Hochosterwitz Castle
Austria, Europe, Places

Hochosterwitz Castle and Maria Saal

Hochosterwitz Castle and the market town of Maria Saal can be found in the Zollfeld area in the district of Klagenfurt-Land in the Austrian state of Carinthia, separated by 12 kilometres only. Built on a 172 metres high limestone rock, Hochosterwitz Castle was first mentioned in 860. In the 11th […]

Ederplan Tyrol Austria Mountains
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The Ederplan is a 2.062 metres high mountain next to the city of Lienz in Tyrol, Austria. The Ederplan is part of the Kreuzeck group and from its top one has a great view of the Lienz valley and the Lienz Dolomites. On the way up to the Ederplan one […]

Frischenkofel Carinthia
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The Frischenkofel is a 2.238 metres high mountain in the Carnic Alps in Carinthia, Austria. The Frischenkofel is part of the border between Austria and Italy and during the time of WWI this border was a hard-fought place. After the declaration of war on May 23rd, 1915, Italian forces occupied […]

Gartnerkofel Nassfeld
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The Gartnerkofel is, together with the Trogkofel and the Rosskofel, one of three distinctive mountains in the Naßfeld-area in Carinthia, Austria. It is located on the main chain of the Carnic Alps above the Naßfeld Pass. The Gartnerkofel has two summits, the north-peak – its highest point – at 2.195 […]

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Hochblaser is a 1.771 metres high mountain in Styria, Austria. As it is located right next to Leopoldsteiner Lake one has a great view of the lake on the way up to the peak. The lake is named after the nearby Leopoldstein Castle. From the summit of Hochblaser one can […]

Snow, mountain, cabin
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Admonter Haus

The Admonter Haus is a mountain hut located at the Grabnertörl in Styria, Austria at an elevation of 1725 metres above sea level. From May to October, the hut is managed and hikers can sleep there and have some nice food. The Admonter Haus was built between 1894 and 1895 and […]

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Trisselwand, also known as Trisselberg or Trisselkogel, is a 1754 metres high mountain in the Totes Gebirge mountain range in Styria, Austria. Together with the Loser mountain, it is known as the local mountain of the municipality Bad Aussee. In its distinctive 600 metres high rock face a rockhouse called […]

Goessl Meadow
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Gössl is a small village in the municipality of Grundlsee in Styria, Austria. Located between the lakes Grundlsee and Toplitzsee it is home to more or less 360 people. Some people maybe think of Gössl as a producer of the traditional Austrian costume. However, there is no connection between the […]

Fog Hallstatt Lake
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Hallstatt is a small market town in the Salzkammergut region in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. Nestled between the Dachstein mountains on the one, and lake Hallstatt on the other side, it is allegedly Austria’s most photographed village. Its history dates back to 5000 BC as finds from that time […]