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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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  • Beautiful village, lovely setting, but I think only for a day trip. Wednesday morning and almost half the shops closed, however, to make your walk is a nice place.
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  • In the rest of the every minute the delight of nature and architecture.
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  • Breathtaking place, more like it!!! Such a picturesque town, and we had the good luck of having a band playing, paying tribute to someone from the old town. I just wanted to sit somewhere and watch th...  more »
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