When the pear tree blossoms in the Mostviertel at the end of April, a weekend of pleasure in the Mostviertel is particularly beautiful. This is best from the end of April to mid-May. Then the pear trees bloom there. Their white tree tops shine everywhere in the meadows and in front of the woods.
Hardly anything is as typical as the Christmas goose on the holidays. A Christmas goose brings back memories of childhood. Christmas parties with parents and grandparents. We have a long tradition of eating goose. Even today it is part of Christmas like hardly any other meal. You can prepare it yourself. Or enjoy in the restaurant.
Discovering this pleasure holiday in the Gailtal and hiking in the Lesachtal is pure pleasure. Discover Gailtal specialties in the Slow Food Travel Region in Carinthia and enjoy the views while hiking in the Gailtal Alps.
A Styria tour on the Schilcher Weinstrasse This time on our Styria tour we were on the road in three different regions: the volcanic country in the east around Riegersburg, the wine country along the border with Slovenia and in western Styria, where the Schilcher wine on the mountain slopes between Ligist and Eibis forest is growing. We take a day [...]
The Wachau in the Weinviertel is a destination for connoisseurs. It is the part of the Danube between Krems and Melk. There it dug 36 meters deep into the truncated mountain landscape of the Bohemian Massif over a distance of 700 kilometers. The Wachau separates the Dunkelsteinerwald in the south from the Waldviertel in the north. We can recommend these excursion destinations for connoisseurs along the Danube.
On a wine tour you can experience the Wachau and Danube in Wachau hotels that offer wine experiences. That works in these accommodations. Not all are pure wineries. Some are hotels with vineyards. Others are inns surrounded by vineyards. Still others are inns that offer a wine experience in the Wachau.
The Sausal is a wine region near Kitzeck in Styria. Discover vineyards that are spoiled by the sun. Lavender, from which all kinds of specialties are made. Pumpkin seed oil, which is typical of Styria. Views that take your breath away. The Sausal is a paradise for connoisseurs.
The Großglockner High Alpine Road is a 48 kilometer long panoramic road through the Hohe Tauern. This panoramic road leads on 37 hairpin bends through the mountains of the Fuscher and Möll valley from the Salzburger Land to Carinthia. It takes time to experience the Hohe Tauern National Park by car.
We were en route for three days on our Klostergarten route through Lower Austria. We visited five monastery gardens. We promised ourselves a pleasure for the eyes and senses. But the trip held a lot more surprises in store.
The South Styrian Wine Route always winds along the ridge of the chain of hills, the slopes of which drop steeply down into the valley. Many of the wineries are on the hilltop. Others nestle close to the mountain slopes. Some lie over the valley like an eagle's nest.