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Theme tours through Hallstatt

Choose between the different variants of theme tours through the UNESCO World Heritage  site Hallstatt!

Saltmining in Hallstatt 

Salt , the white gold. 7000 years ago the first people settled down in the small village Hallstatt!
During the tour you visit exciting stations, for example the so called "Kerntragebank", where the women in the past brought down the salt from the mountain. Do a tour through Hallstatt an get information about the history of saltmining and the salt miners in Hallstatt!


Women in Hallstatt

A german proverb says: "Behind every succesful man stands a strong woman."
In the Salzkammergut we speak about strong men who work in the saltmine, in the woods and in the mountains. But nobody knows about the women in the region! Enjoy a tour where you learn about the women in Hallstatt which were very important for the development of history!

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Hallstatt on a different way 

The tour takes you to different stations where you try foretastes of traditional food from the region!  In cooperation with local shops and restaurants.  The tour begins with a variation of salt, mined in Hallstatt. You will also visit some local craft shops. Of course there will be also some culinary and "high spirits" delicacies to taste. A small snack with local specialities in a restaurant right on the Lake Hallstatt will complete the tour perfectly.  During the tour you can expect small surprises as well as a farewell gift to take with you.

More to see in Hallstatt

Protestant Church Hallstatt

Protestant Church in Hallstatt

The Teachings of Martin Luther became popular, especially among miners, in the 16th century in the Salzkammergut. There was so much resistance and upheaval in the Salzkammergut during this period of religious Reformation. 1n 1601, all bridges were...

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Catholic Parish Church Hallstatt

Catholic church in Hallstatt

The Catholic "Pfarrkirche" church in Hallstatt is a beautiful "gem" in the heart of our World Cultural Heritage region. It is thought that this romantic little church dates back to about 1181.The impressive tower, which still stands today, originates...

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Market Square in the city center of Hallstatt

Hallstatt market square

Welcome to the historical market square in the world heritage town Hallstatt!  Shopping, culinary and more In the historic market square are restaurantes, cafès souvenir shops, and a bar.Stay in the market square and enjoy the unique Hallstatt-Flair...

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World Heritage Museum in the city center of Hallstatt

Hallstatt Museum

Take a journey into the past: through the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Hallstatt Period, the La Tène Period, and the Roman Era - up to the modern era. In the Hallstatt Highlands is the famous burial ground which gave the name "Hallstattkultur" to...

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Salt Mountain cable car in Hallstatt

Hallstatt Salt Mine Railway

Discover 7000 years of cultural history in the Salzkammergut The Hallstatt upland valley offers breathtaking views of the mountains and lakes and gives insights into the history of Hallstatt. The manifold findings at the burial ground are...

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Hallstatt Salt Mine

Hallstatt Salzwelten: Welcome to the oldest Salt Mine in the world! Risk a "World Heritage View" from the Skywalk Travel 7000 years in time!Enjoy a cinema experience 400 meters below!Join a pre-historic exhibition!Visitor Center & Salzwelten-Shop at...

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Tourist Information Center Hallstatt

Tourist information Hallstatt

We inform you in advance by phone, online or directly in our office about the World Heritage region in the heart of the Salzkammergut. Our holiday advisors are happy to help you. Our service for youFurnished in the typical style of the Holiday Region...

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