Hallstatt Day Trip from Vienna

Join us on a sightseeing tour to picturesque Salzkammergut and experience history first hand on a walk through 7000-year-old Hallstatt

Highlights

  • Free hotel pick-up from selected hotels
  • Bus tour through idyllic Salzkammergut
  • Picture stop at Schloss Orth
  • Guided city walk through Hallstatt
  • Visit to the ossuary and its skull collection
  • Ride on the funicular up to the Skywalk viewing platform
  • 20 minutes boat ride across the Hallstätter See

Included

  • Bus tour to Salzkammergut
  • Guided city walk through Hallstatt
  • Admission to the Hallstatt ossuary
  • 20 minutes boat trip on Hallstätter See
  • Ride on the funicular

Excluded

  • Food and Drinks

Essential Information

Languages: German, English

Duration

1 day

Itinerary

Schloss Orth
Our tour to Salzkammergut starts with a trip from Vienna to Gmunden, home of the beautiful Gmundner ceramics. Here, our first highlight awaits us: Idyllic Orth castle, located on a tiny island in the Traunsee lake. Our short stop provides an excellent opportunity to take pictures of the beautiful castle and the impressive mountain ranges that surround it.

A visit to Hallstatt
We travel onward to Hallstatt, a historic town that has been photographed a million times – and even replicated. Nestled between the lake and the mountainside, the town will charm you with its narrow lanes and unique wooden buildings.

On a city walk, you will learn about the 7000-year history of Hallstatt, the mighty salt caves that were the foundation of the region’s wealth, and the tragedies it has seen. One of the highlights of our Hallstatt tour is, without doubt, the ossuary, where hand-painted skulls recall a nearly forgotten tradition.

Boat tour and Skywalk
A 20 minutes boat tour will give you a wonderful view of Hallstatt from the lake, after which you have some free time for lunch or some more sightseeing. We meet again at the Salzbergbahn, the funicular that will take us up to the “Skywalk” viewing platform, from where we have a breathtaking view of Hallstatt and the lake from above.

Starting point

Vienna State Opera/Staatsoper
Opernring 2, 1010 Wien

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Oct 13 2019
 
The credit card companies are sending a validation password so it's a problem to register abroad. It was better if I had more options of paying.

The plan for the day is not clear enough from the web.
Sep 19 2019
 
Went easily with no problems
Sep 16 2019
 
Super visite, paysage magnifique, guide au top et adorable. Nous recommandons vraiment car ce fut vraiment magique pour notre voyage de noces. Merci.
Aug 31 2019
 
We enjoyed both tours. The guides were very different.
Aug 17 2019
 
It really the most beautiful place I ever seen ..highly recommended ..small village surrounded by lake and mountains
Aug 11 2019
 
The destination, the bus, and the tour guide were all great!
Jun 13 2019
 
The trip was overpriced. Should offer partial refunds if something gets canceled last minute.
Jun 03 2019
 
The trip itself is very beautiful. Good value for money.
May 25 2019
 
So beautiful! Really enjoyed seeing this the lake district of Austria.
May 18 2019
 
Definitely would recomend
May 12 2019
 
Nice trip & good experience
Apr 29 2019
 
Hallstatt is breathtaking.
Apr 22 2019
 
Ewol the tour guide was very helpful, kept reminding us to not hesitate to ask him questions if need be. He is very knowledgeable and has a humorous way of giving out information.
Sep 22 2018
 
Convienent, professional and fun! We loved our tour guide- charming, interesting and organized! Great day.
Aug 17 2018
 
I'd like to thank our charming tour guide Eva who really did a great job and kept the spirits high because it was a long day and ride from Vienna. Once in Hallstatt we took a cable wagon straight up hill the mountain to have a beautiful view towards the lake and surrounding mountains. Eva explaining everything and giving us all the details to be known. Around 9pm we arrived in Vienna. We were around 30 people in the bus and I think everybody was satisfied with the tour.
Aug 05 2018
 
The purchasing process was easy and transparent but the price for the quality received is very high.
Aug 04 2018
 
It was all so easy!! The guide and tour were great!
Jul 28 2018
 
They made my dream about seeing this beautiful place come true...
Jul 28 2018
 
A must for nature lovers.Amazing stops.Very punctual.
Jul 21 2018
 
great experience and guide