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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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
Jul 21 2018
 
Alles sehr einfach zu handhaben
Jul 21 2018
 
Professionalism experience friendly
Jul 01 2018
 
A very rushy tour. Not recommended if you like to enjoy slowly.
Jun 28 2018
 
En general bien pero no sé si la repetiría.
Jun 21 2018
 
Professional and knowledgeable tour guide
Beautiful scenery
All in one with skywalk, boat ride and cable car
Jun 21 2018
 
nice and quite easy to do online booking
Jun 16 2018
 
Hallstatt was a must for us, but being in Vienna, none of us wanted the hassle of renting and driving a car that far. Taking the tour bus was a great alternative. Driver was good and guide was knowledgeable and accommodating.
Jun 14 2018
 
The guide was very friendly and the visit was very organized and comfortable
May 05 2018
 
Alles schnell und unkompliziert