Salzburg and winter sports
Whether as a winter sports instructor at the Salzburg Snow Space in Flachau or as a ski guide at “Gay-Ski.com”: In winter I am skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing. I would be very happy to take the readers of the Salzburg Gay Guide with me: Conquer the slopes or deep snow for a week with nice men in the Kitzbühl Alps or in Obertauern on the boards. In addition, there will be a group feeling and pure cosiness with shared lunches in a mountain hut and delicious dinners in a good hotel with sauna, wellness and leisure programme.
I gladly recommend a visit to the Domquartier in museum weather. Here you can look at five museums with one entrance fee. My highlights are the statue of the Young Man from Magdalensberg (Carinthia) in the Residence and the frescoes by Johann Michael Rottmayr in the Carabinierisaal of the Residence, [Read more]
Archduke Ludwig Viktor
Archduke Ludwig Viktor, the brother of Emperor Franz Josef, was banished from Vienna to Salzburg. He had endeared himself to the people of Salzburg by coming to the financial aid of flood victims. The emperor, on the other hand, received reports in Vienna that his brother was harassing soldiers. What had happened? [Read more]
The hill of roses
I often accompany my guests to the salt mine in Hallein. The train entrance, the crossing of the salt lake and the fast long slides are adventurous. A visit to the Celtic village and museum takes you back 5500 years. There you learn about salt mining in the time of the Celts until today and also about the interesting story of the young prince archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau from Salzburg. He had 15 children with the pretty Salome - despite celibacy! [Read more]