Travel Blogs from Hallstatt, Austria

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cutest town in the world, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

cutest town in the world

A travel blog entry by neason

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... caught the train from graz bright and early, got off at a tiny stop on the side of a lake and caught a ferry across to hallstatt, a little town on the side of a hill. we pretty much just walked around the town all day, explored all the little streets, ...

Daytrip to Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Daytrip to Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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Salz...salz....salz.... Our daytrip to beautiful but rainy Halstatt comprised of two things: the quaint town celebrating an elaborate religious holiday (where everyone was decked out in Dirndyl and Lederhosen), and the Salt mines! The lakeside town ...

The Famous Bucket Lid of Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

The Famous Bucket Lid of Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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... in archaeological terms because of the masses of prehistoric graves that have been discovered, thanks to the mining endeavours. Modern Hallstatt still has a problem with burials due to the lack of flat, non-rocky ground to put people in. Consequently, ...

Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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We drove from Salzburg to Hallstatt today, which is located in the lake district of Austria. We had been thinking of staying in a B&B there and spending more than half a day to visit the town if the weather looked promising. However, it was very ...

Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts

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This morning we arrived in Hallstatt, Austria. Hallstatt is a tiny town of about 1000 residents.  It is strung out in a narrow strip along the shore of Lake Hallstatt.  The shoulders of great green mountains tower out of the lake on all sides, ...

Austria, a skip into Hungary, and onto Slovakia, Salsburg, Hallstatt, Vienna, Gyor, Bratislava, Trenjin...etc, Austria travel blog

Austria, a skip into Hungary, and onto Slovakia

A travel blog entry by skarpes

... sharp. Ouch. What a way to start the day.) The next day, we took a train into the Austrian Alps to a small village called Hallstatt. One guidebook described Hallstatt as, 'A tiny town bullied onto a ledge between a selfish mountain and a sleepy lake ...

Idyllic Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Idyllic Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by smitty_teaches

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As we were taking the train through the Austrian countryside on our way to Hallstatt yesterday, I was imagining the views I would soon have of this magical city carved into the mountains overlooking a swan ruled lake.  It was pretty much as I ...

Day trip to Hallstatt, Austria, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Day trip to Hallstatt, Austria

A travel blog entry by rlineurope

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Hello all: We enjoyed a great breakfast at our hotel http://www.salzburg-hotel.at/ and headed off to Hallstatt, Austria for a day of sightseeing in Austria's Lake District, Sound of Music country. Hallstatt is Europe's oldest town going back ...

Footloose in AUSTRIA - Hallstatt and Salzburg, Hallstatt, Salzburg, Austria travel blog

Footloose in AUSTRIA - Hallstatt and Salzburg

A travel blog entry by footloosetv

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... our two suggested destinations in Austria make an unforgettable holiday: Scenic walking around the impossibly beautiful lakeside village of Hallstatt; and a visit to the musical and historic city of Salzburg, known widely of course for the film"the Sound ...

Eagles Nest to Hail, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Eagles Nest to Hail

A travel blog entry by cynthiahegerty

... time we bought tickets the earliest bus to the top was 1:55pm with the earliest return at 4:25pm, so the plan to also visit Hallstatt required revision. The road to the top was steep. It is amazing that they built the Eagles Nest and the road in 13 ...

Chapter 8: The Neil Diamond Code, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Chapter 8: The Neil Diamond Code

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... ?" "Are there any that require a boat?" "Actually, yes. You have to take a ferry from the train station to get to Hallstatt. That's our next diamond destination!" I had dinner back at my hostel then went out to the Augustiner Brauhaus. I walk in and ...

Hikin' It Up In Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hikin' It Up In Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by kelncre

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... were greeted with an even bigger waterfall, well-worth the demanding hike.  We decided to take a different route down, passing through Hallstatt’s famous Salzberg (salt mine, not the city).  The mine and tours were over for the day, but we ...

Lovely Town by the Lake, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Lovely Town by the Lake

A travel blog entry by charliekelli

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... of the lakes here and decided we wanted to come back. After reading up on the area we decided that we would venture to Hallstatt. We thought it would be a nice get away and time of relaxation. We were right. Originally we thought we would get to swim ...

on the road to Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

on the road to Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by albertabrandts

... the nicest and friendliest and maybe the funniest we have met yet. But a schedule is a schedule, so we set the GPS for Hallstatt, Austria. We are about an hour from Hallstatt right now.  We plan to go there tomorrow to visit a salt mine, see some ...

Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by nancyjill

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... spot on the tracks where you jump off and hike down a little hill to board a boat that shuttles you across the lake to Hallstatt. It is tucked away on a hillside in the mountains. The street is narrow and curvy. A few cars, bikes and pedestrians ...

