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From Vienna: Panoramic Austrian Alps Tour to Hallstatt

Product ID: 66823
Journey through the Austrian Alps and visit the lakeside resort of Salzkammergut on a panoramic sightseeing tour from Vienna. Take a guided tour of the village of Hallstatt and visit the historic Admont Abbey.
About this activity
Duration: 13 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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  • Travel along a panoramic road through the heart of the Austrian Alps
  • Visit one of the oldest monasteries in Austria at Admont Abbey
  • Take a guided walk through the village of Hallstatt
Full description
Depart Vienna and travel along a panoramic road through the heart of the Austrian Alps. Visit one of the oldest monasteries in Austria at Admont Abbey on the banks of the Enns River, and marvel at the Baroque architecture of the building, famous for its vast monastic library.

Take a guided walk through the village of Hallstatt and learn about its remarkable history. Explore the culture of the region as you get stunning views of the mountains rising abruptly from the narrow valleys. Continue to the town of Gmunden, popular as a health resort for its warm climate and fascinating scenery.

Get a stunning view of the 11th-century castle of Schloss Ort in the middle of Traunsee lake. Soak up the peaceful atmosphere of the town, known for its traditional crafts since the 17th century, and purchase souvenirs before the drive back to Vienna.
  • Hotel pick-up from centrally located Vienna hotels (postcodes 1010 to 1090)
  • Transportation
  • Guided walking tour of Hallstatt
  • Entrance ticket to Admont Abbey
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel drop off
  • Pick-up from apartments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the Tourist Information Office, Albertinaplatz 1, A-1010 Vienna.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
Free hotel pick-up is possible from Vienna central hotels only (postcodes 1010 to 1090). Please provide your hotel name and address before 05:00 pm a day before the tour. Pick-up from apartments not possible.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 134 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.1 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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This tour is worth considering if you don't want to have to worry about where to go, and driving conditions. The guide kept us on time, although it felt rushed at our meal breaks/WC breaks along the way. The guide, Elena, was super knowledgeable about the region, and had great stories to share, suggestions on where to visit next time. Not sure I would go to Hallstaat if given the opportunity again. Felt like the local community is quite overburdened with tourists. I couldn't imagine living there, with the deluge of visitors they receive, and I went during Corona Virus fears had cut those numbers significantly.

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March 8, 2020

Our trip to Hallstatt was a great day and we had adequate time in the village if you opt out of the walking tour. The stop at Admont library was unique and a beautiful place we did not expect. Be prepared for a long day travelling from Vienna but it’s the sacrifice for seeing it all. Just wish the bus had wifi to pass some time!

January 13, 2020

From pick-up to drop-off the whole trip was excellent. The guide and driver were very professional. The guide had a very detailed knowledge of the history of the area. The only slight comment I would make on the bus is that it would be great if there were some usb charging points as my phone went very low and it would have been dreadful if I had missed out on taking as many photos as I would have liked. My phone had battery 1% remaining when we arrived back in Vienna. However, this is only an observation not a criticism and it did not in any way distract from our fantastic trip.

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January 7, 2020

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Product ID: 66823