Austria is an amazing country where you can find everything for excellent year-round rest. Tourists enjoy wonderful views here – the Alps covered with white snow, glaciers and cool lakes, lush green meadows, developed ski resorts, original ancient cities with cultural and architectural monuments, as well as numerous museums and theaters.
Despite the small sizes, each of the nine federal lands possesses unique features. East lands are developed in respect of economy and industrial enterprises; the western regions – the ideal vacation spot in the middle of the untouched nature are located here.
The western regiones of Austria are ideal vacation spot
This small town called Hallstatt is located in Upper Austria, in the region Salzkammergut. It is situated along the picturesque river bank named identically to the city. From all directions Hallstatt is surrounded by the massive and marvelous Dakhshtayn, which is so beautiful that it’s impossible to hide admiration of its monumental natural beauty. The region is famous for the unique list of natural richness and greatness. In 1997 it was included by unanimous resolution of the commission in the UNESCO list of cultural heritage sites of universal value.
The village of Hallstatt is an unbelievably fascinating place that even the Chinese have created a copy of the ancient salt mine village. But only in the original will you discover this extremely unusual culture with such a history all in a fantastic mountain setting. The market municipality was already inhabited in the 1st millennium before Christ: during this period – the iron age – the civilization flourished.
Find hotels in Hallstatt online and spend an exciting holiday among mountains and lakes with multiple entertainments and cultural attractions, plus lots of nature in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
How to Get There: The best way to get to Hallstatt from Salzburg is definitely the bus, while train is better from Vienna, but it depends on your schedule. The link below has a guide we put together from our recent trips to Hallstatt to get you going.
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