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Photos of sights taken in Carinthia, Austria

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At the end of century Millstatt became famous as the Austrian Nice. Many people from Vienna and abroad – even from Russia – loved to stay for a summer vacation at the Millstatt Lake. Carinthia, Austria, Paths, Colorado, Villa, Vacation, Mansions, Nice, House Styles

Path of villas in Millstatt

At the end of 19th century Millstatt became famous as the Austrian Nice. Many people from Vienna and abroad – even from Russia – loved to stay for a summer vacation at the Millstatt Lake. From this time a lot of villas are still to see. A path of villas (Villenweg) shows the most impressive…

Along a gorge next to Millstatt there is a fun trail (Klangschlucht Millstatt) which invites hikers to listen to the sounds of the gorge and the water. At this waterfall I was impressed to hear two completely different sounds: The … Continue reading → New York Washington, Carinthia, Holiday Apartments, Menorca, Waterfalls, Austria, Trail, Destinations, Outdoor

Sound gorge trail in Millstatt

Along a gorge next to Millstatt there is a fun trail (Klangschlucht Millstatt) which invites hikers to listen to the sounds of the gorge and the water. At this waterfall I was impressed to hear two completely different sounds: The roar of the waterfall and the gurgle of the brook named Riegenbach at the same…

A real dog posing like an ancient statue at a lapidarium in Villach, Austria Carinthia, Dog Poses, Real Dog, City Museum, Austria, Statue, Dogs, Painting, Art

A dog like an ancient statue in Villach

While walking along the lapidarium of the city museum in Villach (Stadtmuseum Villach) I came across this dog who obviously loved to be among all these ancient pieces. Stadtmuseum Villach (Wikipedia) Stadtmuseum Villach (Website)

Before I joined a guided tour through the oldest city of Carinthia named Friesach I had a typical Carinthian dish: Kasnudeln. Its was a thinly rolled noodle dough that was shaped to a pocket filled with quark and spiced with … Continue reading → Carinthia, A Typical, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Spices, Dishes, Dining, Chicken, Vegetables

A typical Carinthian dish: Kasnudeln

Before I joined a guided tour through the oldest city of Carinthia named Friesach I had a typical Carinthian dish: Kasnudeln. Its was a thinly rolled noodle dough that was shaped to a pocket filled with quark and spiced with mint and chervil. Kasnudeln (Website) Friesach (Website)

Cheese platter at the Alexanderhütte high over Millstatt Lake, Austria Carinthia, Germania, Austria Travel, Cheese Platters, Passion, Dining, Heart, Ethnic Recipes, Table

Cheese platter at Millstatt Lake

At the Alexanderhütte, a hut high over Millstatt Lake (Millstättersee) I had this faboulous cheese platter with a glass of elderberries sirup. All the cheese was made by an alpine diary attached to the hut. In Austria there are many alpine diaries where dairy(wo)men take care for the cows and produce such cheese and butter the whole summer…

Infobox about Koralm Railway in Klagenfurt, Austria Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Central Station, Small Rooms, Austria, Liquor Cabinet, Projects, Furniture, Home Decor

Infobox about Koralm Railway in Klagenfurt

Inside Hauptbahnhof Klagenfurt (Klagenfurt Central Station) there are two small rooms showing information about a railway line project between Graz and Klagenfurt generally known as Koralmbahn (Koralm Railway). The focus is on the Carinthian part of the line between Lavanttal and Klagenfurt. The boards offer the info in German only but there are also two…

Medieval city gate in Friesach, Austria Carinthia, Austria, Gate, Medieval, Mid Century, Middle Ages

Posttor (Olsator) in Friesach

On my walk through Friesach I discovered this clever idea to visualize the medieval gate called Posttor or Olsator in its shape of about 1200 AD. The sign was transparent so I was able to match past and presence. Friesach (Wikipedia)

Sundial with zodiac signs seen at the Marienkirche in Maria Saal. This church is considered as one of the oldest one in the Austrian state of Carinthia. the mail coach stone. Carinthia, Sundial, Austria, Zodiac Signs, Old Things, Stone, Clocks, Watches, Wrist Watches

Sundial in Maria Saal

This sundial is located on an outer wall of St Mary’s Church in Maria Saal. The church is also known under the name Propstei- und Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Himmelfahrt or Maria Saaler Dom. Worth seeing are also several Roman tombstones, which are installed in the outer wall of the church. [German] Sources / More Info Marienkirche (Wikipedia)…

One of the most famous ancient Roman gravestones in Austria: The depiction of a coach immured at a church in Maria Saal. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Roman Artifacts, Equestrian Statue, Roman Sculpture, Classical Antiquity, Roman History, Minoan

