Hallstatt – World heritage in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region
Unique idyll at Lake Hallstatt and numerous sights
The village of Hallstatt with its old houses, churches and the marvellous location between mountain and Lake Hallstatt is an ensemble that is unique in the world. From the first sight, it entices its international visitors and has a number of sights to offer.
But guests can marvel at Hallstatt and its beauty not only from far away. A visit to the world heritage village will guarantee diversity in summer and in winter.
Audio tour through Hallstatt
Start with an audio tour through Hallstatt and learn more on the village's nearly 7000-year history, its development since the Hallstatt period and the individual sights.
In the tourism office you can rent audio guides, or you download the audio files prior to your visit to your MP3 player for free.
Charnel house Hallstatt
The world-famous charnel house in St. Michael's Chapel next to the Catholic parish church was created in the 12th century and holds approximately 600 artfully painted skulls.
World heritage museum Hallstatt
In the world heritage museum, the history of the world heritage site is presented in detail. Go on a time journey with significant objects and finds from the region – those of the Iron Age were so outstanding that they gave a whole period its name: the Hallstatt period.
Salt mine and funicular railway Hallstatt
Above the rooftops of Hallstatt lies the world's oldest salt mine. The spectacular tourist mine for the whole family can easiest be reached with the Salzbergbahn. At the top station you will find the famous prehistoric cemetery and the ideal starting point for walks and hikes in the high valley of Hallstatt.
The panorama platform Skywalk World Heritage View Hallstatt is situated 360 metres above the roofs of the village at the Salzberg and offers spectacular views over the alpine panorama, the Dachstein, Lake Hallstatt and of course Hallstatt itself.
Mountain path above the roofs of Hallstatt
Behind the cemetery of the Catholic church, the mountain path above the roofs of Hallstatt starts. It offers the hikers a fantastic view of the whole village, Lake Hallstatt and the stunning mountain panorama of the world heritage region Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
Your place to stay in Hallstatt
Let yourself be inspired and enchanted, visit Hallstatt during an excursion and immerse yourself in the idyll of the world heritage village. Landhotel Agathawirt is the perfect place to stay in the Salzkammergut, not far from Lake Hallstatt. Book your stay comfortably online, learn more on our packages or send us your no-obligation enquiry and look forward to relaxation and best cuisine in your hotel in Bad Goisern.