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    Historic ramble around Hall in Tyrol

    Hall, Tyrol, Austria

    A little in the shadow of Innsbruck, which is only 10 kilometres further west, Hall does not receive visits to countless busloads with tourists. Something that we appreciated when we strolled around in picturesque Hall. We just love these small historic cities in Austria. The hustle and bustle of daily life, makes Hall much more […]

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    Riegersburg Castle

    Riegersburg castle, Styria, Austria

    From whatever direction you arrive, the Riegersburg Castle firmly stands out sitting on top of a volcanic peak 480 metres above sea-level. Don’t worry the volcano has been extinct a couple of million years. If you love castles and the Middle Age this one is a must visit. Location, location, location The knights of the […]

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    Historic small towns in Austria

    The country’s architecture and culture has benefitted from Austria’s location in the middle of Europe. As well as developing a unique style, Austria has also drawn inspiration from different neighbouring countries. Many of the country’s towns have grown up along important trade routes and been important for Austria’s nation-building. You will still find a multitude […]

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