Tag: austria

Mar 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Schlegeis Lake, Austria

Picture of the Day: Schlegeis Lake, Austria

SCHLEGEIS LAKE, AUSTRIA Photographer Unknown via l0v4 on reddit Located in the Zillertal valley underneath the famous Olperer mountain hut, is the beautiful Schlegeis Lake in Tyrol, Austria. Like Zillergründl, Stillup, Durlassboden and Gmünd; Schlegeis is one of the five artificial lakes in the Zillertal valley. According to the official tourism site…

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Mar 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hallstatt Village, Austria

Picture of the Day: Hallstatt Village, Austria

HALLSTATT VILLAGE, AUSTRIA Photograph by DANNY XEERO 500px | Facebook | Flickr Photographer Danny Xeero took this beautiful shot of the picturesque Hallstatt Village in Austria. Nestled between the edge of Hallstätter See (a lake) and the towering Dachstein mountains, Austria’s oldest and possibly most photographed village is something like a mirage…

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Dec 5, 2013

The World’s Largest Monastery Library is in Austria and it’s Beautiful

The World’s Largest Monastery Library is in Austria and it’s Beautiful

© Jorge Royan / http://www.royan.com.ar / CC-BY-SA-3.0 Admont Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located on the Enns River in the town of Admont, Austria. It is the oldest remaining monastery in Styria and contains the largest monastic library in the world. The abbey is known for its Baroque architecture, art, and manuscripts. [Source] While…

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Apr 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Swarovski Giant

Picture of the Day: The Swarovski Giant

THE SWAROVSKI GIANT Photograph by Gegengoliath Wattens is a market town of 7,689 people, located in the Austrian state of Tyrol. It is best known as the home of the Swarovski crystal glass company, the town’s main employer. In 1995, Swarovski celebrated its one-hundred-years jubilee by the establishment of the Swarovski Kristallwelten…

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Jan 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: Hanging Bridge in the Zillertal Alps

Picture of the Day: Hanging Bridge in the Zillertal Alps

Hanging Bridge in the Zillertal Alps Photograph by Böhringer Friedrich A family is spotted crossing the Drahsteg pedestrian hanging bridge in the Zillertal Alps in Austria. The Zillertal Alps are a mountain range of the Central Eastern Alps on the border of Austria and Italy. The range is named after the Zillertal…

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Aug 2, 2011

The ‘Opera on the Lake’ Stages of Bregenz

The ‘Opera on the Lake’ Stages of Bregenz

André Chénier Stage 2011 | Photograph by Bregenzer Festspiele / KARL FORSTER Since 1946, the Bregenz Festival ‘Opera on the Lake’ in Austria has been home to some of the most incredible outdoor stages ever built. Set on the gorgeous Lake Constance, the 6,800 capacity ‘Seebuhne’ Stage has been the setting for some of…

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