Travel Blogs from Loipersdorf
... along the way.....we stopped at a winery Sniewess (Snow White) and sampled 3 whites and a red...generous samplings they were too so we had to give it plenty of time (and were not riding on any roads hehe) As well as vineyards there are many orc**********g this part of the Danube trail...and the area is well known for the sweet apricots. Central Otago should take a leaf out of this book....the ...
Durnstein is a picture perfect small Austrian town of some 800 inhabitants. It is located on one of the most picturesque stretches of the Danube River . Every turn of the river is filled with beautiful towns and ancient castles. Durnstein is crowned by a ruin from the Middle Ages .It is a bit of a hike up but once you are ...
Today we leave our lovely hotel, after another filling breakfast! I feel this trip is a bit of a food fest! We caught our taxi to the train station, hoping we had the correct tickets and that we were on the correct train! Yes, all was well. The train easy to find and we got some great seats. The train had wi-fi so that kept us very busy for the 4 hour trip. I am now settled in writing my blog as we choo choo through the ...
OMG The Abbey is amazing. It is so ornate.it is so steeped in history. The architecture is baroque and absolutely amazing, with its gold statutory. The gold is really gold leaf, but there is so much it took many thousands of sheets to cover the many statues, ceilings etc.
... had to be much more palatial than the house of a ruler on earth.... hence the golden artifacts from chalices to heavy woven robes). Next to the room of gold are two curious artifacts. One is a multiple lock mechanism on a box for valuables, very old and still in working order, the other is a reusable casket. Yep, you read that right. The abbey changed leadership with the new abbot declaring austerity to be the new norm. So, why not save a tree ...
Other places to stay in Loipersdorf
Schaffelbadstrasse 219, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $209
Nr. 153, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $304
Therme Loipersdorf 216, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $260
Loipersdorf 215, Loipersdorf | Hotelfrom $404
Grieselstein 54, Loipersdorf | 4 star hotelfrom $113