• Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 142.29 View price calendar

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Grab your camera and set out to explore the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Salzkammergut on this full-day tour from Vienna. Admire the Baroque beauty of Admont Abbey, enjoy a guided walking tour of Hallstatt village and shop for traditional handicrafts in Gmunden. Along the way, soak up the scenery as you journey through the mountains and lakes of the Austrian Alps.

Highlights

  • Full-day Hallstatt and Admont Abbey tour from Vienna
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Austrian Alps and UNESCO-listed Salzkammergut
  • Visit lakeside villages like Hallstatt and Gmunden
  • Tour the historic Admont Abbey, one of the oldest in Austria
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up, entrance fees and round-trip transport

What You Can Expect

Alpine Panoramic Hallstatt Day Trip Tour from Vienna including Admont Abbey Visit

Admont Abbey

Meet your guide at your central Vienna hotel and set out on the scenic journey to Salzkammergut. Keep your camera to hand as you wind through the heart of the Austrian Alps and marvel at the panoramic mountain views.

Stop at Admont Abbey, one of Austria’s oldest abbeys, where you can admire the grand Baroque architecture and take a peek in the library – the largest monastic library in the world.

Pass through the UNESCO-listed landscapes of Salzkammergut en-route to Hallstatt village, and hear about the region’s historic significance and rich mining heritage from your guide. Then, set out on a walking tour and follow your guide along the pretty lakefront, past the medieval half-timbered buildings and through the lively Market Square.

Finally, visit the handicrafts center of Gmunden, a town perched on the banks of the Traunsee River and set against a dramatic backdrop of mountains. Snap photos of the Ort Castle, which appears to be floating in the center of the lake, then learn more about the town’s craft-making heritage as you browse the many shops and workshops. Perhaps pick up some unique hand-made souvenirs to remind you of your visit.

After a full day exploring the lake district, jump back on the bus for the return journey to Vienna and end your tour in the city center.

Customer Reviews

Wilmarie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2018

Lovely day tour and beautiful scenery all long. Great guide and awesome locations.

Sophie

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Hallstatt is a beautiful little village which looks like it's come straight out of a fairy tale. We had an amazing guide Daria who kept us informed with all the knowledge she had about Austria. Would definitely recommend this trip !

nikkarost

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

One of the most amazing tours we took while traveling across Europe. Comfortable ride, breathtaking views and wonderful tour guide Anna. Thank you for wonderful time in Austria!

Sandra Lynn C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

This is such a beautiful place. The tour guide was amazing. She was well versed and knowledgeable. She did an amazing job. We had a fantastic time. Hallstatt is beautiful. The Admont Abbey was great as well. Book this tour it will be worth it,!

Joseph B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The day was a good opportunity to see this wonderful area. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery and the historic archive, especially the statues and the scripts.

Michelle K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

The drive to Hallstatt was incredible and it was beautiful once we arrived as well. A great day trip outside Vienna.

from_sri Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Oh My God!! This tour is out of this world. Anna was amazing. Best tour guide of them all. The village is breathtakingly beautiful. Admont Abbey is unreal. Never seen so many ancient books in one place in my whole life. All I can say is, one day is not enough in Hallstatt. You have to stay and take in the beauty. But if you have short time in Vienna, this tour is the way to do it.

Susan M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was my second trip to Vienna and had only recently heard of Hallstatt. I am so glad I took this trip! The meeting place was not hard to find and our guide Anna was there early waiting for us. The drive to Admont Abbey was lovely as was the abbey. Anna was very knowledgeable and gave us an excellent history of the abbey. The time allotted for the tour of the abbey was just right. The drive to Hallstatt was just beautiful! Once there, Anna guided us through the town and up the hill to a lovely little church overlooking the lake. It was great to have Anna to tell us about the history of the town, as it was very interesting and gave a lot more meaning to what we were seeing. After the tour of the town, we were able to spend time wandering the streets and the wonderful little shops. The town was just amazing, so quaint and beautiful that I wish we could have stayed longer. The trip back to Vienna included a rest stop, just as we had when going to the abbey, and there was enough time to pick up something to eat. It is a long day, but it is an experience that should not to be missed! Anna, thanks so much for helping to make this a truly memorable experience.

Michelle K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was an awesome tour. Our tour guide did a great job giving us the history of the places we visited and lots of other interesting facts along the way. The visit to Hallstatt was the highlight of the day. I would highly recommend the cable car trip up the mountain.....the views are spectacular.

Jonathan G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Worth every Penny.

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