Christmas in Vienna: Enjoy a Range of Christmas Concerts at Famous Venues in Vienna: Christmas is a special time in Vienna and in the four weeks leading to Christmas much of the city’s deeply-rooted Christmas traditions are played out in the living rooms and kitchens of homes and in colourful events around the city. Christmas […]
Innsbruck is a really charming town at any time of the year, but at Christmas it’s magic. It has a full-scale Christmas market, the main one being in the historic Old Town, right in front of the landmark Golden Roof – Innsbruck’s greatest tourist attraction.
RIVER CRUISE GUIDE Bank (Danube) Right/Left KM 2135 Altitude 260m/853ft Population 184,000 Capital city of Oberösterreich Bundesland (federal state), north-central Austria, Linz lies along the Danube River 100 miles (160 km) west of Vienna. It originated as the Roman fortress of Lentia and became an important medieval trading centre. By the 13th century it […]
RIVER CRUISE GUIDE Bank (Danube) Right KM 2036 Altitude 213m/699ft Population 5,200 Situated on an isolated rock commanding the Danube, Melk has been a well-known place since the Roman times. It became Austria’s first capital under Luitpold II, the Landgrave of Austria in 976AD who established his stronghold on an already existing fortification, some 60m/200ft. […]