Salzkammergut 2013

In the morning of May 5, 2013, my brother, sister-in-law and I departed early from Styria for a two-day excursion to the Salzkammergut Region, the famous Austrian lake district where the classic movie “Sound of… Read more.

After our explorations of the pretty town of Gmunden we drove south on the west side of the Traunsee and stopped at Traunkirchen, a beautiful little gem of a town that protrudes into the lake… Read more.

On an initially cloudy May 6, 2013, we started our excursion of the Austrian Salzkammergut lake district. From Bad Ischl we drove to St. Wolfgang, a pretty little village on the Wolfgangsee lake. It became… Read more.

Our Salzkammergut tour on May 6, 2013 took us from St. Wolfgang and St. Gilgen past the Mondsee lake to the Attersee, another picturesque Alpine lake. To the southwest of this lake is the “Höllengebirge”… Read more.

On May 7, 2013, we started our drive back south from the Upper Austrian Salzkammergut region to Styria. It started out as a rainy and dreary day when we stopped in Hallstatt, one of Austria’s… Read more.