The Austrian village of Hallstatt, believed to be the inspiration behind Disney’s Frozen, says Instagram is ruining their idyllic location.
The Alpine village of Hallstatt, Austria, was the inspiration for the Arendelle setting of “Frozen.” Naturally, visitors came calling. Find out how Hallstatt handles its overtourism.
It’s not avalanche-prone, it doesn’t play host to an active volcano and it’s not full of crime. So why is Hallstatt trying to stop tourists coming to visit?
Hallstatt, Austria – the Alpine village rumored to be the inspiration for Arendelle – is struggling to cope with “Frozen” fans overrunning the town.
An idyllic Austrian village is the latest destination to fall victim to overtourism, after it was rumoured it was the inspiration behind the kingdom of Arendelle in the popular Disney film Frozen.
INSTAGRAM is destroying the fairytale village rumoured to be the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen. Hallstatt is tucked beneath the Salzkammergut mountains in Austria and has been dubbed…
Hallstatt, a picturesque hamlet in the central European country, has been supplying salt from its mines since the Bronze Age.
Skiing aside, there are myriad reasons to visit the Alps – not least that it is arguably one of the most picturesque environments on Earth. As this stunning portfolio of pictures shows.
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Everywhere Rachel Hosie looked, people were taking selfies, and no one seemed to be appreciating the scenery at all.
Nestled between the edge of the mystical shores of Hallstätter See and the dramatic Dachstein mountains lies the small village of Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage site and perhaps the most postcard picture perfect village in all of Austria. Hallstatt deserves its place among the covers of travel guides and as one of the most photographed villages in all of Austria. It is one of the most stunning villages the writer have ever seen.
From exploring caves to a boat trips there’s plenty of fun to be had in Salzkammergut. Here’s Astrid Hofer’s guide for the top things to do during your stay.
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Roger and Chris left Salzburg by train, after a 7:00AM taxi ride which their hosts graciously arranged for them. The Salzburg train station is easy to find your way around…
Gold with the extraordinary picturesque location on the shores of the Hallstatter See (lake) and white gold with the salt mine – another Unesco World…