Hallstatt Things to Do

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  • 1. Geschenks Platzerl

    Everyone can find something: beautiful metalwork for the garden, very special souvenirs, the world famous Gmundner Ceramics ... and much more. beautiful little handmade pottery animals Very friendly...

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  • 2. Pfarrkirche (catholic church)

    The first Pfarrkirche (catholic church) was built there in 1150, the still existing steeple got afte a fire in 1750 a baroque roof, and todays still existing church was finished 1505. The fresoes...

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  • 3. Visit the Beinhaus (Ossuary)

    There are about 1200 skulls in th ossuary, 700 of them are painted. Since the beginning of the 17th century skulls kept in the ossuary as a kind of second...

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  • 4. Hallstatt: decorated headbones & more

    Hallstatt is a MUST for every tourist in Austria and although it is a village of just 2000 inhabitants, it gave the name to the so-called "HALLSTATT-CULTURE" -...

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  • 5. A walk in the bush

    On the train station side of the lake you will see a path which will take you on a really lovely walk. From here you get to see the lake and the town of...

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  • 6. Walking tour with audio

    There are audio guides available at the information center or you can download the audio guide to your own ipod or mp3 player and then take a walk through town...

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  • 7. Walk along the lake

    While arguably much nicer to do when it is warm and sunny, a stroll along the lake in the winter still provides some visually stunning views. You can cut in...

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  • 8. Visit the Catholic Parish Church

    Built high up and with a somewhat steep walk down is a small catholic parish church, along with a cemetery and "bone house". The church has its roots back to...

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  • 9. WALDBACHSTRUB WATERFALLS

    These Waterfalls look to be right in Hallstatt. They are seen easily from the streets of Hallstatt, but for a closer look, just follow the short, well...

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  • 10. LAKE RELAXATION

    A lake, and immediately I think of water sports and fishing.If this was Australia, my husband and I would be enjoying fishing like the couple in my photo, and...

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  • 11. GET LOST!!!

    Well, you really can't in Hallstatt, as the town is not very wide because of its lakeside location.It is a good idea just to go where ever you feel like...

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  • 12. LAKESIDE PICNIC

    We had just been to the nearby Dachstein Caves and were heading to Hallstatt, when we came across a nice park and picnic ground by the lake. This was on the...

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  • 13. Pondering at the Monuments

    Salt Carrier monument was the first one we saw upon our arrival to this place.You can see this monument to the salt culture not far from the parking lot in...

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  • 14. Visiting Beinhaus - Charnel House

    If you want to see a very special old custom, why not go to the Catholic Cathedral.First of all, you will see a huge hall with two altars, the sculpture of...

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  • 15. Viewing the Artefacts from "Hallstatt Age"

    The city gave its name to the early Iron Age after the important archeological discoveries had been made in this area. The so-called salt culture was excavated...

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  • 16. Catholic Church of the Ascension

    The original Catholic Church was built in 1320 high on the rocks above Hallstatt. The present day Gothic style church was built to replace the original in the...

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  • 17. Salzwelten Hallstatt

    The salt mine of Hallstatt is among the oldest salt mines of the world. There is a rail ride that takes you up from the city of Hallstatt to the mine. And the...

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  • 18. The Salt Miner

    Hallstatt is featured in many different websites and books because of its breathtaking beauty mainly. There is so much to see in this little place and most of...

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  • 19. Cruise the Halstattersee

    The Halstattersee (Lake Hallstatt) is one of the most beautiful lakes that I have ever seen. It is a very busy lake and also has many an historical story to...

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  • 20. Rudolfsturm Scenic Lookout

    For the very best views of Hallstatt, the Lake and the Mountains, take the Cable Car (or walk if you are up to it) that goes to the Salzwelten Salt Mine on the...

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  • 21. The Little Town Square

    Some of Europe's smaller towns will have one main square which doubles as a "little square" as well. One that springs to mind is the litte town square in...

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  • 22. Ferry across the lake

    The first "Thing to Do" in Hallstatt is to travel across the lake from the Train Station to the town. If you go to Hallstatt by car you will come into the...

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  • 23. Dachstein Ice Cave

    This is one of the more beautiful ice caves in Austria and it isn't as difficult to visit as the one at Werfen, south of Salzburg. The effort...

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  • 24. Visiting the Catholic Church

    Entering the church we saw this small altar to the right.I don't think I know the exact name for it.There is another altar to the left of it. I could not...

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  • 25. The Protestant Church

    The Protestant Church is easily accessible as it is located in pride of place down by the lake. It is a neo-Gothic building and earliest records date it back to...

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