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Admire the beautiful

Austrian Lake District

 

St Wolfgang
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Discover the Salzkammergut, Austria’s Lake District
    • Visit Alpine Berchtesgaden and see the Eagle’s Nest
    • Admire charming Bad Ischl and Hallstatt, two of the region’s most enchanting towns
    • Take in beautiful mountain views in St Wolfgang, and relax on board the Schafberg Rack Railway  

    Known as the Salzkammergut, Austria’s Lake District boasts 76 beautiful lakes, as well as intriguing traditions, and some of the most picturesque villages in the world - you’re sure to fall in love with this part of Austria.  Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Nature
    • Great for - Railway
    • Great for - Scenery


    Mountains of Berchtesgaden
      
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    Join our wonderful selection of included excursions to discover the Salzkammergut’s incredible sights. See the famous Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s former summer residence; and the charming Austrian towns of Bad Ischl and Hallstatt, boasting some of the most spectacular scenery in the region. We’ll also take a trip to St Wolfgang, situated on the banks of stunning Wolfgangsee, and will enjoy a scenic journey on the Schafberg Rack Railway.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Seehotel Huber

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    Surrounded by the Salzkammergut’s breath-taking landscape, the family-run Seehotel Huber can be found in the picturesque town of Abersee am Wolfgangsee. 

    • All rooms are en suite, with hairdryer, TV, and balcony
    • Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Official four-star rating
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  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Hallstatt
    Bad Ischl & Hallstatt
    These two lovely locations will make for a great day out. Bad Ischl is a scenic spa town in the Salzkammergut region, known for its close location to some of the most beautiful lakes in Austria. Meanwhile, the village of Hallstatt lies on the banks of Lake Hallstatter See and features pretty pastel-coloured houses.
    Mountains of Berchtesgaden
    Full Day: Eagle’s Nest and Berchtesgaden

    Join our excursion to the 'kehlsteinhaus' (Eagle's Nest) which is situated at the summit of the mountain Kehlstein, at a height of 1,834m. This building dates from the Third Reich-era and was Adolf Hitler’s summer retreat, presented to him on his 50th birthday. Today, it is an incredibly historically significant property and now hosts a restaurant, offering amazing views over the surrounding scenery.

    We’ll then explore the town of Berchtesgaden, a small historical location situated in a valley surrounded by the German Alps. Berchtesgaden has retained its original, charming character, with the house fronts, palace and market place still being decorated with pretty murals.

    St Wolfgang
    Full Day: St Wolfgang and Schafberg Rack Railway

    The charming lakeside resort of St Wolfgang is known for its 15th-century church, traditional old town with cobbled streets and frescoed houses. From here we’ll take a ride of nostalgia on the rack and pinion Schafberg railway up to the mountain peak and enjoy simply stunning views of the surrounding region.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Salzburg scenery
    Full Day: Salzburg

    The city of Salzburg makes for an excellent excursion - this destination is famous for being home to the Sound of Music. Enjoy the Old Town, with its impressive fortress and cathedral; take time out to visit the house where Mozart was born, or relax in the Mirabell Gardens.

    There are numerous architectural styles to be found in Salzburg, including Romanesque, gothic, renaissance, baroque and many more modern styles. We’ll be able to admire this architecture throughout our visit, as well as exploring the city itself to see its many attractions.

    Mondsee
    Half Day: St Gilgen and Mondsee

    Spend time exploring the picturesque town of St Gilgen, set on the banks of Wolfgangsee. Take in splendid views over the lake - this is the perfect spot for taking some wonderful photos - and admire the colourful houses in the town centre.

    We will also visit the pretty lakeside town of Mondsee. Take in its attractive marketplace lined with pastel coloured Baroque houses, as well as its promenade. Enjoy strolls along the tranquil lake, and see the church featured in the’ Sound of Music’s’ wedding scene.

    St Wolfgang
    Lake Wolfgang Cruise

    Join us for a relaxing cruise on one of the Salzkammergut’s most famous lakes - Lake Wolfgang. With its beautiful scenery and peaceful atmosphere, it’s easy to see why this lake is so popular. Be sure to bring your camera for this excellent experience!

    Salzburg
    Salzburg Guided City Tour
    The city of Salzburg is known for its splendid architecture, much of which is in the extraordinary baroque style. It’s also known for its use in the ‘Sound of Music’ with the grand views seen in the film visible in real life in the city. We’ll take a guided city tour to uncover Salzburg’s history and to see the sights in this captivating city.

 


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What's included

  • Return coach travel
  • Overnight stays on outbound and return journeys
  • Nine nights, daily breakfast, eight evening meals
  • Porterage
  • Three included excursions
  • Five optional excursions
SeeHotel Huber

Seehotel Huber

Surrounded by the Salzkammergut’s breath-taking landscape, the family-run Seehotel Huber can be found in the picturesque town of Abersee am Wolfgangsee.

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Seehotel Huber

  • SeeHotel Huber
  • SeeHotel Huber
  • SeeHotel Huber
  • SeeHotel Huber
  • SeeHotel Huber

Surrounded by the Salzkammergut’s breath-taking landscape, the family-run Seehotel Huber can be found in the picturesque town of Abersee am Wolfgangsee. 

  • All rooms are en suite, with hairdryer, TV, and balcony
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Official four-star rating
  • 2
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  • British Travel Awards
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