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Hiker on the shore of Lake Schwarzensee

Lake Wolfgangsee – based in one hotel with charm

The most beautiful lake in the Salzkammergut

7 Days / 6 Nights
Moderate Walking
Hiker on the shore of Lake Schwarzensee

Lake Wolfgangsee – holiday destination and dream spot for every bliss hiker: marvellous routes lead in all directions, rural inns and local specialities spoil the palate, culture and unique sceneries in perfect combination. Explore the most beautiful hiking paths around the lake, visit the imperial town of Bad Ischl, by cable car glide up to a panoramic peak and take a boat ride across the turquoise-blue water. Naturally you also come across stupendous swimming spots, idyllic alps and marvellous places for lunch. In the afternoon you enjoy pure relaxation in the tranquil hotel grounds and in the ‚stream-spa‘ of your accommodation. Excellent regional cuisine builds you up for the next day of hiking in the enchanting Salzkammergut.

Every day, this walking holiday provides wonderful hiking experiences in the shape of hiking tours based in one hotel in the picturesque Salzkammergut region. In the evening you return to your comfortable accommodation, Hotel Bergrose located in Strobl, and enjoy the full comfort of hiking with Charm.

  • Endless views from the Zwölferhorn peak: On day 3 of your hiking holiday, the route takes you to the summit of Mount Zwölferhorn. Starting from St. Gilgen, you glide up to an altitude of 1.522 metres in a modern gondola. Here you can expect an incomparable panoramic view over the beautiful sceneries of the Salzkammergut and Lake Wolfgangsee.
  • Alp bliss in the Salzkammergut: A typical alp snack is definitely part of a successful hiking holiday in Austria. Take your time and enjoy the traditional hospitality of the region.
  • Sweet delicacies in Bad Ischl: Day 4 of this hiking holiday is all about a circular hike in Bad Ischl and to Lake Nussensee. You should definitely try the famous ‘Zaunerstollen’ at Café Zauner in the imperial town of Bad Ischl.

This active holiday is assigned our level of difficulty ‘Moderate Walking’. You always proceed on nice hiking trails or gravel roads through the picturesque natural landscapes in the Salzkammergut region. Magnificent alpine and mountain scenery included. With a basic fitness level, the daily stages with walking times of up to 4.5 hours become a wonderful experience. Particularly comfortable: the stages can also be shortened by public transport.

On our ‘Hiking Tours with Charm’ you can enjoy the full service of our individual active holidays while staying in very special accommodation with that extra something in the best location. That means you can look forward to luxury furnishings and decor in the local style, as well as cuisine at the highest level. Many of our hotels with charm also offer large pools and a wellness area where you can relax after a lovely day of hiking.

Itinerary at a glance

From Hotel Bergrose in Strobl, discover one of the most beautiful corners of the Salzkammergut. The enchanting Schwarzensee, the magnificent panorama at the Zwölferhorn and the fine pastries in Bad Ischl are just a few examples.

Embark on a stroll along the meadow path to Strobl zum See or ascend Mount Theresienstein, a little peak situated directly behind the hotel.

Initial hike from St. Wolfgang up to Lake Schwarzensee, a deep blue mountain lake situated amidst wooded hills. Take your lunch break at the „Lore am See“ and enjoy freshly smoked whole trout and traditional sweet dishes. The descent leads through the Wirerschlucht-gorge or along the alp path and takes you into the Beraubucht-bay, where you hike along a spectacular panorama-path directly above the waters of Lake Wolfgangsee to Strobl.

Effortlessly you glide up the mountain to the Zwölferhorn peak. Here you are at an altitude of 1000m higher than the green-blue surface of the lake. The view is fantastic all the way to the snow-covered Mount Dachstein. The circular high-altitude path and the circular alp route to the Spitzeck offer panoramic views at its best. After a break in a rustic mountain hut you joyfully descend by cable car back to the valley.

A visit to the imperial town of Bad Ischl featuring a stunning esplanade, the romantic Café Zauner and the many beautiful villas. Afterwards you proceed via the Golgotha uphill to Lake Nussensee, a hidden little mountain lake situated amidst the forest. Leisurely you walk along the river back to Lake Wolfgangsee.

An extensive circular alp tour around the peak of Mount Sparber awaits. Past the game park featuring deer and ibex you proceed deeply into the copious mountain areas. The circular path leads you via the Schartenalm-alp with its impressive location between jagged rockfaces finally to the ‚Mahdhäusl‘. Here you take a break at a mountain farmhouse with best views onto the lake and Mount Schafberg situated opposite. After that you continue through the marvellous nature reserve on the lake back to your hotel.

A hiking classic on Lake Wolfgangsee. Along the footsteps of pilgrims from the lovely pilgrimage church in St Wolfgang past the cog railway up to the hermitage of Saint Wolfgang. Far up you enjoy a view from the spectacular Falkensteinwand mountain face, towering 200m vertically above the lake. You descend into the idyllic bay Fürbergbucht and proceed through the charming ‚Brunnwinkel‘ along the lake to St. Gilgen.

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Route information

Moderate Walking

You always walk on easy hiking paths, gravel roads or trails. Daily routes lead you across meadows, through forests and fantastic alp- and mountain scenery. Some basic fitness level is required for walking times of up to 4.5 hours. You can be flexible with your tours and shorten them by using public transport. That way you have plenty of time left to enjoy cultural highlights, traditional hospitality and the most beautiful swimming spots in peace and quiet.

Prices & Dates

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Prices per person in EUR

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Further details about this tour

Included

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • 1 multi-course gourmet menu („Lake Sushi“ or classical in the ‚Rosenstüberl‘)
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • 1 boat trip Lake Wolfgangsee
  • 2 cable car rides Zwölferhorn (ascent & descent)

  • 1 rental bike 21-gears (unisex)
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • App for Navigation and GPS-data available
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • By train to Salzburg and by bus to Wolfgangsee (approx. 1 hour). Or by train to Bad Ischl and by bus to Wolfgangsee (approx. 30 min).
  • Salzburg or Munich airports.
  • Parking: hotel parking spaces free of charge, no reservation necessary.

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Public bus rides, approx. EUR 25 per person
  • The order of the individual hikes is variable
  • For the duration of your hiking week we have included a rental bike, with which you can embark on additional trips in the region as you please or simply use it to cycle to the lake
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of €20 per room.

Services & Information

Further details about this tour

Included

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • 1 multi-course gourmet menu („Lake Sushi“ or classical in the ‚Rosenstüberl‘)
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • 1 boat trip Lake Wolfgangsee
  • 2 cable car rides Zwölferhorn (ascent & descent)

 

  • 1 rental bike 21-gears (unisex)
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French)
  • App for Navigation and GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • By train to Salzburg and by bus to Wolfgangsee (approx. 1 hour). Or by train to Bad Ischl and by bus to Wolfgangsee (approx. 30 min).
  • Salzburg or Munich airport.
  • Parking: hotel parking spaces free of charge, no reservation necessary.

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Rides by public buses, cost approx. EUR 25 per person
  • The order of the individual hikes is variable.
  • For the duration of your hiking week we have included a rental bike, with which you can embark on additional trips in the region as you please or simply use it to cycle to the lake.
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of €20 per room.

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