The alpine region Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut is an extraordinary example of a natural landscape of unique beauty and special scientific importance, which also bears witness to the early and continuous human, economic and cultural activity.
– UNESCO comitee: december 1997
The history of our World Heritage sites
The history of
Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt
Come with me on a journey back up to 250 million years. Discover the stories of our World Heritage sites and understand the background of the NOW. History generates culture, tradition and customs. History generates the World Heritage.