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Vienna: Hallstatt & Alpine Peaks Day Trip with Skywalk Lift

1. Vienna: Hallstatt & Alpine Peaks Day Trip with Skywalk Lift

Explore the stunning region of Salzkammergut, a Unesco World Heritage Site on a guided tour. See the snow-white castle, the beautiful alpine regions, Hallstatt town, and more. Enjoy a convenient pickup directly from your centrally-located Vienna hotel or opt to head to a central meeting point if you're staying at a hotel outside of the pickup area or in other accommodations like an apartment. Board your bus and depart to the stunning region of Salzkammergut. Your first stop is the Schloss Ort, a snow-white castle where countless couples dream of celebrating their weddings. Take the opportunity to snap some photos on its famous wooden bridge. Continue to the heart of the Salzkammergut region, the fabulous town of Hallstatt, set on the shores of an azure-blue lake. Ascend to the Skywalk to enjoy breathtaking views over the town, lake, and mountains. You will have some free time for lunch, or to wander the narrow streets of the town. Admire the unforgettable natural landscape of the area, before continuing to Vienna where your tour will end at the Vienna State Opera.

From Salzburg: Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt

2. From Salzburg: Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt

Embark on a half-day scenic tour through the Salzkammergut to Hallstatt. See the town of Hallstatt on a guided tour and explore at your own pace after. Admire the Mullbach waterfall and the Bone House. Start the 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, as you listen to an introduction to Hallstatt and the Salzkammergut. If you wish to do the Hallstatt Skywalk, please make your own arrangements and also considering an hour timewise from your 2.5 hours stay in Hallstatt.   On arrival in Hallstatt, enjoy 2.5 hours of free time to take in the sights. Take a leisurely walk along the lake and marvel at 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 and admire the views of the Dachtsein mountains.

From Vienna: Full Day Trip to Hallstatt and Salzkammergut

3. From Vienna: Full Day Trip to Hallstatt and Salzkammergut

Depart Vienna and journey by bus into the Austrian Alps to explore the Unesco World Heritage Site of Salzkammergut, famous for its scenic lakes, limestone mountains and historic castles. Continue to the beautiful village of Hallstatt on the Hallstätter See and learn more about the development of the village and its salt production industry, dating back to prehistoric times.  Next, climb aboard a boat and cruise across the tranquil waters of the Hallstätter See (only in the summer). Get some free time to explore the village on your own before making your way back to Vienna.

From Vienna: Melk, Hallstatt and Salzburg Grand Austria Tour

4. From Vienna: Melk, Hallstatt and Salzburg Grand Austria Tour

Begin your day with a hotel pickup and get ready for a meticulously curated trip from Vienna. Depending on your selected option, enjoy an intimate small group tour or a private tour for your group only. Leave the city behind and allow your guide to share the history and highlights of each location on the itinerary. Arrive in Hallstatt to witness its breathtaking beauty and become immersed in a scene out of a fairytale. Move on to the historic Salzburg and experience its vibrant cultural symphony. Enjoy plenty of time to explore both locations at your own pace before returning to Vienna and being dropped off at your accommodation..

Salzburg: Hallstatt and Sound of Music Tour

5. Salzburg: Hallstatt and Sound of Music Tour

Climb aboard a bus in Salzburg and make your way to Hallstatt. Admire the breathtaking Salzkammergut passing through picturesque towns such as Fuschl, St. Gilgen, Strobl, and Bad Goisern. Arrive in Hallstatt, considered one of the most beautiful lakeside villages in the world. Enjoy free time to explore the town. Choose to walk along Lake Hallstatt, visit the museums and the famous Bone House with over 600 skulls and bones, or take a funicular to the skywalk platform. On your way back, take a different route for more striking scenery, passing by Gosau and Abentau before arriving in Salzburg. Join the original Sound of Music tour and relive your favorite scenes from the classic musical, following the traces of Julie Andrews. Discover filming locations around the city while your guide provides historical background on Salzburg’s top attractions and architectural jewels. Take advantage of photo stops at Schloss Leopoldskron, known for the famous boat scene, and at the authentic Sixteen Going on Seventeen gazebo. Head out to the beautiful Salzkammergut once again, this time via St. Gilgen to Mondsee, on a scenic route along Lake Mondsee. Spend some time in the picturesque town visiting the famous Basilica St. Michael, where the wedding of Maria and Baron von Trapp was filmed. Explore during your free time and make sure not to miss out on the iconic apple strudel before returning to Salzburg.

