1. day:Individual arrival in Bad Ischl.
In our information centre located in Bad Ischl you will get your travel documents. (Monday- Friday 4pm- 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 5pm – 6pm). Overnight stay in Bad Ischl.
2. day: Cycling: Bad Ischl – Lake Attersee
~19 km, altitude difference á299 m / â289 m
Start from Bad Ischl in the direction of Ebensee, along the river Traun - in Mitterweißenbach you turn left into the valley Weißenbachtal. At first slightly uphill through shady forests passing the Weißenbachklamm gorge with a picturesque chapel. In the village Weißenbach you reach the Attersee and your accommodation. If you wish you can continue and circumvent the beautiful Lake Attersee (approx. 50km)
Overnight stay in Weißenbach.
3. day: Cycling: Weißenbach – Lake Wolfgangsee
~42 km, altitude difference á 594 m / â 534 m
Cycle through the village Unterach via Loibichl to Lake Mondsee. In Mondsee don’t miss visiting the beautiful collegiate church. Along the right shore through St. Lorenz to Scharfling, turn right (short ascent to the Scharfling pass) past the Krottensee towards St.Gilgen, and further to Abersee.
Overnight stay at Lake Wolfgangsee.
4. day: Cycling: Relaxing day at Lake Wolfgangsee
~20 km, altitude difference á 229 m / â206 m
This day is a little more relaxing - enjoy the beautiful landscape around Lake Wolfgangsee. Leave Abersee along the cycle path to Fürberg. Take the ferry to Ried / summer school centre ”Ferienhort” and cycle along the lake to St. Wolfgang. We suggest a walk through the lively village with its attractions (pilgrimage church, the famous “Weisses Rössl”, …). Further along the cycle path to Schwarzenbach, Strobl / Weißenbach.
Overnight stay at Lake Wolfgangsee.
5. day: Cycling: Strobl – Lake Traunsee – Bad Ischl ~76 km, altitude difference á569 m / â644 m
From Weißenbach by Strobl towards Bad Ischl. Through Bad Ischl and then along the cycle path to Ebensee - you have reached Lake Traunsee. Take the ferry to Gasthof Hoisn, below Mount Traunstein. Continue along the lake to Gmunden and Traunkirchen past Ebenseee and finally back to Bad Ischl. Return your rented bikes here and continue by train to Bad Goisern.
Overnight stay in Bad Goisern.
6. day: Hiking: Bad Goisern – Eastern Lake Shore Hiking Trail – Obertraun - Hallstatt ~19 km, 5 h, altitude difference á 127 m / â102 m
From Bad Goisern in the direction of Lake Hallstättersee and along the eastern shore - with magnificent views of Hallstatt and the Dachstein Glacier - to Obertraun and further on to Hallstatt. Short cut: ferry from Hallstatt train station to Hallstatt market. Saving about 8km. Ferry has to be paid on the spot. Hallstatt is rich in cultural attractions - especially the prehistoric museum invites you to learn about Hallstatt’s long-standing history as salt town.
Overnight stay in Hallstatt
7. day: Hiking: Hallstatt – Bad Aussee ~ 17 km, 5-6 hrs, difference altitude á 414 m / â 277 m.
After following the lake shore to Obertraun you enter the romantic Koppental valley. A themed trail leads along the Traun River through the valley to Bad Aussee.
Overnight stay in Bad Aussee.
8. day: Hiking: Bad Aussee – Bad Ischl ~ 25 km, 8 hrs, difference altitude á 517 m / â 703 m
Hike to Altaussee and ascent to the Blaa-Alm mountain pasture through the Rettenbach valley back to Bad Ischl. If you depart on the 8th day you can pick up your luggage at the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH Service Centre. Otherwise luggage waits for you in the hotel if you have booked additional nights in the Salzkammergut region.
Individual departure or additional nights.