Welcome to Hallstatt


The centre of Hallstatt is at Hallstatt Markt, and Hallstatt Lahn is on the edge of town near the funicular to the Salzbergwerk. The train station is across the lake from Hallstatt; to get into town you have to take the ferry.


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Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Central Square Marktplatz, Hallstatt, Upper Austriaspend 2.5 hours in Hallstatt, stroll around have a coffee break, visit the museums or just enjoy breath-taking viewsDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesPass By: Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, Obertraun, Upper Austriadriving to Hallstatt with breath-taking views Stop At: Hallstatt Ossuary, Hallstatt, Upper Austriaspend 2.5 hours in Hallstatt - this site is definitely worth a visit Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Hallstatt, Upper AustriaVisit to the Skywalk ( optional) during your stay in Hallstatt Duration: 50 minutesPass By: Gosauseen, Gosau, Upper Austriaon your way back more breath-taking scenery

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Private Tour: Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

After pickup from your hotel, travel for approximately 1 hour by Mercedes E-Class or minivan, passing the ski resort towns of Russbach and Abtenau on your way to Gosau. Marvel at phenomenal views of the Dachstein, a famous Alpine peak that rises to an elevation of 9,826 feet (2,995 meters) before continuing on to Hallstatt in upper Austria. Since your tour is private, feel free to tell your guide where you’d like to spend more time and ask as many questions as you like. Your guide will explain the immense cultural significance of Hallstatt, an old salt mining town that has been linked to prehistoric Celtic peoples. Because of the ancient area's rich stores of natural salt, it is one of the first places humans are known to have settled. In Hallstatt, consult with your guide to decide on your sightseeing itinerary and explore on your own for half an hour if you wish. You can travel by mountain train up to the world's oldest salt mine (entry at own expense) and take in picture-postcard views of the town below. Take a walk around Lake Hallstatt and observe how the houses above you cling to the mountainside. Admire the Mühlbach Waterfall cascading down the mountain and take a scenic boat ride out on the lake (own expense). Check out the incredible Beinhaus (Bone House) behind the Catholic church (own expense), a fascinating collection of 1,200 painted human skulls. When Hallstatt ran out of burial grounds in the 1700s, corpses were exhumed and the skulls were decorated to preserve the memory of the deceased. Relax and capture lovely photos on the drive back to Salzburg. Your 5-hour customizable private tour of Hallstatt and the gorgeous Austrian countryside concludes with drop-off at your Salzburg hotel.

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Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Private Day Tour from Salzburg

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Salzburg Private Tours, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsWe will pick you up from your hotel or any other location in the city of Salzburg Pass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsWe leave the city of Salzburg behind on our way to the Lake District. Your private guide will explain about the city of Salzburg and how it for many years it was a independent principality, ruled by the Catholic Church and the importance of Salt and how it influenced the growth of the city. Other points of interest will be explained on route to Hallstatt. You will enjoy our off the beaten track over the mountains where you can enjoy unspoiled scenery.Stop At: Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & SpaWalk down to the emerald green Lake Fuschl, capture a picture of the castle Fuschl a former hunting lodge of the Prince Archbishops, built in 1450. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains that frame the lake.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Red Bull Headquarters, Fuschl am See, Austrian AlpsAdmire the beautiful architecture of the Red Bull headquarters and see one of the largest cast bronze sculptures in Europe.Duration: 2 minutesStop At: MozartblickEnjoy dramatic views above the Lake Wolfgang and the town of St. Gilgen. This is the area that was shown during the opening scene of the Sound of Music. You also have a view to the Schafberg where Maria and the children took the train up to the picnic meadow.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Municipal office St. GilgenSee the town center of St. Gilgen, including town hall, Mozart fountain and the birth place of Mozart's mother.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Central Square Marktplatz, Hallstatt, Upper AustriaIn Hallstatt, your private guide will point out all the hidden gems of the town, which include a beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Museum, Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", the Sky View Platform, Hallstatt's local residence area and more.You will have 2 hours to explore Hallstatt with all its sights, as well as have lunch at one of the beautiful lake side restaurants in Hallstatt (lunch not included in price).Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Hallstatt, Upper AustriaOptional: Take the train up to the Skywalk. When you stand on the “Skywalk”, Hallstatt lies right there at your feet. You look down on the world-famous World Heritage town, the cradle of the Hallstatt Period. Sparkling mystically, Hallstätter See nestles up against the medieval town like a fjord, flanked wonderfully by the spectacular panoramas of the Dachstein.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Salzbergwerk HallstattOptional:The oldest salt mine in the world, Europe’s oldest wooden staircase and the free-floating Skywalk with its “World Heritage View”, 360 meters above the ground: Hallstatt Salt Mine is a mine of superlatives. Come with us on a journey of discovery, back to the very beginnings of salt mining some 7,000 years ago, and experience the history of Bronze Age mining, recounted today in spectacular fashion thanks to state-of-the-art multimedia technology, including a Bronze Age Cinema 400 meters below ground. Here, you will experience up-close the very breath of history. Welcome to Hallstatt Salt Mine!Duration: 3 hoursStop At: 5 Fingers, Obertraun, Upper AustriaOptional:After a breathtaking cable car ride, walk around 20 minutes to one of the most spectacular viewing platforms in the Alps that reaches out like a hand over the 400 m drop. From 5 platforms (the 5fingers), each in a different design, you can put your head for heights to the test and enjoy unique views down over Hallstatt, the Hallstättersee lake and the inner Salzkammergut region.The 5 different levels, each 4 x 1 m in size, offer spectacular insight and views. One of the platforms is made entirely from glass and another enables visitors to gain their own personal view of the Hallstatt World Heritage site through a large Baroque picture frame. The ‘5fingers’ are illuminated until midnight and can be seen from far and wide, even at night.On the way to the 5fingers you learn on information boards much about Fauna, Flora and the Geology at Dachstein Krippenstein.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Gosauseen, Gosau, Upper AustriaMarvel at the Gosausee, with the glistening Dachstein glacier as its backdrop.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, Upper AustriaOptional: Dachstein Giant Ice Cave offers you the chance to embark on a breathtaking adventure through rock and ice.Duration: 2 hours

