This small town is located in the Innsbruck district and is only 10 minutes’ drive from Innsbruck itself.
While being so close to Innsbruck, Hall in Tirol does have its own unique heritage, history and style and is a fantastic place to visit in its own right.
The salt mining industry played a major part in the development of Hall in Tirol, and the towns name is actually derived from the Celtic word for Salt.
During the Habsburgs reign, Hall was much investment and the many churches that still stand today were mainly constructed in these centuries.
With its close proximity to Innsbruck, the many historical buildings in the town centre, and the surrounding natural attractions, Hall of Tirol proves to be a first rate tourist destination.
Lets explore the best things to do in Hall in Tirol:
1. Münze Hall
The Muenze tower and hall is one of the finest pieces of architecture in Hall of Tirol and the main tower dominates the skyline of the picturesque village.
The architecture of the tower is reminiscent of a medieval tower with various levels and crenulations and a green pointed roof with several small windows protruding out from it.
The tower contains a winding wooden staircase that passes through the various levels and when you reach the top you are given beautiful panoramic views of Hall if Tirol and the beautiful Alpen landscape that surrounds Innsbruck.