Austrian Lakes and Mountains Half-Day Tour from Salzburg

Day Trips & Excursions in Austria

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On the Austrian Lakes and Mountains Salzburg Sightseeing Tour, experience the breathtaking beauty of one of Austria's most beautiful regions - the Lake District - just beyond the gates of Salzburg. Your tour begins with a scenic view of Salzburg before touring the scenic and historical landmarks of the beautiful Lake District - the region where Salzburg's Prince Archbishops held royal hunts and the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph and his family spent their summer vacations.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & SpaThe tour will leave Salzburg and pass by the impressive hunting castle Fuschl, today a luxury hotel, where Salzburg's Prince Archbishops spent many seasons.Stop At: WolfgangseeExplore the little town of St. Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born and enjoy a 45-minute boat ride across the Wolfgangsee to St. Wolfgang (from 1 May to 26 October). During winter time, instead of the boat ride, there will be a coffee break (included) at one of traditional Austrian coffee house.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Pfarre St. Wolfgang, St. Wolfgang, Upper AustriaIn St Wolfgang there is time to visit the famous winged gothic altar by Michael Pacher inside the Pfarre St. Wolfgang. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Hotel Im Weissen RösslThere will also be a stop at the White Horse Inn for refreshments (not included). Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Krottensee, Gmunden, Upper AustriaWe continue our journey along lake Krottensee. Pass By: Schloss Huttenstein, St Gilgen, Austrian AlpsWe'll also pass Schloss Hüttenstein on our return journey to Salzburg. The ever-changing and contrasting scenery will make this tour an unforgettable memory.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Local guide
  • Boat trip (May 01 to October 26 only)
  • Coffee and cake (27 Oct to 30 April)
  • Entry/Admission - Wolfgangsee

What’s not included

  • Hotel drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks


  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water