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Echerntal Theme Trail

Hallstatt, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Take a stroll through the wild, romantic Echerntal valley to these breathtaking waterfalls.

A short, well sign-posted trail leads you from Hallstatt to the Waldbachstrub Waterfalls. Great torrents of water come crashing down a 90 metre high sheer rock face, divided into 3 "stages" and disappear into the depths.

There is a welcoming bench for you to sit on and admire the beauty of this natural wonder.

The waterfalls are popular not only with visitors in summer, but also with people who live in the area.

Duration for the route: 1,5 hours

open daily, if the snow situation is too high, the trail could be blocked.

  • opened daily


650 m

Accessibility / arrival

The starting point for the trail is the "Babylon" near the "Wiesberg" car park.

- by car: parking area on P1, P2 and P3
- by train: arriving in Hallstatt you take the ferry to Hallstatt, from the pier you walk 15 minutes
- by bus: you arrive directly on the busterminal, from there it is a walk about 10 minutesFrom €

  • Parking space: 450
  • Bus parking space: 15
Parking fees

3,50 per hour Fee for buses: € 40,00 per day

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
General price information

no entrance fee

  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Pets allowed
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Please get in touch for more information.


Echerntal Theme Trail
4830 Hallstatt

+43 5 95095 - 30
+43 5 95095 - 74

Contact person

Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
Seestraße 169
4830 Hallstatt

+43 5 95095 - 30
+43 5 95095 - 74

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