Hallstatt Tourism

Visit Hallstatt - Best of Hallstatt

Known for its flamboyant and beautiful pastel colored houses and scintillating natural beauty; Hallstatt is the most popular place in Austria. Located in Salzkammergut, it is perhaps the most photographed village in the region. Nestled near the Hallstätter Sea, the magnificence and beauty has awed millions.

The Chinese were overwhelmed by the immense beauty and simplicity of the village and tried to duplicate the Hallstatt salt mines located nearby, but what makes Hallstatt truly amazing is the heritage that the place carries with it.

The easiest way to enjoy the alpine city is to take the ferry which travels across the picturesque landscape and the arresting scenery that comes along the way. Hallstatt is a great adventure experience complete with surfing, hiking, boating, ice cave exploration and of course, the legendary salt mines which were the first in the world.

Filled with exciting places, exotic locations and friendly locals the place is no less than a paradise. But the cherry on the cake is the Hallstatt culture, tradition and depth that the 7000 year old village carries with it! Each one of you should visit Hallstatt at least once and experience all that it has to offer considering the best time to visit Hallstatt.

Hallstatt Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Hallstatt tips for your visit

  • Cars are not allowed here from May to October, 10am to 5pm but don’t worry as it is pretty easy to travel the city on foot.
  • The Hallstatt ferry is the most elegant way to travel with, just the lake and the sky by your side.
  • Hiking is an option in winters but is closed when snowing so plan your vacation accordingly.
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Facts and Stats for Hallstatt*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hallstatt

    Know the pollution level of Hallstatt before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
  • Living in Hallstatt - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 69.62 (High)
    • Pollution Index 75.86 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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