Austrian Lakes Hike & Bike
From the enchanting alpine lakes of the Salzkammergut, along quiet cycle paths and mountain trails, this multi activity adventure delves into the stunning landscapes to ensure a full appreciation of the Austrian Lakes district. Cycle through pastures and alongside magnificent mountain ringed lakes to the World Heritage town of Hallstatt, the 'Sound of Music' town of Mondsee and the old Kaiser town of Bad Ischl. Explore old castles and ancient salt mines, hike forest trails to view striking glaciers and soak up the warm hospitality of carefully handpicked mountain hotels and guesthouses.
DAY 1 Arrive Lake Wolfgangsee DAY 2 Walk to Lake Schwarzensee (4-5hrs) DAY 3 Cycle via Mondsee to Lake Attersee (40-55km) DAY 4 Cycle to Bad Ischl (45km (with train) or 65km) DAY 5 Follow the brine pipeline and cross high pastures to Bad Aussee/Altaussee (5-6hrs) DAY 6 Cycle from Altaussee to Hallstatt (30-42km) DAY 7 Walk along alpine trails on the flanks of Mt Krippenstein (3-8hrs) DAY 8 Cycle to Lake Wolfgangsee (35-5km) DAY 9 Trip concludes
Daily departures from 3 May to 20 Oct
*8 breakfasts, 8 dinners *8 nights in 3 star hotels and guesthouses on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities *luggage transfer *bike transfers on walking days *ferry on Lake Hallstatt incl. bike *cable car for Mt Krippenstein and entrance to ice cave *information pack including route notes and maps *Salzkammergut card *Ferry Abersee to St Wolfgang *arrival briefing *emergency hotline