Category: Austria


Vienna – Encore!

When we booked our coach tour of Central Europe we realised we would have a second chance to see a couple of major cities – Vienna included – having just called in there on...


Vienna – on the Blue Danube

Capital of modern Austria, Vienna was also the focal point of the Hapsburg Empire which ruled for over six centuries. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001 and in the top two of the...


Melk and its stunning Abbey

Magnificently situated high on a bluff overlooking the Danube, the Baroque Melk Abbey is one of the most impressive sights of Lower Austria. Here, the river Melk and the river Pielach join the Danube,...