Private Tour: Salzburg Lake District and Hallstatt from Salzburg

Admire the beauty of the Austrian countryside on this private 8-hour Salzburg Lake District and Hallstatt tour from Salzburg.

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Leave bustling Salzburg behind and travel into rural Austria with your private guide. Take the country roads to the village of Ebenau and discover the 17th-century Waschl Mill. Continue through Fuschl and enjoy fine views over Fuschl Castle and Lake Fuschl. Explore Wolfgang Lake and the villages of St Gilgen, St Wolfgang and Bad Ischl. See top attractions in Hallstatt including Charnel House and Hallstatt Museum, and explore at your leisure.


  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site Hallstatt and the Salzburg Lake District
  • Experience one of the most famous and beautiful touring regions in Austria
  • See Fuschl, St. Gilgen and Bad Ischl on the way to the Lake District (Salzkammergut) and Hallstatt
  • Sky Lookout platform
  • Comprehensive full day tour with a private local guide from Salzburg

 Tour Overview

Be ready for pickup at 10.00 am at your Salzburg hotel. Make yourself comfortable in your comfortable touring vehicle and experience the beautiful landscape that the famous ‘Salzkammergut’ lake region has to offer. After a short drive from Salzburg you’ll reach the castle of Fuschl. Capture a picture of the castle of Fuschl with the emerald-green Lake Fuschlsee as its backdrop, before heading on to St. Gilgen with Lake Wolfgang, the next photo stop.

The next highlight is Wolfgang Lake and the village St. Gilgen. See the town center of St. Gilgen including the birth place of Mozart's mother and the main town square with town hall.

Continue on your scenic route and capture a picture of St. Wolfgang from a great view point 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, your private guide will point out the must-sees of Hallstatt to you, which include a beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Museum, Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", the Sky View Platform, Hallstatt's local residence area and more.

You will have plenty of time to see all the must-sees and hidden gems of Hallstatt as well as to have lunch in one of the great lake side restaurants (at your own expense).  From the old town it is only a walk of 15 minutes to the funicular which brings you to the “World Heritage View” lookout platform which was officially dedicated in 2013 and has been a magnet for visitors from every corner of the globe ever since. The platform is 1150 feet above the rooftops of Hallstatt. Coming down with the funicular your private guide will wait for you at the bottom, go back on board of your luxury private vehicle and without any further walking you will start your return drive to Salzburg via Gosau, Russbach and Golling.

The platform is closed 06.01.2020 until 01.03.2020 – during this time we’ll visit the Gosau Lake with Dachstein view instead.

After eight hours exploring one of Austria’s best sightseeing regions, your private tour will conclude with drop-off at your Salzburg city hotel.

More Information
DurationFull Day Tour: 8 hours
Tour TypePrivate Tour
MCM AdviceHallstatt, 8-hours
InclusionsGuided full day tour with private chauffeur/guide, Luxury minivan, Hotel pick up and drop-off
ExclusionsEntrance Fees, Food and drinks, Gratuities (recommended)
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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