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Old Town, Hallstatt

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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  • Wonderful town, like a fairy tale! It seems that it was built as a scenery for the film, but no, it really is: colorful, magical, old, cozy ... You can go on indefinitely, but the best thing is just to visit it to feel this unforgettable atmosphere! P.S. In the profile, in the description, you will find a more detailed and detailed review. :)
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  • We took a train to the town of Halstatt from the Austrian town of Kufstein. We went with two transfers in Salzburg and at Attnang-Puchheim station. One way the road took 4 hours. We had the opportunity to go by car, but preferred train transport. Tickets were bought in advance on the website of Austrian railways, for 1 adult price was 19 euros one way. The advantages of this mode of transportation are obvious - beautiful views outside the window, the opportunity for everyone to drink a glass of beer and a glass of wine or take a nap on the way. The train arrives at the Station "Bahnhof Hallstatt" (Bahnhof Hallstatt), which is on the opposite side of the lake from the tourist center, ...
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