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 holiday in Hallstatt: A fairytale in white

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

© 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 between November and April.
» Sights for day visitors to Hallstatt

Eating & drinking in Hallstatt
It is well known that eating sustains both body and soul. For this reason, during your holiday in the Salzkammergut you should only get the best on your plate.
» Restaurants

© Kraft | Winterwandern in Hallstatt am Hallstättersee bei einem Urlaub im Schnee in der UNESCO Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut

Walking through the winter wonderland
Winter holidays do not always have to be about skiing. Those who enjoy nature, whilst hiking in summer, will also enjoy winter hiking. Here you will find the most beautiful winter hiking trails around Lake Hallstatt.
» Winter hiking in 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

All-in-one-package "Winter Warmth"
Winter holidays in Hallstatt at its best! Bookable from 1st November 2015 through to 3rd April 3 2016: Heart, body and soul: What more do you want? Ideal for your Christmas holiday!
» All-in-one-package "Winter Warmth"

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

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

World Heritage & history at a glance

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

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

"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

(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

Race around the lake
The annual half-marathon, around Lake Hallstatt, will take place on Sunday 24th of April 2016. Many runners from around the world are expected to return. Come and take part! Online registration is already possible!
» Hallstatt Lake Half-Marathon

Corpus Christi procession Hallstatt
The Lake procession, due to take place 26th of May 2016 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

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.
» Village tours through 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

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

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

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

© 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

E-Biken im Salzkammergut | © Kraft

E-Biking around Lake Hallstatt
Discover the region by E-Bike or Pedelec. Follow the well-established cycle and mountain bike trails around Lake Hallstatt
» E-Biking in Austria

The magic of water
Hiking and mountain biking is getting more and more popular, but also rafting, canyoning, kayaking be the ultimate recreation for a sporty tourist!
» Outdoor Fun

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