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This week of winter adventure in Austria is a fun alternative for any walker who wants a change of pace and experience something a little different.

  • Walk along the shore of Lake Fuschlsee
  • Snowshoe on Mount Zwolferhorn
  • Relax in a wellness spa

Enjoy friendly Austrian hospitality while exploring this stunning alpine region under a blanket of snow. Learn how to snowshoe before you hike the trails of Mount Zwolferhorn for panoramic views, following the shores of Lake Fuschlsee.

This short trip is the perfect mix of adventure and relaxation with a free day to explore or visit the famous St Wolfgangsee Wellnessalm (wellness spa).

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Arrive Faistenau

    Fly to Salzburg or Munich and make your way to your accommodation in Faistenau by public bus or taxi.

  2. Day 2: Introduction to snowshoeing tour in Faistenau

    You will be transferred to Mitterholz for the start of your introduction to snowshoeing, during which you will learn the correct techniques, while exploring the beautiful countryside.

  3. Day 3: Faistenau to St. Gilgen via Zwolferhorn

    A short transfer to Kuhleiten takes you to the start of your snowshoeing tour.  Make your way up Mount Zwolferhorn to enjoy some panoramic views before descending to St. Gilgen at Lake Wolfgangsee.

  4. Day 4: Snowshoeing around Lake Fuschlsee

    You will take a public bus to Fuschl for today's hike. Following the path along the shore of the lake, enjoy a wonderful and relaxing walk with fabulous views.

  5. Day 5: Day at leisure

    Today has been left free for you to enjoy at your leisure. You will have the opportunity to take the public bus to St. Wolfgang to enjoy some relaxation time in Wellnessalm, where there are several indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, a steam bath, jacuzzi and relaxation areas.

  6. Day 6: Depart Strobl

    Your tour will finish in Strobl after breakfast.

Price and Other Information

  • Duration and price excluding international flights: 6 days from £799 per person
  • Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 6 days from £1,249 per person
  • Single room supplement: From £180
  • Walking grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Guiding: Guided Group Private-Guided
  • Max alt: 1,494m
  • Group size: 3-12
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  • What’s included
    • Hotel x 5 nights
    • 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners
    • Experienced English speaking guide

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