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Whether you want to stray away from the beaten path in Austria, or avoid the “Sound of Music” throngs, visiting the small village of Grünau im Almtal (Grünau), Austria, is a perfect getaway for you. This city lies on the foothills of the Totes Gebirge mountain range, where you can enjoy a plethora of unique experiences with the lake view and the mesmerizing landscape of the surrounding region.
The village of Grünau is easily accessible as it lies on the Austrian Romantic Road route in the Almtal Valley. However, since the route to Grünau doesn’t lead you anywhere else, it attracts very few travelers and the village has been able to reserve its rural serenity. The hostels in Grünau im Almtal (Grünau), Austria, are well located and secluded in the village, so you can enjoy your peace as well as indulge in other activities in the region.
Grünau im Almtal (Grünau), Austria, welcomes you with an exquisite and picturesque walk into the village, and gives a preview of the tranquility and peace you will enjoy in the untouched flora and fauna of the region. While in the village, explore the clean waters of Lake Alsmee, Lake Kleiner, and Lake Großer Ödsee, and get awe-inspired by the view of the reflecting mountains. Take on the challenge of hiking or climbing the Große Priel Mountain, the highest in the region, that lies to the south of the lakes. Visit the Cumberland Wildlife Park to admire the bears, birds, and other animals in the region.
In winter, Grünau attracts a few skiers with its Grünau-Kasberg Ski Area and Cross Country Ski Network that is equipped with forty-kilometer, well-maintained ski runs that accommodate skiers of all skill levels. If you are not a ski enthusiast and want to just explore the city, visit the Schloss Scharnstein Castle, the Kriminalmuseum (the Austrian crime museum), or the Baroque parish church.
The hostels in Grünau im Almtal (Grünau), Austria, ensure a peaceful and enjoyable stay when you visit this village. Basic amenities such as Wi-Fi and breakfast are provided free, and facilities for other activities such as pool, tennis, and basketball are made available. These Grünau im Almtal (Grünau), Austria hostels also provide ski gear and mountains bikes for free. Book your room in advance to enjoy a plethora of experiences in this rather small village of Grünau.
Written by local enthusiast for Grünau im Almtal hostelsAaron Barboza