Travel Blogs from Ramsau
We left Salzburg this morning and headed toward the lakes of Austria. The countryside reminds us of Sound of Music and Heidi...the rolling green hills with the tall, jagged peaks of the Austrian Alps in the background. And the lakes...one after another...that snow melt has to go somewhere!
On our way to Hallstatt we stopped to ride a luge! It was great fun. The first trip down I think we ...
... have had very little Wi-Fi so we are only watching Frasier and Ian's DVD's on the TV and have lost touch with what's going on in the world (maybe not a bad thing overall?)
By the way Neil and Lisa may have found the perfect convent for Naimh it's the one in Salzburg where Maria from the Sound of Music was a teacher and where the story for the film came from.What age did you say you where thinking of, 12, if I remember ha ha? It looks very nice and just right for ...
... 45minute climb to reach the slopes one day which was not nice! Ben took a tumble on some wet wood and for the first time ever i saw him fall....hard...smacking his hand on something and giving him a nice cut, poor Ben, he got lots of sympathy Sally-Jane I promise as it looked sore!
Having cooked in the van and stayed there for two nights we heard whispers of the mythical 'joker card' of Saalbach-Hinterglem and went on our way to see whether the rumours were true...
These are typical Austrian towns with all of those obligatory flower boxes (is it a condition of living there that you have to keep the cuteness factor up?)We still don't know what everyone with the Big Detached Houses all over the mountainside actually DO but that may remain one of life's mysteries...
St Wolfgang appears to be the biggest with more community features and the mountain railway, boat jetties for trips around the lake etc. We ...
Whilst cities and history is good, trains are better!Schaffberg is the highest mountain in the area and allows a panoramic view as far as Munich (on a good day which we got)Trains have run since 1873 up the 1782m high mountain (over 2000 ft to you £sd users) ...
Other places to stay in Ramsau
Leiten 47 , Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $131
Ramsau 61, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $194
Ramsau am Dachstein 192 , Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $182
8972 Ramsau am Dachstein, Ramsau | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Ramsau 71, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Ramsau 214, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $141
Ramsau 35, Ramsau | 4 star hotelfrom $157
Vorberg 13 8972 - Ramsau am Dachstein Osterreich, Ramsau | 3 star hotelfrom $47