TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Kaerntnerhof Heiligenblut
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... I finally found the Best
Western and so booked in there.
My wonderful Honda was parked up in the garage and I had a room on the top
floor overlooking the square below.
Bike unloaded and out of my bike gear I head off to explore this Austrian
The town sure is well kept as is almost all Austrian towns and is full of
history. Like any town it has loads of shops and restaurants and certainly
plenty of bars. This being Friday the bars were full and the ...
... VERY cold and it got down to 7 degrees there. So I wore my new warm coat – tag still on it as I hadn’t taken it off yet. We had a nice light lunch in a pretty café. On to Salzburg. Our hotel, The Gasthof Junior is on a very main road – it seems like it will be very noisy but the room is clean and fine. We rested and then went for a walk in the local area. It has good parts and bad. As the Internet is not excellent in ...
... to a wench as an extra precaution. The operator would push the shovel of the back hoe into the ground behind it, lift the support legs, and push the tractor up the mountain, engage the support legs, move the shovel and start all over again. It was fascinating and scary at the same time.
Normally at this time of year there is still enough snow to sled down part of the mountain. But this year there is not enough snow so we didn't get ...
... around a small mountain and almost doubled back on itself.
From there we took a side road, with more switchbacks, up to the Edelweiss-Spitze. This was the highest point on the road at 2571 meters. There were 360 degree views, and even a restaurant with a Zimmer (i.e. rooms you could rent).
Our next stop was the Fuscher Torl, a memorial tower that commemorated the workers who built the road. We saw some sort of animals there, kind of goat-like, that were in ...
... was magnificent Leonie was very happy to be on the flats Had a great evening drink with the locals and others in the Marktgasse which is held every Friday and Saturday. After we went for dinner and then back to the hotel. P.S On the way to the first pass we encountered. Tractor Fest- all old machines which are shown, they also had a festival and the following day were driving these machines up the ...