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Tyrol or Salzburg villages

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Tyrol or Salzburg villages

We are looking into doing a self-guided walking tour and found one that goes from Lofer to Unken then to St. Martin and then Weissbach. We were wondering if this is as nice as the Tyrol region which is where we originally had hoped to go. Any advice?

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1. Re: Tyrol or Salzburg villages

personally the tyrol,being at a greater depth into the mountains, might have more traditional charm. the salzkammergut in salzburgland is also a lovely place to hike. it just depends where you can find your guided tours

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2. Re: Tyrol or Salzburg villages

Whereas Salzkammergut includes part of Salzburgerland, the most scenic part of Salzkammergut is actually located in Oberoesterreich (Upper Austria) and in the Steiermark.

This beautiful lakes and mountains region (and rivers) stretches from Gmunden to Bad Ischl to Hallstatt and then to Bad Aussee and Ausseerland in the Steiermark.

https://www.google.com/search?q=salzkammergut+map&rlz=1CASMAD_enUS542US542&es_sm=93&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=z9SBU6i-Be-O7QaLloD4DA&ved=0CDgQsAQ&biw=1280&bih=689#facrc=_&imgdii=_&imgrc=Ryu41T8ihGxFsM%253A%3BTbnOCGc3WNm9XM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.eu-alps.com%252Fq-a-site%252Faustria%252Fsalzkammergut-map.gif%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.eu-alps.com%252Fq-a-site%252Findex-austria.htm%3B474%3B389

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3. Re: Tyrol or Salzburg villages

I haven't been to Tyrol, so can;t compare, but I found the Gosau village to be fabulous, pretty much like the "typical Austrian village" I had in mind. And that's in Salzkammergut. Have a look at my pageon Gosausee: …wordpress.com/my-travels-2/…

I did quite a bit of walking in the area, pretty good well marked paths through forests.

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