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Walking Across Europe is superb so get on your walking boots to see the region at its very best and really get away from it all.


Austrian Lakes Walk

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For a gentle walk choose Austria’s Lake District in Salzkammergut. Snow-capped peaks, pine-clad hills, lush green meadows and unspoilt forest trails are all waiting for you on this walking holiday, with no compromises, this is one of the most beautiful walking holidays you will ever set off on; Luxury 4-star hotels throughout; swimming opportunities every day.

Crystal-clear, turquoise lakes, babbling streams, tranquil shores, secluded bays create a perfect backdrop to your trip, also making up the swimming opportunities, and let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want to be relaxing in a secluded bay in Austria on their walking holiday.

Picturesque waterfront villages, postcard-pretty castles and cobbled streets crammed with attractive frescoed houses allow the walker to delve deeper into the Austrian culture and be taken in by the tradition and beauty with which it is surrounded.

Varied rest day choices: watersports, mountain rail rides, lake cruisers and Mozart’s fairytale city of Salzburg. A rest day on this walking holiday is much the same as any other; rest, for the day. Do what and go wherever you feel like, but on this holiday in this part of Austria, you won’t want to stay put.

Spectacular scenic views, wooded forest trails, picture-perfect ‘chocolate box’ villages and swimming opportunities galore! The walks are relaxed, following mainly well marked routes, with options to extend most days. This walking holiday is for everybody, whilst all the walks provide brilliant scenery and views throughout; they are all achievable by any type of walker, thus making it enjoyable for any walker.

You stay in unrivalled 4-star luxury, family-run hotels throughout. With never more than 30 rooms, the hotels are all calm and relaxing places to stay, with ‘feel good’ wellness centres and high levels of quality and attention to detail. All of our hotels allow the walker to come home from a wonderful days exploring and relax in peaceful surroundings.

Day 1 – Arrive in Bad Ischl
Day 2 – Bad Ischl to Strobl 14km/4 hr or 19km/6hr
Day 3 – In Strobl
Day 4 – Strobl to St Gilgen 14km/4hr
Day 5 – In St Gilgen
Day 6 – St Gilgen to Fuschl 12km/3hr
Day 7 – In Fuschl
Day 8 – Fuschl to Mondsee 11km/3hr
Day 9 – Leave Mondsee

8 night, hotel-to-hotel, self-guided walking. Departing Every two days from 15 May ’13 to 22 Sep ’13
For more information about the price and the date, visit www.headwater.com

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