Kitzsteihorn – a unique ski experience

via Site Settings ‹ idjourneys — WordPress.com           Kitzsteinhorn, a massif of the Hohe Tauern National Park, is Salzburg’s highest located ski area and the first glacier ski resort in Austria. Over the time, the area has developed, and today is one of the most popular ski areas in the country. At the foot of the…

Mount Schafberg, an unforgettable experience

          In Austria, the Alps show us many diverse landscapes, ranging from gentle hills and wide valleys, up to sharpening peaks with steep slopes. Over the time, these mountains shaped the lives of its inhabitants. It is interesting how Austrians have integrated settlements into the natural landscape without humbling it.             On a beautiful summer…

Liechtensteinklamm Gorges

         For thousands of years, the Großarler Ache River has cut spectacular gorges deep into the limestone. Vertical walls, tempestuously water, washed-out depression and the vegetation hanging above the gorges create an incredibly beautiful landscape. From one place to another, the river cut its way through such narrow spaces that the light…

Goldegg, a village and a ……castle

         Goldegg is a picturesque village located on a sunny plateau above the Salzach Valley. The area has a secondary tourist importance, but this does not take away the mountain-specific beauty. In Goldegg there are about 10 km of slopes, as well as a lake turned in winter in the „playground” for tourists and locals….

Hohenwerfen Castle

         Austria is peppered with castles, fortifications and ruins that are telling interesting stories about the history of this country. In addition, the vast majority of them are located on a chine, offering a charming panorama of the area around.          Hohenwerfen Castle known as Erlebnisburg (Experience Castle) is located on the Salzach Valley, above…

Eisriesenwelt, the largest ice cave in the world

via Site Settings ‹ idjourney — WordPress.com           Austria is a generous country in terms of mountain landscapes. In the article „Skiing in Alpendorf” I was telling you that since 2009 we have gone skiing in Austria. One day, Peter, our host, told us that the area is also worth visiting in the summer time….

Skiing in Alpendorf

via Site Settings ‹ idjourney — WordPress.com         We have been skiing for seven years in Alpendorf, Austria, and we are not yet tired of this skiing area. The skiing week in Austria is the portion of normality that I enjoy every year more and more. As soon as we get to Vienna my soul…