Mirabell Palace and Gardens – Salzburg

Mirabell Palace, Salzburg

Prince Archbishop von Raitenau’s Palace of Love: Built in 1606 by Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Schloss Mirabell was originally called Altenau Palace. Prince Archbishop von Raitenau built the palace for his mistress Salome Alt which explains the origin of the Altenau Palace name. Altenau Palace was built by the Prince Archbishop as a […]

Austria: Land of the great composers

Aerial View of Salzburg

Austria – a country of geniuses: When you think of what makes Austria a great travel destination, reflect back to all its famous citizens who brought international fame to the country.  Over 250 years after the death of Mozart, we are all still craving for his music.  160 years after the death Johann Strauß, people […]

Salzburg Sightseeing: Sound of Music tour

Mirabell Palace, a Sound of Music location

The Hills are Still alive with the Sound of Music! Fans of the Sound of Music movie will love being in Salzburg as here you’ll be able to visit some of the film locations and re-live the movie. Many tour companies do a one day tour of Salzburg, visiting some of the main film locations.  […]