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 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 / 25-34mi) DAY 4 Cycle to Bad Ischl or Lake Traunsee (45km / 28mi (with train) or 65km / 40mi) DAY 5 Follow the brine pipeline and cross high pastures to Altaussee, bus to Bad Aussee (5-6hrs) DAY 6 Cycle to Hallstatt or Bad Goisern (30-42km / 18.5-26mi) DAY 7 Walk along alpine trails on the flanks of Mt Krippenstein (3-8hrs), overnight Hallstatt DAY 8 Ferry across Lake Hallstatt, cycle to Lake Wolfgangsee (35-45km /22-28mi) DAY 9 Trip concludes
Daily from 6 May to 22 Oct
Option to upgrade to a 4 star hotel in Bad Aussee is available - supplement applies. Option to rent a GPS device - supplement applies.
*8 breakfasts, 8 dinners *8 nights in 3 star hotels and guesthouses on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities *11 speed bike rental (electric bike available on request - supplement applies) with pannier, handlebar bag, lock, pump and repair kit *luggage transfer *bike transfers on walking days *ferry on Lake Hallstatt incl. bike *cable car for Mt Krippenstein and entrance to ice & mammoth cave *information pack including route notes and maps per room *Salzkammergut card *ferry Abersee to St Wolfgang *emergency hotline