This private day trip from Vienna to Austrias finest country side is unique. The most spectacular scenery makes this excursion to an unforgettable day tour. After picking you up from your hotel, we will drive straight to MELK ABBEY.
Drive Vienna Melk - 1 hour
After leaving Vienna we will get into the Vienna woods. The scenery is already breathtaking.
We will drive through and our first stop will be in Melk.
20 minutes in Melk
We will bring you up to world famous Melk abbey. We will have a look to the gardens and as well a we will show you the gorgeous baroque abbey church. Melk abbey is a masterpiece of baroque architecture. STUNNING!
Drive Melk - Traunkirchen , 80 minutes
Afterwards we explore the so called Austria lake district "Salzkammergut"!
The Salzkammergut fulfils the ardent desire for vitality and zest for life! Magical mountain world rich with evergreen forests and 76 unfathomably deep lakes, all with crystal clear water... Hidden valleys, mighty glaciers and secluded trails. The landscape is some of Europe’s finest and the area is a true magnet for those seeking the best of Austria's Baroque heritage and a taste of subalpine scenery.
Salzkammergut is a region of glaciated lakes and craggy peaks, straddling the border between the provinces of Salzburg and Upper Austria. The lofty peaks and the glacier-carved troughs that separate them make for some spectacular scenery.
After our obligatory footsteps in Traunkirchen, we move on to the Hallstatt.
Drive Traunkirchen - Hallsatt 50 minutes
The village Hallstatt is such an unbelievably spectacular place that even the Chinese have created a copy of the ancient salt mine village. But only in the original will you discover this truly unique culture with such a history all in a breath-taking mountain setting. The market municipality was already inhabited in the 1st millenium before Christ: during this period - the iron age - the civilization flourished. So we will take a look to all main sights in Hallstatt to make your trip to Hallstatt an unforgettable one.
We stay 90 minutes in Hallstatt (flexible)
Drive Hallstatt - Salzburg 75 minutes
From there we will continue to Salzburg.
Salzburg's spoiled residents often fail to notice the unique charm of the Old City – a backdrop that's easily overlooked in every day life – until their guests are enraptured by its breathtaking beauty. The city of Salzburg - and especially its historic city center – is in fact one of the loveliest places in Europe, winning international acclaim in 1997 when it was designated a world heritage site by UNESCO.
I will show you all this marvellous sights of the old city like: the Cathedral, Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Residenz, St. Peter's Monastery with its impressive cemetery, the Franciscan Church and Collegiate Church as well as the Large and Small Festival Halls and the Summer Riding School in the Festival District. On the right banks of the Salzach one should not miss Mirabell Palace with the romantic Mirabell Gardens (one of the city's most popular snapshot scenes) or St. Sebastian's Church with its charming cemetery. And finally the main sight of Salzburg, Mozart Birthplace!
After the walking tour In the late afternoon we will take you to Vienna and back to your hotel.
We will stay in Salzburg 2.5 hours ( flexible)
Enjoy the superior service and the personal atmosphere of this unique private tour to Salzburg.
Total time of touring 12 hours