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

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

Museum & Curiosities Cabinet

That´s new: Exhibition of historical slot machines from various centuries. A journey through the ages. Exhibits with impressive history.
» Museum & Curiosities Cabinet Hallstatt

Holiday on Snow

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

A Winters walk on the Salzberg

Fairytale landscapes high above Hallstatt. With thrills on the Skywalk and culinary delights in the Rudolfsturm. For all those looking for short excursion routes. A "must" during your wintry Hallstatt visit.
» A Winters walk to the Skywalk

© Pixeleo | port-Veranstaltungen und Evets im Salzkammergut: Eisschwimmen in Obertraun am Hallstättersee im Rahmen des “EisCups“ in Österreich.

Ice swimming in Obertraun - the event!

All information about the frosty event. In addition an overview of free accommodations. A cool event on the way to becoming a hot cult. Take a swim! Register now and book a room at the same time!
» Ice swimming in Obertraun - the event!

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

Stay curious....

You will hear it first here. Always up-to-date. Do not miss anything. Always have your finger on the pulse of time. The World Heritage region at its fastest.
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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

© Kraft | Workshop mit Harri Stojka in Hallstatt

Workshop with Harri Stojka in Hallstatt 2018

End of August 2018 in the world-famous lakeside resort of Hallstatt - an unforgettable holiday with intoxicating music! Get informed with no obligation!
» Workshop with Harri Stojka in Hallstatt 2017

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

Veranstaltungen in Hallstatt im Salzkammergut: Dieses Kultur-Event findet im Rahmen der Konzert-Reihe “The Sound of Hallstatt“ statt.

Lakeside Festival of Sound

Under the motto "The Sound of Hallstatt", the world-famous lakeside town presents itself from its musical side. You can expect a varied musical program during your holiday in Hallstatt.
» The Sound of Hallstatt

Corpus Christi on the Lake Hallstatt

Colourful Corpus Christi procession on Thursday 14th May 2018 in the Catholic parish church, the romantic marketplace and the unique Lake Hallstatt. A truly "heavenly" experience!
» Corpus Christi procession on the lake

© Ertl | Zillen-Early-Morning-Trip auf dem Hallstättersee

Early morning "Fuhr" trip on Lake Hallstatt

They say that the early bird catches the worm, so why stay in bed and miss an unforgettable sunrise over the breathtaking mountain scenery around the fjord-like Lake Hallstatt?
» Early morning "Fuhr" (punt) trip on Lake Hallstatt

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