 1828 was the first one in the whole Salzkammergut area. In 1849 Franz Karl's son, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria chose the town for his summer residence.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fuschl am See, Fuschl am See, Austrian Alps

    Fuschl am See covers an area of 21.4 km². The city lies in the mid-northern part of Austria near the German state of Bavaria.

    Red Bull has its headquarters in Fuschl.



    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Upper Austria

    Hallstatt Salt mine and Skywalk. Accessible by cable car or a three-minute journey aboard the funicular railway, it's well worth visiting for the wonderful views from the Skywalk, a viewing platform extending over a sheer drop with Hallstatt 350 meters directly below. More spectacular views are from historic Rudolf's Tower (Rudolfsturm), an old fortification built to defend the mines against invaders, now a restaurant and observation tower. The star attraction, however, is the 7,000-year-old salt mine itself.
    The Hallstätter See, Hallstatt's Old Town and Market Square.The village clusters around its charming Marktplatz, surrounded by traditional houses, and a highlight is the elegant Holy Trinity statue. In the center of town is the 19th-century Evangelical Church of Hallstatt, its tall, slender spire a lakeside landmark.Catholic Parish Church and Ossuary Chapel,The World Heritage Museum.


    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer free pick-up from all hotels and apartments within the city of Salzburg.After you made your booking, please let us know where you would like to meet us for your tour.Airports
    • W. A. Mozart Airport, Salzburg Austria
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by ALPS TOURS

Activity ID: V-288434P1

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