Roman mail coach in Maria Saal

One of the most famous ancient Roman stones in Austria: The depiction of a coach immured at the Marienkirche, a church in Maria Saal. Though it doesn’t show a mail coach it is generally known as mail coach relief (Postkutschen Relief). Well the covering of the coach reminds a bit of a letter, doesn’t it? Marienkirche (Wikipedia)

This ancient Roman stone is immured in a church named Marienkirche in Maria Saal. The stone shows the Capitoline Wolf (Lupa Capitolina). The wolf looks really annoyed, doesn’t it? Carinthia, Annoyed, Architecture Details, Austria, Tattoo Ideas, Wolf, Lion Sculpture, Window, Statue

Capitoline Wolf in Maria Saal

This ancient Roman stone is immured in a church named Marienkirche in Maria Saal. The stone shows the Capitoline Wolf (Lupa Capitolina). The wolf looks really annoyed, doesn’t it? Capitoline Wolf (Wikipedia) Marienkirche (Wikipedia)

Hochosterwitz Castle (Burg Hochosterwitz) is situated on a 160 metres Dolomite rock near St. Georgen am Längsee. One have to pass 14 gates in order to get to the top. Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Places Ive Been, Places To Go, Carinthia, Palaces, Gates, Austria, Wander

Hochosterwitz Castle in St. Georgen

Hochosterwitz Castle (Burg Hochosterwitz) is situated on a 160 metres Dolomite rock near St. Georgen am Längsee. One have to pass 14 gates in order to get to the top. Burg Hochosterwitz (Wikipedia) Burg Hochosterwitz (Website) Castles in Carinthia (Directory)

At the end of my walk through St. Veit an der Glan I had a break at this hotel which was designed by the Austrian artist Ernst Fuchs. This artist is also known for being one of the founders of Vienna … Continue reading → Amazing Places, Beautiful Places, Gates Of Hell, Carinthia, By Plane, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Homeland, Cool Places To Visit

Kunsthotel Fuchspalast in Sankt Veit/Glan

At the end of my walk through St. Veit an der Glan I had a break at this hotel which was redesigned by the Austrian artist Ernst Fuchs. This artist is also known for being one of the founders of Vienna School of Fantastic Realism. Vienna School of Fantastic Realism (Wikipedia) Kunsthotel Fuchspalast (Website) Ernst Fuchs…

On my walk through Friesach I came across this fun shop sign at the storefront of a shoe shop. It shows a ‘Trojan Boot’ (Der trojanische Stiefel) Carinthia, Street Signs, Shop Signs, Shoe Shop, Architecture Details, Austria, Bookends, Boots, Cute

The Trojan boot in Friesach

On my walk through Friesach I came across this fun shop sign at the storefront of a shoe shop. It shows a ‘Trojan Boot’ (Der trojanische Stiefel)

During my walk through Velden I came across this sign at the driveway of a hotel. I think the message drove the point home, didn’t it? Carinthia, Parking Signs, Austria, Messages, Christmas Ornaments, Holiday Decor, Xmas Ornaments, Christmas Jewelry, Christmas Baubles

No parking sign in Velden

During my walk through Velden I came across this sign at the driveway of a hotel. I think the message drove the point home, didn’t it? 🙂

The palace placed next to a lake named Wörthersee was built at the end of the century by Bartholomäus Khevenhüller. Since 1890 it has mainly been used as a hotel. Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Carinthia, Austria, Castles, Travel Inspiration, Travelling, Places To Go, Hotels

Castle hotel Velden in Carinthia

The palace placed next to a lake named Wörthersee was built at the end of the 16th century by Bartholomäus Khevenhüller. Since 1890 it has mainly been used as a hotel. In the 1990s it became famous for being the set of the German TV series ‘Ein Schloss am Wörthersee‘, aka ‘Lakeside Hotel’. Schlosshotel Velden (Website) Castles in…

On my walk through Spittal an der Drau I got a glimpse of the courtyard of Porcia Palace (Schloss Porcia). On that day there were some preparations for a theatre festival taking place in this courtyard. Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Renaissance, Places To Travel, Places To Go, Carinthia, Court Yard, City Break, Beautiful Places To Visit

Courtyard of Porcia Castle in Spittal

On my walk through Spittal an der Drau I got a glimpse of the courtyard of Porcia Palace (Schloss Porcia). On that day there were some preparations for a theatre festival taking place in this courtyard. Seems to be an excellent location for a classical stage play, doesn’t it? Festival of Schloss Porcia (Website) Castles in…

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