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Hallstatt has a 4500 years old history (You can read about it on the official website of Hallstatt).

This village originally based on salt-mining on the lake- and hillside, but now, beside the salt-mining, the main incoming source is the turism.

Hallstatt is 500m high above sea-level on the side of the Lake of Hallstatt.


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My experience...

Hallstatt is the loveliest place I've been before. It's impossible to write down the feeling of the village. It's just like heaven...

The life is a little bit expensive in Hallstatt, but You will forget about it when You spend Your holiday here.

I can't tell You more about Hallstatt! You must see this village once in a lifetime...at least...


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Sights in Hallstatt

There are a lot of things You can do in Hallstatt and its area.
You can take a sightseeing trip on the Lake of Hallstatt. You can visit the Salt-mine, the Charnel-House, the Ice Cave and the Mammoth Cave.
You can climb mountains (for example the Krippenstein 2100m high above sea-level).
Or You can just enjoy the fresh and clear air resting on the lakeside.

  • Last visit to Hallstatt: Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated Aug 19, 2004
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  • Sep 9, 2010 at 2:20 AM

    Thanks for sharing useful information. Hallstatt is a old fashioned town in the Upper Austria state of the marvelous Austria. europevoyage.net/hallstatt-a...

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    Mar 14, 2009 at 2:29 AM

    I have to visit this village one day. Ciao!

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    Apr 23, 2006 at 3:34 AM

    Awesome tips, very useful with no garbage! You've answered 4 of my questions today! Thanks from Callan in Australia :)

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    Mar 24, 2005 at 12:58 PM

    Great page and tips...the Ice Cave looks very interesting!

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    Sep 10, 2004 at 7:36 AM

    Beautiful and Very Helpful page!!! I've sold by you. I just added it to my trip. I'll be there in a week or so. How long do you suggest I stay there? I am on my own, BTW. Did you go there from Salzbug?

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    Sep 9, 2004 at 9:36 PM

    Great pictures! The decorated skulls are amazing! Interesting place to visit.

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    Aug 9, 2004 at 8:08 AM

    Great pictures from this beautiful village by the lake. I can almost feel the sweat as you go up the hills to the salt mine;-]

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    Jul 22, 2004 at 2:01 AM

    Andras, very informative page with some great photos, I will never look at salt the same way again. G'day from Australia.

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