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Where to stay in Graz

Where to stay in Graz

Graz Austria is the second largest city in Austria, and capital of Styria province. As you are planning a visit to Graz, deciding where to stay is an important part of your Austria itinerary. Much of the beauty of Graz is in the architecture, which can be found throughout the city. In fact, Graz was the European Capital of Culture in 2003 and named a City of Design just a few years later. Rather than a bustling capital city to be checked off a list, Graz is a city to savor, a place to stay for as long as you can. With our guide to Graz accommodation, we can help you pinpoint the best area for tourists, with Graz hotels to fit every budget.  We will cover off all types of Graz accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Graz hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Graz,…
17 Things to do in Graz - That People Actually Do!

17 Things to do in Graz – That People Actually Do!

Graz, Austria is a charming, relaxed, and surprisingly cool city. Not only is it a UNESCO City of Design, but it was also declared the European Capital of Culture in 2003 and a City of Culinary Delights in 2008. Its well-preserved old town is one of the best in Central Europe, consisting of over 1,000 Gothic and contemporary buildings. With six universities, there's also a young population to ensure the city remains hip and interesting. Although Graz is the second-largest city in Austria, it is still overlooked by travellers. However, as you’re about to learn, this definitely isn’t for a lack of attractions and things to see.  Wondering why you should visit this part of the world over other nearby cities? Here are 17 things to do in Graz, Austria. Plan your trip to Austria Need data for your trip to Austria? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data…
The Best Day Trips from Vienna

The Best Day Trips from Vienna

Meandering around the Austrian capital can be truly magical; exploring inside-out remarkable museums, admiring the Imperial Palace or the Viennese Belvedere, stopping for coffee breaks at beautiful, atmospheric cafés… Maybe even adding a Viennese opera experience to your trip! The city of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Egon Schiele and Sigmund Freud may be difficult to leave even for one day, but there are loads of hidden gems and amazing places that you can explore outside of the Austrian capital too. This guide will list for you some of the best day trips from Vienna. Plan your trip to Austria Need data for your trip to Austria? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Innsbruck

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Innsbruck

Innsbruck, Austria is the fifth-largest city in the country and an absolutely charming destination to travel to. Settled between the Austrian Alps, gorgeous snow-capped mountains surround the vibrant town. One look at a photograph and you’ll instantly want to travel to Innsbruck! If you’re considering visiting Innsbruck or are simply eager to know about the attractions in the city, this travel guide is here to help you out. Get to know the top sights, activities, hotels and restaurants in the area, as well as the most enjoyable tours to go on. Use these travel tips to plan your relaxing getaway as soon as possible! This ultimate travel guide to Innsbruck will show you all the most beautiful places in Innsbruck, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Innsbruck and things to do in Innsbruck which will help you in planning a trip to Innsbruck. Plan your trip to…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Hallstatt

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Hallstatt

Hallstatt is known as Austria’s most photogenic town, and it won’t take long for you to understand why. In fact, the cultural landscape of the entire Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut region is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This tiny lakeside village in the state of Upper Austria has only 800 residents, yet receives a ton of tourists during the day. Visitors fall in love with the incredible natural beauty and serenity of the area, and you undoubtedly will too! Thinking of visiting Hallstatt, Austria? This travel guide is here to help you out and will tell you everything you need to know about visiting the town. Keep reading to find out the best things to do, places to stay, and foods to eat while in Hallstatt. This ultimate travel guide to Hallstatt will show you all the most beautiful places in Hallstatt, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Vienna

Ultimate Travel Guide to Vienna

Vienna is a city with a rich artistic, architectural and intellectual legacy. The capital of Austria is full of elegance, history, and world-class attractions to be savoured and appreciated by those lucky enough to experience it. As one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vienna certainly makes for an incredible holiday destination as well. Planning a trip to Vienna, or curious about what there is to see and do there? This Vienna travel guide will take you through everything you need to know, including the best time to visit, what to do in Vienna, and how to get around while you’re there. This ultimate travel guide to Vienna will show you all the most beautiful places in Vienna, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Vienna and things to do in Vienna which will help you in planning a trip to Vienna. Plan your trip to Austria Need…
Luxury Travel Guide to Salzburg

Luxury Travel Guide to Salzburg

As the home of both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and The Sound of Music, Salzburg, Austria is an incredible destination for both amateur and experienced travellers. Although Salzburg has contributed a lot to film and music culture worldwide, this magnificent Austrian city has even more to offer. With picturesque views of the Central Eastern Alps, Salzburg provides an opportunity for a scenic, relaxing, and luxurious getaway. With stunning Baroque architecture and an iconic medieval fortress, there’s a ton of culture to explore that will leave you with a rich understanding of the city. Salzburg is a small city with a population of only 150,000, making it a peaceful place to travel to while getting a taste of local life. While often overlooked by travellers in Western Europe, this is definitely a city that warrants a visit. We all deserve a bit of indulgence from time to time, so why not treat…
Where to stay in Innsbruck

Where to stay in Innsbruck

This capital city of Austria's Tyrol state is a winter wonderland and world-renowned for winter sports. However, the prime location in the Austrian Alps makes Innsbruck a wonderful summer destination as well. This is no small mountain village. Innsbruck is home to over 120,000 residents, meaning there is plenty to do, and many areas for you to choose from when seeking Innsbruck accommodation. Many travelers also choose to stay in smaller holiday villages outside of Innsbruck, which have public transportation into Innsbruck. Using our guide to hotels in Innsbruck, you can find the best area to stay in Innsbruck Austria. We will cover off all types of Innsbruck accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Innsbruck hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Innsbruck, the best Innsbruck hotels, best places in Innsbruck to visit, the best places to stay in Innsbruck, hotels near Innsbruck attractions, Innsbruck neighborhood guide and…
The Best Way to See Salzburg in 2 Days

The Best Way to See Salzburg in 2 Days

Salzburg, the Austrian city flanked by Germany’s border in the middle of the towering peaks of the alps. Salzburg resembles a town from a childhood fairy-tale, filled with architecture from the medieval and baroque period, magnificent tree-canopied squares and the distant shadows of  the surrounding mountains. Salzburg is an ideal destination for a two-day getaway as the historic centre is small and compact and easy to explore on foot. The city is divided in two by the Salzach River with the historic centre, called Altstadt which means “Old City” in Austrian on one bank; and the more modern part of the city called Neustadt, meaning “New City” on the other bank. The historic city is recognised as a UNESCO heritage site and upon setting foot on the cobbled streets of the old town you’ll  immediately realise why; the beautiful architecture features well-preserved spires and domes that will whisk you away…
Where to stay in Hallstatt Region of Austria

Where to stay in Hallstatt Region of Austria

Nestled in the Austrian Alps is a tiny village that has taken Instagram by storm. Hallstatt Austria is a UNESCO World Heritage site perched on the shore of Lake Hallstatt. While many travelers make this a day trip from Salzburg to Hallstatt, the real treat is to enjoy this area once the day trip travelers have gone home. Fortunately, there are a few Hallstatt hotels to select, many of which offer panoramic views of the Lake of Hallstatt. As Hallstatt is relatively small, with just a few hotels in Hallstatt, we’ve also included other options for where to stay near Hallstatt. The Salzkammergut region is full of quaint mountain villages, many of which lack the crowds you will see in Hallstatt. Keep reading to find the best place to stay in Hallstatt and the surrounding region. We will cover off all types of Hallstatt accommodation options from Hostels to luxury…