Thursday Doors – Hallstatt in Austria

Hallstatt Door

On a visit to Salzburg we went on a train journey and visited the village of Hallstatt, which claims to be the most attractive place in all of Austria.

The land between the lake and mountains is sparse and precious and the town itself has exhausted every free patch of it and the first road to Hallstatt was only built in 1890. The bus arrived in the village through tunnels blasted out of the rocks and dropped us off at the southern end of the village. The village was thoroughly charming and I was immediately prepared to accept its most attractive village in Austria claim.

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27 responses to “Thursday Doors – Hallstatt in Austria

  1. What a characterful door. And I do love a satisfying pile of wood. That reminds me … time to order ours for next winter ….


  2. These are lovely photos, Andrew. We spent just half a day there but I still have golden memories. 🙂 🙂


  3. Oh dear, every time I see a photo of Hallstatt, I wanna cry. I was already in Vienna but didn’t have enough time to visit this place and this is my all time fave. 😭😭😭 how I wish I can go in this life time, your photos are amazing!


  4. That cat is eyeing you very suspiciously.


  5. Beautiful shots Andrew. That first looks like it could have been taken in ancient Greece or Rome.


  6. It is so beautiful especially when looked at with Australian eyes. So very different from anything we have here. And I like a nice wood pile as well.


  7. That door is close to my ideal, Andrew. And I loved all of your photos. Great captures and in particular the cat. It is a beautiful area. –Curt


  8. Nicely done Andrew. Your photography of the village reflections on the lake is stunning. What a lovely time of the year, too, with that changing foliage.


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