"Historical, magical, beautiful" Hallstatt by nhcram

Hallstatt Travel Guide: 226 reviews and 728 photos

Captivating Hallstatt

Hallstatt is one of those places that you would never tire of visiting. The magical and historical little town sits at the bottom of the magnificent Dachstein mountain in the Salzkammergut region of Austria.
It has been designated a world heritage site beause of its' important archaeological sites and the mountain backdrop of caves and peaks. Salt is also one of the areas main features and has been extracted from there since the bronze age period. It is know as 'White Gold'
There are also charming little houses with their typical wooden verandas.

  • Last visit to Hallstatt: Dec 2007
  • Intro Updated Feb 15, 2008
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  • davesut's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2011 at 6:17 AM

    Great tips an wonderful photos. This looks a beautiful place, very atmospheric in winter.

  • chiara76's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2010 at 12:12 AM

    We have been there last year and in my opinion the whole reagion Salzkammergut is worth to see it. I like this town, too. We have been to Celtic Museum there and also had a great trip to the mine.

  • diosh's Profile Photo
    Jul 5, 2008 at 3:05 PM

    I remember those skulls, from my visit, ages ago! All with their names written on them.Stunning town. xx

  • iris2002's Profile Photo
    Mar 14, 2008 at 10:43 AM

    seeeee.... now I'm gonna go all homesick, sniff, sniff ;) x

  • y2ketan2007's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2008 at 8:54 AM

    Natalie,your Hallstatt page is outstanding. Each Austrian town and village has a distinct character of it's own and yet all of them integrate seamlessly to make an amazingly beautiful country. Hope you are doing fine.Warm regards , Ketan.

  • poons's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2008 at 1:54 PM

    Noseying into where you've been at :o)) Would love to see the mountainous regions of Switzerland and Austria. Stunning... a treat to the eyes that afternoon blue!

  • alucas's Profile Photo
    Feb 15, 2008 at 12:14 PM

    Looks like an interesting little place.

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2008 at 11:10 AM

    I like that blue picture very much. Well done!


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