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Austrian Lake District Walking Holiday

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  • Explore some of Austria’s most stunning glacial lakes on this guided walking holiday.
  • Stay 7 nights in the charming spa town of Bad Ischl.
  • Discover the Salzkammergut region with 5 guided day-long walking trips.
  • Enjoy time at leisure to experience the highlights of Bad Ischl at your own pace.

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Your Guided Austrian Lake District Walking Holiday Overview

Travel with us on an adventure to the Austrian Lake District. This region, known as Salzkammergut, is a walker's dream destination, with lush green valleys, sparkling blue lakes and dramatic mountain views. Famous for being the setting for the film The Sound of Music, you’ll recognise this area’s beauty as we get up close and personal with its incredible landscape.

From hiking through valleys, gazing up at towering mountains, or strolling through the quaint town of Bad Ischl, this holiday will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Take in the fresh mountain air on day-long guided walks around Lakes Wolfgangsee, Fuschlsee, Aussee and Gosausee.

This guided trip is ideal for moderately experienced walkers, with the average daily walking distance being between 8-15km.

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Trip Itinerary

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Activity Level: Active

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Travel to Austria

Fly to Munich & transfer to Bad Ischl

 Travel to Austria for a guided walking holiday

Depart for your flight to Munich. Upon arrival, you will be met by our local representative and transferred across the border to Austria towards your hotel in Bad Ischl.

 Travel to Austria for a guided walking holiday

At leisure

Day at leisure in Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl is a spa town, which is known as a gateway to the Alpine lakes and mountains of the Salzkammergut region. It is brimming with quaint streets, stunning villas and picturesque buildings for you to explore.  You will have the remainder of the day at leisure to settle in to your new surroundings.

Day at leisure in Bad Ischl

Accommodation

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3 star hotel in Bad Ischl (7 nights)

Bad Ischl

Walking tour of the area of Bad Ischl

Full Day
Walking tour around the area of Bad Ischl

Enjoy a full day walking tour of the area of Bad Ischl with your qualified walking guide with a packed lunch included. Saunter through the green valleys and lush forests overlooking this charming spa town and enjoy stunning views of the valleys. Leisurely route: Distance: 8km / Incline: 250m Moderate route: Distance: 12km / Incline: 400 m

Walking tour around the area of Bad Ischl

Lake Wolfgangsee

Full day guided walking tour

Full day
Explore Lake Wolfgangsee on a guided walking tour

Enjoy a full day guided walking tour of the Lake Wolfgangsee and surrounding areas. Lake Wolfgangsee sits at the bottom of lush green valleys and is surrounded by quaint towns and lavish summer homes. A packed lunch is included which you will enjoy along the way. Leisurely route: Distance: 9km / Incline: 250m Moderate route: Distance: 15km / Incline: 500 m

Explore Lake Wolfgangsee on a guided walking tour

Lake Gosausee

Full day walking tour

Enjoy the scenic beauty of lake Gosausee on a walking tour in Austria

Depart your hotel for a full day scenic walking tour of Lake Gosausee with its world famous rocky back-drop, where you can enjoy natural beauty at its best. A packed lunch will be included.  Leisurely route: Distance: 10km / Incline: 300m Moderate route: Distance: 13km / Incline: 400 m

Enjoy the scenic beauty of lake Gosausee on a walking tour in Austria

At leisure

Free time at leisure

Full day
Relax and rejuvenate in Bad Ischl

You will have a full day to relax and rejuvenate in Bad Ischl. If you would like to do some optional sightseeing or shopping, your local guide will be on hand to suggest activities to suit your interest.

Relax and rejuvenate in Bad Ischl

Lake Fuschlsee

Full day walking tour

Full Day
Walking tour of lake Fuschlsee

Lake Hallstätter See is one of the deepest lakes in Austria, and is named after Hallstatt, one of the country's smallest towns. On this full day walking tour, with lunch included, you will have the opportunity to see lush valleys, quaint towns and boats sailing across the lake. Leisurely route: Distance: 8km / Incline: 50m Moderate route: Distance: 13km / Incline: 400 m

Walking tour of lake Fuschlsee

Lake Hallstätter See

Full day walking tour

Full Day
Excursion to lake Aussee

Lake Hallstätter See is one of the deepest lakes in Austria, and is named after Hallstatt, one of the country's smallest towns. On this full day walking tour, with lunch included, you will have the opportunity to see lush valleys, quaint towns and boats sailing across the lake. Leisurely route: Distance: 8km / Incline: 50m Moderate route: Distance: 13km / Incline: 400 m

Excursion to lake Aussee

Munich & return home

Munich city tour

Full day
Explore the city of Munich

Say goodbye to Austria as you depart your hotel and head towards Munich Airport. En route, you will enjoy a half day guided city tour of Munich with your local guide. Munich, Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589.

Explore the city of Munich

Return home

Evening
Guided group walking holiday to the Austrian lake district

You will return home in the evening following your memorable week walking around some of Austria's most stunning scenery.

Guided group walking holiday to the Austrian lake district
* Please note that the order of your excusions on the itinerary above is provisional and subject to change

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Know before you go

Will I be met at the airport?

You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

What if there is an emergency?

We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

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