The Best Things To Do in Hallstatt

One of the most beautiful villages in Austria's mountainous Salzkammergut region, Hallstatt attracts travelers due to its picturesque allure and laid back vibe. There are a number of things to do in Hallstatt that can turn your trip into a memorable one. Ride on the Funicular that connects to Salzwelten, and offers you glimpses of an ancient salt mine, a subterranean Salt Lake and multimedia presentations on the village's mining history. Rudolf's Tower is another point from where you can enjoy sweeping views of the city and valleys around. Visit the market place and the city view point to see why this village is one of the most beautiful towns in the world. At museum Hallstatt, you can come across the history of Hallstatt for more than 7000 years. One of the most favorite things to do in Hallstatt is to visit the famous ice caves that are formed here due to perfect weather conditions. For adventure junkies, walking up on the skywalk lets them enjoy panoramic views of the whole village and the lake.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hallstatt, Austria

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  1. Funicular

    # 1 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 1862 times in trip plans

    Tags: Safari, Entertainment, Tourist Center, Adventure

    Address: Salzbergstrasse 21 4830, Hallstatt, Austria.

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Funicular being a mechanical cable railway is a good way to see the whole city through a bird’s eye view and during the four to five minute journey it will take to an amazing height of 885 meter...Read more

  2. Rudolf's Tower

    # 2 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 1914 times in trip plans
    Rudolf's Tower

    Tags: Tourist Center, Tower, Picnic Spot

    Address: Rudolfsturm Salzbergstraße 14830 Hallstatt, Austria.

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Rudolf’s Tower is another attraction that is way above the ground. Standing proudly at 855 meters the place offers an unbeaten look of the whole city. The tower, built in 1282, is named after an...Read more

  3. Beinhaus En Michael's Chapel

    # 3 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 2485 times in trip plans
    Beinhaus En Michael's Chapel

    Tags: Church, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: The catholic parish church in Hallstatt Katholische Pfarre Hallstatt Kirchenweg 40 4830 Hallstatt Austria

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This gothic temple came into existence when there was no place in graveyards for the dead and no other place was accepted by the church. Beinhaus en Michael’s chapel or the great bone house attr...Read more

  4. Hallstatt City View

    # 4 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 2306 times in trip plans
    Hallstatt City View

    Tags: View Point, Restaurant, Tourist Center, Lake

    Address: Hallstatt, Austria 4830

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The city of Hallstatt is home to many tourists who come here to see the beautiful architecture and natural scenery that complements it. And hence the city and the market place near it becomes a very h...Read more

  5. Dachstein Ice Caves And 5 Fingers

    # 5 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 1001 times in trip plans
    Dachstein Ice Caves And 5 Fingers

    Tags: Cave, Tourist Center, Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Hallstatt, Austria 4830

    Timings: 09:20 am - 04:00 pm Details

    There are not many places that can offer ice caves all year around. Hallstatt is one place where perfect conditions let you experience the splendour and grandeur of the ice caves all year round. Trekk...Read more

  6. Skywalk Of Hallstatt

    # 6 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 2556 times in trip plans
    Skywalk Of Hallstatt

    Tags: View Point, Tourist Center, Adventure, Picnic Spot

    Address: Salzberg 1, 4830, Austria

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Skywalk of Hallstatt or the Hallstatt Viewing Platform is for those who just love adventures! Standing proudly at 350 meters, the skywalk lets its users a full panoramic view of the whole village and ...Read more

  7. Bad Aussee Market Place

    # 7 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 963 times in trip plans
    Bad Aussee Market Place

    Tags: Tourist Center, Market

    Address: Bad Aussee, Austria 8990

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    A must go to stop, is a small market place about seventeen kilometres from Hallstatt which is a very big part of the Hallstatt heritage. It has been the centre for trade and commerce in the area for a...Read more

  8. Salt Mine Hallstatt Austria

    # 8 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 10 times in trip plans
    Salt Mine Hallstatt Austria

    Tags: Mine, Tunnel

    Address: Salzbergstraße 21, 4830 Hallstatt, Austria

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Salz Welten is a Salt Mine in Hallstatt, Austria. Visitors can take a panorama funicular railway up to the mountain at Hallstatt. There is a path that heads to the tunnel mouth and there is a unique u...Read more

  9. Welterbemuseum Hallstatt

    # 9 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 12 times in trip plans
    Welterbemuseum Hallstatt Image
    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Ota Satoshi R.

