Travel Blogs from Grödig
... We drove by the front of the Von Trapp villa, as well as the Nonnberg Abbey where Maria was a nun. We drove through the incredibly beautiful Salzburg Lake District of which the panorama shots were shown at the beginning of the film. The lakes and mountains are incredible to see, and everything is so green. My two favourite stops were: 1. Hellbrunn Palace, where we got to see the gazebo exterior that was used in the movie for '16 Going On 17' and ...
... brief view of this gorgeous lake and mountains mom and I got dropped off in the National Park's administration building for an hour to watch a video of what the Alps look like instead of actually going to go see them. The video was like Dad just turned on Netflix, so mom and I found coffee instead until the guide picked us back up. The guide herself was a little crazy but mom and I made the best of the day by laughing about everything. It ...
... were better then Versailles in Paris. Then we went shopping in this district where all of the shop signs are made of beautiful iron, even McDonalds! I got lovely pieces of clothing. I'm glad I packed light! Then we toured the castle here, but after seeing so many gorgeous castles in Paris and Rome, it wasn't very impressive. They had a lot of torture tools on display and a torture room or tour. Ur I ...
... the lift operator, we discovered that not only was it OK, but we could take our bikes up at no extra cost (only €5 anyway) so we loaded them in and up we went. It was a lovely ride with views over the town and surrounding mountains.
When we alighted at the top, to our great surprise we found that there was free wifi – something we certainly didn't expect. Not that it made any difference really! ...
... structure. The path leads past the 'Chamber of flowing light' up to the St Barbara's Chapel. We then continue along two miners slides down to the subterranean saline lake with its unique musical and visual orchestration - their version of the titanic. The slides were fantastic and we had to dress in protective clothing. Very interesting tour. At the deepest point we were 230 metres undegrond - and we crossed the German border at one point! Not everyone might ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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