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Best of Innsbruk and Salzburg

Salzburg and Innsbruck are the most popular destinations in Austria to experience the Apls and a flavor of Austrian history and culture.   Beautiful backdrop of Karwendel mountains of Austria Best of Salzburg: Untersberg  is the highest mountain near the city of Salzburg. Unterbergbahn cable car lifts from the lower terminus at St Leonhard village at 456 m to the top station at 1776 m. The cable car experience was thrilling as it was a quick ascend of 1320 m within less than ten minutes. It stands on the border of Germany and Austria, with spectacular views of both the countries from the talstation. Mountain range of Germany as seen from Untersburg Untersburg How to reach Untersberg? Catch the No. 25 bus from Salzburg and get off at the stop “Grödig Untersbergbahn”. Check OBB app on play store for updated information on Austrian public transport. Also watch out for the bus schedules put up at the bus shelters. On the way back to Salzburg, don't forget to s

This is why Hallstatt must be in bucket list for every traveler!

Why is Hallstatt so special that it should be part of the bucket list for every traveler? Well to answer this one must visit and experience by yourself. But I hope my experience in this post can give you a fair insight. Hallstatt is nestled between the Hallstätter See lake and the steep slopes of the Dachstein mountains, making it one of the most picturesque and photographed villages of Europe. This fairy-tale village is lined up with cute looking colorful houses at the edge of the gorgeous lake, It was hard to believe that this place is real. One can choose to just stroll across the tranquil lake of Hallstatter see or choose to visit one of the mountain tops surrounding the lake for some adventure - alpine climbing, hiking, or just sit and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Dachstein valley from one of the many view points, one can also visit the magical underworld through the caves. One of the most photographed view of Hallstatt Hallstatt village Hallstatter See Lake