Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, Obertraun

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Must see · World heritage site · Mountain · Nature / Park
Enjoy the views of massive mountains rising from narrow valleys surrounding the lake at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape. Explore the nearby villages, sail around the lake, hike up to an ice cave, and ride the cable cars to the top of the mountain, from where you can hike a number of paths or ski down a range of trails in winter. Tour the world's first known salt mine on the top of the mountain and explore the town's origins in salt production. It's best to visit when the weather is clear, so check the live webcams of the area and the weather forecast before your visit. Plan to visit Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Obertraun attractions using our Obertraun trip maker tool.
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  • Yes, there are a lot of tourists, and with limited parking it can be difficult to access. But it is worth it. Against a backdrop of mammoth mountains, the town is a stunning collection of traditional....  more »
  • Hallstatt was always on my wish list to visit when I was travelling to Austria. Being one of the UNESCO world heritage most picturesque villages I was dying to see and experience this place I had...  more »
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