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cparris Feb 12th, 2003 10:47 AM

Austria advice needed
 
I just added one day to stay in Vienna. Now I need to delete one day from either Hallstatt or Innsbruck. Where do you think a family of 5...with 3 teens...would enjoy staying more??

rex Feb 12th, 2003 01:24 PM

I have never been to Hallstatt (seen the lovely pictures) nor to Vienna (headed ther in May), but I have been to Innsbruck for a few hours, headed for an overnight in Hall in Tirol. [ www.heiligkreuz.at ]<BR><BR>But I bet that the majority of answers here will tell you to deduct from Innsbruck. How many nights in each place are you planning, in the first place?<BR><BR>We're a family of 5 also, by the way, though two have slipped past their teens now into theit early twenties.<BR><BR>Best wishes,<BR><BR>Rex<BR>[email protected]<BR>

GregPCM Feb 12th, 2003 01:35 PM

C,<BR><BR>I would have to say Vienna. It is a wonderful city during the day and at night. Go to &quot;http://city-apartment.com/links/&quot; and you can find out what's going on anywhere in the city. Have a good trip.<BR><BR>Greg<BR>

cparris Feb 13th, 2003 05:48 AM

Thanks that is a good site. I was just wondering for those who have been to Hallstatt if you thought teens would enjoy it. I guess we can do the salt mine tour and hang out at the lake...which can be nice. Are there boats to rent??

bettyk Feb 13th, 2003 06:10 AM

Yes, there are boats you can rent in Hallstatt. It's a great place for relaxing but you can also do some serious hiking/walking if you wish. You can even walk up to the Salt Mine, altho we took the funicular. Also, if you have a car, you're not that far from Wolfgangsee, or you could drive over to Abtenau which would be a nice little place to explore and have lunch.

ksf0827 Feb 13th, 2003 08:01 AM

I wasn't overly impressed with Innsbruck. I'd delete a day there.


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