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    Klagenfurt – joie de vivre Austrian style

    Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria

    We therefore start in a slightly reverse order than usual and start with the seafront. It’s located on the outskirts of town rather than downtown. Klagenfurt extends to the eastern end of Wörthersee, one of Austria’s hottest and hence most popular lakes. The seaside promenade If you want to enjoy the lake view and a […]

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    Over the Mountain, Across the Achensee

    Achensee - 10 lakeside highlights in Austria

    Tirol’s largest lake has been a popular tourist destination since the late 1800’s. With the arrival of a main train line in Inntal, and a cogwheel train up to the lake corresponding with a steamboat, tourism has flourished ever since. Moreover, surrounded by two mountain chains, Rofan to the east and Karwendel to the west, […]

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    Bregenz – Seaside fun in the Alps

    Bregenz - seaside fun in the Alps, Vorarlberg, Austria

    Situated on the banks of Lake Constance, the town of 29.000 inhabitants is a world away from Vienna at the other end of the country. The westernmost state capital of Austria – Bregenz is best known for the annual theatre festival. However, the city also offers its visitors seaside escapes, mountain hiking, and innovative architecture. […]

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    Almtal – Lakeside tranquility in the Alps

    Almsee, Almtal, Salzkammergut, Upper Austria, Austria

    Almtal is a real gem. Not a big secret, but still not discovered by everyone. My guess is because there are not any massive ski resorts or other mass tourism facilities in place. However, this does not mean that the area is lacking attractions. On the contrary, I found plenty of activities to keep me […]

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