April 22nd - October 18th, 2023

Hiking in the Salzkammergut does not necessarily mean climbing mountains. There is a different way! Enjoy the picturesque Salzkammergut in 7 leisurely stages. The hiking tour takes you from the Lake Altaussee to Lake Hallstättersee as far as the Lakes Gosausee with its magnificent view on the impressive Mount Dachstein. There is plenty of time to discover the villages with its sights. Nature and culture are in accord here and offer the perfect setting for a rich hiking-experience.


General information:

Daily stages are introductory to moderately difficult, hiking distances can be adjusted easily by public transport. A reasonable fitness level and basic hiking equipment like good hiking shoes, rucksack, rain and sun protection, functional clothing and also a warmer jacket or pullover are necessary to enjoy your trip.


  • 7 x overnight stays with breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x welcome drink
  • 7 x bus ride as mentioned
  • 1 x boat trip on Lake Hallstättersee
  • 1 x Salzkammergut Souvenir
  • 1 x hiking map of the Salzkammergut area + detailed routing (1x per room)
  • 2 x luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
  • A tree for your booking – we plant a tree for your booking
  • Daily service hotline from 08.00am - 06.00pm (including weekends)


1st day:   Individual arrival in Bad Aussee.

In Bad Aussee you receive your travel documents along with a welcome drink and a souvenir from the Salzkammergut. Overnight stay in Bad Aussee.


2nd day:  Bad Aussee – Lake Altausseer See round tour – Bad Aussee

~ 13,5 km, 4 hrs, difference in altitude á 149 m / â 93 m

Start your tour in Bad Aussee and walk along the Altausseer Traun river until you reach Lake Altaussee. Enjoy the round trip of the Lake. Bus back to Bad Aussee.

Overnight stay in Bad Aussee.


3rd day:   Bad Aussee – Obertraun – by bus to Gosau

~ 14 km, 4 hrs, difference in altitude á 178 m / â 319 m

Hike through the Koppen valley along the Traun River to Obertraun. We recommend a visit of the Koppenbrüller Cave in this area. Afterwards bus ride to Gosau. Overnight stay in Gosau.


4th day:   Hiking to the rear Lake Gosausee

~ 12,5 km, 4,5 hrs, difference in altitude á 326 m / â 336 m

Bus ride to Lake Gosausee. Your tour starts at the anterior Lake Gosausee and leads you via the Holzmeisteralm to the rear Lake Gosausee with impressive views onto the Gosaukamm and Mount Dachstein. Enjoy a well-deserved rest at the rear Seealm. Hike back to the starting point. Busride to Gosau Mittertal. Overnight stay in Gosau.


5th day:   Hiking to the upper moor Löckernmoos

~ 15 km, 5-6 hrs, difference in altitude á 764 m / â 773 m

The todays tour starts via the Panorama trail to Gosau Hintertal. Cross the street there and ascent to Mount Löckernmoos. On a sea level of 1400 m you will find the nature reserve   Löckernmoos with a little lake and a particular plant and animal life. Descent to Gosau Mittertal and hike back along the Gosau creek to your hotel. Overnight stay in Gosau.


6th day:   Bad Goisern – „Ostuferwanderweg“ trail – Hallstatt – Bad Goisern

~ 8 km, 2 hrs, difference in altitude á 34 m / â 26 m

Bus ride from Gosau to Bad Goisern Au. From here you hike along the eastern shore - with magnificent views of Hallstatt and the Dachstein Glacier to the train station Hallstatt. Take the ferry to Hallstatt market and discover this steeped in history village on the path of the salt. Bus ride to Bad Goisern. Overnight stay in Bad Goisern.


7th day:   Bad Goisern – Bad Ischl – Bad Goisern

~ 11 km, 3 hrs, difference in altitude á 137 m / â 157 m

The todays hike leads you from Bad Goisern to Bad Ischl. Along the river you hike toward the small village Lauffen – the church of Lauffen was a famous place of pilgrimage – people were praying here for protection from the wild waters of the Traun River. Discover the village of Bad Ischl before you go back by bus to Bad Goisern. Overnight stay in Bad Goisern.


8th day:   Individual departure or additional nights.

Rates per person and arrangement in €:


22.04. – 01.07.23

01.09. – 18.10.23

01.07. – 01.09.23


***hotels/inns in double room with breakfast



Supplement for half board / week



Supplement for single room / week



Additional night double room with breakfast



Additional night supplement for half board



Additional night supplement for single room



Arrival day



Local tax is extra to pay on spot in each accommodation (from € 1,-- to € 3,-- per person/per night)


Reduction for children sleeping in their parents’ room (2 fully paying guests, maximum 2 children):

0 –   5,9 years:    100 %

3 – 14,9 years:      30 %



Twin-bedded rooms in Austrian resorts are normally one large base with two mattresses/duvets. These are also known as 'Austrian Twins' and are regarded as two beds. Separate twin beds are rare and cannot be guaranteed as available.


Information for arrivals by car:

The parking place does not always situate next to the accommodation but on a public parking place. (Possibly costs have to be paid on spot)



Dogs are allowed in the accommodations on request, often for a small fee. Extra costs have to be paid on spot. Austrian law requires that dogs must wear a leash or a muzzle!

Prices are subject to change. We recommend travel cancellation insurance.

Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation (train/bus).

We recommend a travel insurance.
Hotel Cancellation Plus: https://www.europaeische.at/pip/en/hospl
Hotel Cancellation Premium: https://www.europaeische.at/pip/en/hospr

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

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