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!

 

Summer time

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

"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!
» Salzwelten Salt Mines of Hallstatt

© Kraft | Bootsverleih in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Lake Hallstatt Explorer! 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 Hallstatt.
» Boat hire on the lake promenade in Hallstatt

© Kraft | Salarius - die neue und traditionelle Schifffahrt am Hallstättersee

Ferry rides in ancient wooden boats
Discover the fjord-like Lake Hallstatt aboard the traditional salt boat “Navia”! Relive history: Moonlight trips, breakfast picnics, daily ferry service and more….. Relive history!
» Unforgettable holiday experience

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

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

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

© Shake the Lake

Hallstatt World Heritage Open Air-Concert
On 4th of June 2015: An unparalleled concert evening, on the romantic market square, with culinary treats. With Boogie music, a cool bar and traditional Austrian dishes.
» Hallstatt World Heritage Open Air-Concert

© Kraft.Hallstatt

Traditional evening in Hallstatt
Two hours of folklore and fun with sensational folk dances, rustic Schuhplattler and the indigenous sound of alpine music in the uniquely beautiful scenery of Hallstatt.
» Heimatabend – Traditional evening in Hallstatt

(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

© 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 & 30th 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

© 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

World Heritage

Videos of the World Heritage region
Videos of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. A journey through all the seasons in moving pictures. Ideal to get you into the mood for your holiday on Lake Hallstatt.
» Videos from the World Heritage

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

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

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

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

© OÖ.Tourismus/Röbl Winterurlaub in Gosau: Schneeschuhwandern im Salzkammergut

Snow boot hiking
Discover nature with snowshoes on your feet: Enjoy the peaceful and quiet winter landscape, discover untouched nature and immerse yourself in the magic winter wonderlands far away from any hustle and bustle.
» Snowshoeing in World Heritage

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

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

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