    We can learn ancient Hallstatt cultural life. and spend precious and interesting time.

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  10. Seehotel Grüner Baum Boutiquehotel Am Hallstättersee

    # 10 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 16 times in trip plans
    Seehotel Grüner Baum Boutiquehotel Am Hallstättersee Image

    Tags: Bar, Nightclub

    Address: Marktpl. 104, 4830 Hallstatt, Austria

    Google Reviews
    Razan Almisned

    we only had coffee there. they do not have many options to choose from but we liked what we ordered. the almond cake was very delicious. great location by the lake. we were feeding the swans and ducks...

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  11. Hotel Seewirt Zauner

    # 11 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 24 times in trip plans
    Hotel Seewirt Zauner Image

    Tags: Bar

    Address: Marktpl. 51, 4830 Hallstatt, Austria

    Google Reviews
    Will DeVries

    Very nice, quirky rooms with updated bathrooms. We had a lovely view and balcony. The location cannot be beat in the heart of Hallstatt. The staff was very nice if somewhat scattered. The food was goo...

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  12. Frühstückpension Sarstein

    # 12 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 1 time in trip plans
  13. Skywalk Hallstatt

    # 13 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 3 times in trip plans
  14. Skywalk Of Hallstatt

    # 14 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 1 time in trip plans
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    Address: Salzberg 1, 4830 Hallstatt, Austria

    Google Reviews
    Alyssa Becker

    Beautiful Views. To get here you need to hike up or pay to take the funicular. It is very busy in peak tourist times, so try before 9:30 or after 4 if you want to enjoy the views in peace. But lovely...

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  15. Pfarre Hallstatt

    # 15 of 44 Things To Do in Hallstatt | Added 126 times in trip plans
    Pfarre Hallstatt Image
    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Alexandros Louziotis

    Beautiful and serene church. With two amazing wooden paintings creating two temples

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  • Beinhaus

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Salzwelten Hallstatt

    Salzbergstraße 21

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Lammeröfen

  • Talbachklamm

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  • Hallstätter Lake

  • Hallstätter See

    Seestraße 114/5

  • Zauchensee

  • Erlebnisbadesee Eben

  • Vorderer Gosausee

  • Freizeitanlage am Harrbergsee

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  • Museum Hallstatt

    Seestraße 56

  • Dachsteinhöhlen

  • Lehar-Villa

    Leharkai 8

  • Museum der Stadt Bad Ischl

    Esplanade 10

  • Photomuseum

    Jainzen 1

  • Lehar-Museum

    Pfarrgasse 11

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  • Abarena

    Amusement Parks
  • Urzeitwald Gosau

    Amusement Parks
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  • MARIAS Mexican

    Steirergasse 3

    Mexican Bars
  • Hohenhaus Tenne

    Coburgstraße 512

    Restaurants Night Clubs Bars
  • Bar Dorfstadl

    Ischlerstraße 16

    Bars Night Clubs Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Charly's Bar

    Esplanade 4

    Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants
  • Rathlucken Hütte

    Wurmstein 2

    Restaurants Bars
  • Bar Szenario

    Parkgasse 69

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  • FC Schladming

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Sportverein St. Martin am Grimming

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Turnverein

    Siriuskoglgasse 5

    Casinos and Gaming
  • SV Brandl Bau Bad Ischl

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Österreichischer Alpenverein

    Europaplatz 613

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Schulsportverein Stephaneum

    Rudolf-von-Alt-Weg 9

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Bergsteigerschule Dachstein

    Ramsau 101

  • Loser Outdoor GmbH

    Lichtersberg 83

  • Alpinschule Dachstein

    Vorberg 233

  • Pension Trenkenbach

    Trenkenbachweg 554

  • Forellenhof

    Am Hammerrain 188

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  • Oesterreichische Bundesforste AG - Fischerei Hallstatt

    Marktplatz 169

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Ischler Waffen Ing. Rieger Josef

    Schröpferplatz 4

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Struger Franz

    Wartburggasse 5

    Hunting and Fishing
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  • Wm-Stadion Ramsau

    Stadiums and Arenas
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  • Is diving possible in lake Hallstatt?

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    • Yes, Lake Hallstatt offers a great venue for diving and you can also attend a diving course nearby. 

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