Hallstatt, Salzkammergut, Austria

Hallstatt, Austria


Hallstatt Location

Click here for a Region Map of Hallstatt and details of walking / hiking maps.

Hallstatt is in Oberösterreich, to the south east of Salzburg in the Salzkammergut. It is on the western side of Hallstätter See. The lakes of Altausseer See, Toplitzsee and Grundlsee and the village of Bad Aussee lie to the east and Bad Ischl lies to the north.  The main road on the west side of the lake by-passes the village through a tunnel. There is a ferry across the lake to the train station.

Walking / Hiking in the Hallstatt Area

In the Hallstatt area there are lots of paths. The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.

Hallstatt Hiking / Walking Maps

There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area. Click here for details.

Skiing in the Hallstatt Area

The nearest ski area is the Freeride Arena Krippensteinin in Obertraun, about 5 km south east of Hallstatt on the south western edge of the lake.

In Gosau, about 18 km to the west of Hallstatt, is the Skiregion Dachstein-west.

A couple of km south of Hallstatt is the Echerntal with a small ski area for beginners (Skilift Speiger).

Hallstatt Tourist Information

Airports near to Hallstatt (Flughafen)

The nearest airport to Hallstatt is Salzburg.

Rail Stations (Bahnhof) and Ferries

There is no train station in Hallstatt village. The nearest station (called Hallstatt) is on the other side of the lake.

There are ferry connections acoss the lake.


There are a number of bus routes.

Cable Cars - Chair Lifts

There are no cable cars or chair lifts in Hallstatt. The nearest one is in Obertraun, about 5 km south east of Hallstatt on the south western edge of the lake.


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