Austrian Lakes and Mountains Half-Day Tour from Salzburg

Highlights

  • Great choice for nature lovers who want to see Austrian lakes and mountains

  • Enjoy in-depth insights from a guide as you see places like Fuschl Castle

  • Visit off-the-tourist-trail St. Wolfgang and drink at a local pub

Summary

Meet your guide at a central location in Salzburg and then begin your coach journey toward the Austrian lakes. Along the way, listen to commentary from your guide about the important sights around you, such as Fuschl Castle, which was the former home of royalty before it was transformed into a luxury hotel. In St. Wolfgang, visit the pilgrimage church and see the winged gothic altar (one of the most beautiful painted altar shrines in European art). After this, enjoy a break and refreshment at the White Horse Inn (own expense). During certain months of the year, you can also enjoy a boat ride on Lake Wolfgang to St. Gilgen, the birthplace of Mozart’s mother. Then, get back on the coach and travel past Lake Mondsee and Huttenstein Castle. The tour ends with a return journey to Salzburg.

Tour info

Duration
4 hours
Group Size
Pricing
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

A great way for nature lovers to see Austria’s stunning landscape, this tour from Salzburg to the Lake District allows you to access parts of the country that are hard to reach on your own. Travel in a comfortable coach with a guide to tell you about attractions along the way. See sights like Fuschl Castle and the pilgrimage church in St. Wolfgang. A seasonal boat trip option is available, too.

What’s included?

  • Local guide

  • Boat trip from St Gilgen to St. Wolfgang

  • Entry/Admission - Abersee

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Start your journey traveling through the famous UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Region Salzkammergut (Lake Area) passing by many picturesque villages en route until you arrive at Hallstatt the ‘Pearl of the Salzkammergut’. Well-known for its breath-taking beauty, Hallstatt is considered by many visitors as one of the most beautiful lakeside villages in the World. Spending about 2,5 hours there.