Salzkammergut: Via Ferrata Climbing Tour at Drachenwand

Salzkammergut: Via Ferrata Climbing Tour at Drachenwand

From $213.08 per person

Embark on a guided climbing tour along the Via Ferrata to reach the summit of Drachenwand, where you will be rewarded with a stunning view over Mondsee.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Climb to the summit of Drachenwand and enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding mountain ranges and Mondsee
  • Navigate climbing sections along the Via Ferrata with a professional guide
  • Conquer impressive heights and climb a total of 560 meters
Full description
Arrive in the parking lot for the Via Ferrata at Gasthof Drachenwand. Meet your certified and experienced guide who will hand out the necessary equipment if required. Afterward, walk for about 30 minutes to the start of the route, for a safety briefing before setting. Start the route with a row of easy climbing sections. Then, follow the path past a small waterfall up to the first lookout point, which already gives a glimpse of the stunning final view. Cross the suspension bridge, which offers you a breathtaking view at 300 meters above the ground. After climbing a total of 560 meters, reach the summit and enjoy a fantastic view of the lakes and the surrounding peaks of the Dachstein massif. Enjoy a short break, then start the descent over Hirschteig. Here, see the Drachenloch, another highlight of the tour, and admire the sight of the deep blue Mondsee. After about 4 hours, arrive back at the starting point at the Gasthof Drachenwand.
  • Certified guide
  • Via Ferrata equipment set (if selected)
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 14 years
    • Pregnant women
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People afraid of heights
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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      Meeting point

      Meeting point is at the parking lot for the via ferrata at Gasthof Drachenwand. Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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      Important information

      What to bring

      • Snacks
      • Hiking shoes
      • Water
      • Gloves
      • Helmet

      Know before you go

      • Please bring a sling, shock absorber, 2 elastic strings, and 2 carabiners
      • Equipment can be rented for an additional cost when booking
      • Duration of the Via Ferrata: 2 hours each way
      • Difference of Altitude: 560 meters
      • Level of difficulty: C/D (A-F)
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      June 17, 2021

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