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Vienna, Graz, and Salzburg

By Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012

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Imagine my surprise: I got on a train in Bratislava, Slovakia, bound for Vienna, Austria — the land of mountains and snow, high lakes and skiing skiing skiing!

But out the window all I saw was flat land. As far as the eye could see, it was flat. And covered in wind turbines generating electricity. What was going on? Was I on the wrong train? Lesson number one about Austria: it’s not all alps. Eastern Austria (officially called Lower Austria), bordering Slovakia, is in fact flat – hence the name, I guess.

Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Austria Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Austria.

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