Hotel Schloss Monchstein
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So these are a few of my favourite things... I was so excited for Austria, because I knew we would get to do the Sound of Music tour in Salzburg, where they filmed the musical back in 1964. But first, we went to Vienna. We were only in Vienna for one night, so we headed out for dinner and had these amazing schnitzels, maybe the best schnitzels out there. They were thin, and the coating tasted similar to KFC almost, but less greasy. Such a good ...
... brief view of this gorgeous lake and mountains mom and I got dropped off in the National Park's administration building for an hour to watch a video of what the Alps look like instead of actually going to go see them. The video was like Dad just turned on Netflix, so mom and I found coffee instead until the guide picked us back up. The guide herself was a little crazy but mom and I made the best of the day by laughing about everything. It ...
... were better then Versailles in Paris. Then we went shopping in this district where all of the shop signs are made of beautiful iron, even McDonalds! I got lovely pieces of clothing. I'm glad I packed light! Then we toured the castle here, but after seeing so many gorgeous castles in Paris and Rome, it wasn't very impressive. They had a lot of torture tools on display and a torture room or tour. Ur I ...
... continued on our trip.
Our last stop was Mondsee (Moonlake) which was where the church is where Maria was married. After a quick look around we had lunch of which the main component was “Apple Strudel” Malcolm had it with ice cream and Karen with vanilla sauce (custard). Yumm…
When we returned to our starting point we enjoyed another walk around Mirabell Gardens and then returned to our hotel.
Today is a ...
... the lift operator, we discovered that not only was it OK, but we could take our bikes up at no extra cost (only €5 anyway) so we loaded them in and up we went. It was a lovely ride with views over the town and surrounding mountains.
When we alighted at the top, to our great surprise we found that there was free wifi – something we certainly didn't expect. Not that it made any difference really! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility