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From Salzburg: Private Tour of Hallstatt

From Salzburg: Private Tour of Hallstatt

From US$ 566.01 per group up to 8

Venture into Austria's Lake District on a private tour from Salzburg, and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut region. Journey along the emerald-green Fuschlsee, see the emperor's summer palace in Bad Ischl and more

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up from centrally located hotels, or a location of your choice on request, in Salzburg.
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  • Experience the beauty of the Austrian Lake District
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt and discover the pearl of the Salzkammergut
  • Travel through 7,000 years of history
  • Marvel at the Gosausee, with the glistening Dachstein glacier as its backdrop
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Salzburg (or any other location in the city on request), and meet your private driver/guide for an excursion to Hallstatt. Journey along the shores of the emerald-green Fuschlsee to the Schloss Fuschl (Fuschl Castle), and then continue to St. Gilgen to take a stunning photo of the beautiful scenery from a great view point. Depart St. Gilgen and drive along the shores of Wolfgangsee lake en route to Bad Ischl, famous for its spa and the imperial summer palace. Next, make your way through picturesque Bad Goisern to reach one of the highlights of the tour at the stunning town of Hallstatt, considered the pearl of Austria's Lake District. Upon arrival in Hallstatt, your guide will point out all the hidden gems and must-see sights. You will have 2.5 hours to explore the town, allowing plenty of time for lunch in one of the lakeside restaurants (own expense). Leave Hallstatt and make your way back to Salzburg via the Gosausee lake, where a backdrop of the glistening Dachstein glacier awaits you for a short stop. Travel through the Dachstein mountain range, passing the ski resort area from Russbach to Golling before drop off at your hotel or any location of your choice in Salzburg. 
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Driver/guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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  • Smoking
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5 /5

based on 30 reviews

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Our day with Luciano in Hallstatt was perfectly magical. While the weather certainly helped (snow for Australians is especially lovely) so did the company of our expert guide/driver, Luciano. Pickup was on time, and he kept us informed and entertained all the way to Hallstatt, allowing us opportunities to stop and take photos if we wished. At Hallstatt, he guided us to the best vantage points for pictures, pointed out things we otherwise wouldn’t have known or seen, and gave us time at our leisure to eat lunch and explore. Hallstatt is the most beautiful place, and well worth a visit, especially with Luciano to guide you.

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December 13, 2019

The tour to Hallstatt was very enjoyable and scenic, many views took my breath away. It was fun travelling with Michael to Hallstatt and stopping by some of the lakes and towns, also to hear about the history of the area. Michael was intent to helping visitors have a positive experience in Salzburg so I appreciate his professionalism as a guide. Also the weather plays a big part in the experience and the weather yesterday was perfect.

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December 5, 2019

Fabulous Hallstatt tour

My daughter and I had the privilege of having a great guide named Carlos, from start to finish he made our trip memorable and suited to us. Along the way to Hallstatt he was kind enough to take us to places of interest that we did not have the opportunity to see whilst visiting Salzburg. Extremely informative and knowledgable and with a great sense of humour. Arriving at Hallstatt Carlos pointed us in the right direction to the main attractions and recommended places to eat and visit. We were able to do all these things with enough time to take in the spectacular views without being rushed. Also a very comfortable and clean vehicle with a bottle of water thrown in. Highly recommended you’ll not be disappointed. Thank you Carlos for a superb trip

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March 14, 2019

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