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!
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Discover Hallstatt in Spring, Summer and Autumn
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. That´s new! Many sights with audio tracks! Check it out!
» Sights for day visitors to Hallstatt
Under the motto "The Sound of Hallstatt", the world-famous lakeside town presents itself from its musical side. You can expect a varied musical program during your holiday in Hallstatt.
» The Sound of Hallstatt
Unique holiday experience for nature lovers, hikers or photographers. With delicious breakfast in a rustic mountain lodge. The Dachstein plateau is waiting for you! Get on-board ride along. See you on top!
» Sunrise on the Krippenstein
An impressive journey back in time to the "Knights of the Round Table". Lots of attractions are waiting for you. A weekend full of enjoyment in the Gosau open-air museum.
» Medieval market in Gosau
End of August 2018 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
The annual half-marathon, around Lake Hallstatt, will take place on Sunday 29th of April 2018. Many runners from around the world are expected to return. Come and take part! Online registration is already possible!
» Hallstatt Lake Half-Marathon 2018
Double the pleasure with just one ticket. The perfect mix of scenic boat ride and exciting bike tour. It could not be easier!
» Boat & Bike Combi Ticket
Colourful Corpus Christi procession on Thursday 14th May 2018 in the Catholic parish church, the romantic marketplace and the unique Lake Hallstatt. A truly "heavenly" experience!
» Corpus Christi procession on the lake
They say that the early bird catches the worm, so why stay in bed and miss an unforgettable sunrise over the breathtaking mountain scenery around the fjord-like Lake Hallstatt?
» Early morning "Fuhr" (punt) trip on Lake Hallstatt
Adventure Holidays 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
Feel as a team. Enjoy conversations, laugh and move, get out of breath, arrive together and look down into the valley and enjoy the wonderful views.
» Geführte Wanderungen im Welterbe
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
Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.
» Mountain Bike Tours
Sometimes wild, sometimes picturesque - definitely natural! Beautiful gorges & canyons and many new experiences and adventures await you while canyoning in the World Heritage.
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
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Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of the year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation. We look forward to your call and will be happy to give you advice and further information personally with NEWS from the Dachstein Salzkammergut-region.
» Hallstatt Tourist Office
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Winter holiday in Hallstatt: A fairytale in white
Discover the region around Lake Hallstatt at the Winter Time. Skiing, powder snow and more…
» Winterholidays in Austria´s mountains
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
World Heritage & history at a glance
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
How did the people of Hallstatt live in the past? How did they earn their crust? The answers to these and other questions will be provided on a journey through time of the extra class in the heart of Hallstatt. Open all year!
» World Heritage Museum Hallstatt