Lech, Vorarlberg, Østerrike
This marmot, which we came across near Lech in Vorarlberg, didn’t mind at all that we snapped its pic when it had its afternoon snack. Foto: Ana Lucia Marcos ©
  • Bregenz - seaside fun in the Alps, Vorarlberg, Austria

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    Bregenz – Seaside fun in the Alps

    Situated on the banks of Lake Constance the city of 29.000 inhabitants is a world away from Vienna in the other end of the country. Nonetheless, there is a sophisticated international flair to the port city of Bregenz, from where you can sail off to Germany and Switzerland. The Promenade One of the main features […]

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  • Tratzberg Castle, Tyrol, Austria

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    Time travel at Tratzberg Castle

    Tratzberg Castle has overlooked the Inn Valley since the 13th century from its perfect hillside location, less than a kilometre from the river Inn. After Tyrol’s independency from the Duchy of Bavaria in the 12th century, the local noblemen needed strongholds to defend their newly acquired freedom. Thus, a fortress was constructed at a strategic […]

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    Wine, culinary delights and nature in Wachau

    The Wachau takes up a 33 kilometre (20 mile) stretch of the Danube between Melk and Krems in Upper Austria. The unique blend of picturesque villages, river landscape, history, culture and regional delicatessen are main attractions. The mild climate, geology and good soil makes Wachau into one of the prime wine districts of Austria. The […]

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  • hiking destinations in Austria

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    5 brilliant hiking destinations in Austria

    Austria has more than 50.000 kilometres of sign posted wander- and hiking trails. No matter if you are looking for a good workout or just want to wander at a leisurely pace to enjoy the scenery, the variety of trails is enormous. We’ve hiked to mountains peaks, wandered among vineyards and along the Danube. The […]

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  • UNESCO World heritage site Hallstatt, Upper Austria, Austria

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    World heritage site Hallstatt

    The village occupies a strip of land at the water’s edge, and the houses hang on the steep rock face. Hallstatt is small, and exploring even the back alleys will not require more than a couple of hours including a cake and cup of coffee. World heritage Hall is an old word for salt, thus […]

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  • Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria

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    Schönbrunn Palace

    Since I grew up in the Meidling district where you find Schönbrunn Palace, I spent a lot of time as a child in the vast gardens of the imperial palace. As a four year old I was relatively unaffected by the fact that I was playing in the garden of the mighty Habsburg dynasty, who […]

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  • Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria

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    Innsbruck – The capital of the Alps

    Innsbruck, the capital of Tirol, Austria spreads out in the Inn Valley where the river Inn makes a bend north, before continuing east. In the midst of the most alpine state of Austria, the city’s 130.000 inhabitants enjoy a thriving city and all year outdoor adventures. Underrated Although the city is smack in the middle […]

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  • winter sports paradise, Austria

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    Austria – the Alpine Winter Sports Paradise

    Tirol is probably what first comes into most people’s minds, when thinking of skiing in Austria. However, the fact is that all the states, except Burgenland in the far east, have ski resorts. Not really a surprice, as the Alps dominate the Austrian landscape. Factors that also make Austria a true winter sports paradise, is […]

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  • Snorkling Austrian Style

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    Snorkling Austrian Style

    When the sun shines from a clear blue sky and the thermometer reaches a simmering 34 °C, there is not really much else to do than to get into the water as soon as possible. We are in the middle of Austria, more accurately by the river Traun in Upper Austria. Eight people, neoprene dressed […]

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  • pastry paradise

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    Pastry Paradise Austria

    It would have been not only irresponsible, but also impossible to write for a website about Austria without reporting about the countries pastries. We have therefore taken it upon us to thoroughly investigate Austria cafés and confectioneries, to test their pastries. Austrian culture I have always had a sweet tooth and a love for pastry. […]

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