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  • Murau

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    Murau – A historic pearl in the Alps

    If you are on your way through northwestern Styria, you should visit the old historic centre of the small town with just over 3,400 inhabitants. Murau is beautifully situated in a valley that stretches east-west through northern Styria — surrounded by a typical alpine landscape on the south side of the main alpine ridge. The […]

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  • Salzkammergut, Austria

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    Salzkammergut – Austria in miniature

    The contrasts in the Salzkammergut region are significant not only because the landscape alternates between massive mountain ranges, glaciers, lush valleys, and many lakes. But also because the region offers a rich cultural landscape characterized by more than 5,000 years of human activity. The Salzkammergut holiday region covers 58 municipalities in three states (Salzburg, Upper […]

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  • Salzburger Seenland - Salzburg lake district

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    Discover the splendid Salzburg Lake District

    Just north of Salzburg, bordering Bavaria and Upper Austria, a charming region of lakes among farmland, and rolling hills, dotted with idyllic villages forms a little lake district. The four lakes, Grabensee, Obertrumer See, Mattsee, and Wallersee, are located in the middle of the region and are the main attraction in this delightful tourist destination. […]

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  • Winter in Vienna, Austria

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    Winter in Vienna – What to see and do

    Temperatures fall, and the days get shorter, but Vienna never falls asleep. The weather can vary between 10 °C and -15 °C in January. Within a few days, you can experience sun from a clear blue sky to bitterly cold snowstorms. Nonetheless, there are plenty of activities to enjoy whatever nature throws. Furthermore, enjoy a […]

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    Uncovering the Secrets of Deutschlandsberg Castle

    Our first visit to Burg Deutschlandsberg was on a grey and cloudy day, which gave the Castle a slightly scary appearance. This is probably the meaning of a castle, anyway. However, we later visited the Castle several times on lovely sunny summer days, when it showcased itself from a more welcoming side. Hotel, restaurant, and […]

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  • Naturhistorisches Museum Vienna (Natural History Museum) in imperial Vienna, Austria

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    The best of imperial Vienna

    The House of Habsburg ruled Austria for 640 years, from 1278 to 1918 and has left its mark on Vienna forever. The historic buildings they left behind are among Vienna’s most popular tourist sights. However, it is not just the buildings themselves that are exciting sights. In addition to functioning as public offices, many historic […]

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  • Samson parade - traditional festivals in Austria

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    5 spectacular traditional festivals in Austria

    A study by IMAS showed that 9 out of 10 Austrians think protecting and keeping Austrian traditions alive is vital. Many traditions are connected to the catholic church, others are part of rural folklore, and some celebrate the end of harvest time. Nonetheless, most of these festivities are lively, colourful, and folksy, with a high […]

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  • Mölltal, Carinthia, Austria

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    Hiking adventures in Mölltal

    We were looking for outdoor adventures slightly off the beaten track, and hiking friends recommended Mölltal in Carinthia. The tip was a success, and we were rewarded with fantastic hiking adventures and outstanding views of the tremendous landscape. Stunning hikes Mölltal, a small valley northwest of Carinthia, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and hikers […]

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