Austria - Travel Guide
“It is my honor”….the nine states of the alpine country of
The country with its extremely rich cultural selection belongs in the world’s top group of cultural countries. International reputations are particularly good for the metropolitan cities of
The imperial city of Vienna allures visitors with its glamorous boulevards, impressive building structures from the Roman-German and the Austrian imperial eras, fairytale castles such as Chateau Schoenbrunn, the imperial palace, and the historic downtown which has become a world heritage site.
Whether one visits the museum district, the eight largest culture district in the world, or spends some time in one of the coffee shops, or lets the wind blow through their hair in the “Fiaker”, the famous horse drawn carriages found throughout the city: Vienna is not only worth a visit because of the “Wiener Schmaeh”, its residents, but always a special experience and makes any time spent a great event.
Aside from the countless music festivals and concerts,
In the imperial city of
Hallstatt is a small community in the Salzkammergut region, which is a part of the world cultural site registry. It offers spectacular scenery, mountain ranges with impressive caves, art historic sites, and a mine. It is a fascinating travel destination. As far as 3000 years ago people lived around
One thousand years of history and culture have left tracks worth seeing in this country:
The active vacationer is going to feel right at home in
Train Travel in Austria
Austria has so far been the worst of my train travel experiences. I began my trip in a foggy Zurich, and passed through Feldkirch and Sankt Anton before reaching an even foggier Innsbruck. Since I had heard people speak about the beauty of the Austrian countryside, I was looking forward to this trip. When it began, I just wished it would be over. Apart from fog, we couldn’t see anything of the landscape. I don’t have to mention that my camera lied in my backpack during the whole ride from Innsbruck to Vienna.
On top of this, the train was completely crowded, the man sitting in front of us had appearently forgot to use deodorant in the morning, and the staff in the... [more ]
Helmut Lang (shopping) Vienna
After venturing off to the foreign capitals of fashion, the Austrian designer... [more ]
Tanzcafe Jenseits (Club) Vienna
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