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 unspoiled Lake Schwarzensee to Lake Atterseee - Austria’s largest inland lake, as far as the greatly-praised Lake Wolfgangsee. 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 in pensions or breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns (4* hotel in the emperor´s city Bad Ischl)
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x welcome drink
  • 1 x Hiking map of the Salzkammergut area + detailed routing (per room)
  • 1 x Hiking bus to Burggrabenklamm
  • 1 x Ferry ride on Lake Wolfgangsee (Abersee St. Wolfgang)
  • 1 x Salzkammergut Souvenir
  • Daily 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 09.00am - 07.00pm (including weekends)


1st day: Individual arrival in Bad Ischl.
You will receive your detailed travel documents at your accommodation.
Overnight stay in Bad Ischl

2nd day: Bad Ischl Lake Attersee
~ 24 km, 7-8 hrs, difference in altitude
á 584 m / â 584 m        
Start your hiking tour directly in Bad Ischl – walk to Kalvarienbergkirche church and on the “Elisabeth Forest Trail” to Rußbach - Schwarzensee - Eisenau - Burgau at Lake Attersee - walk to your accommodation along the lake shore to Weissenbach.
Overnight stay in Weissenbach

3rd day: Lake Attersee – Lake Wolfgangsee
22,5 km, 8-9 hrs, difference in altitudeá930 m / â870 m
Take the hiking bus to the access point Burggrabenklamm. A spectacular trail leads through the narrow gorge to the flanks of Mount Schafberg. You continue between Attersee and Mondsee – on the Hiking path 17A. You will pass the Scharfling pass, descent to St. Gilgen and walk along the lake towards Abersee.
It is possible to take the bus from St. Gilgen to Abersee.
Overnight stay in Abersee

4th day: Lake Wolfgangsee
~ 7,5 km, 2-3 hrs, difference in altitude
á 164 m / â 141 m
Zinkenbach / Stockach – boat trip to St. Wolfgang – possibility to take the famous cogwheel railway up to Mount Schafberg (1760 m) – time for a stroll through St. Wolfgang – on to Berau. Bürglpromenade to Strobl centre – Weißenbach.
Overnight stay in Strobl/Weißenbach

5th day: Baerenpfad Trail Strobl to Bad Goisern
~ 21 km, 8 hrs, difference in altitudeá895 m / â977 m
Along the Strobler Weißenbach river to Kammersbach hut and from the Chorinsky Klause along the Goiserer Weißenbach river to Bad Goisern
Overnight stay in Bad Goisern

6th day: Bad Goisern – Obertraun – Koppental valley – Bad Aussee
28,5 km, 9 hrs, difference in altitudeá396 / â214 m
Hike along the eastern lake shore of Lake Hallstättersee to Obertraun and further on through the romantic Koppental valley. A themed trail leads along the Traun river through the valley to Bad Aussee
(It is also possible to take the train from Obertraun / Koppen to Bad Aussee, payable on spot)
Overnight stay in Bad Aussee

7th day: Bad Aussee – Oberleislingalm – Bad Goisern,
~ 6-7 h, 19 km, difference in altitude: á 500 m / â 660 m
From Bad Aussee you walk past the Alpengarten (lovely Alpine garden well worth seeing) and the historic salt mountain of Aussee through a gorgeous mountain pasture area to Bad Goisern. Train or bus back to Bad Ischl (to pay on spot)
Overnight stay in Bad Ischl

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


A: 5x pensions +2x ***hotels/inns in double room with breakfast



Supplement for single room per week



B: 7x ***/****hotels/inns in double room with breakfast



Supplement half board per week



Supplement single room per 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, max. 2 children):
  0 –   5,9 years: 100 %               6 – 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. Location of the accommodation are mainly close to the trails.

Information for arrivals by car:
The parking place does not always situate next to the accommodation but on a public parking place. (Possible 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.

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

We recommend travel cancellation insurance.

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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