The Schafberg Railway (Schafbergbahn) takes you the almost 6 km from Lake Wolfgang up to the Schafberg mountain at 1783 m. Soon after the cog railway with its steam engines (or diesel engines) start the ascent, the views get spectacular. But it doesn’t end there. From the summit station you got a 10-minute hike to the top of the mountain. The peak offers a panoramic view of the Salzkammergut mountains and its lakes. Photo: Ana Lucia Marcos ©
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    The Mozart City of Salzburg

    With the white capped peaks of the Alps to the south and the green undulating countryside of Bavaria to the north, Salzburg has one of the best backdrops in the world. Combine that with baroque cityscape that dominates the historic centre, and you have an urban masterpiece. Baroque city Salzburg, despite its long history it’s […]

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    A weekend in Vienna

    A list of suggestions on what to do in a weekend in Vienna could easily have been in triple digits. However, we have collected a few places and sights in Vienna to show you the variety available. Moreover, which should be suitable for most people, not matter age. These suggestions are not mere tourist traps, […]

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    Frohnleiten – The beauty queen on the river Mur

    For once, we visited an Austrian town, not because they have well-known tourist sights or famous architecture, but simply because it’s a lovely town. Frohnleiten has been able to modernize the city and, in particular the main square (Hauptplatz), without destroying its historical charm. The square is the lifeblood of the local community and where […]

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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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  • Mostveiertel, Lower Austria, Austria

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    Mostviertel Panorama Road

    Pear tree blossom The region offers a wide range of activities and is an all-year travel destination. Nonetheless, we love travelling in the region in early spring. The pear trees usually blossom from mid- April to the beginning of May. It’s a fantastic sight, when the trees sprinkle the freshly green pastures with bright white […]

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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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    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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  • Linz, Upper Austria, Austria

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    Linz – The Cultural Capital by the Danube

    Linz is one of the main economic powerhouses of Austria, basing its reputation as such, on a vast industrial complex on the southern banks of the Danube. Despite its reputation as an industrial city, Linz has a lot to offer tourists. You and your family would find plenty to see and do for a few […]

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  • Music, Vienna, Austria

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    Vienna for music lovers

    Austria and Vienna has over the last decades deservedly gained a good reputation among music lovers. Mostly through the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year Concerts or its opera house. And lately for its vibrant contemporary music scene. The soul of the Viennese Music interested people, no matter what genre or type of music one likes, will […]

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