Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

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Experience the glories of the Austrian Lake District (Salzkammergut) including the UNESCO-listed Hallstatt region, on a 6-hour private tour from (...)

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Overview Location: Salzburg, Austria
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Salzburg Private Tours, Salzburg 5323 Austria

Pick up from your hotel or any other location in the city of Salzburg

Pass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Altstadt, Salzburg Austria

We leave the city of Salzburg behind on our way to the Lake District. Your private guide will explain about the city of Salzburg and how it for many years it was a independent principality, ruled by the Catholic Church and the importance of Salt and how it influenced the growth of the city. Other points of interest will be explained on route to Hallstatt. You will enjoy our off the beaten track over the mountains where you can enjoy unspoiled scenery.

Stop At: Schloss Fuschl, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Fuschlsee-Salzburg, Schloss-Straße 19, 5322 Hof bei Salzburg, Austria

Walk down to the emerald green Lake Fuschl, capture a picture of the castle Fuschl a former hunting lodge of the Prince Archbishops, built in 1450. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains that frame the lake.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Red Bull Headquarters, Am Brunnen 1, Fuschl am See 5330 Austria

Admire the beautiful architecture of the Red Bull headquarters and see one of the largest cast bronze sculptures in Europe.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Mozartblick, Sankt Gilgen, 5340, Austria

Enjoy dramatic views above the Lake Wolfgang and the town of St. Gilgen. This is the area that was shown during the opening scene of the Sound of Music. You also have a view to the Schafberg where Maria and the children took the train up to the picnic meadow.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St Gilgen Mozartplatz, Mozartplatz, St Gilgen Austria

See the town center of St. Gilgen, including town hall, Mozart fountain and the birth place of Mozart's mother.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Salzbergstrasse 21, Hallstatt 4830 Austria

Optional: Take the train up to the Skywalk. When you stand on the “Skywalk”, Hallstatt lies right there at your feet. You look down on the world-famous World Heritage town, the cradle of the Hallstatt Period. Sparkling mystically, Hallstätter See nestles up against the medieval town like a fjord, flanked wonderfully by the spectacular panoramas of the Dachstein.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Central Square Marktplatz, Seestrasse, Hallstatt Austria

In Hallstatt, your private guide will point out all the hidden gems of the town, 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 2 hours to explore Hallstatt with all its sights, as well as have lunch at one of the beautiful lake side restaurants in Hallstatt (lunch not included in price).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gosauseen, Gosausee Bezirksstrasse, Gosau Austria

Marvel at the Gosausee, with the glistening Dachstein glacier as its backdrop.

Duration: 10 minutes

What you can expect Experience the glories of the Austrian Lake District (Salzkammergut) including the UNESCO-listed Hallstatt region, on a 6-hour private tour from Salzburg. Venture past emerald Lake Fuschl and St. Gilgen, and call at the spa town of Bad Ischl. Then, enjoy free time to stroll, shop, and have lunch (own expense) in lakeside Hallstatt before admiring the Dachstein glacier from Lake Gosau. Price is per vehicle, and includes private transport and Salzburg hotel pickup and drop-off.

Practical information

What's inside

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What's NOT inside

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Price is per group from 1-8 people
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Departure point:

Traveler pickup is offered
Any Hotel, Airbnb or private address in the city of Salzburg and nearer surrounding areas.


6 hours



Reviews & ratings

  • Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg | . | 2019/12/19
    "The half day tour was good enough for my family (with 2 kids). We had great time exploring the lakes and Hallstatt small town. Our driver Michael was really helpful (...) "

  • Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg | . | 2019/09/20
    "Alenka was just exceptional. She was so informative and shared so many quirky facts with us on Salzburg and Hallstat. She was there to pick us promptly and was very (...) "

  • Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg | . | 2017/03/26
    "This tour has been a very amazing experience. The tour does not only include Hallstatt, but also a few attractions along the way which are very scenic. Our guide was (...) "

  • Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg | . | 2019/09/23
    "It was a private tour for 2 person, a VW Caravel was dispatched for our use. The driver picked-us up from the designated point of pick-up timely. Peter was (...) "

  • Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg | . | 2017/10/19
    "The Austrian countryside is one of the most beautiful places on Earth - no question - and this tour did a great job highlighting that. The driver picked us up right (...) "