Travel Blogs from Szombathely
We headed out of Slovenia today, and back into Austria. Before we crossed the border though, we were told to see a road that was shaped like a love heart. Off we set, up back roads & hills, barely meant for one car, let alone a campervan. We saw the house at the side of the love heart road but when we got to the hill overlooking the road, it didn't look like a loveheart! We ...
... and in fact would only find them, when you knew they existed and even then you had to ask for them. Which is not an easy thing to do in Hungary.
But still, we found at least one beautiful example.
More to the north lots of nice, formerly very rich, small cities. Funny enough, the most wellknown of them, Sopron, is the most quiet as well. As our local host told us, the city is ...
Many years ago I remember you mentioning the little village you were from and I always thought that one day I would like to go and see it. Well, Greg and I finally made it to Austria and our first stop was Deutsch Kaltenbrunn! The village itself was strung out around a number of what we can only describe as sub-villages, all with the same or similar name and we hope we went to the right part! We drove up a small hill around the back of what looked like the main part ...
... gate and my Euro-trip had begun! We made it into the city in hurry because she had a job interview. Eva took me for a small tour in the Naschmarkt while we were catching up, I picked a small street side restaurant while she interviewed and I let it all in, the first world, the great buildings, the great food. I ordered a large apple juice from the waitress who was more than nice to say the least to wash down Mutoko and absorb Vienna, to cleanse the rural ...
... behind me and hit Dustin who was a good 5-6 feet behind me!
After archery came horseshoes. Everyone excelled at them. When horseshoes was ovefr we walked to a local dancing club where we danced for the rest of the evening. In the end everyone was sweaty, exhausted, and in the best mood ever. After our super awesome dance party, we went back to our medieval village where we had, in my opinion, the best beds yet on the trip.
Other places to stay in Szombathely
Bartok Bela Korut 39, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $103
11-es Huszar ut 118, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $51
Deak F u 3-5, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $85
Minerva u. 4., Szombathely | Hotelfrom $69
Szent Istvan park 15, Szombathely | Hotelfrom $35