Agnes Felber's Travel-Austria Posts

Until large-scale prosecution of Jews and the war started, most of the inmates were political enemies of the Nazis (primarily socialists, conservatives and…

On 7 August 1938, prisoners from Dachau concentration camp were sent to the town of Mauthausen near Linz, Austria, to begin the construction of a new camp. The…

With its yacht marina, lakeside square and promenades, Gmunden exudes a breezy, Riviera feel. It was formerly known for its castles and ceramics, and it also…

A settlement area since the Hallstatt culture Bad Ischl was first mentioned in a 1262 deed as Iselen. In 1419 Archduke Albert V of Austria established the local…

Wolfgangsee is a lake in Austria that lies mostly within the state of Salzburg and is one of the best known lakes in the Salzkammergut resort region. The…

Saint Wolfgang erected the first church at the shore of the Wolfgangsee after he withdrew to the nearby Mondsee Abbey in 976. According to legend he threw an…

Abtenau is a market town in the Tennengau area of Salzburg. It is situated in the picturesque Lammertal Valley, some 45 kilometres south-east of the capital…

Landskron is a ruined castle (German: Burgruine Landskron, Slovene: Grad Vajškra) northeast of Villach in the state of Carinthia, Austria. After a long and…
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