Hear about an Austria highway journey because the Amateur Traveler talks to Michael January about driving Empress Sisi’s Road.
Michael says, “There are a number of Empress Sisi roads. Elizabeth, the Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary, is the princess Diana of the German-speaking world. She was a woman that cherished the nation. And at 16, she was launched to the emperor of Austria. They are married, and it was a storybook love story. She grew to become a vogue idol. I suppose she was lovely. Halfway via her life, she received older, tragedy struck, and he or she was finally assassinated. There had been motion pictures informed concerning the romantic story of the emperor and the younger emperor. There’s a brand new collection popping out on Netflix in September and October  shot in Germany concerning the romantic love story.”
“There are attention-grabbing locations alongside some type of route. There are some in Hungary, and there are some in Austria, and each is named the Empress Sisi highway. It’s principally websites which can be a part of the story of attention-grabbing locations to go to. And you need to journey alongside a highway to get there. So it isn’t a road. It’s a set of locations.”
Michael begins us in Vienna, the place we go to plenty of the royal websites, together with the cafe tradition that used to entertain these ready to fulfill with the emperor. We go to the Imperial Crypt, the Hofburg Palace (with its Sisi Museum and the Spanish Riding School), and the Schönbrunn Palace.
We go to Hotel Ambassador with its connection to Mark Twain and Hotel Sacher Vienna, which is known for its Sachertorte.
As we head out of Vienna, we go to the Hermesvilla, which the emperor constructed for his bride. We additionally go to the Lainzer Tiergarten and the royal Laxenburg castles.
We make a cease at Mayerling, which is known for the mysterious loss of life of the son of Empress Sisi and his spouse. We additionally go to the oldest constantly occupied Cistercian monastery on the planet on the Heiligenkreuz Abbey.
If nineteenth-century princesses should not your factor, Michael additionally recommends a cease on the Audi driving expertise and the Red Bull Ring Racetrack.
If you may afford it, keep on the Hotel Schloss Gabelhofen or later within the journey on the Stanglwirt Hotel. One is in a fort, and the opposite is a spot the place youngsters can journey a Lipizzaner foal.
At the Admont Abbey, you may see a Baroque library. Near Innsbruck, you may tour a salt mine, go to the weird Swarovski Crystal World, or see the Hofburg palace.
If you loop again to Vienna from Innsbruck, you may cease on the Dürnstein Castle (the place Richard the Lionheart was held for ransom) or the big Göttweig Abbey.
An attention-grabbing approach to do a highway journey is to select a theme, as Michael does on this episode. But whether or not you’re strolling within the footsteps of a princess or simply having fun with the fantastic thing about the nation, ought to an Austria Road Trip be in your future?
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Imperial Coach Museum Vienna at Schonbrunn Palace Park
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Mayerling (1968 movie)
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House of Wittelsbach
Salt Mine Tours
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airports talked about a seaside resort which will get a lot of day trippers
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