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 (Possibly change at the station "Gosaumühle". Ask the bus driver!) or to the "Line 543" bus at the "Obertraun Dachsteinhöhlen" station. Please plan this into your journey.
No ferry traffic on Lake Hallstatt
06.02.2023 - 28.02.2023
Hallstatt Railroad station - Hallstatt City
Wechseln from train to bus
in the Railroad stations
Railroad station "Gosau Steeg"
Possibly change at the bus stop "Gosaumühle"
Ask the bus driver!
Railroad station "Obertraun Dachsteinhöhlen"
06.02.2023 - 28.02.2023
If you have any questions on these topics, please contact the staff at Tourism Information.
- All 4 one
The 4 tourism offices of the
UNESCO World Heritage region of H
allstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut
on a click
Tourism information Bad Goisern
Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 100
Tourism information Gosau
Phone +43 (0) 5 95095 20
Tourism information Hallstatt
Phone +43 (0) 5 95095 30
Tourism information Obertrau
n Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 40
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.
Fairytale landscapes high above Hallstatt. With thrills on the Skywalk and culinary delights in the Rudolfsturm. For all those looking for short excursion routes. A "must" during your wintry Hallstatt visit.
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.
Event calender & Highlights
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.
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.
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!
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
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.