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!

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Winter holiday in Hallstatt: A fairytale in white

© Kraft | Sehenswertes für Tagesausflügler

Hallstatt today!
Here you will find the most beautiful sights for your day trip to Hallstatt. Tips for an unforgettable visit to the World Heritage around the year. That´s new! Many sights with audio tracks! Check it out!
» Sights for day visitors to Hallstatt

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

© Kraft | Beinhaus in Hallstatt

The Charnel House will be open during the winter time
The historical skull collection at the Catholic Church of Hallstatt can be visitedin this winter from Wensday to Sunday.
» Hallstatt Charnel House

Christmas Market in Hallstatt 2017
Authentic customs, living traditions and a touch of romance on 8th of December 2017. Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Hallstatt in Austria!
» Christmas Market in Hallstatt

Torchlight walk through Hallstatt
From November to January: Be captivated by Hallstatt in Austria and its unique history during a leisurely evening stroll and enjoy the romance of the world famous lakeside village.
» Torchlight walk through Hallstatt

© Jansen | “Geführten Winter-Wanderungen“

Guided winter hikes
Those who think of "guided walks" as only being in the summer, will be able to experience the winter hiking wonders in the World Heritage region: the World Heritage region enchants through numerous adventure tours.
» Guided winter hikes

© Bichler  | Veranstaltungen bei Ihrem Winterurlaub im Salzkammergut:  Geführte Schneeschuhwanderungen mit Barbara Bichler von der Lodge am Krippenstein in Obertraun am Hallstättersee.

The sound of silence
Guided snowshoe hikes with overnight accommodation in a rustic mountain hut on the Dachstein pleateau. Limited number of participants due to organisational reasons. Sign up now!
» Christmas snowshoe hike

© Pixeleo | Veranstaltungen zu Silvester im Salzkammergut: Karibisches Silvester in der Therme Jahreswechsel mit Karibik-Flair. Der etwas andere Jahreswechsel im NarzissenBad. Sole, Mond & Samba. Mit allen Sinnen stilvoll ins neue Jahr! Cheerio, Miss Sophie!

Caribbean New Year's Eve at the spa
New Year’s Eve with a Caribbean flair. The completely different New Year's Eve at the Narzissen Vital Resort. Stylish New Year for all your senses!
» Caribbean New Year's Eve at the spa

© Mag.art. Martin Kunze-Kitzler MOM Memory of Mankind Salzfertigergasse 3, 4810 Gmunden

MOM - Memory of Mankind in Hallstatt
The knowledge of our time, our everyday life and our culture in a unique archive. Do you just want to leave your tombstone? If you do not take part, will never have existed!
» MOM - Memory of Mankind

Service & Information

Hallstatt Tourist Office
Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of the year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation. We look forward to your call and will be happy to give you advice and further information personally with NEWS from the Dachstein Salzkammergut-region.
» Hallstatt Tourist Office

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Parking in Hallstatt
You might have noticed that the centre of Hallstatt is densely packed and the few existing arking lots are reserved for the local population.
» Parking

Discover Hallstatt in Spring, Summer and Autumn

Sights around Lake Hallstatt
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

Summer events
Magical caves, deep tunnels and sporting challenges - here you can find an overview of the best events from June to August at a glance.
» Summer events

Race around the lake
The annual half-marathon, around Lake Hallstatt, will take place on Sunday 29th of April 2018. Many runners from around the world are expected to return. Come and take part! Online registration is already possible!
» Hallstatt Lake Half-Marathon 2018

Adventure Holidays around Lake Hallstatt

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

Outdoor providers
Around Hallstatt you will find a selection of outdoor providers who offer you the possibility to experience an exciting and eventful holidays adventure around Lake hallstatt in Austria.
» Outdoor providers

© Kraft | Geführte Wanderungen in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Guided hikes
Feel as a team. Enjoy conversations, laugh and move, get out of breath, arrive together and look down into the valley and enjoy the wonderful views.
» Geführte Wanderungen im Welterbe

A climbing paradise for beginners and the experienced
Rugged rock faces, ridges and turrets - the magical fascination can be felt immediately. Whether you are a newcomer, an experienced mountaineer or a passionate climber – you will find it around Lake Hallstatt.
» Rock Climbing

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

© Outdoor Leadership | Canyoning im Salzkammergut bei einem Urlaub in der UNESCO Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

Canyoning around Lake Hallstatt
Sometimes wild, sometimes picturesque - definitely natural! Beautiful gorges & canyons and many new experiences and adventures await you while canyoning in the World Heritage.
» Canyoning

© Outdoor Leadership | Kajak und Kanufahren in der UNESCO Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut

Kayaking and Canoeing
Whether sporty or comfortable on the safe side, kayaking is certainly one of the best forms of transportation on the calm waters of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
» Kayaking and Canoeing

Dive Adventures
The crystal clear mountain lakes of Gosau and Hallstatt are amongst the most attractive diving areas in Europe. That is what makes diving in the Salzkammergut so appealing.
» I want to dive

© Knoll | Parkbad in Bad Goisern- Badeurlaub im Salzkammergut

Bathing at Lake Hallstatt
Whether it is after a wonderful hike in the mountains, a day trip or simply a swimming day with the whole family - we offer bathing fun to suit every taste.
» Bathing in the Salzkammergut

World Heritage & history at a glance

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

World Heritage museum Hallstatt
How did the people of Hallstatt live in the past? How did they earn their crust? The answers to these and other questions will be provided on a journey through time of the extra class in the heart of Hallstatt. Open all year!
» World Heritage Museum Hallstatt

© Menschhorn @ Bräuche und Traditionen im Salzkammergut

Customs & traditions
Would you like to know more about tradition and customs? Here you can find out more about individual events and authentic folk culture. Interesting trivialities not found in any travel guide.

» Customs and traditions