Grand Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bad Hofgastein
... s second highest mountain - Watzmann (2713m). Tonight we went to a restaurant up in the mountains that specialises in "flesh", meaning that if it can be freshly hunted and killed locally they will have it. I ended up having a very nice steak with an onion and horseradish coating but apparently the deer, pork and offal dishes were very nice. While I could get by in Italy with my meagre grasp of the language, I am finding the German language very difficult - it ...
... and we are staying at Gasthof Oberwirt for the next four nights. This is a classical German hotel and tavern which has been run by the same family for over 500 years. Ramsau is in a small town with a pretty running stream running down the middle with half the town on one side and half on the other. And is considered a "wellness" town, After arriving we went for a walk down through the gardens and came across two things I had not ...
Time is ticking so we are starting to become selective in what we are able to see. We could not resist nipping over the boarder from Austria to the Czech Republic though, to see Chesky Krumlov, the second biggest attraction after Prague. It turned out to be a beautiful medieval moat town. We had a great time exploring the town and surrounding ...
... a snowy mountain and he is too cold. Not to mention the day we went up 2500m to a ice cave, where we trudged up 700 steps in complete darkness, save for a few torches. The cave was -2 and we were all rugged up in hats and gloves. Sometimes he seems to look at us as though to say 'what now!' Austria is also one of those countries where it is hard to pick 'a couple of photos' for the blog. The views are all just too ...
Day trip to the Eagle's Nest!
Built in 1938 as a meeting point for diplomats to the Third Reich, it's now an awesome restaurant at 6,000 feet. Amazing views on the ascent were capped off with 360 degree view of the Bavarian Alps, Berchtesgaden, Obersalzburg, and Lake Konigsee, followed by a snow storm and white out in the middle of May…!
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet