Horse-drawn sleigh ride - private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

205040


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for all ages

Friendly: No.
You must be able to get in and out of a van. You should be confident enough to walk in the snow.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), German (fluent), English (fluent)

Winter wonderland Filzmoos with private guide


Enjoy the magic of a fairy-tale winter day in the Austrian Alps! A breathtaking winter scenery awaits you just outside the doors of the city of Salzburg. The best way to discover this wonderful winter world is by a journey through romantic snowy forests, mountains and fields on a sleigh drawn by horses. Leaving the busy life in the city behind, you will soon be enchanted by pure winter nature. The sleigh ride will start in the region of the Salzburg Alps, close to the charming mountain town Filzmoos, one hour south of the city of Salzburg. From there the way will lead to a famous mountain hut, called Hofalm, uphill-approx. one hour, followed by a rest of 1, 5 hours (for the horses and the people) and downhill approx. 45 minutes. After this the tour ends at your hotel in Salzburg city.

Itinerary

Leaving the city of Salzburg the tour leads southwards to Filzmoos in the wonderful Salzburg Alps after approx. 90 min. drive. Then you will get on the horse-drawn sleigh, which will take you up to the Hofalm, a real beautiful mountain hut, where Lunch is served. The rest will be for about 90 min. , after which the downhill sleigh ride will bring you back to the valley based station. From there the tour leads back to your hotel in Salzburg.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel in Salzburg or at Salzburg train station or airport

End location: Hotel or any other place in the city, train station or airport

Duration: 6 hours

Traffic and weather conditions could affect the duration of this tour.

Transportation

You will travel on a modern, clean and air-conditioned Mercedes Vito Van for 8 passengers with lots of space in the back.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation from and to your hotel in Salzburg, driver-guide, gasoline, liability insurance and tolls.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 Euros - Sleigh Ride (20 Euros).
Food and drinks in the mountain hut restaurant (20 Euros).
per person

What’s Extra

Other: Sleigh ride, lunch, personal expenses.

Restrictions

I do not offer walking tours in cities in Austria, I only provide guided tours on my van.

A Recent Review of this tour

Marcus was the perfect tour guide! Amazing day with amazing scenery!
Sonya Poindexter

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Private tour guide Marcus Claudius

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