Hallstatt originated as a salt mining town, and is one of Europe’s oldest salt mining places, dating back to prehistoric times. The name Hallstatt literally means the place of salt and was a prominent town in its hay day, due to the importance of salt as a commodity. Today, this fairytale town is busy with tourists from all over the world who come to pay their homage to its beauty and ancient charm.
Here is all you need to know about visiting Hallstatt from Salzburg.
While the bigger cities like Barcelona and Madrid are the face of Spain, smaller cities like Córdoba are Spain’s sole. Rich in culture and steeped in history, Córdoba was once an important Roman city and then an Moorish stronghold in the middle ages. Today, this Andalucian town in the South of Spain, with its well intact remnants of the past, attracts tourists from all over the world.
Colorful tiled facades, port wine and stunning vistas – that’s probably how I would describe Porto in a few words.
Porto, the second largest city in Portugal is a coastal town in the north of the country. Although smaller than Lisbon, Porto is unique in its own way and deserves a few days on your Portugal itinerary.