Small Town, Big Heart, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Small Town, Big Heart

A travel blog entry by davidavi

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So off I went to Hallstatt, Austria.  Leaving Munich tired but happy I made the journey to small town Austria.  Stepping off the train I took my seat on the small boat that ferries reposed locals and anxious visitors to the serene village.  ...

Hallstatt und Gmunden, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hallstatt und Gmunden

A travel blog entry by christina.t

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Today was our first excursion organized by the International Office of JKU. We went left Linz at 9:30 and drove by bus to Hallstatt, Austria. It is located in the Salzkammergut region of Austria. It's a popular vacation spot and is on the UNESCO ...

St Wölfgang- Bad Ischl- Halstatt, Halstatt, Austria travel blog

St Wölfgang- Bad Ischl- Halstatt

A travel blog entry by jimandelle

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Well we had our first day of miserable weather today. Just as well we did a big day at Salzburg yesterday! We are now in the lakes district of the Austrian Alps, Sound of Music country apparently. Anyway the travel books didnt lie, Halstatt would have to ...

On to Austria, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

On to Austria

A travel blog entry by sabrina.catlin

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... breakfast restaurant who assured us her son would love to use it, and tackled the busy Budapest traffic to get on our way to Hallstatt in Austria. As we drove through the city centre we thought we would have liked one more day here, or two, when its not ...

My Birthday in Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

My Birthday in Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by sabrina.catlin

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We woke to the sound of the little transfer train running across the other side of the lake. It takes people from one side of the mountains through a tunnel and out onto the edge of the lake. There's a shuttle ferry running from the town here to the ...

Rossalm hell, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Rossalm hell

A travel blog entry by gapek

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Today we visited Hallstatt, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This small town looks like a village taken away straight from a fairy tale. It is situated right between a beautiful lake and tremendous mountains peaks. We've started by sightseeing old town, ...

Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hallstatt

A travel blog entry by jeronimo

Lodging = Haus ...

I'm excited for Derek to be here, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

I'm excited for Derek to be here

A travel blog entry by zolina

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... most castle-like castle I’ve seen so far. For dinner I ate some Topfen-strudel I’d bought at a grocery store in Hallstatt. It’s a strudel made with a really sweet cheese and it is really good. It was recommended by Rick Steves, of ...

Peace..., Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Peace...

A travel blog entry by mcfarlanes

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... those in medieval power seemed to enjoy, and then hit the road for areas less populated.  Destination:  Hallstatt in the salzkammergut area of Austria. An hour and a half out of Salzburg, the little village of Hallstatt sits perched on the edge ...

My day of rest, for real, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

My day of rest, for real

A travel blog entry by zolina

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... I finally got burned out. I didn't feel like doing anything at all. But I had to take a 4.5 hour train ride to Hallstatt in the morning. Yesterday I stopped by an English bookstore in Vienna and bought a book, because I was already thinking about doing ...

Embedded in the Salzkammergut Mountains, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Embedded in the Salzkammergut Mountains

A travel blog entry by melepua

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... boat to the train station, waited for the train at the station, then off we went to a new land... Vienna! Though small, Hallstatt sits peacefully and inviting, with nothing to do but enjoy the tiny squares and towering hills.  I would like to return ...

Why does my shirt smell like a public restroom?, Halstatt, Austria travel blog

Why does my shirt smell like a public restroom?

A travel blog entry by pwong

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...  food, but was enough to get me back down to the bottom.  A couple of older ladies from Hallstatt also had a picnicked at the top, and we ended up chatting for a bit.  People seem to be quite friendly ...

Hallstatt, Austria, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Hallstatt, Austria

A travel blog entry by krswb9

Hello All - We arrived in Hallstatt and the view was even better than Salzburgs...it just keeps getting better. We stayed at the cutest Bed and Breakfast way on top of this hill in the city. Its only about 1000 people that live here but it was a really ...

Mountain High, Valley Low, Hallstatt, Austria travel blog

Mountain High, Valley Low

A travel blog entry by mikeandseana

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... for a few and rested and watched the waterfall. We then hiked back to the bed and breakfast and made our way back to the ferry. Hallstatt was another post card Austrian town that we are glad we visited. It was a nice change of pace to get out of a well ...

Eis, Eis, Baby!, Halstatt, Austria travel blog

Eis, Eis, Baby!

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... wonder "why did I buy these tight boxers in Holland, and not the larger ones?? Finally, we arrived at the Hallstatt train station - but the journey wasn't quite over yet.  The actual town is a short ferry ride across the ...

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