Panoramic view of the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut (photo: Sven Posch / panorama from Lake Hallstatt in the Holiday Region Dachstein Salzkammergut. (Photo: Sven Posch/

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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

Evangelical Parish Church Hallstatt

Protestant Church in Hallstatt

In the 16th century, Martin Luther's reformation teachings fell on fertile soil in the Inner Salzkammergut. After the Counter-Reformation, the “tolerance patent” allowed Protestants to practice their religion. The Evangelical Church Hallstatt was...

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Catholic parish church Hallstatt

Catholic church in Hallstatt

The Catholic parish church in Hallstatt is a beautiful gem in the middle of the World Heritage town. Together with the famous Bone house and the cemetery, it is a must-see for every visitor in Hallstatt.  Romantic church from 1181The small romanesque...

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market square in the center of Hallstatt

Hallstatt market square

One of the most beautiful sights in the World Heritage town of Hallstatt is certainly the historical market square, which is the place of numerous events every year. Shopping, culinary and more On the historic market square in Hallstatt, you will...

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Museum Hallstatt

Museum Hallstatt

Take a trip back in time and, in addition to unique exhibits from the Stone Age to the present, experience a virtual and visual journey of discovery in the World Heritage town of Hallstatt. 7000 years of HallstattIn Hallstatt's high valley you can...

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Salt Mountain cable car in Hallstatt

Hallstatt Salt Mine Cablecar

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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Funny slides

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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