Hallstatt, Lake District and the oldest Salt Mine of the World

On this 8-hour private tour from Salzburg you will not only experience the natural beauty of the Lake District including a visit of Schloss (...)

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

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

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.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The next highlight is Wolfgang Lake and the villages St. Gilgen and St. Wolfgang. 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.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hallstatter See, Hallstatt 4830 Austria

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", Hallstatt's local residence area and more. You will have 1 hour to explore Hallstatt and all these sites on your own after you've visited the oldest Salt Mine of the world, which will be next.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Salt mine Hallstatt Austria, Salzbergstraße 21, 4830 Hallstatt, Austria

Enjoy your ride with 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 lake and the extensive mountain scenery. From there it is about 20 minutes on a good trail to the Salt Mine entrance.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Hallstatter See, Hallstatt 4830 Austria

Returning from the oldest Salt Mine of the World it is time to explore the historical old town center of Hallstatt before returning back to Salzburg via Gosau and Salzburg.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Altstadt, Salzburg Austria

The return 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.

What you can expect On this 8-hour private tour from Salzburg you will not only experience the natural beauty of the Lake District including a visit of Schloss Fuschl at the Lake Fuschl and one of the most famous lake villages of the World, the World Heritage Village Hallstatt you will also visit the oldest Salt Mine of the World. Visiting the Salt Mine of Hallstatt you automatically reach another highlight of that tour the "World Heritage View" Skywalk lookout platform.

Practical information

What's inside

  • Guided full day tour with private chauffeur/guide
  • Luxury minivan
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide

What's NOT inside

  • Food and drinks
  • Salt Mine/funicular entrance: adults € 34 -- children (7-15 years) € 17
  • Entry/Admission - Salt mine Hallstatt Austria

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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Maximum 8 persons per minivan - price per vehicle
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Departure point:

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any hotel or private address in Salzburg, if your hotel is not in the list then just mention it and we'll pick you up from there.


8 hours



Departure time:

10:00 AM

Return details:

Your Salzburg hotel or any other location within the city of Salzburg