Start your journey travelling through the famous Salzkammergut (Lake district) to Hallstatt known as the “Pearl of the Salzkammergut,” passing many local villages on route which introduces you to the local area. On arrival in Hallstatt your guide will give an introduction to the area and a brief 30-45 minute walking tour, following you will have free time to explore the area.
During your free time the town offers many attraction and activities including a mountain train ride up to the “World Heritage View” viewing platform, giving you both a magnificent view and helping you understand how Hallstatt started life. Enjoy a leisurely lakeside walk viewing the houses above you that are seemingly clinging onto the mountainside and pass by the Mullbach waterfall which allowed Hallstatt to grow. Then visit the local museum or choose to enter the “Bone House,” located behind the Catholic church, proving an interesting view into local family life.
You will travel back via Abtenau and Russbach to Gosau, where the Gosau lake is located. Admire this famous lake and its panoramic views onto the Dachstein Mountain Area before returning to Salzburg.