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  • Location: Salzburg, Austria
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)

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Combine two popular Salzburg tours and enjoy a full Salzburg experience! With your professional guide, spend time in the Austrian Alps experiencing the breathtaking scenery of the Lake District, one of Austria’s most beautiful regions. Discover impressive sites such as Fuschl Castle and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Wolfgang. Then, spend your afternoon discovering the salt mines, visiting the picturesque Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden, and taking a raft ride and train trip. The picturesque, contrasting scenery will make this day unforgettable.

Highlights

  • Salzburg Super Saver tour to Austrian lakes, Alps and salt mines
  • Take guided sightseeing tours of Salzburg and Austria’s beautiful Lake District
  • See Fuschl Castle and Castle Huttenstein, two impressive historic sites
  • Enjoy a boat ride on Lake Wolfgang to the picturesque village of St Gilgen
  • Admire amazing panoramic views of Salzburg and the Bavarian Alps
  • Descend into 450-year-old salt mines with your expert guide
  • Transport by comfortable, air-conditioned coach

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What You Can Expect

Salzburg Super Saver: Austrian Lakes, Mountains and Salt Mines

Salzburg Super Saver: Austrian Lakes, Mountains and Salt Mines

Salt Mines
Start your day leaving Mirabellplatz with your comfortable coach to visit the 450-year-old salt mines. The site is located below Obersalzberg, a mountainside complex home to the Eagle’s Nest, famous for being Hitler's retreat. Walk in miners’ footsteps while wearing traditional mining outfits as you descend into the grottos. Your guide will tell you fascinating tales and interesting facts about this underground world as you explore. Then, float on the salt lake in a raft with your guide, descending to the mine grotto, before enjoying a train trip around the lake.

Your tour continues to the picturesque Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden. Wander through the charming streets independently before relaxing on the drive back to Salzburg. Enjoy an hour of free time in Mirabellplatz to have lunch at one of the nearby restaurants (own expense) before your next tour.

Austrian Lakes and Mountains

In the afternoon travel by comfortable coach to beautiful Austrian lakes and through mountain landscapes. Experience the breathtaking scenery of one of Austria's most beautiful regions, the Lake District, full of historical landmarks. From afar, see the impressive Fuschl Castle, once the Prince Archbishop's holiday residence and today a luxury hotel.

In the town of St Wolfgang, stop for a visit of the famous winged Gothic altar church. Then, relax at the White Horse Inn Hotel for refreshments (own expense) before enjoying a 25-minute boat ride on Lake Wolfgang to the village of St Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born. Passing Huttenstein Castle from afar, continue along beautiful Lake Mondsee with your coach before returning to Mirabellplatz.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

This was by far the best tour of our experience. Our guide was top notch and got us good comfortable seats for the boat ride. The scenery was outstanding and everyone should visit Salzburg once in their lives. Everything and everyone was always on time which is very important to me. Thanks, K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

This was a great tour, the Salt Mines were just great a lot of information and fun. The Austrian lakes are wonderful got great pitchers of the lakes. The boat ride was a great way to see lake Wolfgang, the tour guide was wonderful he kept us laughing. I would recommend this tour to everybody. Everything was timed just right, enough time for lunch and walking around.

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