Grossarltal in Austria

Grossarltal in Austria

The Grossarl Valley is none other than the place to recuperate from a hard season of days and days of work. Here with nature, snow, skiing fun, you can feel the cosiness of being at home with such an unspoilt and beautiful landscape. Spending your winter time here is the best as it offers all the sport of alpine skiing. With your family, even with young children who can attend their ski kindergarten for kids as young as three and a half years old. There is even a Kunterbunt Children's Club f... [ read more ]

Year Round Austrian Mountain

Year Round Austrian Mountain

In Upper Austria, if you go to the foot of the mountain chain of 'Dead Mountains', you have come to Gruenau. Toten Gebirge is its name and by the Austrian Romantic Road that is famously known, you can get there by car. By the West Motorway A1 from Vienna, choose to exit at Voralpenkreuz Sattledt. Then at A9, exit Ried or Traunkreis. The nearest airports are Linz which is sixty kilometers away. Next is Salzburg which is a hundred kilometers away or even Munich is 275 km away. Some people migh... [ read more ]

Austrian Mountaineering Villages

Austrian Mountaineering Villages

There are at least seventeen Austrian mountaineering villages with excellent environment quality and great landscape. Even they are committed to the local cultural and natural values preservation. From Jenbach, you can get to the Ginzling im Zillertal which is one of the mountaineering villages. You can take a train there or by bus from Mayrhofen. The other alternative way is by car on the Inntalautobahn A12 motorway. There are lodges such as the Gamshutte, the Friesenberghaus, the Olperer H... [ read more ]

Excellent Alpine Clubs in Austria

Excellent Alpine Clubs in Austria

The largest Mountaineering club in Austria is also the Austrian Alpine Club. It has more than 350,000 members and basically, it upkeep a total of 242 alpine huts in Austria. Some are in the neighbouring countries, the total of 40 thousand kilometers of footpaths are under its care. The museum in Innsbruck shows it the history of alpinsim. Mountaineering or mountain climbing is to some just simply hiking and skiing. However, others took it up as a sport, even a hobby and for those who excels ... [ read more ]

Palaces and Fortress in Austria

Palaces and Fortress in Austria

Some of the must see in Austria includes the Hohensalzburg Fortress, Salzburg Residence, the New Residence and Carillon, the Hellbrunn Palace, Trick Fountains, Klessheim Palace, Leopoldskron Palace and the Mirabell Palace & Gardens. Dated back to 1606, this palace has alot to do with the Prince Archbishop named Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau. As a token of love, he built the Altenau Palace for Salome Alt. They had together almost ten children. However, after Wolf Dietrich passed away, his s... [ read more ]

Carinthia What to See

Carinthia What to See

In winter, Carinthia is the place that offers lots of exciting ski activities. You can check the packages offered by Nassfeld. It is near Hermagor. Adventurous people will enjoy the activities like mountaineering and alphine sports. In addition, there is the Gerlitzen mountain, Flattach, Bad Kleinkirchheim, Heiligenblut. Others like the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner, the Hohe Tauern and Nock Mountains national parks. Cities in Carinthia such as Klagenfurt has only a popula... [ read more ]

Ice Caving Tours in Austria

Ice Caving Tours in Austria

Touring Austria need not be boring. You can join ice caves tour for a different twist. Along the Alpine roads int he Salzburg Alps, there are many places that are cold enough to see the beautiful ice formations in Austria. For example near Salzburg, a place called Werfen has giant ice caves to offer this amazing experience. The route can be via the Lueg Pass. You will go pass Josef Struber memorial who has been respected for his fight for the freedom of Salzburg. Then you will go along the S... [ read more ]

Liechtenstein Museum and Gardens in Vienna

Liechtenstein Museum and Gardens in Vienna

This museum is a special one that includes the Princely Collections. It has important European works of art and what you see is the world’s leading private art collections. The museum is named after the princely House of Liechtenstein and it has several locations. One of which is int he IX District Alsergrund of Vienna. The other is in the other part of Vienna called Bankgasse. Its highlights of the garden palace is the painted decor in the Palais. Mostly constributed by Antonio Belucci, J... [ read more ]