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Travel Blogs from Sankt Polten
... out in glorious colour. The Neptune fountain and the imposing Gloriette which looks like a Roman ruin and designed to glorify the Habsberg's power, stands directly opposite the Palace.
We were then given a guided tour through 20 of the 1440 odd rooms in the Palace's beautifully decorated Queen's apartments and grand State Rooms. The rooms reflect the style and taste of each Habsburg sovereign who lived the palace over the centuries. I have no words ...
We had arranged to meet an old friend of Owen's that lives here in Vienna. Because of an unfavourable weather forcast we skipped a tour around the hills and met Lee in the city. It was wonderful to catch up with Lee and chat with somebody who is now almost a local.
We took the opportunity to sit down at the Cafe Central, a traditional coffee and cakes experience. Quite formal waiters and an extraordinary display of cakes. ...
We are in St Polten for 1 night and very close to the end of our tour! The hotel is lovely... apparently one of the best breakfasts of the tour...we shall see!
Not many places to eat - a very expensive restaurant with an illegible menu and that's about it!
We spent the evening recording videos and songs for our departure. It's all getting very real now!
Not long till I'm home! (and unemployed!)
... set up in front of the City Hall. We passed the various palaces of the Hapsburgs, and the Spanish Riding School, and probably somewhere, the Viennese choir boys’ place (it was marked on a map, but I never saw a proper sign). We passed monuments and plaques and wurstel stands. We accidentally happened upon the best-preserved example of Viennese Succession architecture in the city, bearing the inscription Der Zeit Ihre Kunst, Der Kunst Ihre Freiheit (which ...
... not an open-topped one as it was still freezing! It was hard to keep up with the audio tour both due to the speed at which the interpreter was speaking but also because there was just so much to say about Vienna and her history. I'd need to do the whole tour again to really get a sense of how Vienna established itself and grew but overwhelming you get the sense of a very proud, respectful city that still struggles with it's identity in much the way Memphis ...
Other places to stay in Sankt Polten
Schillerplatz 1, Sankt Polten | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Hauptstrasse 52, Sankt Polten | Hotelfrom $99
Schulgasse 2, Sankt Polten | 3 star hotelfrom $98
A-3100 St. Poelten, Sankt Polten | Hotelfrom $43