Carinthia and Graz Travel Guide
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When many people think of Austria, they imagine the superb, mountainous terrain of Tirol with its snowy peaks and powdery slopes perfect for skiing and dotted with storybook Alpine chalets clustered around a village church. The cities of Salzburg and Vienna also come to mind. But there is another, less-well-known part of Austria that beckons with its own set of spectacular mountain ranges, abundant forests, and some of the most gorgeous, glass-clear resort lakes in all Europe. This is the southern province of Carinthia—Kärnten to the Austrians—and Styria with its capital Graz located directly above Italy and Slovenia.
Accommodations range from luxurious lakeside resorts to small inns, and even include guesthouses without private baths. Accommodations in private homes...read more
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Things To Do in Carinthia and Graz
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