Round tour "Narzissenbad-Koppental-Hallstättersee"
A diversified roundtour for half a day. Especially the route at the lake "Hallstättersee" particularly scenic.
Quality of experience: *****
- Refreshment stops available
- Cultural/historical value
The route is not entirely marked. It makes a round of the mountain "Hoher Sarstein" and is composed of different parts of other tours. On the way there are several possibilities to stop for meals and drinks.
From the parking at the "Narzissen Vital Resort Bad Aussee" the route leads via a path through the meadows to a former hotel and further eastwards to the road "Sommersbergsee-Straße", then to the right and downwards to the area Sarstein.
From then on you need to follow through the forest the so-called "Salzkammerweg" along the river "Traun". Just before the railway station you must cross the railroad crossing and then follow the road named "Koppenstraße", also marked "R19 Salzkammergutradweg".
The path through the valley of the "Koppental" is just for hikers, therefore this part leads along the country lane.
After about 3 kilometers you shall turn to the right downwards on a graveled road, which need to be followed until the borders to the county "Obersösterreich". From then on this route is called "R2" and leads steep downwards again. Now the route continurs via Obertraun to Hallstatt.
From Hallstatt you will pass rope bridges and carry on on graveled roads via Untersee to St. Agatha. There you have to cross the street at the restaurant "Agathawirt" and take the road in direction "Halleralm". Soon you turn to the right and shall reach Oberluptisch after a 5,5 kilometers uphill. There you have to take the way to "Waldgraben".
At the next crossing take the first forest road in direction to "Ruine Pflindsberg" and the village "Altaussee. From then the route takes you back to Altaussee on a taramac road. After the market garden you have to follow along the street until the turn were it says Bad Ischl. Following this way upwards you have to turn again to the first turn at the right called "Hiasngasse" in order to reach the fire station at the main road "B 145". Finally turn to the left, go straight ahead and reach the starting point after 750 meters.
Parking free of charge available at the hotel and spa-therma "Narzissen Vital Resort Bad Aussee".
The route aside of the lake is also highly frequented by hikers and walkers. Please pay attention and behave accordingly.
The right bicycle: Touring bike or mountain bike
City bikes or racing cycles are not recommended due to graveled roads throughtout parts of the tour.
Break-downs might occur, most of the times far away from any service providing station. Therefore to the best advantage tools, implements and appropriate material are always good to have with you.
Ausseerland - Salzkammergut
Tel. +43 (0)3622 / 54040-0
- Board possible
Detailed information how to get to the Ausseerland – Salzkammergut you will find on our website!
ÖBB (train): www.oebb.at
Verbundlinie Steiermark (bus): www.busbahnbim.at
Transport service Narzissenjet Ausseerland
No transport of bicycles possible!
Parking free of charge available at the parking of the Narzissen Vital Resort.
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