Feel as though you've stepped into a fairytale during this 8-hour tour of "Hohe Tauern," the largest national park in the Alps. Set beside a lake, surrounded by mountains, the area is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Austria — at any time of year. Spend a day away from the typical Salzburg tourist attractions as you explore the Castle of Werfen and the town of Zell am See, located in the heart of the national park.
After your Salzburg Hotel pickup, this 8-hour day tour will take you to the castle of Werfen from the 11th century. Located right in the Salzach River Valley that village is off the beaten tracks and also away from all the famous Salzburg tourist destinations, simply a local experience. The tour through the castle will take 1 hour (only in summer), after that you will enjoy the beauty of the mountains and nature on your way along the Salzach River to the highlight of that tour, Zell am See located right at the lake and surrounded by mountains.You will have 2.5 hours on your own to explore Zell am See, do a boat ride on the lake or explore Zell am See’s local mountain, the “Schmittenhoehe” at an elevation of 6600 feet (own expense) The return drive back to Salzburg will take you via St. Johann, Bischofshofen and Hallein.