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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

Austrian Culture and Composers

Austrian Culture and Composers

There are many Austrian cuisine which you can taste to understand more about its culture. Other than that, the Austrian classical music are also clues to more about the Austrian culture. First let's start with the composers of the 18th century. The most well-known all around the world is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He has been known to start performing at the young age of five mainly after receiving musical education from his own father. Franz Schubert and Johann Strauss For Franz Schubert wh... [ read more ]

Linz and Salzkammergut

Linz and Salzkammergut

Other than the fabled road 'Grossglockner', Linz is the other place to see in Austria. Almost all the guide books will tell you to see Vienna's major sights such as the St. Stephan's Cathedral, the Schonbrunn Palace, the Hofburg, the Kunsthistorisches, the Museums Quartier Complex, the Leopold Museum, the Kunsthalle Wien, the Belvedere Palance and the suburb of Grinzing, including this one. However, we are introducing a little different route to see Austria, that is to see Linz. If you take th... [ read more ]

Bohemian Forest and Manhartsberg

Bohemian Forest and Manhartsberg

Bohemian Forest has its mountains extending from Czech Republic to Austria and also a part of Germany. This natural border and low mountain range has forested mountains of more than 800 metres. Plechý or Plöckenstein is its highest peak of 1,378 metres. The amazing forms after so many years of erosion has not just made it one of the oldest in Europe but also round and rocky formations. Next to see is the Vydra River springing from the Bohemian Forest. However, it is also important to note... [ read more ]

Planning Kid's Winter Travel in Austria

Planning Kid’s Winter Travel in Austria

There are full of choices for the destinations in Austria if you are planning a ski holiday this winter. In particular if you have small children, you can plan based on knowing what kind of winter sports your child or children will like. There are many child-friendly facilities you can look out for when planning a vacation for example, there are lifts that are specially for small children. If your child likes mountain snow skiing or even snowboarding, finding a facility with pistes and childre... [ read more ]

Adventure in Austria

Adventure in Austria

It is really easy to get up close to the nature when you are in Austria. It is also a wonderful way to get to know the beautiful traditions of Austria when you choose Austria as your travel destination. There are varied landscapes and many different choices of places to choose from. Some activities includes walking through the Austrian Alps and biking along the majestic Austrian rivers. Whenever you want, you can always stop to go to the historic city centers or choose to attend the cultural e... [ read more ]