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Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

  • A 5.5-hour guided coach tour of Hallstatt, leaving from Salzburg
  • Explore the historic village and uncover its culture
  • See the Muhlbach Waterfall in the historic town
Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg
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Hallstatt Tour from Salzburg

Discover the magic of the alpine region of Salzkammergut on this 5.5 hour coach tour of Hallstatt, departing from Salzburg.At Hallstatt you have about 2.5 hours free time.Take a walk along a lake in a historic village, see the Muhlbach Waterfall , visit the museums and the famous bone house.Optional take a ride with the cable car to the Hallstatt World Heritage Skywalk towering 380 meters above. A guide will fill you in on the region’s history on you ride to Hallstatt, stopping for views the spectacular mountain ranges. Nature buffs won't want to miss this experience.

What to Expect
Meet your guide at Mirabellplatz in Salzburg, and then travel around the Salzkammergut’s clear waters toward Hallstatt, known to locals as ‘Pearl of the Salzkammergut.’
In Hallstatt, walk to the salt mine cable railway for a brief ride to vantage point towering 380 meters above Hallstatt. (please note the viewing platform skywalk accessible only by the cable car is optional and at own expense, but your supplier will have a special deal with you cheaper than local prices in case you opt to enjoy the views) At the top, learn how some 7,000 years of salt mining has shaped Hallstatt’s history, and admire panoramic views of the UNESCO-listed Dachstein region.
Return to town and stroll along Hallstatt Lake. Observe the colorful baroque style homes sprinkled on the mountainside as you walk to Muhlbach Waterfall. Here, delve into the history of Hallstatt, whose prosperity during the early European Iron Age attributed to the era’s name: the Hallstatt Period.
Grab lunch at a cafe (own expense), and continue to Hallstatt Bone House (Beinhaus), in the charnel house behind a Catholic church. Admission is at your own expense, but the sight of some 1,200 human skulls — many hand-painted and organized into family groups — is eerily worth the entry.
Finish with a coach ride to Gosau Lake, and enjoy the view of rising mountains of Dachstein. Your tour then finishes back at Mirabellplatz.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Half day tour

This tour took the trouble out of planning what sounds like a complicated trip to beautiful Halstatt (if you don’t have a car). For $68 per person, you will be picked up in Mirabellplatz at 1pm- in front of Mirabell Gardens - a good 10-15...More

Thank OC_M_Lu
Reviewed 1 week ago
Easy way to get to beautiful Hallstatt

I normally prefer to make my own travel arrangements, but after realizing it's not that simple to get to Hallstatt via public transit, I opted for this tour. Very glad I did -- comfortable large coach which leaves from near the Mirabell gardens and gets...More

2  Thank plumeria54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Literally breath taking scenery.

We did the Panorama Tours trip to Hallstatt. The coach picks you up opposite the Mirabell gardens Salzburg. A modern 76 seat coach with A/C, toilet and rear wheel steering for negotiating the narrow streets of Salzburg. Drinks are sold on board. Soft and alcoholic....More

Thank rmeek2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Absolutely Breathtaking

I’m very happy with my choice to do the Panorama tour to Hallstatt versus trying to go alone via public transit. Public transit would have taken HOURS and a train, bus, ferry to get there. The location was beautiful and our guide (Obrad) was fantastic....More

1  Thank TheLisaBee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful place!

Too bad we did not have the best weather. It was cloudy and raining on and off. But still we are glad that we visited this lovely place. The guide was a very nice gentleman with a slight accent but still understandable. He was right...More

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20 October 2018|
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to say that we went to Hallstadt by rental car. If you mean the Saltzburg Sound of Music tour, so far as I know it goes out one time in the morning. We were later in the autumn and just showed up. On busy days... More
24 August 2018|
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Response from HobbitBrandybuck | Reviewed this property |
I can't say that there is none. I feel, however, quite certain that Panoramic Tour doesn't have one that bundles Hallstatt with its Salt mine. When I was in Salzburg, I found 2 Panoramic tours including Hallstatt. The full... More