Day-trip from Vienna to Hallstatt

Day Trips & Excursions in Stephansdom & the Historic Centre

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Explore Salzkammergut, visit the village of Hallstatt and its crystal clear Lake with a guide. Enjoy beautiful sights in Austria´s mountainous region. See Alpine houses from the16th-century. This shared bus tour to Hallstatt, the World Heritage town, starts at 7:15am.
The meeting point for this tour is at Vienna State Opera and starts at 7:15 am. First, you will visit Gmunden, where the well-known Orth castle is located on a small island in Traunsee. The castle was founded around 1080. Subsequently, the bus ride continues until you reach Hallstatt, the World Heritage town with its idyllic location next to Hallstätter See. Hallstatt is a village on Lake Hallstatt's western shore in Austria's mountainous Salzkammergut region. Learn more with help of a guide about the town’s development, its salt deposits and the unique collection of hand-painted skulls, which you can see during a visit to the ossuary. Walk through 7000-year-old Hallstatt and  Its 16th-century Alpine houses. The tour continues with a 20 minutes boat ride and after it, you will have some free time to spend independently. Take a ride with the funicular Salzbergbahn up to the “Skywalk” platform, from where you can enjoy an impressive view of the lake and town of Hallstatt. The tour ends in Vienna.

What’s included

  • Picture stop at Schloss Orth
  • Guided walk through Hallstatt
  • Funicular ride up to the Skywalk
  • 20 minutes Boat ride across the lake Hallstätter See
  • Entry/Admission - Hallstatt Ossuary
  • Entry/Admission - Hallstatter See

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop off


  • Led by a local guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach