On this 8-hour private tour from Salzburg you will not only experience the natural beauty of the Lake District including a visit of the Sound of Music Wedding Church in Mondsee and one of the most famous lake villages of the World, the World Heritage Village Hallstatt you will also visit the Ice Cave and/or the 5fingers lookout platform, one of the most breathtaking viewing platforms in the Alps.
Having a professional local guide and a luxury private vehicle ensures to save time and get the maximum out of a full day private sightseeing tour to Hallstatt. After your Salzburg hotel pickup (or any other site in Salzburg), your journey will take you straight to the first highlight of that tour, the Sound of Music Wedding Church in Mondsee. There is ample of time to see the inside and outside of that beautiful church and as well to explore Mondsee town center.
The next highlight is Wolfgang Lake and the villages St. Gilgen and St. Wolfgang. Capture a picture of the emerald lake before arriving at the next town, in Bad Ischl. The drive will take you through Bad Ischl, which is famous for the “Kaiser” (Emperor) Villa and the Café Zauner, and on to Bad Goisern, Hallstatt and Obertraun. The focus on this tour is the Dachstein mountain with Ice Cave and the 5fingers viewing platform. Probably depending on the day's weather you will spend more or less time at the Dachstein Mountain. Experience the extraordinary panoramic view over Hallstatt with lake and the extensive mountain scenery from this very unique viewing platform, which hovers about 4500 feet above Lake Hallstaettersee. After spectacular views and a visit of the outstanding ice cave you can decide to have lunch at the mountain or in Hallstatt.
After that very unique experience drive with your guide to the best view point of Hallstatt. Your private guide will point out the must-sees of Hallstatt to you, which include another beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", Hallstatt's local residence area and more. The return drive back to Salzburg will take you via Gosau (including another great photo stop!), Dachstein Mountain Range, Russbach and Golling.