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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!


Theme world "Sights & Experiences"

"Salzwelten Hallstatt" - the Salt Mine: Experience, Mysticism, Fascination - Fun and Action for Everyone

Immerse yourself with us in the world underground and look forward to many unforgettable impressions, which you will not only experience in the course of the guided tour, but will experience with all your senses. Everything you need for a successful adventure.

“Skywalk“ Hallstatt - Walk in the footsteps of Nicole Kidman

Everyone needs a bit of excitement! 360 meters above the rooftops of Hallstatt: The spectacular viewing platform "World Heritage View" on the Salzberg (salt mountain). A must to be experienced!

Hallstatt photo point / Instagram Hotspots

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.

Visit with a creepy factor: Hallstatt Ossuary

With over 1200 skulls (more than 600 of which are painted and sorted by family), this small chapel is one of the most popular locations with visitors to Hallstatt.

Photos that not everyone has. Get a picture of Echern Valley in Hallstatt - A place to be!

Your place for Instagram snapshots: The Glacier garden is a natural monument located in the Hallstatt Echern valley, is a relic from the last Ice age, close by is the waterfall "Waldbachstrub". Now take this picture and poten immediately. Your friends will admire you. Take the picture of your life. Others already have it! What are you waiting for?

Don't look far! All offers: Top sights at a click - your travel guide

There is so much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Old mines, mighty cave worlds or spectacular glaciers at romantic lakes - a paradise for cultural- and nature lovers.

Romantic: Across the lake with the swan! Boat rental in Hallstatt

Enjoy Lake Hallstatt from its most beautiful side. Let yourself drift, enjoy the mountain panorama and water, simply let your mind wander. A nice change for connoisseurs, families or couples to explore the lake by boat.

Bathing island & children’s’ playground in Hallstatt

Recreation for visitors and locals. Equipped with a large children's play area, large sunbathing area and toilet facilities. Perfect for fun family bathing.

Shipping on Lake Hallstatt

Whether large or small trip – this is where you will find an overview of daily excursions from May through October on Lake Hallstatt. Cast off and Ship Ahoy!

Panorama Cruise Hallstatt Get on board and enjoy the lake

Daily trips across Lake Hallstatt. Always possible from 11:00. Cruises are available from a minimum of two people. A "must" for all selfie fans! Discover Lake Hallstatt with Navia. Quick and easy! Cast off!

Theme world "Active Holidays"

One click: inspiration for active holidaysin the Salzkammergut

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!

Mountain biking & E-biking

Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the Hallstatt is a bikers' paradise.

Bathing in the Salzkammergut

Crystal clear lakes. In a unique landscape. Bathing in the great outdoors. Cooling down on hot summer days. A jump into the cool water is always possible! The most beautiful bathing opportunities can be found here!

Rock Climbing

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.

The magic of water

Hiking and mountain biking is getting more and more popular, but also rafting, canyoning, kayaking be the ultimate recreation for a sporty tourist!

SUP – Stand-Up-Paddling on Lake Hallstatt

The world-famous view of Hallstatt, idyllic bathing spots, enjoyable stopovers - there is a lot to discover during stand-up paddling on Lake Hallstatt. An experience for both big and small water sports enthusiasts!

Canyoning around Lake Hallstatt

Sometimes wild, sometimes picturesque - definitely natural! Beautiful gorges & canyons and many new experiences and adventures await you while canyoning in the World Heritage.

Theme world "Hiking & unforgettable mountain moments"

Sound of nature: Best of Hiiking in the Salzkammergut - trails for every level

Summit happiness and deep valleys, shady beer gardens, fragrant meadows, culture & culinary delights along the way - that's hiking in the Salzkammergut. Nature lovers will find everything to please their hiking hearts. Get a breath of mountain air now!

Guided hikes

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.

Mountain events in the Salzkammerut

Breakfast on the mountains - guided hikes. The mountains are there to be conquered! From you. And we have the best mountain events for you. this is your time These are your mountains. Do something outside

Mountain Moments

The “Hiking in Autumn Program” includes hiking tours ranging from 500 m to 2100 m above sea level from August to October in Obertraun at Lake Halls.