From Vienna: Melk, Hallstatt, and Salzburg Day Tour

6. From Vienna: Melk, Hallstatt, and Salzburg Day Tour

Embark on the "Complete Austria Tour," a meticulously curated journey from Vienna to Hallstatt that unfolds the rich tapestry of Austria. Immerse yourself in the cultural symphony of Salzburg, marvel at the architectural splendors of Melk, and witness the breathtaking beauty of Hallstatt, weaving an unforgettable story of Austria's diverse allure. This isn't merely a trip; it's an immersive odyssey capturing the essence of Austria in every moment, ensuring your experience is nothing short of extraordinary.

From Vienna: Melk, Hallstatt, and Salzburg Day Tour

7. From Vienna: Melk, Hallstatt, and Salzburg Day Tour

Embark on the "Complete Austria Tour," a meticulously curated journey from Vienna to Hallstatt that unfolds the rich tapestry of Austria. Immerse yourself in the cultural symphony of Salzburg, marvel at the architectural splendors of Melk, and witness the breathtaking beauty of Hallstatt, weaving an unforgettable story of Austria's diverse allure. This isn't merely a trip; it's an immersive odyssey capturing the essence of Austria in every moment, ensuring your experience is nothing short of extraordinary.

From Vienna: Hallstatt Guided Day Tour

8. From Vienna: Hallstatt Guided Day Tour

Hop on the van and start an incredible journey through some of Austria's most picturesque places. Cross Lower and Upper Austria until you reach the wonderful Lake Region. Before getting to Hallstatt, make several stops in the Salzkammergut (Lake Region), well known for the celebrated film "The Sound of Music". Discover different places of the area and experience the uniqueness of St. Gilgen, the tiny village that counts among its attractions with the birth house of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother. Once in Hallstatt, feel like you are in a movie set: a blue water lake, Alpine mountains, narrow streets, old historical buildings, charming homes and cafés. Meet your local expert tour guide upon arrival and enjoy an informative guided walking tour covering the most remarkable landmarks of the town. Discover hidden secrets of Hallstatt on your own in your free time after the sightseeing tour. At the end of your visit to the Alpine village, simply relax, sit back and enjoy the worry-free transfer in the minivan back to Vienna. The trip concludes with a drop off at your hotel or private apartment.

Hallstatt: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour with Photographer

9. Hallstatt: 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour with Photographer

After meeting your local guide, listen to some general information and historical facts about this small Austrian village. Then, walk to the Badeinsel, an artificial island with a spectacular view of the lake and the historic town center. Take incredible photos which will wow your family, friends, and social media followers. Next, hike up the Salzberg Trail to the Mühlbach Wasserfall until you reach the historic center of the town. Take look at the Bone House of Hallstatt and learn about the unique burial traditions of this region. End the tour by taking in the iconic postcard views of the waterfront and city. During the whole tour, your guide will take complimentary pictures which will be edited and uploaded into a private Dropbox folder on the same day the tour takes place.

From Vienna: Hallstatt, Salzburg and Austria's Wonders Tour

10. From Vienna: Hallstatt, Salzburg and Austria's Wonders Tour

Embark on a grand tour of Austria on a meticulously curated day trip from Vienna. Feel the holiday spirit when you visit culture-rich Salzburg, architecturally stunning Melk, and picture-perfect Hallstatt during the festive season. Depart from Vienna for a day exploring 3 gems of Austria. As you drive to each destination, your driver/guide will share the history and highlights of each location. During the festive season in Austria you have the chance to explore wonderful Christmas Markets and see the decorated streets. Immerse yourself in the cultural symphony of Salzburg, marvel at the architectural splendors of Melk, and witness the breathtaking beauty of Hallstatt, weaving an unforgettable story of Austria's diverse allure. This isn't merely a trip; it's an immersive odyssey capturing the essence of Austria in every moment, ensuring your experience is nothing short of extraordinary.

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What people are saying about Hallstatt

Very nice visit in a small group of 7 people, we had a good driver who knew the places visited well. More information on the places visited would have been appreciated. Very long road. Unfortunately on the way back the minibus broke down. The agency found ways for us to get back to our destination but we arrived very late.

This tour was amazing, I would recommend it to anyone. It was so beautiful and peaceful, with wonderful location and lake. Dasha our guide was really nice, great, she told us many story. We had a wonderful day and took some great photos. I do not regret buying this ticket

It was great, we enjoyed it a lot. The guide Dasha was very good and friendly.

Great weather, great destination, good organization, excellent guide (Sophia)!

The Hallstatt tour, we could have stayed there longer than Salzburg