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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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  • Amazing views in old town Hallstatt. Stunning old buildings and beautiful flowers all around. The mountains surround the lake are a beautiful back drop, very picturesque. Only let down is lack of cafe...  more »
  • Hallstatt is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. I did not regret taking the 2.5 hour journey from Salzberg and loved every second I was there. All you need to do is take in the views a...  more »
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