Salzburg and the Tyrol Walking Holidays
Start: Seekirchen

Your Itinerary




Salzburg and the Tyrol Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £459 per person

Holiday Information Overview


From border to border you follow the St. Jacob’s pilgrims’ trail through Salzburg’s foothills of the Alps, Bavarian Rupertiwinkl and past impressive mountain scenery into the Tyrol.

Salzburg with its long clerical history of Archbishops still welcomes pilgrims most cordially. Visit historic churches, walk through beautiful countryside and impressive trails and find your inner tranquility.

Luggage transfers: Included
Maps and route notes: Included with picture book directions
Meal options: Bed and Breakfast
Difficulty: Easy. Please see our Difficulty Guide for more information.

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Walking Tour Highlights
• Follow the St. Jacobs Pilgrim’s Trail route
• The tour goes through the foothills of the Alps, Bavarian Rupertiwinkl and Tyrol
• Visit historic churches and impressive countryside
• An alternative pilgrimage trail
• Varied walking tour for hikers with a good level of basic fitness.

Walking Route Features
The walking tours are easy with to longer distances. These can be shortened by coach, if requested. Mainly asphalted roads, forest lanes and mountain trails. You walk in the valleys therefore only little gradients.

Why do this walking tour in a sentence?
The Salzburg and the Tyrol walking holiday is a chance to explore Austria’s segment of the St Jacob’s Trail that goes through the foothills of the Alps, Tyrol and Rupertiwinkl.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary


1st Day: Individual journey to the Trumer Seenland district

2nd Day: From Trumer Seenland district to Eugendorf

Transfer to the border in Oberofen on Irrsee, where the St. Jacob’s trail through Salzburg commences. Walk past green hills down to lake Wallersee and through a nature reserve to Eugendorf.

Details: approx. 6 hours | 23 km | Up 340 m / Down 350 m.

3rd Day: From Eugendorf to Salzburg

See the mountains in the distance which you will pass during the next few days. Walk into Salzburg, a city with unsurpassed cultural and clerical heritage, little alleys and magnificent sights.

You must have a taste of the famous ‘Salzburger Nockerl’, a light and delicious dessert. Pilgrim’s church Maria Plain overlooks the whole city and is well worth a detour.

Details: approx. 4 hours | 13 km | Up 120 m / Down 200 m.

4th Day: From Salzburg to Großgmain/Bad Reichenhall

Across the city to Untersberg massif. At Schloss Marzoll you cross the German border and enter the lovely country Rupertiwinkl. The day ends in the Bavarian salt mining town of Bad Reichenhall. Visit the new thermal spa.

Details: approx. 5,5 hours | 17 km | Up 180 m / Down 140 m.

5th Day: From Großgmain/Bad Reichenhall to Unken

Follow the river Saalach back into Salzburg county. Past lake Saalachsee you penetrate into stunning mountain scenery and through the wild and idyllic Saalach valley.

Details: approx. 5,5 hours | 18 km | Up 180 m / Down 140 m.

6th Day: From Unken to Waidring

Continue along the Saalach to the widening valley around Lofer. This mountain village was able to preserve much of its quaintness and original charm.

Surrounded by the steep mountain ridges ‘Loferer Steinberge’ you ascend to the Strub pass and continue on your way to the Tyrol.

Details: approx. 6 hours | 21 km | Up 380 m / Down 150 m.

7th Day: From Waidring to St. Johann in Tirol

Past lake Pillersee with its glittering waters and St. Jacob´s church on to the route to St Johann in Tirol. Enjoy the prospect of a hike with views of the Alps of Kitzbühel and the crags of the mountain range Wilder Kaiser.

Details: approx. 4,5 to 6,5 hours | 26 km | Up 320 m / Down 450 m.

8th Day: Individual departure or extra days

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
The walking tours are easy with to longer distances. These can be shortened by coach, if requested. Mainly asphalted roads, forest lanes and mountain trails. You walk in the valleys therefore only little gradients.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Salzburg and the Tyrol tour stays in pretty 3*** hotels and country hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available services

- 7 overnights incl. breakfast
– Half board: min. 3-course menu (Supplement payable)
– Luggage transfer
– Welcome meeting
– Transfer Trumer Lakes – Oberhofen
– Elaborated route
– Detailed route instructions
– Service-Hotline

Difficulty

Walking ▲▲
The walking tours are easy with two longer segments to master. However these can be shortened by bus, if required. Mainly asphalted roads, forest paths and mountain trails. You walk in valleys therefore only little change of altitudes.

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Travel Information

We recommend flying to Salzburg and arriving by bus to the starting point to the Trumer Lakes. You can also fly to Munich or Linz, but these require longer transfers to the tour starting point. For more information, please visit Austrian Railways.

Train via Salzburg to Seekirchen am Wallersee. Walk approx. 15 min. to your hotel, upon request also pick up service at the station. Free car parks at the hotel, reservation not required.

Return from St. Johann in Tirol to Seekirchen by train, duration approx. 3 hrs (1 change)

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Your Prices

Salzburg and the Tyrol, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday is also bed and breakfast with half board as an optional upgrade.

2017 Walking Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 01.05. – 30.06.2017 | 01.09. – 08.10.2017
Arrival Daily
Season 2: 01.07. – 31.08.2017
Arrival Daily

Category A: Prices per person
Season 1: £459 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £499 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £89
Half Board Upgrade: £129

Extra nights
Trumer Lakes
Season 1: £44
Single Room Supplement: £11

Extra nights
Salzburg
Season 1: £54
Season 2: £63
Single Room Supplement: £22

Extra nights
St Johann
Season 1: £44
Season 2: £50
Single Room Supplement: £12

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price, and are payable at the hotel.

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Holiday Price: £459
Single Supplement: £89

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