Driving to UNESCO-Listed Hallstatt in Austria

Hallstatt seen from the Lake

The picturesque Austrian village Hallstatt is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and a pleasant day trip by car from Salzburg or a stop en route when driving to Vienna. Hallstatt is a small, picturesque village with a beautiful location between the Dachstein Mountains and the Hallstätter See Lake in the Salzburger Land region of … Read more

Best Christmas Markets to Visit in Austria

Christmas market at Vienna's neo-gothic Rathaus.

The best Advent Christmas markets to visit in Austria in 2023 are the Christkindlmärkte in Vienna (Wien), Mozart city Salzburg, Innsbruck in Tyrol, Graz in Steiermark, and Linz on the Danube. In 2023, most Christmas markets in Austria will be open and return to the normal schedules. Austrian Christmas markets are a popular advent tradition … Read more

Cheap Transportation to Salzburg from Munich Airport (MUC)

Salzburg City © Österreich Werbung, Photographer: Weinhaeupl W.

Getting to Salzburg in Austria from Munich Airport (Flughafen München MUC) in Bavaria, Germany, is easy by car but cheaper by train or bus. Getting to Salzburg in Austria from Flughafen München (MUC) in Bavaria, Germany, is easy by car, intercity bus or train. Using the fast Autobahn, driving to Salzburg should take around two … Read more

See Hallstatt’s Karner (Bone House / Beinhaus) near Salzburg in Austria

Human skulls and bones in the Hallstatt Bone House

A popular if slightly bizarre sight to see in Hallstatt, a pleasant day trip from Salzburg, Austria is its Karner (Beinhaus / Bone House) where 600 painted human skulls are on display. Hallstatt in Salzburger Land, Austria is inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List for the prehistoric Hallstatt civilization and the exploitation of … Read more