Palaces and Parks, Vienna - Austria

Palaces and Parks, Vienna – Austria

Vienna For many centuries Vienna was the capital of the emperors. Noble and wealthy aristocrats lived in Vienna, and the dream of many was to conquer their contemporaries and descendants with a luxurious palace and park complex. What you will see: City Park (Stadtpark), with Vienna’s most famous photo motive; Read more…

Salzkammergut Landmarks - Austria

Salzkammergut Landmarks – Austria

Salzkammergut Austria
Salzkammergut Austria

The main resorts and areas, excursions and attractions, museums, reviews of tourists about the Salzkammergut, Austria.

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Salzkammergut Austria

Salzkammergut is a very picturesque lake region in Austria, located at the junction of three states: Upper Austria, Salzburg and Styria. It is known primarily for its lakes, which are abundant here: clean, deep, mountainous, some almost icy, surrounded by small villages, historic medieval towns and snow-capped peaks.

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Salzkammergut Austria

The Hallstatt community is especially famous in these parts. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its ancient salt rut and its “postcard” views of the Alps.

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Salzkammergut Austria

Salzkammergut Attractions, Austria

The main attractions of Salzkammergut are lakes. You can swim in them in summer and enjoy the views in winter. In total, there are 24 lakes in the district, of which 19 are suitable for swimming. The largest lakes, on which tourists and the Austrians themselves usually prefer to rest, are Attersee, Traunsee, Mondsee and Wolfgangsee. They are also considered the most beautiful. (more…)