Hotel Schloss Monchstein
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Dear Friends and Family, Easy day today. Didn't go out till almost Noon and back by about 6:00. However, we still did lots of things. Our first stop was to see The Danube!! It wasn't blue today but it was still exciting to see it On our way back to the Underground, we met a lovely lady named Renatta who offered to show us "Sisi's" Church. Small in size compared to some of the others, but pretty. She was so kind. Next, we went to the Natsch Market. Fun and glad we saw ...
Spent the day hiking around Salzburg...what a beautiful city. We spent most of the time in the old town but did manage to see the Mirabell Gardens and Mozart's second house. This is a beautiful city...lots of beautiful churches, the fortress high above the city, the river flowing by...really charming.
We had a city guide this morning that took us for a 3 hour tour talking about the history of the city which intertwines with the Holy Roman Empire and ...
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So,back to our morning! Our breakdast is delivered to our "apartment" here. It was very nice.
Then, we began our day, taking the short ride into Vienna. The transportation system is amazing. Trains, subways, buses, trolleys and trams (and even carriages) abound and you can switch from one to another (except the carriages) easily.
We went to Lake Konnigsee today for a boat ride on this beautiful lake that is 8km long 11/4 kn wide and 602m above sea level. Steep cliffs on both sides. Made stops at St. Bartholoma and Salet. We walked to Lake Obersee. Saw 3 waterfalls...Konigsbach Fall, Schrainbach Fall and Rothbach Fall.
We walked to the Hofbraehaus and had a delicious hot potato ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center