Austria - The Salzkammergut (PDF Chapter)
This is the The Salzkammergut chapter from Lonely Planet’s Austria guidebook.
The Salzkammergut is a spectacular region of alpine and subalpine lakes, picturesque valleys, rolling hills and rugged, steep mountain ranges rising to almost 3000m. You’ll always find isolated areas with peaceful, glassy waters for boating, swimming.
- reel from views from the 5fingers Viewing Platform, high up in the Dachstein Mountains
- hike Hallstätter See, lakes-edge from Obertraun to Hallstatt and cool off in the crystal waters between trails
- discover Wolfgangsee’s remarkable pilgrimage church, St Wolfgang, filled with priceless works of art
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Bad Ischl, Southern Salzkammergut, Hallstätter See, Bad Aussee, Northern Salzkammergut, Traunsee, Attersee, Wolfgangsee and Mondsee.
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