Recreational fun in the unique World Heritage landscape
The whole family will enjoy the beach in Hallstatt. Just a ten minutes' walk from the town centre, is a small artificial bathing island, which is connected with a bridge from the shore. The island was built in the sixties using the rock excavated during the building of the Hallstatt tunnel. Today the bathing island in the World Heritage region of Hallstatt / Dachstein Salzkammergut is a meeting place for guests and hosts. Whether you simply want to let go and relax, or fancy bathing and swimming in a natural landscape: You will find recreation at Hallstatt beach. Read a book by the lake or explore the various playground apparatus in the large playground with your children. A beach holiday in the Salzkammergut at its best!
Our insiders' tip: Those who like it especially romantic should go to the Hallstatt bathing island “after dark” and look into the magnificent night sky and the romantically lit World Heritage town. Uniquely beautiful and unforgettable!
The Hallstatt Lake – Lake it!
Already more than 200 years ago the world traveller Alexander von Humboldt appreciated Lake Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut and named Hallstatt "the most beautiful lakeside resort in the world". Now, just two centuries later, the numerous visitors from all over the world have also learnt cherish Lake Hallstatt. Whether for a romantic cruise with an electric boat or on board one of the excursion ships, whether it be bathing in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern or Obertraun, or hiking along the fjord-like waters - Lake Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut has captivated everyone. And so it is hardly surprising that on the water and on its shores, more and more recreation seekers are enjoying themselves. A holiday destination for those who are looking for variety. And when are you coming to Lake Hallstatt?