Running from Salzburg to Vienna at a distance of 380 km (237 miles) the Austrian Romantic Road is devised to take travellers through the country’s most idyllic spots, from alpine peaks to tranquil lakes, from great abbeys to cultured cities.
Category: Things To Do
March 25, 2015
Seventy two hours in Vienna, what a great idea! The city has so much to offer.
March 18, 2015
Glorious Baroque Vienna is a city of great architecture and galleries, but is also surprisingly child friendly. Here’s how to have family fun in Vienna.
March 12, 2015
It’s the antithesis of fast food culture, of your name scribbled—and spelled wrong—in sharpie on a takeaway cup, of silent wireless workers lit by the blue glow of laptops. Your coffee arrives on a tray with a little glass of water and a few individually wrapped sugar cubes. No tattoo-covered wait staff here, rather, a neat black apron and white blouse, or a bow tie and waistcoat. There are actual newspapers and old ladies in fur coats, but no wifi. This is the traditional Austrian coffee house and you are here to sit for a while, to get a little newsprint on your fingers and cake crumbs on your napkin, and to enjoy.
March 11, 2015
Set to link some of the longest walks through central Europe, the European Peace Route runs through six countries, beginning in Vienna and ending on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea at Trieste in northeast Italy.
March 1, 2015
The annual celebration of lowbrow European culture that is the Eurovision Song Contest is 60 years old in 2015 and is the longest-running TV program in the world.