Travel Blogs from Mallnitz
... out are from roman times. There was also a haunted castle. I was surprised how big the town is, I was expecting more of a little village but its actually more of a city. We have a nice little apartment here which looks out over the mountains so we got settled in for the day and then had a walk around in search of food. Unfortunately they had a public holiday (maybe advent ending?) so we ended up getting food from the servo.
Next we drove to Bad Ischl which looked like a pretty town. It was quite nice and the river ran through the middle of it which was pretty. There were horse and carts everywhere and we walked down the town street following them. We managed to find a café that was open and it looked like a cute little tea room. We stopped there for hot chocolate and to warm up a bit. There was a parliament house/ castle type thing in the town too which ...
... After breakfast we returned to our rooms for a while, then headed off to the Markets at Dom Plaza, before finding a taxi and heading out of town, and into the forest for lunch at the Daxlueg. Our taxi driver seemed thrilled to get out of town (or earn €20 in one 20 minute drive) but also pulled over to photograph the view. He also gave us his card and said to ring him direct and he'd come and collect us. ...
... 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 ...
... Park Gallery, a 360 meter tunnel down through the rock. At the end was another viewing platform with amazing views of the snow-covered mountains, including the Grossglockner. We were very lucky that the skies were so clear. There wasn't a cloud in sight.
Although the mountains were amazing, we also spent a lot of time here watching a tracker go up a steep, snowy mountain slope. It was amazing watching it inch its ...