Hallstatt Skywalk

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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.

Salzburg: Hallstatt and Sound of Music Tour

3. 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, Salzburg, and Hallstatt Private Tour

4. From Vienna: Melk, Salzburg, and Hallstatt Private Tour

Embark on a fascinating day trip from Vienna to some unique Austrian landmarks. Explore the historic Melk Abbey, the charming town of Salzburg, the scenic Lake Wolfgang, and the picturesque Hallstatt. Customize your itinerary depending on your needs and interests. Melk Abbey Be introduced to the history of Benedictine Abbey. Overlooking the town of Melk and the Danube River, the impressive baroque-style Abbey is home to the famous Melk Abbey library and contains the tomb of Saint Coloman of Stockerau as well as the remains of several members of the House of Babenberg. During the visit, you can also explore the Abbey church and the garden pavilion. After approximately 1 hour visit of Melk, your journey continues through the Austrian countryside towards Salzburg. Salzburg Move on to the city of Salzburg. Upon arrival, independently explore the beautiful Mirabell Palace Gardens which was used as a filming location for popular "Sound of Music" movie, Mozart Museum, the UNESCO protected Old Town, and catch a spectacular view of the city from the Hohensalzburg fortress. Surrounded by mountains, Salzburg is well known as the birthplace of Mozart and the architecture is heavily inspired by Italian designs. Continue with a scenic drive through the Salzburg Lake District to Hallstatt. Hallstatt Hallstatt is located directly on Hallstattersee. Hallstatt is known as one of the most photographed villages in Europe. Stroll along the Promenade into the colorful town center with numerous small shops, cafes and restaurants. In order to make your visit to Hallstatt more memorable, you have the opportunity to visit the Skydeck directly above the town as well as the Salt Mines for more scenic photo opportunities. In the late afternoon, drive back through the beautiful Austrian countryside to your accommodation in Vienna.

Private Tour of Hallstatt from Salzburg

5. Private Tour of Hallstatt from Salzburg

This is a great excursion for anyone who loves incredible scenery and history. After meeting your guide in your hotel (or any other location in the city) escape Salzburg for a private excursion to Hallstatt. Journey along the emerald-green Fuschlsee to the first stop at Castle Fuschl. Travel on to St. Gilgen and take a stunning photo of the beautiful scenery from a great view point. Leaving St. Gilgen and driving along the Wolfgangsee our trip will bring you to Bad Ischl, famous for its spa and the Emperor’s summer palace. Driving through Bad Goisern you will reach one of the highlights of our tour, Hallstatt: the pearl of the Lake District. In Hallstatt you can choose between taking the panorama funicular railway up the mountain and experience the magnificent World Heritage view 360 meters above town, on the Hallstatt sky walk and continuing on to the oldest salt mine in the world. Alternatively you can visit the 5 Fingers viewing platform – this is probably the most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps and reaches out like a hand over the 400m drop. But it is not just the viewing platform it is also the route there that offers plenty of special features. After your adventure in the mountains or the salt mine you will have enough time to discover all the hidden gems as well as the must-sees of Hallstatt, as well as to have lunch in one of the beautiful lake side restaurants (at own expense). On your way home from Hallstatt, the Gosausee with its backdrop of the glistening Dachstein glacier awaits for a short stop. Then, journey on along the Dachstein mountain range through the ski resort of Russbach to Golling and finally your guide will drop you off at your hotel or any other destination in the city of Salzburg.

Hallstatt: Sunrise Hike with a Photographer

6. 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.

From Vienna: Hallstatt with Skywalk lift & Hidden gems Tour

7. From Vienna: Hallstatt with Skywalk lift & Hidden gems Tour

Embark on a journey to Hallstatt, a picturesque haven nestled in the heart of the Austrian Alps. Discover a fairy-tale village cradled between towering mountains and a crystal-clear lake. Immerse yourself in charming cobblestone streets, adorned with historic architecture that whispers tales of centuries gone by. Indulge your senses in local delicacies at quaint cafes, and witness the mesmerizing reflections of Hallstatt's beauty mirrored in the serene waters. Join us for an unforgettable tour where every step echoes with the enchantment of this UNESCO World Heritage gem.

From Salzburg: Magical Hallstatt Private Half-Day Trip

8. From Salzburg: Magical Hallstatt Private Half-Day Trip

Join us on a half-day car tour of Hallstatt from Salzburg! Visit one of the most beautiful world heritage sites in Austria and discover its top attractions, including the Skywalk funicular. Enjoy a hassle-free experience with a Licensed Guide and private transfers from Salzburg. Choose the 6-hour option to discover the wonders of Hallstatt. Your tour will begin with pickup directly from your accommodation in Salzburg in a clean, air-conditioned vehicle. You will travel through the Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, admiring stunning Austrian landscapes along the way. Hallstatt is situated between the shore of Lake Hallstatt and the steep slopes of the Dachstein massif, offering breathtaking views all around. On the sightseeing tour led by your Private Guide you will discover the historic central square with its little parish church and colorful houses while learning interesting facts and myths about Hallstatt. It is considered to be one of the oldest villages in Europe, the birthplace of Hallstatt culture in the Late Bronze Age, and home to the world’s oldest working salt mine. The main attraction of this tour will be a funicular ride to Hallstatt Skywalk, a viewing deck offering the best views over the little town and its surroundings. It will be a magical experience for sure. After the guided tour, you will have free time for lunch and souvenir shopping before going back to Salzburg.

From Salzburg: Private Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt 6 hours

9. From Salzburg: Private Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt 6 hours

Explore half-day scenic tour through the Salzkammergut to Hallstatt. See the town of Hallstatt and explore at your own pace after. Admire the Hallstatt 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 3 hours stay in Hallstatt. On arrival in Hallstatt, enjoy 3 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 Hallstatt 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).

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4.6
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excellent and beautiful experience, made with my husband. obviously all in English but the guide was very knowledgeable and very nice. the journey to Hallstat is quite long but really worth a visit if, like us, you are in Vienna for 4 days. Beautiful landscape and excellent organization of the guide, everything really organized perfectly.

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

Hallstatt itself is so beautiful. Grateful for the stops along the way. Our guide Dasha was fantastic. She's knowledgeable, helped us mange our time and was very engaging with the group.

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)!