Due to the fantastic rail transport in Europe, most travelers don’t spend all of their time in the same city, or country. They usually want to combine several highlights in Europe in as little time as possible. In Central Europe, popular destinations for a combination with Salzburg are Munich, Prague,
Innsbruck, the jewel of the Alps is truly a gem. Not only for its unforgettable “golden roof” but for its beautiful cobbled streets, churches, and lookout point. Think imperial monuments and contemporary urban design. Olympic records and opulent past splendor. Open to the world and rich in traditions, the Tyrolean
Graz is the second largest city in Austria; a perfect balance of rich historical architecture and modern city life. In order to fully understand how this great city has developed over time one must look into the history books of the Bavarians, Slavs, and Romans. With its abundant historical features and
Nowadays there is a lot of information about visiting Vienna. By browsing the web you’ll find numerous posts titled, “48 Hours in Vienna”, “10 Reasons to like Vienna” and countless travel guides, so I won’t add to the overwhelming list of positive reviews and travel resources. However, I do want
You cannot visit Vienna and not dine at a Heuriger. During our recent visit to Austria we dinned at the Heuriger Hans Maly, which is about an hour outside of the city center. Here we had a great evening meal accompanied by fresh wine. However, the highlight of the evening feast was the Apfelstrudel.
The birth place of Mozart, the setting for The Sound Of Music. Salzburg, however, has many other attributes that make it stand out. Fortress Hohensalzburg is a real eye-catcher peaking out high above the baroque towers of the city. The castle in Salzburg is an unmistakable landmark. Salzburg is also