Hallstatt Day Tour From Salzburg is a tour of small village with a great history. The picturesque village on the lake with the same name owes its existence to the rich salt deposit of salt in the mountain of Hallstatt. 7000 years ago, as the prehistoric humans from Hallstatt began to take the salt from the salt mine who would of guessed, that this little village would give its name to a period in history.
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Hallstatt Day tour through the Salzkammergut to Hallstatt, passing a number of small villages en route. Enjoy a guided tour of Hallstatt. Visit the world’s oldest salt mines, take a leisurely lakeside walk, see the Mullbach waterfall, and visit the Bone House.
What to Expect
Depart for Hallstatt Day Tour From Salzburg by a drive which will take about 5 hour trip from Salzburg with a drive through the famous Salzkammergut en route to Hallstatt, known as the Pearl of the Salzkammergut. The route will take you through a number of charming villages. On arrival in Hallstatt you might begin your visit with a mountain train ride up to the entrance of the world’s oldest salt mines, where you can admire the views down onto Hallstatt.
Enjoy a leisurely walk along the lake and marvel how the houses above you seem to cling onto the mountainside. Pass by the Mullbach waterfall and visit the local museum. A must-see attraction is the Bone House behind the Catholic church, which will give you an interesting view into local family life (admission not included). You’ll then begin the return journey via Abtenau and Russbach to Gosau, where you’ll see the Gosau Lake and admire the views of the Dachtsein mountains.