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Hallstatt Private Tour with 5 Fingers or Salt Mine Visit

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Salzburg Private Tours, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsPick up from your hotel or any other location in the city of SalzburgPass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsWe leave the city of Salzburg behind on our way to the Lake District. Your private guide will explain about the city of Salzburg and how it for many years it was a independent principality, ruled by the Catholic Church and the importance of Salt and how it influenced the growth of the city. Other points of interest will be explained on route to Hallstatt. You will enjoy our off the beaten track over the mountains where you can enjoy unspoiled scenery.Stop At: Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & SpaWalk down to the emerald green Lake Fuschl, capture a picture of the castle Fuschl a former hunting lodge of the Prince Archbishops, built in 1450. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains that frame the lake.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Red Bull Headquarters, Fuschl am See, Austrian AlpsAdmire the beautiful architecture of the Red Bull headquarters and see one of the largest cast bronze sculptures in Europe.Duration: 2 minutesStop At: MozartblickEnjoy dramatic views above the Lake Wolfgang and the town of St. Gilgen. This is the area that was shown during the opening scene of the Sound of Music. You also have a view to the Schafberg where Maria and the children took the train up to the picnic meadow.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: St Gilgen Mozartplatz, St Gilgen, Austrian AlpsSee the town center of St. Gilgen, including town hall, Mozart fountain and the birth place of Mozart's mother.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: 5 Fingers, Obertraun, Upper AustriaOption 1:After a breathtaking cable car ride, walk around 20 minutes to one of the most spectacular viewing platforms in the Alps that reaches out like a hand over the 400 m drop. From 5 platforms (the 5fingers), each in a different design, you can put your head for heights to the test and enjoy unique views down over Hallstatt, the Hallstättersee lake and the inner Salzkammergut region.The 5 different levels, each 4 x 1 m in size, offer spectacular insight and views. One of the platforms is made entirely from glass and another enables visitors to gain their own personal view of the Hallstatt World Heritage site through a large Baroque picture frame. The ‘5fingers’ are illuminated until midnight and can be seen from far and wide, even at night.On the way to the 5fingers you learn on information boards much about Fauna, Flora and the Geology at Dachstein Krippenstein.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Salz Welten, Hallstatt, Upper AustriaOption 2:The oldest salt mine in the world, Europe’s oldest wooden staircase and the free-floating Skywalk with its “World Heritage View”, 360 meters above the ground: Hallstatt Salt Mine is a mine of superlatives. Come with us on a journey of discovery, back to the very beginnings of salt mining some 7,000 years ago, and experience the history of Bronze Age mining, recounted today in spectacular fashion thanks to state-of-the-art multimedia technology, including a Bronze Age Cinema 400 meters below ground. Here, you will experience up-close the very breath of history. Welcome to Hallstatt Salt Mine!Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Hallstatt, Upper AustriaIncluded in Option 2:Optional: Take the train up to the Skywalk. When you stand on the “Skywalk”, Hallstatt lies right there at your feet. You look down on the world-famous World Heritage town, the cradle of the Hallstatt Period. Sparkling mystically, Hallstätter See nestles up against the medieval town like a fjord, flanked wonderfully by the spectacular panoramas of the Dachstein.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Central Square Marktplatz, Hallstatt, Upper AustriaIn Hallstatt, your private guide will point out all the hidden gems of the town, which include a beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Museum, Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", the Sky View Platform, Hallstatt's local residence area and more.You will have 2 hours to explore Hallstatt with all its sights, as well as have lunch at one of the beautiful lake side restaurants in Hallstatt (lunch not included in price).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Gosauseen, Gosau, Upper AustriaMarvel at the Gosausee, with the glistening Dachstein glacier as its backdrop. (Time and weather permitting).Duration: 5 minutes

