Top 5 wonderful places in Austria

Top 5 wonderful places in Austria

Austria is a country full of great sights and is very hard to decide which ones to choose during a single visit of this country. We tried to present a tour of this extraordinary country that provides almost everything a tourist would like. The list is created from the published rankings of the minister for turism of Austria and refers to the 10 most important tourist attractions preferred by the visitors of the country. The top 5 wondeful places of Austria include the Schonbrunn Palace, the ... [ read more ]

Hohensalzburg or the Fortress of Salzburg

Hohensalzburg or the Fortress of Salzburg

The Hohensalzburg is the largest fortress in central Europe, a castle that is a true symbol of strength. It is situated in a favorable position and is the most important tourist attraction of Salzburg that must be visited if you are in the area. The first documentary attestation of a fortress on the southern slope of Mount Mönchsberg dates back to the Roman times. Although is not very clear, the existence of a fortress here makes sense because of the excellent position. From the location... [ read more ]

Palaces and Fortress in Austria

Palaces and Fortress in Austria

Some of the must see in Austria includes the Hohensalzburg Fortress, Salzburg Residence, the New Residence and Carillon, the Hellbrunn Palace, Trick Fountains, Klessheim Palace, Leopoldskron Palace and the Mirabell Palace & Gardens. Dated back to 1606, this palace has alot to do with the Prince Archbishop named Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau. As a token of love, he built the Altenau Palace for Salome Alt. They had together almost ten children. However, after Wolf Dietrich passed away, his s... [ read more ]