Hallstatt for all Seasons
Way to Hallstatt Salt Mine
Hallstatt Photo Place
Salt Mine Shop at Hallstatt
Hallstatt Salt Mine Ticket Center
Salt Rocks at Hallstatt
Entrance Top of Hallstatt
The Lake District – four lakes, mountains, rock faces and the rural beauty a stone’s throw away from Salzburg – was and is setting for world famous movies (i.e. The Sound of Music) and operettas. It is one of Austria’s most beautiful regions.
Optional boat price not included (May 1st till Oct 26th) EUR 8,00/adult, EUR 4,00/child.(age 4 – 14 years).
|01st January to 31st December|
|Tour Start||09:00 am|
Important Info a) Additional hours on request, when possible each extra hour cost Euro 90/-
b) Some of tours need to cross over the country border, in case of border control we recommend you to carry passport.
c) Please inform us in case you want to take baby with you, we will try to arrange a suitable baby seat.
Heading for Lake Fuschlsee, already beyond the border of Salzburg City, we enter the great,scenic foothills of the Northern Alps with lovely villages. Passing by Fuschl Castle, high above the mystic Lake, and operating today as the luxury hotel Schloss Fuschl, you will get to know the location of the headquarters of Red Bull, the world’s leading energy drink. High above St. Gilgen, where W.A. Mozart’s mother was born and his sister lived during her first marriage, we will have a photo stop. You will be impressed by the incredible view over the Lake Wolfgangsee, the surrounding mountains and rock faces.
Then sit back and indulge in the drive through the wonderful scenery along the lake to the beautiful village, St. Wolfgang, well known from movies, operettas and the world famous White Horse Inn. There you can marvel at Michael Pacher’s winged Gothic altar and take some refreshments. For those who love boat rides, from May 1st until October 26th it is possible to enjoy it (St.Gilgen to St.Wolfgang taking a boat is optional). Passing the Europe Monastery Gut Aich, Castle Hüttenstein and the picturesque Lake Krottensee we will drive along Lake Mondsee in to the village Mondsee.
The secound half of the tour visiting the extraordinary village Hallstatt at lake Hallstätter See. It is simply amazing how the houses were built between the mountains and the lake. And thus is the history of this outstanding sightseeing place. 7000 years of salt mining and findings of eminent historic import even gave a scientific epoch its name: The Hallstatt period with the Hallstatt Culture. Together with the Dachstein region it was declared an UNESCO Heritage site located in Salzkammergut region. In hallstatt you will have 3 hours time at liesure including the lunch time.