Salzburg Super Saver: Austrian Lakes, Mountains and Salt Mines

Day Trips & Excursions in Berchtesgaden

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from$100.16
4.4 out of 5

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Combine two popular Salzburg tours and enjoy a full Salzburg experience! With your professional guide, spend time in the Austrian Alps experiencing the breathtaking scenery of the Lake District, one of Austria’s most beautiful regions. Discover impressive sites such as Fuschl Castle and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Wolfgang. Then, spend your afternoon discovering the salt mines, visiting the picturesque Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden, and taking a raft ride and train trip. The picturesque, contrasting scenery will make this day unforgettable.
Salt Mines Start your day leaving Mirabellplatz with your comfortable coach to visit the 450-year-old salt mines. The site is located below Obersalzberg, a mountainside complex home to the Eagle’s Nest, famous for being Hitler's retreat. Walk in miners’ footsteps while wearing traditional mining outfits as you descend into the grottos. Your guide will tell you fascinating tales and interesting facts about this underground world as you explore. Then, float on the salt lake in a raft with your guide, descending to the mine grotto, before enjoying a train trip around the lake. Your tour continues to the picturesque Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden. Wander through the charming streets independently before relaxing on the drive back to Salzburg. Enjoy an hour of free time in Mirabellplatz to have lunch at one of the nearby restaurants (own expense) before your next tour.Austrian Lakes and Mountains In the afternoon travel by comfortable coach to beautiful Austrian lakes and through mountain landscapes. Experience the breathtaking scenery of one of Austria's most beautiful regions, the Lake District, full of historical landmarks. From afar, see the impressive Fuschl Castle, once the Prince Archbishop's holiday residence and today a luxury hotel. In the town of St Wolfgang, stop for a visit of the famous winged Gothic altar church. Then, relax at the White Horse Inn Hotel for refreshments (own expense) before enjoying a 25-minute boat ride on Lake Wolfgang to the village of St Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born. Passing Huttenstein Castle from afar, continue along beautiful Lake Mondsee with your coach before returning to Mirabellplatz.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Boat ride (1 May to 26 October)
  • Coffee and Cake (27 October to 30 April)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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