Don't miss visiting Hallstatt while you are in Salzburg. Book this private, tailor-made, customized tour and visit Hallstatt; Austria’s oldest and possibly most photographed village, famous for its salt production. Discover a subterranean salt lake and the mummy of a prehistoric miner - preserved in salt. Hallstatt is such a unique place that even the Chinese have created a copy of the ancient salt mine village. Luxury car and professional English speaking driver/guide at your full disposal.
Your tour starts with pick-up at your Salzburg hotel. Take a relaxing ride through the scenery of the Salzkammergut region, adorned by the Alpine peaks of Dachstein. On your way to the UNESCO-listed village of Hallstatt, dating back all the way to the Early Iron Age, feel free to plan your itinerary with your private guide/driver as the tour is fully customizable to your interests and needs.Hallstatt, although relatively compact, is filled with attractions. Feel free to take some free time before starting your tour. Hop on a cable car for a ride up to the prehistoric salt mines(own expense), take in the sweeping views of the village nestled between the lake and mountain below. Take a stroll along the scenic lake to the Muhlbach Waterfall or a boat ride for the most romantic views of Hallstatt and its surroundings(own expense).Wander over to St. Michaels Chapel, located between the cemetery and the Catholic parish church, for a visit to the Bone House and an eery but irresistible experience that contrasts with the village's peaceful atmosphere(own expense). With over 1200 human skulls decorated and neatly organized it is a sight unique to this Alpine village.After your 5-hour Hallstatt experience, your driver will take you back to your Salzburg hotel, or centrally chosen location.