Guided tour

Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt from Salzburg

Half-Day Tour to Hallstatt from Salzburg

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Travel through the Salzkammergut to Hallstatt, passing a number of small villages en route. Enjoy a guided tour of Hallstatt. Have the chance to do a Skywalk, take a leisurely lakeside walk, see the Mullbach waterfall, and visit the Bone House.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel through the famous Salzkammergut
  • Take a mountain train ride up to the entrance of the world’s oldest salt mines
  • Enjoy a leisurely lakeside walk and see houses clinging onto the mountainside
Full description

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, the guide will collect the money for the ticket on the bus.  On arrival in Hallstatt, you might begin your visit with a mountain train ride up to the entrance of the world’s oldest salt mines (though the tour does not visit the mine itself), where you can admire the views down onto Hallstatt.  In Hallstatt you will have 2.5 hours to take in the sights. Enjoy 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, where you’ll see the Gosau Lake and admire the views of the Dachtsein mountains.

Includes
  • Round-trip bus transportation between Salzburg and Hallstatt
  • Tour guide
  • Admission fees
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Salzburg Panorama Tours, Mirabellplatz, 5020 Salzburg

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Important information

Know before you go

  • In Hallstatt you will have some time on your own (2.5 hours)
  • Please note that there will not be time for an actual visit to the salt mine, as the bus will leave earlier
  • If you wish to do the Skywalk, your guide will collect the money for the ticket on the bus
  • For disabled guests/ wheelchair users: except for the Salt Mines Tour and the Eagle's Nest Tour, all tours are wheelchair accessible. Your wheelchair must be foldable and you will need to be able to get in and out of the coach or minivan by yourself (1-3 steps)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 478 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Great tour! Was originally weary because of the predicted rain/thunderstorms all day. While it was cloudy, the mountains actually blocked the rain so it never hit! Beautiful views from the top of the cable car, even on a cloudy day. Perfect amount of time (2.5 hours) in Hallstat. I did the cable car to the skywalk and took about 30-45 minutes up there before heading down to explore the town. It is beautiful! If you walk a few hundred meters past the catholic church, look back and you actually get the iconic view of the town. Food options are subpar and expensive but that's to expect in a small tourist town. Bus to and from Hallstat was comfortable, and the driver was very helpful and engaging!

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May 9, 2022

Our driver/guide was excellent, very friendly, and knowledgeable. The down side is you’re driving for more time than actually in Hallstatt which is a beautiful drive but we missed a lot of Hallstatt village. It’s immensely beautiful and well worth a visit, I’d recommend the company extends the time in Hallstatt by another hour.

April 22, 2022

great tour guide who speaks in both English and German, you learn a lot about the surrounding areas on the ride to and back from Hallstatt. You get approx. 2 hours in Hallstatt itself which is a bit short as it took us 45-60mins to get up the skywalk, you are a bit rushed to see everything else if you go up the skywalk, tour would be better if there was an extra hour in Hallstatt. Other than that, it is a fabulous tour and would recommend it for a day trip

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April 19, 2022

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