"Jewellery" of the Echern Valley
Stories at the edge of the trail
In the Echerntal in Hallstatt, there is a lot to discover: Romantic “Glücksplätze” (places of happiness) at waterfalls, shady walking and hiking trails, highly interesting forest paths and a stony garden. But also on the edge of the trail, big and small surprises await interested visitors: Incredible stones, fascinating history and interesting personalities. We have summarised the most beautiful gems for you here.
Our tip: Since most of the info boards are only in German, we recommend that you bring your smartphone with you. This way you can always access the international (English) version.
San Marco memorial
When the first tourists came to Hallstatt, in the middle of the 19th century, they were enchanted by the wildly romantic beauty of the Echerntal. Here is the story of one of these unusual visitors
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