Event calendar & theme worlds

To keep an overview: The calendar of events for the region

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!

Classic Concerts in the Ice Cave 2024

t’s not just nature lovers who will find what they are looking for in this giant Ice cave – art lovers too can appreciate this eternal world of ice: every year in August in Obertraun , the Parsifal Dome is transformed into a unique concert hall

Summer events

Magical caves, deep tunnels and sporting challenges - here you can find an overview of the best events from June to August at a glance.

"interventa Hallstatt 2024" at the HTBLA in Hallstatt

interventa Hallstatt 2024 is a transdisciplinary symposium on building culture between tradition and innovation as part of the European Capital of Culture Bad Ischl Salzkammergut 2024.

Brass music im Salzkammergut

Brass music is as much a part of Austria as a dirndl or a schnitzel. What would a big folk festival in the Salzkammergut be without brass music? Nothing! Get to know the perfect sound of your host region. The perfect overview of brass music events in the Salzkammergut. Not all of them - but the best at a click.

Traditional Events in the Salzkammergut

Genuine and down-to-earth, varied and unusual - the traditional events in the Salzkammergut. This is how you get to know the country and its people! Come and see!

Art & Culture Events in the Salzkammergut

The best of classical music, poetry, jazz, Austropop, theatre and customs through to cabaret and operetta. The best cultural events in the Salzkammergut at a click. Always up to date!

Themed worlds "Guided tours through Hallstatt"

Part of your journey: Guided tours of Hallstatt for everyone

Fancy a guided tour of Hallstatt. Whether as a single tour or with a tour group. The choice is yours. We have summarized everything you need to know in this article. So everything is at a glance and there is more enjoyment for a historical tour of the most beautiful lake town in the world.

Village Tour "Hallstatt by Land, Hallstatt by Water"

This special guided tour offers the possibility to get to know Hallstatt in a relaxed way. Only in good weather. Only with pre-registration. Note: Registration only possible until 9:00 hrs. on the day of the event.

Daily Guided Tour of Hallstatt 2024 "Individual”

Experience the World Heritage Site in a very special way: On a flexible guided tour through the historic centre. Simply register now and experience history up close. You can't get more live than that.

Guided tour of Hallstatt 2024 "World Heritage Tour"

A historical art robbery, a missing corpse and female "pack donkeys" are the ingredients for an historical tour through Hallstatt followed by a schnapps tasting - as a highlight. Cheers!

Theme world "Service & information"

Why pay a lot? Reach for the Salzkammergut Summer Card during your holiday. You can save a lot of money!

For all bargain hunters. Available at any tourist office. Free for stays of three nights or more. Save on mountain cable cars or tourist sights. Pick up the Salzkammergut Card now. A good choice!

Information: Anything you want to know – at a glance

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.

Hallstatt Tourist Office

Informative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of the year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation.

Parking in Hallstatt

You might have noticed that the centre of Hallstatt is densely packed and the few existing parking lots are reserved for the local population.

Salzkammergut shuttle service

Individual, flexible and affordable. To events, hiking, sightseeing - or to train and bus. The mobility offer and the neighbouring towns. Call, get in and off you go...

Questions & Answers about Hallstatt

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.

News from the World Heritage

Here you will find information for hikers, train travelers, motorists and much more. In addition to the following latest news, we will keep you up to date via our Twitter channel.

Theme world "Holidays in winter"

Hand in hand through the winter: Silent Night, Holy Night - Atmospheric Christmas season in the Salzkammergut

Reflective, down to earth, delicious! Enjoy the pre-Christmas period in the Salzkammergut. A pleasure for all your senses! Where time stands still! Let yourself be enchanted. The place to be!

Gently through the winter: On snowshoes through the Salzkammergut

We walk on snowshoes through snow-covered nature. The silence is broken only by the crunch of the snow under our feet. Breathe deeply and enjoy the moment - a dream! Let yourself be enchanted by a unique panorama in the middle of the mountains!

Thrilling "5fingers viewing platform" in winter

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.

Ski areas at a glance

It doesn't matter if you are looking for a challenge; if you want to casually weave down the hillside; if you are looking to pick up the latest snowboarding tricks and jumps.

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