The world heritage site in the Salzkammergut offers history and nature on Lake Hallstatt! The scenic beauty invites you to relax on various hiking trails and enjoy the environment. Whether a walk in the valley, on the lake shore or a demanding day tour – there is something for everyone! There is not only the chance to hike in the mountains, but also in the mountain. Because home to the oldest salt mine that is still running. Together with the man in the salt you will explore the mine from the inside and travel back in time.
Enjoy The Scenic View
Let’s start with the most popular pattern in Hallstatt, the famous view of the Hallstatt church with the mountain backdrop rising behind it. From this outlook looks like a picture book town. Just beautiful!
Hallstatt Cemetery & Ossuary
Hallstatt’s cemetery with its historic ossuary is only a stone’s throw away from the vantage point mentioned above. From the small, beautifully landscaped cemetery you can enjoy a very pretty view of Hallstatt and the lake.
Hallstatt Market Square
When strolling through the town, you should definitely head for the historic market square. It is in the heart of Hallstatt and is undoubtedly the most famous square in the city. Usually there is a dense crowd on the square during the day. During our visit during the pandemic, the pretty square was uncommonly empty, so that we could admire the picturesque buildings in peace.
Boat Trip Across The Lake
You can cruise across the lake in the small, wooden boats called Zille.
Hike Above Hallstatt
A little insider tip away from the hustle and bustle are the hiking trails above the town, some of which lead in the footsteps of the former work routes of miners.
Paths Over The Roofs Of Hallstatt
Would you prefer to take it easy? Then we can recommend a walk along the paths near the downtown. From the Müllerstiege, you also have a very nice view of the roofs.