Hallstatt Top 7 Attractions - Parking, history, useful information ...
August 26th, 2022
The charming Hallstatt is Austria's most visited village. The village on the shores of Lake Hallstattersee attracts many tourists every year. Some come here to relax, some to hike in the area. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 as part of the Hallstatt-Dachstein cultural landscape. As mountains cross the Hallstatt area, only a small area could be used to build houses. Squeezed between the lake and the mountain, you will find lovely Austrian buildings of different colours.
Gamlitz, The Most Beautiful Wine Town in Austria
January 17th, 2022
Gamlitz is a charming Austrian wine-producing town not far from the Slovenian border. The hilly countryside is ideal for wine tours and hiking. One of the most popular leisure activities is cycling. Gamlitz is the largest wine-producing town in Styria. With about 400 hectares of grapes, 10% of the province’s wines come here. The village has about 1,500 inhabitants. It is a perfect destination for those who want to hide from the eyes of the world. Photos ?It is also worth noting that Spi
Zillertal Mountain and Ski Guides
January 12th, 2022
Zillertal mountain guides have a high reputation regarding any mountain-related sports. They are key figures from the beginning of alpinism to the present day in Austria and beyond. The Zillertal area is so diverse that even other Austrian guides speak highly about it. Association of Austrian Mountain and Ski Guides The training covers the whole range of alpine mountaineering in theory and practice. The preparation courses for the mountain guide aptitude test are arranged in such a way that
Almenland Naturpark - 7 Things you Shouldn't Miss
March 25th, 2021
In an earlier post, we summarised everything you need to know about Bärenschützklamm (Bear Gorge). You've undoubtedly heard of the popular Austrian gorge and seen a lot of pictures, but do you know what else you can do in the area? Enjoy a great weekend if you have decided to spend several days around Bärenschützklamm. And in this case, you should know what programs to choose from! Looking forward to some programs guaranteed to please you is a good idea. You can easily find 2-5 days' worth of
Sigmund Thun Gorge 2023 - Opening hours, trail ...
December 9th, 2020
Kaprun offers many fabulous sights and natural treasures. The area, which functions as a ski paradise in winter, is a real excursion and hiking paradise in summer. A lot is happening; families and couples come to the area. One of the top attractions in summer is Kaprun's Gorges. Among them, Sigmund Thun Gorge is quite popular. The fierce glacial river that makes its way through the rocky gorge overcomes the obstacles in front of it for 320 meters. Meanwhile, the water swirls tiny vortices in th
Bärenschützklamm, Austria - Opening hours, tickets, hiking routes ...
November 2nd, 2020
The Bärenschützklamm is an adventurous, romantic region that deserves a place on your bucket list. If the gorge fever circulating for years has reached you, too, then the Bear Gorge in Austria promises the perfect weekend tour for you. If you love nature, lakes, and waterfalls, you will surely enjoy a half-day tour around the gorge, only 40 minutes from Graz. To help you with your trip, I have gathered everything you need to know, including opening hours, tickets, information about parking, ac
7 Maps of Austria - For summer vacation or skiing
October 16th, 2020
Regarded as the pearl of Europe, Austria - Österreich in German - is a real treasure chest for lovers of nature and skiers. In winter one often goes skiing or snowshoeing, in summer one goes hiking and relaxing. There are hundreds of attractions in the country and more than 250 ski slopes. Although Austria is not the largest country in Europe, you should be aware of its geography when you get there. Therefore, we have collected the most important maps to show the country of brothers-in-law thro
Ötschergräben 2023 - Austria's No1. hiking destination
October 15th, 2020
The Ötschergräben, compared to the Grüner See or even the Barenschützklamm, is the most popular excursion destination in Austria. The gorge next to the Ötscher mountain is often referred to only as the Grand Canyon of Austria. The gorge, about 2-2.5 hours from Vienna, is an ideal one-day program for residents of the Austrian capital. Of Austria's many beautiful natural treasures, the Ötschergraben is a real gem. There are several gorges around the Ötscher mountain itself, the most popular of wh
Lammerklamm Gorge - Opening hours, parking, route ...
October 14th, 2020
Lammerklamm Gorge is a romantic gorge about 45 minutes drive from Hallstatt. It is one of the lesser-known hidden gorges of Austria. So let’s take a look at what’s worth knowing about Lammer Gorge in our summary. Being a part of the city of Scheffau, the imposing gorge can be explored with a short hike, promising a family-friendly, half-day program. The gorge has been walkable for a long time - since 1884, to be exact, making it one of the first gorges to become walkable in Europe! The formati
Leutaschklamm Geisterklamm - Opening hours, parking, trails ...
October 14th, 2020
A lesser-known but all the more fabulous gorge lies on the border of Austria and Germany. It is the Leutasch gorge on the border of Bavaria and Tyrol, originally called Leutaschklamm or Leutascher Geisterklamm. While the Bear Gorge or the Ötschergraben are famous all over Europe, many local families visit the Bavarian Alps and the Tyrolean mountains. Perhaps you have already seen pictures of the gorge, the most famous of which is the high bridge above. One of the surprising features of the gorg