The Hellbrunn Castle in Salzburg

The Hellbrunn Castle in Salzburg

The main building of the Hellbrunn Castle or the Hellbrunn Palace was built between 1613 and 1615 and is actually more like a mansion than a palace, but it is still one of the most important sights of Salzburg. It has a rectangular shape with two pavillions in the front corners. The three storeys are delimited on the façade by the so-called "Kordongesimse" decorations. The castle is connected to the city of Salzburg by a very long driveway. The double staircase at the entrance leads to t... [ 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 ]

Spanish Riding School in Vienna

Spanish Riding School in Vienna

In the baroque decor offered by the Hofburg Palace you can experience in live the famous ballet of the famous Lipizzaner horses. You will admire the entire art of riding starting from the pirouettes to the capriole. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the oldest and the last school in the world where classic dressage methods are practiced in their purest form, where is preserved and cultivated the art of the High Renaissance horsemanship. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna was foun... [ read more ]

Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna as the best zoo in Europe

Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna as the best zoo in Europe

The Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna is the oldest zoo in the world and in 2010 it was nominated as the best zoo in Europe. The Teddy Panda, the baby elephants and many other rare animals are tourist attractions for more than two million visitors. In the summer of 1752 Emperor Franz I. Stephan von Lothringen, the husband of Maria Theresa, led his guests for the first through the new menagerie in the garden of the Schönbrunn Palace. Since then exists there in Vienna the oldest zoo in the w... [ read more ]

The famous Sisi Museum in Vienna

The famous Sisi Museum in Vienna

Elisabeth Amalie Eugenie de Wittelsbach commonly known as Sisi remained for long in popular culture as a beautiful and acclaimed empress. At the Sisi Museum in Vienna at the Hofburg Imperial Apartments you can compare the reality with the myths. Among the tourist attractions you will find the personal objects of Elizabeth as well as famous portraits of the beautiful empress.   The central concern of the exhibition is the private life of Elizabeth, her rebellion against t... [ read more ]

The Prater Amusement Park in Vienna

The Prater Amusement Park in Vienna

Prater is the largest natural park between the Danube and the right canal of the Danube. In the park you will enter in a totally different world. It's alive and kicking during the day and it is a twilight zone during the night. The Prater Amusement Park in Vienna covers an area of ​​about 1287 acres. In the first part of the park you will find the so-called "Wurstel" or "Volk" Prater with bistros, dance halls, a huge Ferris wheel, walking places, a dinosaur park and many other attr... [ read more ]

The House of Mozart in Vienna

The House of Mozart in Vienna

In the apartment on Domgasse 5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived some of his most happy and prolific years of his life from 1784 until 1787. He composed there "The Marriage of Figaro" and "The Impresario". The famous composer didn’t live for such a long period in any other apartment, so this is for sure a sign of his commitment to this place. The building was transformed to a museum and has many exhibitions on three floors. We would like to give you a short presentation of the House of M... [ read more ]