Lake Hallstatt

Hallstatt, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups

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17.07.2024 - 13:00 o’clock
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The three villages Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, and Obertraun share the calm and mysterious Lake Hallstatt.

Breathtaking backdrop of Lake Hallstatt

Lined with steep mountains like a green frame, Lake Hallstatt offers a breathtaking backdrop. The panorama has been photographed many times and is one of the most beautiful in the world. A lot has changed since the first people roamed this area 7,000 years ago, but the fascination for this lake has not.

Bathing areas, boat rentals and ship cruises on Lake Hallstatt

Lake Hallstatt offers the opportunity to take a boat tour and refresh yourself in the cool water in summer. Many free bathing spots around the lake invite you to relax and linger. Boat rentals around the lake offer the opportunity to take the helm yourself and explore the lake.

Experience a 360° panorama tour over Lake Hallstatt…

every day

  • always open (24/7)


502 m

Accessibility / arrival

by car
from Salzburg:
Exit Thalgau via federal road B158 towards Bad Ischl, in Bad Ischl drive onto Salzkammergut Street B145 towards Bad Goisern
from Linz:
Exit Regau via federal road Salzkammergut street B145 towards Gmunden and Bad Ischl to Bad Goisern
from Vienna/Graz:
Exit Liezen via federal road B320, in Trautenfels drive onto Salzkammergut street B145 towards Bad Goisern
from Villach:
Tauern motorway to exit "Eben im Pongau", via B166 Pass Gschütt federal road through Gosau, at the Gosaumühle junction turn towards Bad Goisern

by train
Attnang-Puchheim - Stainach-Irdning lines
stops “Goisern Jodschwefelbad”, train station Bad Goisern or "Steeg / Gosau"
by bus
Bus 542 (Bad Ischl - Gosausee)
stops Bad Goisern Jodschwefelbad, Bad Goisern Kurhotel, Bad Goisern Mitte/B145, Stambach StrKrzg., St. Agatha Agathawirt, Stambach Angerer, Steeg Reitern, Steeg Au, Steeg Bahnhof, Steeg Traunbrücke, Steeg E-Werk, Steeg Greunz
Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at (train) and (bus).

Parking fees

There are free and paid parking places available around Lake Hallstatt.

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Fishing
  • Kayak / canoe / rafting
  • Rowing
  • Swimming / bathing
  • Diving / scuba
  • other water sports: Stand up paddeling
  • Toilet facility
  • Playground (outdoors)
General price information

All lidos and the access via the "Bundesforste" bathing areas are free of charge!

  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Please get in touch for more information.


Lake Hallstatt
4830 Hallstatt

Phone +43 5 95095 - 30
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74

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Tourismusbüro Hallstatt
4830 Hallstatt

Phone +43 5 95095 - 30
Fax machine +43 5 95095 - 74

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Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
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