Hallstatt and Salt Mine

Spend a day at the World Heritage Region Hallstatt and visit beautiful Hallstatt and the oldest Salt Mine in the World on this full day private tour from Salzburg.

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On this full day private tour from Salzburg you will not only experience the natural beauty of the ‘Salzkammergut’ Lake District including a visit of Schloss Fuschl and the Lake Fuschl. The World Heritage Village Hallstatt you will also visit the oldest Salt Mine of the World. Visiting the Salt Mine of Hallstatt you automatically reach another highlight of that tour the "World Heritage View" Skywalk lookout platform.


  • Explore Hallstatt and the Salzburg Lake District
  • Visit the oldest Salt Mine of the World - watch their video (April 1st - Nov 26th)
  • Experience one of the most famous and beautiful touring regions in Austria
  • Comprehensive full day tour with a private local guide from Salzburg

 Tour Overview

After your Salzburg hotel pickup (or any other site in Salzburg), your journey will take you straight to the first highlight of that tour, the Schloss Fuschl and the Lake Fuschl.

The next highlight is Wolfgang Lake and the villages St. Gilgen and St. Wolfgang. Capture a picture of the emerald lake before arriving at the next town, in Bad Ischl. The drive will take you through Bad Ischl, which is famous for the “Kaiser” (Emperor) Villa and the Café Zauner, and on to Bad Goisern and Hallstatt.

Having reached Hallstatt and the highlight of this full day tour, experience the extraordinary panoramic view over Hallstatt with lake and the extensive mountain scenery from the World Heritage Skywalk lookout platform, which hovers 350 meters (1150 ft) abvoe the roofs of Hallstatt. The visit of the platform and the Salt Mine will take about 3 hours in total, including the ride up and down with the funicular and the stroll to the entrance of the Salt Mine.

After that very unique experience drive with your guide to the best view point of Hallstatt. Your private guide will point out the must-sees of Hallstatt to you, which include another beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Museum, Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", Hallstatt's local residence area and more. You will have 2 hours to explore Hallstatt and all these sites on your own as well as to have lunch in one of the great lake side restaurants in Hallstatt (at your own expense).

The return drive back to Salzburg will take you via Gosau and Golling, before the private tour concludes at your Salzburg hotel.

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DurationFull Day Tour: 8 hours
Tour TypePrivate Tour
MCM AdviceN/A
InclusionsGuided full day tour with private chauffeur/guide, Luxury minivan, Hotel pick up and drop-off
ExclusionsEntrance Fees, Food and drinks, Gratuities (recommended)
Operating TimesSalt Mines: April 1st - Nov 26th / Five-Fingers & Ice Caves : April 28th - Oct 28th
Cancellation PolicyIf you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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