Thayatal National Park Guide 2023 - Things to see and hiking trails
January 13th, 2023
To discover a calm, quiet and fabulous region, you should consider visiting the small Thayatal National Park in Austria. You will find the country's smallest national park next to the Czech border, in the Thaya river valley. The park, just over 13 km2 in size, stretches for 26 kilometres along the border next to the river. The park is not as famous as the Hohe Tauern National Park, but that is what gives it its charm. In addition to the colourful flora, clean air is guaranteed here. The s
Grüner See Guide 2022 - Parking, hiking trail, season ...
January 11th, 2023
The Grüner See (Green Lake, or Green Sea) in Styria has been declared the most beautiful place in Austria. It got its fame due to its beautiful greenish colour. The exoticism of the "moving" lake is that by autumn, most of the lake dries up, and its proud size disappears. In its place, the field remains with a small lake in the middle with benches and trees already known from photos. The lake does not fully regain its shape until the next spring snowmelt, when it is once again adorned in its fu
Nockberge Biosphere Reserve, Austria - Cities and Attractions
January 9th, 2023
The Nockberge Reserve, an area of 184 square kilometres, was formed around the Nock Mountains, intended to preserve the area's wildlife for posterity. The Austrian mountain range is located in the Alps, and although it extends into Salzburg and Styria, its central part is located in Carinthia. The Nock Mountains and the neighbouring Lungau region were declared a protected area in 1987 and then a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2012. Overview Nockberge Reserve Details Country Austri
Bodensee (Lake Constance) - Top 13 Cities and Attractions
January 6th, 2023
Bodensee (Lake Constance in English) is the largest lake in Germany. The huge green gem on the German-Austrian-Swiss border is 63 km long. It owes its fame to the fact that it is a real holiday paradise, joined by charming towns. It is mainly a summer destination where everyone goes swimming, sailing or surfing. The 536 km2 Lake Constance is the 3rd largest stagnant body of water in Europe after Lake Balaton and Lake Geneva. In addition to water sports, cycling is also very popular in the area.
Zugspitze (2962 m) - Cable car, hiking route, huts ...
December 9th, 2022
The highest point in Germany is the 2,963 meters high Zugspitze in the Alps. It is ideal climbing terrain for lovers of height, but we recommend it to those who prefer easier hikes, as you can go up with a cable car. From the top, you can enjoy the panorama of four countries while eating and drinking in the country's highest mountain hut. At the top, you find Germany's most beautiful roof terrace, where a unique 360° panorama opens up all year round. From there, you can count 400 Alpine peaks f
Ankogel (3254 m) - Climbing routes, Ankogelbahn, huts ...
November 23rd, 2022
One of the best-known attractions of the Hohe Tauern National Park is the Ankogel range (and peak), a Mecca for climbers. The mountain is one of the popular destinations for climbers who have "outgrown" the 2,000-meter mountains and want to jump a level. If you are flirting with the idea of climbing the friendly Ankogel, I recommend our current article to your attention. You can gain a lot of experience and practice on relatively easy terrain so that, in the meantime, you will enjoy a dazzling
Groppensteinschlucht Gorge Guide 2022 - Map, trail, parking ...
November 21st, 2022
One of the most exciting attractions in Carinthia is the Groppensteinschlucht gorge, studded with waterfalls. The wide gorge that can be traversed along a 2.5 km long route is a real treat in the Mölltal region. Since the trail is a child- and dog-friendly, the whole family can have a great time. During your journey, you follow the river through the forest. Observe pools under your feet, enjoy whirlpools and roars, and count numerous waterfalls, of which a 30-meter waterfall will be the highest
Grossglockner (3798 m) Austria - Climbing routes, huts ...
November 16th, 2022
Austria's highest peak, the Grossglockner, is one of the most popular peaks among climbers. The mountain group, located not far from Ankogel and the Krimml waterfall, is one of the jewels of the Hohe Tauern National Park. If you have been planning to climb the Grossglockner for a long time, now you will find all the important and necessary information to make your summit attack a success! And if you're just hearing about it for the first time, but you love mountain adventures and are interested
Grawa Waterfall Guide 2022 - Parking, prices, trails ...
November 14th, 2022
The 85-meter-wide Grawa waterfall in Tyrol is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the province. The Krimml waterfall's little sister is fed by the Sulzaubach river. Its height can reach 120-180 meters. A viewing point area has been created at the foot of the waterfall, where you can sunbathe and eat the sandwich you brought. A short, child-friendly, and easy program for the whole family. The Grawafall is one of the widest waterfalls in Austria! Regardless of the season, it is always worth a
National Parks of Austria (6) - Maps, photos, detials ...
November 9th, 2022
Although Austria is full of amazing hiking places, there are only 6 national parks in the country. This fact is surprising, given that the country is the "emperor" of active rest. There are many green areas but not so many highly protected locations. ?Of the six national parks, three protect the alpine region, while the rest preserve wetlands. Overview National Parks of Austria Area (km2) Distance from Vienna Province(s) Foundation Top attractions Hohe Tauern National
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