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  • View of Gumpoldskirchen from the vineyards

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    4 delightful day trips from Vienna

    Going on a day trip from Vienna by public transport is easy. Whether you are in Vienna by plane or have driven here by car, you can quickly go on a journey of discovery just outside the city. We have been on 4 fantastic day trips with entirely different experiences, which you can do in […]

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  • Burg Strechau one of the best-preserved castles in Styria, Austria

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    5 of the best-preserved castles in Austria

    Austria has many impressive castles that are open to the public. We love visiting castles that have retained at least some originality and that have period furniture and decorations. The best-preserved castles can offer a small insight into what life was like at the castle throughout history. Many of the excursions are very well done […]

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  • 3 people in front of a vegetable garden at Freilichtmuseum Stuebing, Erlebnisregion Graz

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    6 amazing museums in Austria

    Picking out only six is difficult, but we have chosen some different ones nationwide. The days when museums were mainly dusty shelves with old items are luckily long gone. Today, museums draw visitors into the history and make you a part of the experience. Usually, there is fun to be had by the entire family. […]

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  • Main square Hartberg, Styria, Austria

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    Hartberg – Slowness in historic surroundings

    Many old buildings are well preserved, creating a great atmosphere. The historic centre of Hartberg lies within the partially preserved city wall from the Middle Ages (12th and 13th centuries), which once surrounded the entire town. Today, visitors and residents enjoy a place where you can relax and enjoy life – in historic surroundings. The […]

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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 take the opportunity to visit the old historic centre of the small town with just over 3,400 inhabitants. Murau is beautifully situated in a valley that stretches in an east-west direction through northern Styria — surrounded by a typical alpine landscape on the south […]

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  • Murauen, Styria, Austria

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    Hiking in the Murauen along the banks of the Mur

    We are not in the tropics but in southern Austria, where the river Mur forms part of the border with Slovenia. This landscape, a combination of floodplains and forest, is very unlike what we expect from mostly alpine Austria. Nonetheless, we were pleasantly surprised when we arrived. Austria’s second-largest river landscape The river Mur makes […]

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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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