Things to see and do - Hallstatt
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Hallstatt Travel guide
Hallstatt : Michelin's recommendations
Perched on a steep slope among the Dachstein’s foothills, dropping down into a lake to which this village owes its name, Hallstatt is the very essence of romantic Austria. Its streets are so narrow that its popular annual Corpus Christi procession takes place instead upon the waters of the lake. In 1997, Hallstatt became a Unesco World Heritage Site. Don’t miss the Catholic church (Katholische Pfarrkirche) overlooking the lake, with a huge altarpiece (c 1500) by a pupil of Michael Schüler.
Tourist attractions Hallstatt : Things to see and do
The local history and folklore collections are housed in the picturesque setting of an old house abutting on a mountain rock.
In the poetic setting of its churchyard overlooking the lake, the late-15C parish church is flanked by a squat steeple and its unusual, Chinese-looking roof with overhanging eaves. Inside, the hall-type nave and star-vaulted chancel are double, in ke..
The lower floor of this Gothic church houses the parish ossuary, used since 1600, to which the bones from the small churchyard where transferred after 10 or 20 years of burial. Of its 1 200 skulls, 700 bear the date of death, age and profession of th..
Marktplatz A - 4830 Hallstatt
Family-run for 150 years and renovated in 2014, Seewirt Zauner is situated right on the historic market square in Hallstatt’s car-free centre and 150 metres from the waterfront at Lake Hallstatt. All rooms offer lake or mountain views. Combining mod..
Marktplatz 104 A - 4830 Hallstatt
Located in the car-free centre of the World Heritage town of Hallstatt in Upper Austria’s Salzkammergut region, the 4-star superior Seehotel Grüner Baum offers spacious rooms with panoramic views of Lake Hallstatt. First mentioned in 1700, the full..
Seestraße 120 A - 4830 Hallstatt
Directly located on Lake Hallstatt, Bräugasthof Hallstatt features a traditional Austrian restaurant with a lakeside terrace. This historic 15th-century building is located in the car-free city centre, just 100 metres from Hallstatt’s market square. ..