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Schlegeisspeicher, Austria

Schlegeisspeicher lake is a beautiful place in Tyrol region of Austria. It is definitelly a “must visit” location on your way to Austria Tourism. The built of hydroelectric plant was started back in the 1965 and since that time water level has been raised.  The water from the reservoir flows through a tunnel to the power station Rosshag and after generation, to further Stillupspeicher reservoir .

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The Schlegeisspeicher covers a part of the so-called Schlegeisgrundes . Lakeside trails lead past , a popular photo subject is the impressive dam with a height of 131 m. Dam tours are available on sight and are a must! Further up , amongst the stunning scenery of the Olperer , located on 2,389 m above sea level , the Olpererhütte which is reached in about 1.5 hours from the reservoir. From here you will  have a fantastic view of the Schlegeisspeicher the mountains and glaciers of the Zillertal Alps. The tour takes 1.5 hours from Schlegeisspeicher to Pfitscherjoch , which is already on Italian territory .

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From Ginzling , a small village that belongs to Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley , the memory on the Zamser valley is reached . The almost 15 km long Schlegeis Alpine road is a toll road opened and in summer. It starts at 1,250 meters above sea level and runs over eight bends and four stone tunnel to the parking lot at the dam . Especially among motorcyclists these high alpine road is a popular destination !

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Nature Spots Around the Austria

Austria tourism has been filled with breathtaking nature all way around. From Vienna to Salzburg, the country features nature that can’t be seen anywhere on the planet. Snow covered mountains, marquise lakes and endless forests are thing that will convince you to book your first Austria tour.  In today’s article we collected Top 10 Most Beautiful Nature Spots Around the Austria. In case you are interested to book hotels or rooms near those beautiful places, please contact us and we will send you the best rates possible. Enjoy… [Read more...]

Gosau, Austria

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When it comes to Austria tourism, the first thing that comes on my mind is Vienna, the city of music and culture. However, if you put Vienna Austria aside, you will see that country have beautiful nature and some of the world best ski resorts, beautiful village travel and outstanding nature to offer. If you check out the Austria Map, and check the Upper Austria section, in the Gmunden  region, there is small village named Gosau. With just 1800 people living in the Gosau, it is one of the most beautiful villages in Austria. All people in village work in tourism section and they are more than happy to welcome new tourists from all around the world. There are a lof ot sights to see in the Gosau, but probably the most famous of them all is Vorderer Gosausee lake…