Hallstatt: Your holiday place in Austria

Millionfold photographed – once copied – never reached

The village Hallstatt is such an unbelievably spectacular place that even the Chinese have created a copy of the ancient salt mine village. But only in the original will you discover this truly unique culture with such a history all in a breath-taking mountain setting. The market municipality was already inhabited in the 1st millenium before Christ: during this period - the iron age - the civilization flourished. The following pages you will discover all there is to make your vacation in Hallstatt an unforgetable one. Find hotels in Hallstatt online and spend an exciting holiday among mountains and lakes with events and culture along with a lot of nature in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. We look forward to your visit!

 

Winter time

Holiday on Snow
Discover the region around Lake Hallstatt at the Winter Time. Skiing, powder snow and more…
» Winterholidays in Austria´s mountains

Easter holiday in Hallstatt
Skiing or spring hiking? In der World Heritage region you can enjoy both at Easter time. It is simply heaven when the valleys are turning green and the mountains are still dusted in white.
» Easter in the UNESCO World Heritage region

Pure winter sports fun
Pros and advanced skiers, beginners and those new to snow - for all of these has the right conditions to enjoy their skiing holiday.
» Powder snow, Skiing & Snowboarding around Lake Hallstatt

Cross-country skiing
Cross-country skiing is considered to be one of the healthiest sports. And of course cross-country skiing is probably some of the best there is.
» Cross-country skiing

Evening tours of the Salt Mines
Every Wednesday evening at 19.00 hrs., there is the shuttle bus from various bus stops in Hallstatt, which will bring you comfortably to the front gates of the salt mine in Altausee and of course back again.
» Mountain of treasures

© Kraft | Schneeschuhwandern mit dem Yeti Schneeschuh-Ticket in Obertraun am Hallstättersee

Easy snowshoeing
Without lengthy registration, endless preparations and long journeys. Winter hiking for the spontaneous with the Yeti snowshoe ticket on Lake Hallstatt. It doesn’t get any easier!
» Snowshoeing for spontaneous adventurers

Ski tours by Lake Hallstatt
Ski tours in Austria are the ideal alternative: Here awaits wonderful winter landscapes, secluded valleys, snowy peaks, pristine slopes and unforgettable deep snow covered runs.
» Ski tours in the Salzkammergut

Glissade for everyone!
Whether big or small, young or old: Tobogganing is always great fun! In the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut several toboggan runs make sure that the fast-paced fun lasts a very long time.
» Tobogganing and sleigh rides - Great fun in the snow

©OÖ.Tourismus/Erbe / Essen & Trinken in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

An indulging holiday for all your senses
Gourmets, wine lovers and connoisseurs are right at home around Lake Hallsattt: For here fragrances, dishes, tastes and recipes come together from all directions.
» Food & Drink around Lake Hallstatt

Sights in the winter
Your holiday in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region will be full of variety, guaranteed, since there are so many things to see in the four holiday resorts of Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun.
» Sights in the wintertime

The right mix is key!
It doesn’t always have to be snow and ice – around Lake Hallstatt, there are many possibilities for relax.
» Revitalisation & more

Tobogganing and sleigh rides
Whether big or small, young or old: Tobogganing is always great fun! In the World Heritage site several toboggan runs make sure that the fast-paced fun lasts a very long time.
» Tobogganing and sleigh rides - Great fun in the snow

World Heritage

History & World Heritage
Since living memory it was the salt which provided the wealth for the Inner Salzkammergut. The salt is the basis for the typical ancient customs and interesting cultural peculiarities.
» World Heritage region & history of Hallstatt

Heritage Museum - A journey through time!
Discover your own personal Hallstatt period on a journey through history - from the Stone Age to the present day in the World Heritage Museum Hallstatt. History does not get any more exciting - come with us!
» World Heritage Museum Hallstatt

The World Heritage speaks many languages
Information about the World Heritage region around Lake Hallstatt in french, Italian, hungarian, czech. All World Heritage Sites are excellent choices for an excursion beyond the ordinary.
» The World Heritage speaks many languages

Summer time

Excursion planner through the World Heritage
There is so much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Old mines, mighty cave worlds or spectacular glaciers at romantic lakes - a paradise for cultural- and nature lovers.
» Sights

© Alex Schutz

When folk music gets the blues
World musician Hubert von Goisern invites you to an unforgettable open air concert on romantic Lake Hallstatt. The event, scheduled for 29th of August 2015 in Hallstatt, will be the musical highlight of your holiday. Act now and purchase your tickets before they’re sold out!
» Hubert von Goisern - When folk music gets the blues

Village tours through Hallstatt
This tour, through the historic centre of Hallstatt, promises to be a walkabout with a difference: Besides the historical information there are numerous stories that cannot be found in any book or internet portal. Very Monday at 17:00 hrs.!
» Village tours through Hallstatt

"The Man in the Salt"
On the trail of the "Man in Salt" in the oldest salt mine in the world. Going through tunnels which have been hand dug by people over 3000 years ago. A Family Experience!
» Hallstatt Salt Worlds

Hiking around Lake Hallstatt
Hiking in Hallstatt - a very special treat! Here you will find the most beautiful hiking trails, the most popular mountain huts and Alpine pastures, impressive landscapes, guided tours and numerous insider tips about in and around the Lake Hallstatt area.
» Hiking

© Kraft | Bootsverleih in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Captain for the day
Experience the lakes around Hallstatt at their best – during a boat trip with friends or the whole family. Enjoy the absolute peace on Lake Gosau and the fantastic panorama of Lake Hallstatt.
» Boat hire on the lake promenade in Hallstatt

Mountain biking
Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.
» Mountain Bike Tours

Race around the lake
The 28th annual half-marathon, around Lake Hallstatt, will take place on Sunday 17h of May 2015. Many runners from around the world are expected to return. Come and take part! Online registration is already possible!
» Hallstatt Lake Half-Marathon

© Kraft Übernachten auf den Berghütten und Almen in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut: Raschberghütte in Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee.

Unforgettable nights in the mountains
Why not combine an unforgettable hiking tour with a cosy night in a romantic mountain hut? Yes, why not indeed! Forego all the frills and get back to nature - to the simple life!
» Colourful light shows

Corpus Christi procession Hallstatt
The Lake procession, due to take place 4th of June 2015 on Lake Hallstatt, has had to be cancelled. However, the church service will go ahead as planned, regardless of the weather, at 9.00 clock in the Catholic church.
» Corpus Christi procession on the lake

(c9 Kraft | Seeschifffahrt Hallsattt

Daily cruises on Lake Hallstatt
Whether large or small trip – this is where you will find an overview of daily excursions from May through October on Lake Hallstatt. Cast off and Ship Ahoy!
» Daily cruises on Lake Hallstatt

© Wanderziel: der  | Chiemsee – das bayerische Meer

Brand new for hiking friends: The Salt Alps climb trail
Premium long-distance trail from the oldest salt mine until the "Bavarian Sea" – Connected by 233 kilometres! A Premium long-distance trail for connoisseurs: The SalzAlpenSteig!
» Hiking on the “SalzAlpenSteig” (Salt Alps climb) trail.

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