Located in the Salzkammergut – a region in Austria, Hallstatt is one of the most spectacular and stunning village in Europe.
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 – the Hallstatt period (800-450 BC).
In 1997, Hallstatt was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. This culturally historic region is now known as the Dachstein Salzkammergut-region.
Hallstatt is one of the most visited villages in Austria.You can visit it in any season.The climate there is temperate and alpine.There you can enjoy in the awesome landscapes, fairy tale mountain, astonishing villages, beautiful old buildings, clear water of the lake, clean and fresh air, unique architecture, natural wonders….Don’t forget to pack your camera! For more beautiful shots, take a nature walk through the Echerntal trail and discover landscapes that have attracted mountain climbers, explorers, painters, and romantic poets.