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 ]

What's Special in Graz

What’s Special in Graz

Glockenspiel ©Phil Rouge/flickr The historic old town of Graz is a world heritage site. When you are in Graz you must see the Glockenspiel which becomes so lively with the song and rotating dance figures. Don't go any earlier or later. It starts performing every day at exactly 11 am, 3 pm and 6pm only. If you want to see a mannerist-Baroque Mausoleum, go for the one of Emperor Ferdinand II. Of particular interest is the interiors decorated by Styrian artist Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. ... [ read more ]

UNESCO Cultural Sights of Austria to Behold

UNESCO Cultural Sights of Austria to Behold

Being in Austria, you must at least discover one or two of its UNESCO Cultural Sights of of the country. First and foremost, the historic centre of the city of Salzburg which is also known as the "Salt Castle" is a definite must-see for everyone happening to wonder in the area. Being the 4th largest city in Austria, Salzburg has got one of the best-preserved city centers in Europe with beautiful baroque architecture, especially in its Old Town (Altstadt).  Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzka... [ read more ]