Private Tour- Hallstatt and the Salt Mine
This is the perfect tour for nature lovers. Spend a day discovering the beauty of Austria’s lake-district, and its picturesque towns and villages. Travel between dispersed sites in a comfortable vehicle, and see multiple sites in one day. Highlights include Schloss Fuschl with the beautiful Lake Fuschl, Wolfgang Lake, Hallstatt, and Hallstatt Salt Mine which is the oldest in the world.
- Visit the lake district of Salzburg and the Salt Mine in Hallstatt
- Hassle-free tour with Salzburg pickup and drop-off included
- Access the most beautiful photo spots in Austria’s Lake District
Be ready for pickup at 09.00 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 villages St. Gilgen and St. Wolfgang. Capture a picture of St. Wolfgang from a great viewpoint 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 enjoy your ride with the funicular to the Skywalk Viewing platform. The Skywalk hovers 350 meters (1150 ft) above the roofs of Hallstatt which offers an extraordinary panoramic view over Hallstatt with the lake and the extensive mountain scenery. From there it is about 20 minutes on a good trail to the Salt Mine entrance.
Afterward, 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”, Hallstatt’s local residence area, and more. You will have 2 hours to explore Hallstatt and all these sites on your own after you’ve visited the oldest Salt Mine in the world.
The drive back to Salzburg will take you via Gosau (including another great photo stop), Dachstein Mountain Range, Russbach and Golling. Your full-day private tour to one of the most beautiful lake-side villages of the World will end at your Salzburg hotel or anywhere else in the city of Salzburg.
You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the tour for a full refund. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the tour’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.