Austrian Lakes Hike & Bike
From the enchanting alpine lakes of the Salzkammergut, along quiet cycle paths and mountain trails, this multi-activity adventure delves into the stunning landscapes to ensure a full appreciation of the Austrian Lakes district. Cycle through pastures and alongside magnificent mountain ringed lakes to the World Heritage town of Hallstatt, the town of Mondsee and the old Kaiser town of Bad Ischl. Explore old castles and ancient salt mines, hike forest trails to view striking glaciers and soak up the warm hospitality of carefully handpicked mountain hotels and guesthouses.
|DAY 1||Arrive Lake Wolfgangsee|
|DAY 2||Walk to Lake Schwarzensee (4-5hrs)|
|DAY 3||Cycle via Mondsee to Lake Attersee (40-55km / 25-34mi)|
|DAY 4||Cycle to Bad Ischl or Lake Traunsee (45km / 28mi (with train) or 65km / 40mi)|
|DAY 5||Follow the brine pipeline and cross high pastures to Altaussee, bus to Bad Aussee (5-6hrs)|
|DAY 6||Cycle to Hallstatt or Bad Goisern (30-42km / 18.5-26mi)|
|DAY 7||Walk along alpine trails on the flanks of Mt Krippenstein (3-8hrs), overnight Hallstatt|
|DAY 8||Ferry across Lake Hallstatt, cycle to Lake Wolfgangsee (35-45km /22-28mi)|
|DAY 9||Trip concludes|
An energetic way to explore the Austrian lake district via cycle and hiking, enjoying tasty refreshments along the route, with magnificent views and amazing history, towns and people.