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Where to stay in Salzburg

Where to stay in Salzburg

Salzburg is the stuff that fairytales are made of. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 27 historic churches, not to mention loads of “Sound of Music” lore from the 1965 movie that was filmed here. Salzburg sits on the border between Austria and Germany, making day trips to Munich or Vienna very easy from a home base in Salzburg. The Alps are also a stone’s throw away, making Salzburg the perfect destination for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. To help you decide where to stay in Salzburg, we’ve rounded up some of the best Salzburg hotels as well as an overview of the various neighborhoods to choose from. Fortunately, Salzburg is relatively small, and very walkable, so no matter which Salzburg accommodation you choose, you’ll be able to enjoy all that Salzburg has to offer. We will cover off all types of Salzburg accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Salzburg hotels…
Where to Stay in Vienna

Where to stay in Vienna

Austria’s capital city, Vienna, is a wonderful place to visit with loads of art, architecture and history waiting to entertain you. With the Austrian Alps not far away, many travelers choose to combine the two and make a quick stop in Vienna before setting of on mountain adventures. I hear a lot of people asking if is Vienna safe, of course it is, as is anywhere in the world. You need to apply common sense, no matter where you are in the world. Don't little silly fears stop you from visiting this beautiful city. Whether you’re staying in Vienna one night or a few nights, there are plenty of hotels in Vienna, just make sure you choose the ideal location, which is an important first step in planning your trip. Neighborhoods in Vienna are called Bezirke and there are a total of 23. Generally, the numbering system starts with the…
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…
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…
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…
Best Day trips from Salzburg

Best Day trips from Salzburg

Salzburg in Austria may be associated as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and known for its exquisite museums like the DomQuartier Museum, but you will quickly discover that the city can offer much more than the many cultural institutions. Travellers looking for an active holiday should climb to the top of Mönchsberg (the climb starts in Salzburg Old Town!) and dining enthusiasts can get excited about the city’s countless cafes and the local breweries. Don’t forget, Salzburg is also a great hub for Austrian day trips. Here are our recommendations for the best Salzburg tours! 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. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend…
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. Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from…
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…