Fantastic view of Lake Hallstatt

A hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut

Nature and indulgence

From the beautiful Wolfgangsee, over the imperial town of Bad Ischl, up to the Salt trails of Hallstat – a hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut doesn’t only have a lot to offer in terms of culture. Experience the breath taking natural scenery and panoramic views during your hiking holiday in the heart of Austria.

Stunning hiking scenery at lake Wolfgangsee with the village of St. Wolfgang

Walk on Austrian historical trails

Located on the northern edge of the Alps, and nestled between numerous lakes lies the Salzkammergut. Also known as the ‘tenth state of Austria’, it radiates charm. The Salzkammergut has kept up traditions until the present day, and these are active throughout the year. So keep your eyes peeled during your hiking trip in the Salzkammergut. Maybe you will spy an ‘Ausseer Trommelweib’ (special clothing worn during carnival) or traditional regional clothing. The magic of the Royal history still blows over the region. It’s almost as if Emperor Franz Josef and Sisi still live in one of the villas.

The most popular hiking tours in the Salzkammergut

Our tour tips

Alm hiking in the Salzkammergut

Hover over the pastures of the Zwölferhorn by cable car, wander romantic paths to the Zinkenbachklamm natural monument and enjoy breath taking views. Enjoy a hike through the idyllic Salzkammergut where leisure hikers, animal lovers and families get their money’s worth.

Salzkammergut and Ausseerland

Discover the most beautiful corners of the Salzkammergut, enjoy a boat trip on the Wolfgangsee and taste culinary delights on a hike to the Blaa Alm. During the seven-day tour, you will hike between the peaks and the lakes and can look forward to uninterrupted views over the Dachstein and the Totes Gebirge.

Tour character

Alpine Pasture Hike in the Salzkammergut

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Tour character

Salzkammergut & Ausseerland with Charm

7 Days | Self-guided tour

Dachstein High-Altitude Circuit

During the hiking trip on the Dachstein, you will experience the impressive morning atmosphere, fascinating views and impressive glaciers. Look forward to a demanding mountain hike that will delight every mountain enthusiast with its solitude and silence.

Ten-Lakes Tour

10 lakes in 10 days. That’s the theme of this hiking trip. From the Fuschlsee over the Atersee to the Hallstättersee you can admire a different lake every day and marvel at the region’s most beautiful places. Here hikers on the lakes can also be guaranteed culinary and cultural delights.

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Dachstein High Altitude Circular Path

8 Days | Self-guided tour
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Mountain Hiking

Ten Lakes Trekking Tour

8 Days | Self-guided tour

Pleasure hiking in the Salzkammergut

On your hiking tour you will meet picturesque villages, idyllic lakes and romantic hiking trails. You will not only walk through the imperial town of Bad Ischl, but also through the World Heritage region of Hallstatt and admire the treasures of the landscape.

Styrian Salzkammergut

The natural paradise in Ausseerland offers hiking enthusiasts a variety of flora and fauna, impressive mountain scenery and picturesque alpine landscapes. Lonely paths and varied landscapes make the heart of every hiking enthusiast beat faster.

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Moderate Walking

Lake Walking in Austria’s Salzkammergut

8 Days | Self-guided tour
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Styrian Salzkammergut

7 Days | Self-guided tour

Useful information about your hiking holiday in the Salzkammergut

Hiking highlight deep blue lakes in the Salzkammergut

Hiking trips in the Salzkammergut: more lakes!

Hiking tours with Eurohike will take you past the most beautiful lakes in the region. So you won’t miss a watery highlight in the Salzkammergut.

The lakes are dotted around the Salzkammergut like small, turquoise blue patches of tranquillity. There are 20, and they extend over the entire region. Ideal for hiking breaks, or to give your feet a welcome cooling off.

The lakes of the Salzkammergut

Bathing lakes in the Ausseerland

  • Grundlsee
  • Toplitzsee
  • Altausseer See
  • Sommersberger See
  • Ödensee

Bathing lakes in the Dachstein-Salzkammergut

  • Hallstättersee
  • Gosausee

Bathing lakes in the Attersee-Salzkammergut

  • Attersee

Bathing lakes Wolfgangsee

  • Wolfgangsee

Bathing lakes Mondsee region​​​​​​​

  • Mondsee
  • Irrsee

Bathing lakes Fuschl​​​​​​​

  • Fuschlsee
  • Hintersee
  • Wiestalstausee
Refreshment at the fountain in Hallstatt village

Picturesque towns in Austria’s lake landscape

Between lakes, the small towns of the Salzkammergut are threaded like pearls. Many of them exude the charm of bygone days. When the imperial family moved out to a summer resort, they always chose the Salzkammergut as their favourite destination. Numerous references are still present today, be it the baroque style or in a sweet treat. Topfenstrudel and Maronispitz tasted as good then as they do today.

Traditional accommodation at the Genneralp: Poschn hut

Perfectly organised hiking holidays in the Salzkammergut

Walking without worries; we at Eurohike take care of you. Not only do we provide tailor-made travel documents for our original tours, but we also ensure that your luggage is transported from one accommodation to the next. Thus, you wander to each stage carefree and without luggage.

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We are happy to answer your questions about the hiking trails in the Salzkammergut as well as our services and packages! Of course, also to other Eurohike regions such as Tyrol!

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