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All-In-One Ticket to Hallstatt – Is it a Good Deal?

All-In-One Ticket to Hallstatt – Is it a Good Deal?

This year ÖBB Railtours of Austria offers a combination ticket for a day trip to Hallstatt. An all-in-one ticket may be convenient – but is it a good deal?

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A Winter Visit to Hallstatt and the Salzkammergut

A Winter Visit to Hallstatt and the Salzkammergut

Winter at the beginning of January is a time for one of a kind festivals in Hallstatt and the Salzkammergut.

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Hallstatt Water – In Bottles

Hallstatt Water – In Bottles

Soon you’ll be able to buy Hallstatt water – bottled mineral water called Hallstatt Wasser, reports the Salzkammergut-Rundblick. Actually, the water will not be bottled in Hallstatt, instead it will be tapped and bottled in Obertraun, the small town across the lake. From there it will also be readied for shipping and put on a […]

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Hallstatt’s 700th Birthday

Hallstatt’s 700th Birthday

Hallstatt turned 700 years old this year. On the 21st of january of 1311, Elisabeth of Kärnten, Görz und Tirol, Duchess of Austria and Queen of Germany, granted Market Rights to this small town in the Salzkammergut of Austria. With this grant, Hallstatt came officially into existence, that is to say, it received its present name.

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Treasure of Gold Found Near Hallstatt

Treasure of Gold Found Near Hallstatt

The gold treasure consists of only a few ornaments, their total weight comes to 560 grams – a little more than 18 troy ounzes, but the gold pieces are both beautiful and significant. There are two pair of wonderfully wrought spiral arm bands, in addition to five pair of relatively simple spiral rings made of gold wire.

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