Villach as the Most Friendly City in Carinthia

Villach as the Most Friendly City in Carinthia

Villach is one of the biggest towns in Austria and is located between the lakes and mountains of Carinthia. Situated on the bank of Drava, near the Italian and Slovenian border, the city offers festive events all year. Even if Klagenfurt is a little bigger because of its population, in terms of atmosphere and tourism, Villach wins. The town is also known for its historical value, but we would like to present you Villach as the most friendly city in Carinthia. It is the perfect place fo... [ read more ]

Salzburg as the City of Winter Wonderland

Salzburg as the City of Winter Wonderland

Salzburg is the city that makes you think that you live in the world of fairytales and despite its small size there is always something interesting to do. During winter the city of Mozart is covered with snow and filled with carols, it transforms in a hibernal miracle with traditional Christmas markets, and also with resorts that attract winter sports enthusiasts around the world. If you want an enchanting experience, you should visit Salzburg in the time of Advent, when this beautiful... [ read more ]

Highest-rope Course at Kramsach

Highest-rope Course at Kramsach

After visiting the most bizarre museum in Tyrol, you should also try the highest nature rope course at Kramsach at the altitude of 520 meters above sea level. Outdoor activities like this can be an amazing experience if you are the adventurous type. The high-rope is at 17meters high. Let your adrenaline rush or enjoy what nature has installed for you in Kramsach. You can find the course in the Tiroler Seenland area and completing the tasks promotes your flexibility other than your confidence and... [ read more ]

Rejuvenation at Ötz Valley and Alpbach Valley

Rejuvenation at Ötz Valley and Alpbach Valley

Besides hiking, mountain biking, Nordic walking and climbing, you can participate in theme excursions at the Ötz Valley. Ötz Valley or Inn Valley, has a gorgeous nature with breathtaking landscape. Along the way, you can also find many traditional alpine huts and inns. Hikers can take the ski lifts to get to the valley stations. If you want a mountain view, you can also use these ski lifts. Challenging trails awaits bikers and they are mostly more than 2,500 meters above the sea level. Some ha... [ read more ]

Leisure Activities for Families with Children

Leisure Activities for Families with Children

One of the most popular destination for recreation in Austria is the Lake Schlitters. It is even more attractive a place if you enjoy bathing in the nature in particular in the summer. Lake Schlitters not just offers that leisurely enjoyment, you can also organize to get there as an excursion. It is located right at the entrance of the Zillertal valley just along the cycle track. Besides being a great lake for nature bathing, there are sanitary facilities as well as a beach volley field for acti... [ read more ]

Where to go in Autumn?

Where to go in Autumn?

One place that is surely where you can visit in the Autumn season is Tyrol. Before the Autumn arrives, there is a so called ‘Indian Summer’ and this is right before the leaves of the trees turn red and yellow. What is amazing is the days are shorter and shorter when the evenings became much cooler and cooler. If you want to know what nature installs, first thing you can notice is the cattle returning from the alpine pastures. Particularly in Tyrol, it is not just a simple returning, but it i... [ read more ]

Free Things to do in Austria for June

Free Things to do in Austria for June

There are many things you can do for free in Austria. You can enter markets, churches, gardens, galleries and parks seeing those beautiful art, architecture and history other than shopping. If you are traveling to Austria with young children below six years old, they can take any public transportation at no charges. One tip is, when you are traveling with children, always ask for special reductions. Many Austrian cities allows free transportation for children up to 15 years old and maximum o... [ read more ]

Austria Travel Practical: The Public Holidays

Austria Travel Practical: The Public Holidays

First of all, you need to know the time zone you will be traveling to. Austria is in the CET time zone and this is the Central European Time. There is Daylight-Savings Time from the end of March in Austria. This will advancing the clocks and you will also have more daylight in the evenings, thus less daylight in the morning. In spring, everyone in Austria will adjust their clocks and watches forward for one hour, then in autumn which is the end of October in Austria, it will be adjusted back... [ read more ]

Wallersee & Obertrumer See

Wallersee & Obertrumer See

In the town of Salzburg-Umgebung, a place called Seekirchen is one of the oldest Austrian settlement which is still existing today. Five thousand years ago, the early inhabitants of about ten thousand settled down here. In vicinity to Seekirchen is the largest lake in Salzburg Lake District. Its name is Wallersee with an area of six square kilometers. Wallern are catfish, but it does not mean it is catfish or anything related. It was called Wallersee for ‘Walchen’ means stranger in the c... [ read more ]

Customs as Celebrated by the Austrians

Customs as Celebrated by the Austrians

Neujahrsschiessen, the New Year’s Salute, is the time when you can see the squads of historical rifle associations, all in traditional costumes. Lined up in rows and they shoot with the 17th century style guns that is ever so worthy of a look. You will get to see the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra play the ‘Neujahrskonzert’. Five days after, Glockler are seen walking from door to door in Salzkammergut. They are star singers dressen as the three kings. What they basically did was announc... [ read more ]