Photogallery: Austria: Myrafälle and Steinwandklamm
Austria: Myrafälle and Steinwandklamm
heading (paragraph): Hills
No. of pictures: 24 pictures
The Gutenstein Alps is not the highest mountain range in Austria yet there some fascinating localities interesting for tourists. This not pretty high mountain range created by the Mesozoic Era we put to the Northern Limestone Alps. Tourists and lovers of nature are two often visited localities only 90 km away from Slovakian borders. In Lower Austria near the village of Muggendorf, there are two fascinating natural sights the waterfalls of Myrafälle and Steinwandklamm gorge. Both localities are easily accessible and suitable for easy tourism. The path to waterfalls is well secured thanks to many wooden bridges. Going through the gorge via ladders, and bridges is bit more difficult yet manageable. Above Muggendorf town there is a high rocky klippe belonging to Hausstein (664 m). From there, you can have beautiful vistas over Piestingtal valley or Lower Austria’s dominant peak - Schneeberg (2 076 m).
Text and photo: Radoslav Biskupič
Today, we head to the picturesque Austrian village of Ischgl in the Land of Tyrol (Landeck), which stretches right below the world-famous ski resort of Silvretta Arena Ischgl-Samnaun in the Paznaun valley.
Winter is here again. For some, it is perhaps too cold and harsh, but to me it is the most popular season of the year. Everything is hidden under a fluffy white blanket of snow and acts somewhat calmer, and even cleaner than the rest of the year. It is also a time of winter holidays in the mountains, meeting with friends over a glass of mulled wine or it is a time of a great cabbage soup, which will warm you up in this season.
Glaciers are characteristic and natural part of mountains. Glacier’s erosion adds to creation of alpine relief. Glacier is also a source of water. In Austrian Alps, there are many small or large glaciers. The longest and most well-known is Pasterze, the Hohe Tauern.
In the previous part of our bike trip we get across Austrian borders. We stopped by at the picturesque town of Wolftshal. Then we continued to our next destination, the town of Hainburg.
Lets see one of the most beautiful via ferrates in the Alps. Calm surface of blue salt Traunstein lake is beneath you guarded by the Julian Alps. Dachstein bows in the distance, Totes Gebirge and Bohemian Forest are in the distance. This is Traunstein.
Maintained slopes, snow covered landscape, amazing vistas, mountain air, cozy cabins – all of these are ingrediends for an unforgettable winter vacation.
These days we received a new bike map of Lower Austria. Except of 7 TOP trails, there are bike trails suitable for families with small children. Also, you can find there routes for more demanding bikers. And, last but not least, there are new tips for star treks with places where are attractions and adventurous places.
After a visit to Pama on Wednesday we continue on following the traces of our one-day trip at the three-states border. Today we stop by an unusual chapel and take a look at the easternmost town in Austria.
In the last article of our bike trip we move from the largest baroque castle compound in Austria, Schloss Hof, across new Bikebridge of Liberty, to the city districts of Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava.
Last week we concluded our article in the easternmost Austrian town of Deutsch Jahrndorf. We were slowly approaching our destination, Trojmezi, along asphalt road lined with a tree alley.
Bike – a simple machine on two wheels; we decided to use it during our summer vacation to explore beauties of nature, history of various places and last but not least to get fitter. Come with us to this unusual bike trip, which starts at the largest housing development, Petrzalka, and ends in Wolfsthal, a picturesque Austrian village.
At the beginning of September by bike we went toe explore Slovakian-Austrian-Hungarian borderline. The beginning of our trip was in Petrzalka, the largest housing estate in Slovakia and central Europe as well.
Last week, we explored by bike Slovakia-Austrian-Hungarian borderline. After getting across the border we get to picturesque town of Kittsee. There we walked on the square, stopped by many sights. But we didn’t mention the most important one.
The medieval town of Hainburg was an interesting stop on our bike journey. Today we continue across a long bridge, two Austrian towns and the largest castle compound in Austria – Schloss Hof.
Hochsteiermark covers the area from StyrianSemmering to the Hochschwab Mountains and further to the Eisenerz Alps. This mountainous land attract from the time immemorial not only the Austrians but also visitors from other countries to do trips in beautiful and sometimes wild nature.
Everything beautiful has to finish once and sadly our journey, during which we managed to know and visit a lot of remarkable places. What surprised, disappointed us or what we learned? We will try to answer in this last article.
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