Hall in Tirol, Austria: The Town That Salt Built

published 5 months ago by Rick Steves

If you want the natural surroundings of Innsbruck without the crowds, head to Hall in Tirol. Built as a salt-mining town when Innsbruck was just a humble bridge, Hall became an important trading city. Today, its well-preserved medieval town center features a rich bundle of pastel buildings and cobbled streets that feel refreshingly traditional. More info about travel to Austria:

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