Category Archives: Travelling

Easter Markets and Holidays

Most of the Easter Markets in Vienna will open from 11  to 28 March 2016. Inside Schoenbrunn Palace at the children’s museum, castle ghost Poldi will invite children for Easter games and Easter workshops. The Easter Experience Market offers several … Continue reading

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Family Winter Holidays

The first ski resorts have already opened and it’s time to book your winter holidays. Even if not actively running ski it makes sense to go to the mountains, because of the fresh air and the sun on top of the … Continue reading

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Christmas Markets in Austria

Advent at Lake Woerthersee The most atmospheric Christmas market in the South of Austria will open on 27 November 2015 at Woerthersee and it’s worth while going there for a whole weekend. Velden am Woerthersee becomes a city of angels … Continue reading

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LAC trip – Vienna Alps

The Piesting valley  belongs to the Vienna Alps in the South of Vienna and starts in Woellersdorf ending in Rohr im Gebirge. It is famous for its romantic Biedermeier Bicycle Trail along the river Piesting, suitable for families. Bicycles may … Continue reading

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Christmas Markets in Austria

Advent at Lake Wolfgangsee The most atmospheric Christmas market in the Alps will open on 21 November at Wolfgangsee and it’s worth going there for a whole weekend. The emblem of Advent at Lake Wolfgangsee, the swimming Advent lantern with … Continue reading

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LAC Trip – Mostviertel

In order to reach the more remote Lower Austria Card (LAC) destinations to the Southwest of Vienna, we have decided to spend a “Sommerfrische” holiday in the cider region and check its public transport. We took the train from Vienna to St. Valentin, … Continue reading

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LAC Trip – Weinviertel

In order to reach the more remote Lower Austria Card (LAC) destinations north of Vienna, we have decided to hang around a long weekend and try the public transport in the wine region. From Vienna to Retz you need just … Continue reading

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Lower Austria Card : LAC 16 – Artstetten Palace

As you might have already noticed, Viennaweekends is a big fan of the Lower Austria Card acquiring it this year for the 1st time ourselves. We find the price-performance ratio, namely 319 attractions for 54 Euro top and besides, the … Continue reading

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Summer Journey – Austrian Lakes

Where do Austrians go for summer vacation? It was always the question: shall we go to the mountains or to the sea this year?  The preferred sea destinations of Austrians taking the car are Italy (special shopping flair) and Croatia … Continue reading

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Skiing in Carinthia

We just came back from skiing, something most Austrians do in February. As it was much too warm in the west and no snow in the east, we followed the snow south to Carinthia. There is nothing comparable than to … Continue reading

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