Market square in Hallstatt

This is where life pulsates!

The market square of the UNESCO World Heritage town is definitely one of the nicest places in Hallstatt. Each year guests, from around the world, meet at the historic square, surrounded by picturesque little houses. I Here visitors will find cosy cafes to relax in, restaurants, a bar popular with the young and old, hotels and of course souvenirs.

In the centre of the square stands the mighty Holy Trinity statue, which after 6 years after erection experienced one of the Hallstatt’s greatest disasters: On the 20th September 1750 a blaze spread from the “Keferbäcks” house, which is now the site of Café Derbl, and reduced the majority of the square to ash and rubble: Four people died and 35 houses in the town centre went up in flames. The total cost of damage caused by the devastating fire in the currency of the time: 32,025 guilders.

Our tip: Discover the market square and the Hallstatt centre on a guided tour or independent of time and weather with an audio guide.


Gaststätten, Hallstatt

Sat, Dec. 5, 2020 18:00 — 23:00 Hallstätter Marktplatz und in den idyllischen Gassen, Marktplatz Hallstatt

© Kraft | Traditioneller Krampuslauf Hallstatt

Tue, Dec. 8, 2020 Hallstätter Marktplatz, Marktplatz Hallstatt

Lakeside Hotel

Seewirt Zauner

Bed & Breakfast Mühlbach

Holidays around Lake Hallstatt

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.

Information at a glance

  • Contact
    Tourist Office Hallstatt

    Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut /
    Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
    Seestraße 114
    4830 Hallstatt
    Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 30
    Fax: +43-6134-8352
    E-Mail: hallstatt@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
    Opening hours
    Tourist Office Hallstatt

    01.12. – 30.04.
    09:00 - 15:00 hrs.
    01.05. – 30.11.
    Monday - Friday
    08:30 – 17:00 hrs.
    Saturday - Sunday
    09:00 - 16.30 hrs.


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