• Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Duration: 13 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 141.97 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

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.

Gimijati L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Hallstatt looked magical, covered in all that snow. Breathtaking. This tour was the highlight of our trip.
We had a lovely time. I highly recommend.

BETTY C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Beautiful trip worth going!

Sharon C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

The day I took this tour it was rainy and a little chilly but the tour was still worthwhile. Hallstatt is a wonderfully charming little town and I enjoyed all the other stops included on the tour. I was mainly visiting Vienna and this was the one non-city tour I took just to keep it from being just city. It turned out to be an excellent choice. Tour guide was pleasant, knowledgeable and flexible. Very nice tour, recommended.

Sharon C.

Jodie D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great Trip to Hallstatt with our guide Anna. Beautiful ride throughout the countryside. The snow made it more magical than it already was. The Abbey was wonderful too. We also made a stop at the Schloss Ort Castle in Gmundenon our way back to Vienna. Absolutely beautiful. My husband and I love the quaint villages.

Siobhan T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Absolutely amazing tour! Worth all that driving. The guide was very knowledgable and made the day a breeze

Yew Heng T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

It was a very long trip, but I didn't feel tired at all, as along the way to Admont Abbey, the scenery was just fantastic.
Hallstatt is really picture perfect, you can really take very beautiful photos at every corner of the small town.
Highly recommended.

Tiffany H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Loved this tour from start to finish, the guide was very knowledgeable about the places we visited as well as the surrounding areas. There was plenty of times were we got to stretch our legs from the coach and take in the surrounding areas views, coffee and use of the facilities. I would love to do this tour again some day.

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