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Salzburg Lake District and Hallstatt Private Full-Day Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & SpaBe ready for pickup at 10.00 am at your Salzburg hotel. Make yourself comfortable in your comfortable touring vehicle and experience the beautiful landscape that the famous ‘Salzkammergut’ lake region has to offer. After a short drive from Salzburg you’ll reach the castle of Fuschl. Capture a picture of the castle of Fuschl with the emerald-green Lake Fuschlsee as its backdrop, before heading on to St. Gilgen with Lake Wolfgang, the next photo stop.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: St Gilgen Mozartplatz, St Gilgen, Austrian AlpsThe next highlight is Wolfgang Lake and the village St. Gilgen. See the town center of St. Gilgen including the birth place of Mozart's mother and the main town square with town hall.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Pfarre St. Wolfgang, St. Wolfgang, Upper AustriaContinue on your scenic route and capture a picture of St. Wolfgang from a great view point before arriving at the next town, in Bad Ischl. The drive will take you through Bad Ischl, which is famous for the “Kaiser” (Emperor) Villa and the Café Zauner, and on to Bad Goisern and Hallstatt.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Hallstatter See, Hallstatt, Upper AustriaHaving reached Hallstatt and the highlight of this full day tour, your private guide will point out the must-sees of Hallstatt to you, which include a beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Museum, Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", the Sky View Platform, Hallstatt's local residence area and more.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"Start with taking the “World Heritage View” lookout platform which was officially dedicated in 2013 and has been a magnet for visitors from every corner of the globe ever since. The platform is 1150 feet above the rooftops of Hallstatt which will be next and certainly is another highlight of that 8-hour private tour. After experiencing these spectacular view you can visit the Salt Mine, if you wish or just simply spend more time in Hallstatt. During the winter months - Dec to March - we'll visit the Gosau Lake with Dachstein view instead.Once this tour is focusing on the world heritage site Hallstatt you’ll certainly have plenty of time to see all the must-sees and hidden gems of Hallstatt. Enjoy lunch in one of the great lake side restaurants (at your own expense).Duration: 3 hours 30 minutesPass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsThis 8-hour private tour from Salzburg to the World Heritage Village Hallstatt concludes at your Salzburg hotel.

$570.87 Private & Custom Tours

Private Salzkammergut and Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Salzburg Private Tours, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsPick up from your hotel or any other location in the city of SalzburgPass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsWe leave the city of Salzburg behind on our way to the Lake District. Your private guide will explain about the city of Salzburg and how it for many years it was a independent principality, ruled by the Catholic Church and the importance of Salt and how it influenced the growth of the city. Other points of interest will be explained on route to Hallstatt. You will enjoy our off the beaten track over the mountains where you can enjoy unspoiled scenery.Stop At: Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & SpaWalk down to the emerald green Lake Fuschl, capture a picture of the castle Fuschl a former hunting lodge of the Prince Archbishops, built in 1450. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains that frame the lake.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Red Bull Headquarters, Fuschl am See, Austrian AlpsAdmire the beautiful architecture of the Red Bull headquarters and see one of the largest cast bronze sculptures in Europe.Duration: 2 minutesStop At: MozartblickEnjoy dramatic views above the Lake Wolfgang and the town of St. Gilgen. This is the area that was shown during the opening scene of the Sound of Music. You also have a view to the Schafberg where Maria and the children took the train up to the picnic meadow.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: St Gilgen Mozartplatz, St Gilgen, Austrian AlpsSee the town center of St. Gilgen, including town hall, Mozart fountain and the birth place of Mozart's mother.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Hallstatt, Upper AustriaOptional: Take the train up to the Skywalk. When you stand on the “Skywalk”, Hallstatt lies right there at your feet. You look down on the world-famous World Heritage town, the cradle of the Hallstatt Period. Sparkling mystically, Hallstätter See nestles up against the medieval town like a fjord, flanked wonderfully by the spectacular panoramas of the Dachstein.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Central Square Marktplatz, Hallstatt, Upper AustriaIn Hallstatt, your private guide will point out all the hidden gems of the town, which include a beautiful photo spot of Hallstatt, Charnel House (Bone House), Hallstatt Museum, Hallstatt Waterfall "Waldbachstrub", the Sky View Platform, Hallstatt's local residence area and more.You will have 2 hours to explore Hallstatt with all its sights, as well as have lunch at one of the beautiful lake side restaurants in Hallstatt (lunch not included in price).Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Gosauseen, Gosau, Upper AustriaMarvel at the Gosausee, with the glistening Dachstein glacier as its backdrop.Duration: 10 minutes

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