Built among the mountains, Old Town serves as a huge archaeological site for very old salt mines, some of which are active to this day. Descend underground to see the salt lake and pay a visit to the prehistoric mummy of a miner frozen in salt. The village glows with baroque ornaments on colorful buildings--it sits alongside the lake and is ripe with cafes and restaurants. Put Old Town at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hallstatt trip itinerary planning tool.
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Came here once during spring and decided to visit again during winter and was lucky to have clear weather. The place is like a piece out of fairytale. Although it's much quieter during the winter... more »
It's hard not to love this little town, despite it's fame. The views driving in and out were magical - every turn brought a new vista. Walking along the lake's edge was peaceful and a photographer's..... more »
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