Travel Blogs from Austrian Alps
... then off to Innsbruck via the town of Garmish. We had some wonderful country side. After afternoon tea ( they can't make decent coffee but who care) we headed off to Innsbruck, and some more beautiful country side. The green fields or paddocks in my lingo is wonderful. Very little snow on the highest mountain. Had a long time in bus so pleased to be to be off. A clear sunny ...
... the architecture and the paintings etc are amazing, but the way in which you're rushed from room to room and then spat out the back door like an unwelcome house guest ruins the whole experience. I'll be happy to go to Fussen again, I'll even give you directions to the castles. When you get back I'll be in a pub in the old city drinking cold Bavarian bier, and looking forward to hearing about how "great" the castles were...I'll even be able to get us directions back to the train station. ...
... Zeppelin floating past again. Crossed the Swiss border into Austria and tried again unsuccessfully to get the toll GoBox fixed. Drove on to Lindau, in Germany, which was full of holiday crowds so did not stop. Found a Stelplatz to camp in, in a small village, Bad Bayersoien, in Germany almost at Oberammergau. Overlooking the fields and hot enough to eat outside dinner and ...
The lady that told us about the Monastery, also told us about Füssen and the Castle which is apparently Walt Disney's inspiration for Cinderella's Castle, we thought we would go have a look....
We arrived at around 1pm, the place was packed, car parks were full etc. etc.
We got in the queue for tickets, and from our point there was a 40minute queue, and at that time the next available slots ...
... river to take a few pics, and Glenn felt the water.... Freezing. Back in car for last hour, again beautiful and now we are he in a gorgeous little town. A bloody great day! To top it all off, went for a short walk. Down to picqueres lake, then out to dinner at a real German restaurant.... Lucky they had an English menu, and we managed to Russell ourselves up a lovely mea, then an I cream on way home. I love this ...
Other places to stay in Austrian Alps
Fanny-von-Lehnert-Strasse 7, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $119
- Nice Hotel-don't like the location
- Fantastic.... Great Reception Staff & Room Service
- Merry Christmas!
Rainerstrasse 6 - 8, Salzburg | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Good value for money - its got a gym and pool!
- OK hotel but you deserve better if you are on holiday
- Excellent hotel in a good location
Salurner Strasse 15, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Great for views
- Average hotel
- Average accomondation
Franz-Josef-Strasse 26, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel & location
- Was very good for the price
- Good hotel, lousy service
Esplanade 4-6, Zell am See | 4 star hotelfrom $258
Universitasstrasse 5-7, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Great Grauer Baer Experience
- Grauer Bar a lovely, typically European hotel
- Grauer Baer makes 1st Austrian trip memorable
Auerspergstrasse 4, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $215
- Great Hotel
- Great Hotel, Great Service
- Beautiful friendly hotel
Europaplatz 2, Villach | 4 star hotelfrom $147
Alpenstrasse 6, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $156
- Great hotel in a great city!
- Modern Classic
- Best Western Castellani Parkhotel
Rainerstrasse 31, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Schwarzseestrasse 8-10, Kitzbühel | 4 star hotelfrom $238
Innrain 3, Innsbruck | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- A good Hotel!
- Good location-Clean
- It was wonderful
Suedtirolerplatz 13, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Sudtiroler Platz 2, Innsbruck | 5 star hotelfrom $168
Schloss Strasse 1, Hof bei Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $190
Tropolach 156, Hermagor Pressegger See | 4 star hotelfrom $228
Messe Strasse 1, Dornbirn | 4 star hotelfrom $116
Schlossstrasse 751, Kaprun | 4 star hotelfrom $217
Sterneckstrasse 20, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Bayerhamerstrasse 14 a, Salzburg | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Bernhard-Hoefel-Strasse 16, Innsbruck | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Karl-Heinrich-Waggerl-Strasse 9, Bad Gastein | 4 star hotelfrom $125
Seestrasse 15, Kirchberg | 4 star hotelfrom $113
Schwarzstrasse 5 - 7, Salzburg | 5 star hotelfrom $265
- Wonderful hotel
- Wonderful Hotel
- The Sacher Hotel, the ONLY place stay when in Salzburg
Universitatsstrasse 104, Klagenfurt | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Pertisau Nr. 63, Pertisau | 4 star hotelfrom $225