Start your journey travelling through the famous UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Region Salzkammergut (Lake Area) passing by many picturesque villages en route until you arrive at Hallstatt the ‘Pearl of the Salzkammergut’.
Well-known by its breath-taking beauty, Hallstatt is considered by many visitors as one of the most beautiful lake side villages in the World.
Spending about 2 hours in Hallstatt, it is hard to know where to start. You may explore the old town visiting the world-famous Bone House behind the Catholic Church or turn back time at the local museum – since a whole era of mankind was named after Hallstatt, the so called Hallstatt Period (800 BC – 400 BC).
Take a leisurely lakeside walk seeing houses above you clinging onto the mountainside, pass by the Mühlbach waterfalls or take the funicular (optional, reduced rate for tour members only) and experience the magnificent “World Heritage View”, 360 meters above town, on the Hallstatt sky walk!
Hallstatt is a destination of most unique historical and cultural significance, be sure not to miss this hidden gem.
May 15th 2016 till October 26th 2016