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 ]

Six National Parks of Austria

Six National Parks of Austria

There are altogether six National parks in Austria and almost sixty nature preserves and nature parks. If you are a nature lover, you will like the 35 hot spots just for birdwatching. Austria is so full of Alpine gardens, a total of twenty such gardens that offer you a great opportunity to admire them in an undisturbed yet pristine beauty. Nationalpark Neusiedler See - Seewinkel In Burgenland, you can find this only steppe national park here in the Central Europe. It has a delicate wetland... [ 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 ]

Hallstatt Recommended Attractions

Hallstatt Recommended Attractions

First and foremost, Hallstatt and Altausee Salt mine is a place that can bring you back in time. Visiting the salt mine is one of the ways to turn back the clock. By October, you will see that it is autumny with its leaves in yellow, but you still can see the glorious splendor of mountains dropping into a pristine lake. You can have a great view from the mountain top of Hallstadt by taking the funicular, expect a magnificent view. Then take an underground tour and explore the history of the mi... [ read more ]

Renaissance Porch & Alpengarten Patscherkofel

Renaissance Porch & Alpengarten Patscherkofel

Patscherkofelbahn ©ethersong/flickr The place where Tirol's national hero, Andreas Hofer is buried is Hofkirche. It is a little cloister or enclosure yet a lovely Renaissance porch for relaxing, imagine a lofty Gothic nave with three aisles. You can find a gallery and small statues of the patron saints. Do watch out for that original wooden organ dated back to the year 1560 which is still functional today. Alpengarten Patscherkofel The Alpine Garden, Alpengarten Patscherkofel is a garden ... [ read more ]

What You Must See in Austria's Zell am See

What You Must See in Austria’s Zell am See

Zeller See is a small but beautiful lake next to Zell Am See and it is totally surrounded by mountains. This lake has a bright blue-colored waters in the lake and people can be seen swimming, taking a cruise on boat a ship or even boating. It is a the best place that is great for walking about, or just simply walk along path next to lake. If you like shopping, you can find a Billa supermarket and also several souvenir shops for items such as jewelleries, clothings and especially sports s... [ read more ]