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Hidden Honeymoon Gems - Hallstatt, Austria - part of the weddings video series by GeoBeats. The beautiful little town of Hallstatt, Austria is peaceful and romantic. It is located in picturesque mountains alongside the Hallstatter See, its scenic lake. It's fairly quiet with a population of less than 1,000 people. Small but ancient this is one of the oldest areas in Europe, at roughly 7,000 years old. The high salt content of the area made it wealthy in the ancient world. There are still traces of Roman and Iron Age civilizations in the area. Today, Hallstatt is known for both its historic value and its picture-perfect Austrian landscape.