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Hallstatt: Your holiday place in Austria

Holiday in the World Heritage Region

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!

Important information for rail travellers in February 2023
No Ferry connection in Hallstatt in February 2023
Change to the regular bus service

Dear guests, valued travellers
Please note that the ferry service from Hallstatt train station to Hallstatt Markt will be suspended between Monday 6th February 2023 through to and including Tuesday 28th February 2023. The reason: construction work. This means for all train passengers: Travelers to Hallstatt are requested to change to the "Line 542" bus at the "Steeg-Gosau" station or to the "Line 543" bus at the "Obertraun Dachsteinhöhlen" station. Please plan this into your journey.

Please note: 06.02.2023 - 28.02.2023 - Tthe regular ferry timetable does not apply!

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If you have any questions on these topics, please contact the staff at Tourism Information.

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    Tourism information Bad Goisern
    Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 100
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    Tourism information Gosau
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    Tourism information Hallstatt
    Phone +43 (0) 5 95095 30
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Due to the current situation, changes can occur at any time.
We look forward to your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut and wish you a relaxing and restful holiday. See you in the heart of Austria.

Your editorial team.

Four must-see sights in Hallstatt

Currently closed. Open again from 11th of February 2023: Daily tours through the Salt Mine in Hallstatt

Feel the magic of bygone days and immerse yourself in a magical realm of glistening salt crystals, mysterious mine tunnels, where history comes alive.

Archaeological excavations

Archaeological finds from the Celtic and Roman times and the Middle Ages unearthed by chance in the cellar of the sport shop Janu in Hallstatt

Hallstatt photo point / Instagram Hotspots

The photo point, which is just a short walk from the market square, is one of the world's most beautiful motives. Millions of people have already been photographed against the stunning backdrop.

Large skull collection

Visit the ossuary of the Catholic Church of Hallstatt. Here, skulls and skeletal bones of the deceased are stored - the majority of the skulls are artfully painted and labeled.

Event calender & Highlights

The first highlight of the year! "International Winter Variety Show 2023"

A beautiful, magical event inspired by the "wise men" is casting its shadows: the "International Winter Variety Show " from 11th - 13th February 2022 with Dirk Denzer's new show "Spirit Dreams" in Bad Ischl.

34th Int. Sparkassen Lake Hallstatt Half-Marathon 2023

Back to the roots! After the autumn excursion, the sporting event will once again take place in spring: on 23rd April 2023, the starting signal will be given for the 34th edition of the running event.

Hubert von Goisern Open Air Hallstatt 2023

World musician Hubert von Goisern invites you to an unforgettable open air concert on romantic Lake Hallstatt. The event, scheduled for 2md of September 2023 in Hallstatt, will be the musical highlight of your holiday. Act now and purchase your tickets before they’re sold out!

All Events at a glance

What's going on in the Salzkammergut? All events at a click. Our event calendar at a click. From conventions to concerts. From nature to culture. Here you will find events in Obertraun, Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau or Bad Ischl. From tradition to hiking. The choice is yours!

Mountains full of possibilities - Winter sports paradise Salzkammergut

Longing for mountains - winter vacation in the world heritage

The longing for exciting adventures and quiet, unique moments when looking at the beautiful nature between picturesque lakes and the brilliant mountain scenery. Varied and genuine. A wide range of possibilities for relaxation and active experiences. Check it out. Leave your everyday life at home and discover your dream moment during winter in the 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.

Pure winter sports fun

If you love nature, you can experience the romantic side of the cold season.

Thrilling "5fingers viewing platform" in winter

Not for the faint-hearted! The "5fingers" offer adrenaline kicks at the highest level - even in winter. One of the most spectacular viewing platforms in the Alps juts out like a hand over a 400 meter deep abyss.

Your holiday in winter wonderland Salzkammergut

Leave your everyday life at home and discover your dream moment in the world heritage

The longing for exciting adventures and quiet, unique moments when looking at the beautiful nature between picturesque lakes and the brilliant mountain scenery. Varied and genuine. A wide range of possibilities for relaxation and active experiences. Check it out.

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.

Easy snowshoeing

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!

Skitouren sind die ideale Alternative: Hier erwarten Sie märchenhafte Winterlandschaften, einsame Täler, verschneite Gipfel, unberührte Hänge und unvergessliche Tiefschneeabfahrten.

Ski tours in Austria are the ideal alternative: Here awaits wonderful winter landscapes, secluded valleys, snowy peaks, pristine slopes and unforgettable deep snow covered runs.

Service & Information

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.

Hallstatt Tourist Office

Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of the year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation.

Parking in Hallstatt

You might have noticed that the centre of Hallstatt is densely packed and the few existing parking lots are reserved for the local population.

Questions & Answers about Hallstatt

Our service for holidaymakers and guests during their visit to Hallstatt. Fast, easy and convenient to your request. You ask - we answer. The most important questions at a glance.

Active Holiday

Active Holiday in the Salzkammergut

Hiking, climbing, water sports, mountain biking - the mountains of the Salzkammergut meet all the requirements for a varied active holiday from spring through summer to autumn. Whether calm or fast-paced - there is something for everyone. Guaranteed!

Mountain biking

Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.

Rock Climbing

Rock climbing has become very popular in region Dachstein-Salzkammergut over the last number of years. And no wonder – there thousands of cliffs, bluffs and crags for climbers to test their skills.

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