Experience the beauty of the Austrian Lake District, including the UNESCO World Heritage site Hallstatt, the pearl of the Salzkammergut on an 6 hour private luxury minivan tour. Drive along the emerald-green Fuschlsee and stop at its castle; take a picture from a great view point above the town of St Gilgen where Mozart’s mother was born. Visit the town of Bad Ischl the former summer residence of the emperor Franz Josef. You will have 2.5 hours to explore Hallstatt, where you can visit all the hidden gems and of course the must-sees and enjoy 7000 years of history. Marvel at the Gosausee with the glistening Dachstein glacier as its backdrop.
What You Can Expect
This is a great excursion for anyone who loves incredible scenery and history. After meeting your guide in your hotel (or any other location in the city of Salzburg) escape Salzburg for a private excursion to Hallstatt. Journey along the emerald-green Fuschlsee to our first stop at Castle Fuschl. Travel on to St. Gilgen and take a stunning photo of the beautiful scenery from a great view point.
Leaving St Gilgen and driving along the Wolfgangsee our trip will bring us to Bad Ischl, famous for its spa and the Emperor’s summer palace. Driving through Bad Goisern we will reach one of the highlights of our tour, Hallstatt: the pearl of the Lake District.
In Hallstatt your private guide will point out all the hidden gems as well as the must-sees of Hallstatt, you will have 2.5 hours to explore Hallstatt You have enough time to explore Hallstatt with all its sights as well as to have lunch in one of the beautiful lake side restaurants in Hallstatt (at your own expense).
On our way home from Hallstatt, the Gosausee with its backdrop of the glistening Dachstein glacier awaits us for a short stop. Then, we journey on along the Dachstein mountain range through the ski resort of Russbach to Golling and finally your guide will drop you off at any destination in the city of Salzburg.
We do not have a basic itinerary as all of our tours are personalised, flexible and designed individually for our customers.