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Diadem of the Attersee

Diadem of the Attersee

Climbing the footpath that winds up the hill from the promenade of Lake Atter – the Attersee – you enter the verdant grounds of the Villa Paulick through a carved, wooden gate. The lofty towers and spires cast deep shade, stretching down to the clear waters of the Attersee. The villa is a masterpiece of […]

The Fun of the Fair

The Fun of the Fair

People have been enjoying Vienna’s Prater for almost 250 years, and it’s easy to see why. The vast island of green has something for everyone, including a thrilling fairground with a past every bit as colourful as its present.   The early years The word Prater (from the Latin Pratum meaning “meadow”) was first coined […]

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