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From Vienna: Hallstatt Guided Day Tour

1. 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

2. 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.

Hallstatt: Sunrise Hike with a Photographer

3. Hallstatt: Sunrise Hike with a Photographer

See stunning views of the Salzkammergut area as the sun rises, without the crowds, on this hiking tour with a professional photographer. Your guide/photographer will meet you at the the town's historic center and take you to the Salzberg trail. The hike is approximately 30-45min long, and ends at the Rudolphsturm, an old building that was used as an observation point to detect enemies in former times. Located next to the building is the World Heritage Skywalk, a unique viewing platform hovering above the lake. This is the final destination of the hike, where you will have the chance to enjoy a wonderful sunrise with the panorama of the Salzkammergut region, without the bustle you would usually face taking the cable car during the day. Furthermore, a professional photographer will capture this magical moment for you, so you can enjoy the experience to the fullest without worrying about taking the perfect picture to remember it all.

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What people are saying about Hallstatt

The whole experience was splendid! Edwin was very professional and cool! A good combo..:) we walked leisure while he was giving historical background of the stops. He definitely know where to go for Instagram worthy pictures! He’s world class photographer, pictures were available that evening, sooo awesome!, he made me feel comfortable and at ease while doing the photoshoot. It was an unforgettable experience! My stay in Halstatt was more special because of this experience of a lifetime! My pictures looked great!! Thanks Edwin!

This experience was EXCELLENT! The perfect way to learn about Hallstatt’s history and see the beautiful sites around the city. Edwin was so kind and captured the most beautiful images for us to remember our visit. He also gave helpful tips on restaurants and activities at the end of our experience. Highly recommend this tour to travelers where you are solo, a couple or a group - the photos and sights are worth it!

Johann was an excellent tour guide and driver for our day trip to Hallstatt from Vienna. It was a long drive but well worth it with the amazing views and multiple stops on the way. We had a very informative walking tour with a local guide when we arrived and plenty of free time to explore the village. Well worth it.

It was a pleasure taking Edwin’s tour. He was very friendly and provided many interesting tidbits about Hallstatt. Highly recommend his tour it was well worth it. Thank you Edwin for the beautiful pictures!

Loved the tour, Erwin is master of his skills. He has so much knowledge about the town and his photography skills are soooo good