Salzkammergut Travel Guide
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Remember the exquisite opening scenes of The Sound of Music? Castles reflected in water, mountains veiled by a scattering of downy clouds, flower-strewn valleys dotted with cool blue lakes: a view of Austria as dreamed up by a team of Hollywood's special-effects geniuses—so many thought. But, no, except for the bicycle ride along the Mondsee, those scenes were filmed right here, in Austria's fabled Salzkammergut region.
In the grand old days, the aristocratic families of the region would welcome paying guests at their charming castles. Today... read more
Culinary shrines are to be found around Mondsee. However, in many of the towns of the Salzkammergut you'll find country inns... read more
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