© Panorama of Gosau in Winter (Photo: www.360perspektiven.at)
Panorama of Gosau in Winter (Photo: www.360perspektiven.at)

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Echerntal Theme Trail

Hallstatt, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • pets allowed
  • Suitable for groups

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


Stroll through the Echern Valley

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

Idyllic calmness

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

Experience a 360° panorama tour through Hallstatt…

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

  • opened daily

Elevation

650 m

Accessibility / arrival

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


-by car
from Salzburg:

Exit Thalgau via federal road B158 towards Bad Ischl, in Bad Ischl drive onto Salzkammergut Street B145 towards Bad Goisern, in Bad Goisern turn right onto B166, at the Gosaumühle junction turn left towards Hallstatt
from Linz:
Exit Regau via federal road Salzkammergut street B145 towards Gmunden and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern, in Bad Goisern turn right onto B166, at the Gosaumühle junction turn left towards Hallstatt
from Vienna/Graz:
Exit Liezen via federal road B320, in Trautenfels drive onto Salzkammergut street B145 towards Bad Aussee, turn onto Koppen street via Obertraun to Hallstatt
from Villach:
Tauern motorway to exit "Eben im Pongau", via B166 Pass Gschütt federal road through Gosau, at the Gosaumühle junction turn towards Hallstatt
 
by train
Attnang-Puchheim – Stainach-Irdning lines
arriving at "train station Hallstatt", take the ferry to Hallstatt

by bus
bus 542/543
arriving at bus stop “Hallstatt Lahn”
 
Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at https://www.oebb.at/en/ (train) and https://www.postbus.at/en(bus).

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

P1/P2/P3/P4 Short term tariffs 15 minutes free 1 hour: 4.00 Euro 2 hours: 7.00 Euro 3-4 hours: 9.00 Euro 5-6 hours: 9.50 Euro 7-12 hours 10.00 Euro From the 13th hour: daily tariff 15.00 Euro Lost ticket: € 30 Bus fee: € 80.00 per day For buses: Please contact Hallstatt PEB GmbH - www.peb-hallstatt.com

Shuttle service

Bus shuttle to the hotel in the centre Daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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
Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn

Please get in touch for more information.

Contact


Echerntal Theme Trail
Echerntal
4830 Hallstatt

Phone +43 5 95095 - 30
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74
E-Mailhallstatt@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
Webwww.dachstein-salzkammergut.at
http://www.dachstein-salzkammergut.at

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Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
Seestraße 99
4830 Hallstatt

Phone +43 5 95095 - 30
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74
E-Mailhallstatt@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
Webwww.dachstein-salzkammergut.at

Legal contact information

Themenweg Echerntal
Echerntal
AT-4830 Hallstatt
hallstatt@dachstein-salzkammergut.at
http://www.dachstein-salzkammergut.at

We speak the following languages

German
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