Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace

Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace, with its one million plus visitors per year, is the most visited tourist attraction in Austria. Throughout its centuries of history, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has hosted many of Austria’s monarchs, particularly known for being the summer home to the Habsburgs. Stunning royal rooms decorate the interior of the palace, while the grand gardens surrounding it illuminate Schönbrunn exterior. Often compared to France’s Palace of Versailles (nicknamed a “mini Versailles”), Schönbrunn was the first place I visited during my time in Vienna. In this post, I will be informing you on all you’d ever need to know about this famous Viennese Palace!

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A Guide to Hallstatt, Austria

Set in the foothills of the Dachstein Mountains and on the Hallstatt Lake, Austria’s small village of Hallstatt is pretty much a fairytale town. Hallstatt, the oldest still inhabited village in Europe, is located in Austria’s Salzkammergut or Lake Region. With over 7000 years of history, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to the world’s very first salt mine.From the charming and colourful old town to the breathtaking lake views, there isn’t a single part of this town that isn’t picture perfect! Ever since I first saw a photo of Hallstatt I’ve wanted to visit, so when my family and I came to Austria this past winter I made sure we got to stop in Hallstatt. In this post I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to this town, including info on how to get there, how long to stay, and what to see.

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The Perfect Day in Salzburg: A One Day Itinerary

From Mozart to the ‘Sound of Music’, Salzburg is famous for many reasons. The city’s dozens of Baroque churches, stunning Hohensalzburg Castle, and picturesque Mirabell Palace & Gardens define the city’s architecture and reputation. Back in December, I spent a quick day in Salzburg, meaning I had to budget my time in the city well to make sure I was able to visit all of its top sights. Luckily, I was able to do so, and I got to see all places that I wanted to in the city. In case any of you are in the same position, in this post I’ll be giving you an ultimate one day itinerary to Salzburg, hopefully allowing you to have the perfect day in Salzburg!

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City of Mozart: A Guide to Salzburg, Austria

Known for being home to dozens of beautiful Baroque buildings, the birthcity of Mozart, and the setting to the ‘Sound of Music’, Salzburg is one of the top destinations for tourists visiting Austria. The Hohensalzburg Fortress towers over the city from above, the Salzach river separates the city from below, and the old town’s gorgeous architecture defines its many streets. It is surrounded by the eastern Alps, giving it a stunning picturesque feel. In this post, I’ll be giving you the ultimate guide to Salzburg; including info on transportation, accommodation, and attractions in the city of Mozart.

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A Guide to Mozart’s Salzburg

Salzburg, Austria, is known as the city of Mozart thanks to its former resident, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Born in Salzburg in early 1756, Mozart, likely the most famous classical-era composer and pianist, lived in Salzburg for most of his early life. From his Geburtshaus to the university named after him in Salzburg, there are many traces of Mozart that can be found throughout the city. In this post, I’ll be writing about some of the most well known Mozart related attractions in Salzburg.

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