Travel Blogs from Turracher Hohe
We woke from our kind of sleep to stunning views from the windows as the train neared Villach and the Austrian Alps. We had realised that we were close to the Rosental valley, so decided that we should have a quick explore before finding a campsite with the aim of finding some tacky Rosental souvenir. This took us to Klagenfurt where we parked and wandered. The town was nice enough and we found our Austrian mascot, but a combination of tired bodies and grumpy Austrians meant we decided ...
... visited relatives in the area, including my 85 year-old aunt who is my oldest living relative. Then I flew to Boston for 10 days to visit one of my best friends - we go back 30 years! After lots of fun day trips to Cape Cod and plenty of Maine lobster, I was on my way to Sacramento, again meeting up with friends here and in San Francisco. I also plan a quick trip to Los Angeles to catch ...
... trees at a working farm. There's no restaurant but an honesty-box fridge stacked with beer. Later a young Austrian couple stroll over. They are going for pizza, and would we like some fetching. Oh yes please.
So with pizza and beer for supper we set up camp on lush grass beneath shady trees. It's very warm and for the first time camping on this trip there is no dew next morning.
... of the wedding - the only place we could find was a 4 star hotel that rivals Paris for cost! We had no idea why accommodation was so hard that night, until a taxi driver informed us that there was a big beach volleyball competition happening this weekend. In fact it is the A1 Grand Slam World Tour of Beach Volleyball! So we dragged our bags off to the new hotel where we were greeted by a huge glamorous room. We have paintings, sofas, a pouffe, fax machine... All for the ...
Spectacular mountain views from the top of the Reisseckbahn. First take a three stage cable driven trains up an incredibly steep slope following a hydroelectric dam pipeline, then a tiny train through a tunnel under the mountain. Lots of walks and restaurants at the top. Remnants of melting snow left here and there in hot sunny ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed