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Active Austria

Cycle, hike & canoe in the Austrian Lake District

Active familes can cycle, canoe, hike, climb and explore caves in an impressive natural adventure playground, the Salzkammergut Lake district in the heart of Austria.


Cycle, hike & canoe in the Austrian Lake District

Active Austria

Cycle around the shores of the glassy Hallstattersee lake and explore further by canoe, climb a mountain and a climbing wall and explore an underground limestone cave network. Stay in an enchanting village and explore the surrounding mountains, lakes and villages, through a network of designated walking and cycling trails.

  • Cycle around the shores of the picturesque Lake Hallstattersee
  • Canoeing on the lake
  • Hike up a mountain for panoramic views
  • Test your climbing skills
  • Explore a cave

Here's a taste of your itinerary. For more details, please see the itinerary tab and trip notes.

Day 1. Fly to Salzburg

Day 2. Cycling Lake Hallstattersee

Day 3. Canoeing on Lake Hallstattersee

Day 4. Hike Mount Kalmberg

Day 5. Descend Mount Kalmberg

Day 6. Test your climbing skills

Day 7. Cave Trekking

Day 8. Departure

Day 1. Fly to Salzburg
Fly to Salzburg and transfer to your accommodation in Bad Goisern.
Day 2. Cycling Lake Hallstattersee
Cycle around the shores of Lake Hallstattersee, visiting the village of Obertraun and UNESCO World Heritage Site Hallstatt.
Day 3. Canoeing on Lake Hallstattersee
Head out onto the calm lake by canoe and explore the most beautiful parts of the lake and its shores.
Day 4. Hiking Mount Kalmberg
A short, but steep ascent up the mountain. From here, explore the summit or visit the Kalmoos church. Stay overnight in a mountain hut.
Day 5. Descend the mountain
Descend back down the mountain to the village. Rest of the day free to explore.
Day 6. Climbing Wall
Test your climbing and bouldering skills on indoor and outdoor climbing walls with a variety of routes to suit all abilities.
Day 7. Cave Trekking
Explore the extensive, underground limestone cave systems, through narrow passages and total darkness.
Day 8. Departure
Transfer back to Salzburg Airport for onwards flight.
  • Where will we stay? : 6 x hotel, 1 night mountain hut
  • What meals are included?: 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners, 1 packed lunch
  • How do we travel?: Minibus, bike, on foot, canoe
  • Flights: With Lufthansa via Frankfurt or British Airways
  • Trip Code: FAAS
  • Age Guide: 8 - 18