Travel Blogs from Loipersdorf
... years, monks have continuously lived and worked within this abbey. The Danube river is much wider than the Main river. Docked in Durstein (German for dry stone of which the town was built on) this afternoon to the sun shining on the castle ruins on the mountainside--but don't let it fool you, cold bitter wind blowing which keep us on the boat instead of exploring the ...
... along a pedestrian shopping street with the signs of ancient trades - a sign with a shoe for a shoemaker, with cogs for a wheelwright - and with a McDonald's arch within a very old looking wreath! The city hall bears a statue with the scales of justice, and one of the churches we passed had the depiction of St. Michael stepping on the devil. We also passed Mozart's birthplace, and after going through several courtyards, went through an ancient graveyard with intricately ...
We woke to heavy fog again this morning, and unfortunately, it never cleared completely. The section of the Danube that goes from Durnstein to Melk would be spectacular in sunshine, and even in the fog, was interesting and attractive. Hills, often terraced with vineyards, rise on either side of the river, and at this time of the year, the ...
... of the week - 40 miles. Carolyn and I opted to ride 18 miles as previously mentioned we knew our limit and wanted to have enough free time to explore towns such as Joching, Wosendorf, St. Michael, Spitz, Schwallenbach, Willendorf, Groisbach, and Aggsbach Markt. In Willendorf we visited the site of where the "Venus of Willendorf" was discovered in 1908. It is the oldest statue known to man dating back 25,000 years to the Stone Age. Today the ...
Today we were hoping for a better day weather wise than yesterday. Unfortunately the prediction was for cold and rain. Our bike tour began in the town of Schlogen (slue gun) which is 75 minutes from Passau. We kept our fingers crossed as Carolyn and I began our 18 mile ride to Ashbach. We would follow a bike trail that ran parallel with the Danube. The bike/car trail was flat and we zipped through the villages of Inzell, and Kobling before we arrived in Aschach (ash ha) an ...
Other places to stay in Loipersdorf
Schaffelbadstrasse 219, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $206
Nr. 153, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $285
Therme Loipersdorf 216, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $236
Loipersdorf 215, Loipersdorf | Hotelfrom $327
Grieselstein 54, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $104