Welcome to Hallstatt’s market square

This is where life pulsates!

The market square of the UNESCO World Heritage town is definitely one of the nicest places in Hallstatt. Each year guests, from around the world, meet at the historic square, surrounded by picturesque little houses. I Here visitors will find cosy cafes to relax in, restaurants, a bar popular with the young and old, hotels and of course souvenirs.

In the centre of the square stands the mighty Holy Trinity statue, which after 6 years after erection experienced one of the Hallstatt’s greatest disasters: On the 20th September 1750 a blaze spread from the “Keferbäcks” house, which is now the site of Café Derbl, and reduced the majority of the square to ash and rubble: Four people died and 35 houses in the town centre went up in flames. The total cost of damage caused by the devastating fire in the currency of the time: 32,025 guilders.

Our tip: Discover the market square and the Hallstatt centre on a guided tour or independent of time and weather with an audio guide.

Events

Date: Tue, Dec. 5, 2017 , 18:00 — 23:00
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz und in den idyllischen Gassen, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt

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© Kraft | Traditioneller Krampuslauf Hallstatt

Date: Fri, Dec. 8, 2017
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt
Authentic customs, living traditions and a touch of romance in December. Experience an incomparable Christmas trip to Hallstatt!

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Date: Dec. 24 - 26, 2017
Ort:  Seewirt - Gasthof Zauner, Marktplatz 51 4830 Hallstatt
Treat yourself and your family or friends to an unforgettable festive season and feast your heart out.

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Date: Sun, Dec. 24, 2017
Ort:  Seehotel Grüner Baum, Marktplatz 104 4830 Hallstatt
Terrine of salmon and smoked trout, wild herbs salad, wasabi and beetroot cream and much more…

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© Pixelio | Weihnachtsmenü im Seehotel “Grüner Baum“ Hallstatt

Date: Sun, Dec. 24, 2017 , 16:00 — 17:00
Ort:  Hallstätter Marktplatz, Marktplatz 4830 Hallstatt
Famous tunes in a romantic setting in the heart of Hallstatt on Christmas Eve,

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Date: Tue, Dec. 26, 2017 , 11:00 — 18:00
Ort:  Gaststätten, Hallstatt

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Date: Sun, Dec. 31, 2017 , 19:00 — 23:59
Ort:  Seewirt - Gasthof Zauner, Marktplatz 51 4830 Hallstatt
Especially during this time of the year, your culinary host awaits you with exquisite menus and culinary highlights.

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© Pixeleo

Hotels & more on the market square of Hallsattt

Lakeside Hotel

Hotel Grüner Baum is quietly and majestically located at Hallstatt's marketplace and offers its guests a splendid view of the lake, the romantic market square and the surrounding mountains.

» Lakeside Hotel

Seewirt Zauner

A traditional family-run business for 4 generations, the Seewirt Zauner, with its flower-laden balconies, is tucked into a corner of the picturesque market square.

» Seewirt Zauner

Bed & Breakfast Mühlbach

Offering a restaurant with a terrace and a café as well as free Wi-Fi, Cafe Restaurant zum Mühlbach is located in the centre of Hallstatt.

» Bed & Breakfast Mühlbach

Apartment "Salzhaus"

The perfect mix of old and new: holiday with all comforts in a historic salt merchant's house, in the centre of Hallstatt, with space for 4 person. 

» Apartment "Salzhaus"

© Tucek | Ferienwohnungen bei Ihren Urlaub in Hallstatt: Impressionen aus dem “Apartment Salzhaus” am Oberen Marktplatz von Hallstatt im Salzkammergut.

Holidays around Lake Hallstatt

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.

Information at a glance

  • Hallstatt Tourist Office
    Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut / Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
    Seestraße 99
    4830 Hallstatt
    Austria
    Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 30
    Fax: +43-6134-8352
    E-Mail: hallstatt@dachstein-salzkammergut.at

    Opening hours
    January to April: Mon – Fri 8.30 - 17:00 hrs. / Sat. 9.00 - 13.00 hrs / Son & Holidays closed
    May to June: Mon. – Fri. 8.30 - 17.00 hrs. / Sat, Sun & Holidays 9.00 - 15.00 hrs.
    July to October: Mon. – Fri. 8.30 - 18.00 Uhr / 9.00 - 16.00 hrs.
    November: Mon. – Fri. 8.30 - 17.00 hrs. / Sat, Son & Holidays cloased
    December: Mon. – Fri. 8.30 - 17.00 hrs. / 8th, 25th and 26th of December 9.00 - 13.00 hrs