Top 10 beaches of Austria

Top 10 beaches of Austria

Austria is famous of its ski resorts, trekking, beautiful cities, but it is said too little about the beaches, which does not mean that tourists visiting Austria in the summer this pleasure is denied. On the contrary, Austria has several beaches on the shores of its mountain lakes. The top 10 beaches of Austria include the Strandbad and the Pipeline in Bregenz, the Alvierbad Brand in Brandnertal, the Esplanade Altmuster, the Seebad Illmitz, the Faaker Lake, the Wolfgangsee in Salzburg, th... [ 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 ]

Best Walking Resorts in Austria

Best Walking Resorts in Austria

Nothing beats fresh air, this we meant fresh mountain air coupled with a great scenery of crystal clear lakes. The most scenic Alpine resorts in Austria range from Innsbruck, Seefeld, Alpbach Valley, Hallstatt, Lake Constance Region, Vorarlberg, Bregenzerwald and Salzburger Land. Lake Constance Region is a special point with the lake on the Rhine. There are three amazing bodies of water namely the Obersee, Untersee and the Seerhein. The lake was formed by the Rhine Glacier during the ice age and... [ read more ]

Lake Traunsee in Upper Austria

Lake Traunsee in Upper Austria

With gentle hills blending into to the limestone Alps, Lake Traunsee is just next to the lofty mountain called Traunstein. Like an entrance to Salzkammergut, you can watch the lake from Mount Sonnstein and have an enjoyable time in the elegant spa town of Gmunden. Alternatively, the resorts at Traunkirchen, Altmünster and Ebensee are also great escapes. Traunkirchen is with slightly more than 1600 of inhabitants and so it is considered a small village. The Fisherman’s Pulpit in the parish... [ 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 ]

Lakes near Villach

Lakes near Villach

The first to mention is the Wörthersee as it is a beautiful alpine lake in Carinthia. This lake stretches from the capital Klagenfurt to the Velden in the west. It is about 1km wide and 20km in length. You can see the snow-capped alpine peaks very easily and the special thing about this lake is its blue-green colour which is also transparent. It used to be an exclusive summer relaxation retreat for Vienna’s noblemen in the early 19th century. When you are here, you can visit the main town... [ read more ]

Artistic Programs in Austria

Artistic Programs in Austria

Until October in Raiding, be dazzled by Franz Liszt, one of the most prominent composer of the Romantic era. Liszt Festival in Raiding. Liszt is not just a musical talent, he is a composer of gigantic oeuvre. Coming June, There are Piano Cycles such as ‘Liszt MaraTONE’, Orchestra and chamber music Cycle, Vocal cycle such as ‘Liszt & Tschaikowsky’ and ‘Love dreams’. Liszt was a piano virtuoso and see how Johannes und Eduard Kutrowatz transformed and made Liszt Festival Raiding... [ read more ]

Leithagebirge and Lake Neusiedl in Spring

Leithagebirge and Lake Neusiedl in Spring

Vineyards turns into oceans of blossoms of cherry trees. Be it pink or white, you can find them everywhere particularly the villages of Purbach, Winden, Donnerskirchen, Jois and Breitenbrunn. The so called ‘Cherry blossom trail’ can be discovered and explored by foot, on bikes, or even by car. Just choose your favourite way and going down the hillside church of Wehrkirche is one of the most spectacular way to see Donnerskirchen. As early as the early April til the mid-April, you get to 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 ]

Salzkammergut Highlights

Salzkammergut Highlights

The special lakes in the regions to see includes the Bad Aussee which is a town in Styria. Bad Aussee is rather an economic and cultural center with a small population of about five thousand people. The five lakes to see are Lake Altaussee, Sommersbergersee, Lake Grundlsee, Toplitzsee and Kammersee. This region has a special culture and tradition namely Fasching, Narzissenfest and Glöckler und Berigeln which occurs on the 5th of January. Mondsee In Vöcklabruck which is at Upper Austria,... [ read more ]