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
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.
» Sights for day visitors to Hallstatt
From next Sat: “Skywalk“ Hallstatt
Everyone needs a bit of excitement! 360 meters above the rooftops of Hallstatt: The spectacular viewing platform "World Heritage View" on the Salzberg (salt mountain). A must to be experienced!
» ‘World Heritage View’ on Hallstatt’s Salzberg
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
Totally relaxed - Winter holidays around Lake Hallstatt
Stressed, exhausted, burnt out? Looking for some peace and solitude? Then you are in the right place. Winter vacation around Lake Hallstatt in Austria from its pleasurable side!
» Totally relaxed - Winter holidays around Lake Hallstatt
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
Husky Spirit – Sledge dog rides
An adventure of a lifetime. With Musher and a team of dogs through the snow-covered Gosau valley. Pure freedom. At every meter. Unforgettable!
» Husky Spirit – Sledge dog rides in Gosau
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
Perfect gift ideas from Hallstatt
In the center of Hallstatt at the “Markt” pier, you can find unique handmade jewelry as well as Celtic-inspired jewelry from the ancient salt mining village.
» Perfect gift ideas from Hallstatt
Ski areas at a glance
It doesn't matter if you are looking for a challenge; if you want to casually weave down the hillside; if you are looking to pick up the latest snowboarding tricks and jumps.
» Powder snow, Skiing & Snowboarding around Lake Hallstatt
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Information: Anything you want to know – at a glance
Whether you plan on staying in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region for several days or a mere few hours, whether you travel by yourself or with friends and family – we supply detailed information for your visit in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.
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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.
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 Man in the Salt"
From 1st of April 2017: 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
Race around the lake
The annual half-marathon, around Lake Hallstatt, will take place on Sunday 30th of April 2017. Many runners from around the world are expected to return. Come and take part! Online registration is already possible!
» Hallstatt Lake Half-Marathon
Dog trekking in Hallstatt
Discover the World Heritage region together with your four-legged friend. When hiking with dogs, there are a lot of challenges awaiting you! Sign up now!
» Dog trekking in Hallstatt
Golden Autumn in the Mountains
Discover the gorgeous colours of autumn in the World Heritage region. It’s time for spectacular mountains, breathtaking sites and culinary delights. You will find it all during your autumn holiday in the Salzkammergut!
» Golden Autumn in the Mountains
Corpus Christi procession Hallstatt
The Lake procession, due to take place 15th of June 2017 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
Workshop with Harri Stojka in Hallstatt 2017
End of August 2017 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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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