Matrei Journals

Week in Austria

A May 2002 trip to Matrei by J&SD

Quote: We took a three week trip to Europe that saw us visit Germany, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg and Austria. In Austria we had a time exchange at the "Hotel Goldreid" in Matrei Austria. The resort was in a beautiful valley in the mountains of Austria. The surrounding countryside invited much exploration.

Week in Austria

Overview

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Visit Innsbruck, preferably on the way to Matrei or on the way out. Sunday is a good day to visit as there's less bustle and you can see more. Visit the old town of Innsbruck. Day trips into the surrounding valleys is a must. The desk at the resort will point out the day trips and give you maps. Also the "Rathaus" (love that word), or Information center, in down town Matrei will point out places to see. We loved the trip up the valley to view GrossGlockner, Austrias highest mountain. There was a wonderful restaurant up there as well - well worth the drive up.Other highlights were a day trip to Hallstatt via Zell am See, and stopping for lunch at Abtenau. Another day trip up another valley, over a ...Read More

John Dickey

Hotel

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Best Things Nearby:Hiking trails, village of Matrei, many valleys for day trips.Best Things About the Resort:Roomy, has an indoor pool, a restaurant that is well run with good food.Resort Experience:Beautiful setting with wonderful views. Roomy units with good facilities. The second room has bunk beds which were a little hard, but still slept well. Let the visitors have the queen bed. Elevator was not always working so this created a concern at times, especially when moving groceries or luggage in and out. Unit Type: 2 Bedroom Activities: Good Amen...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 11, 2002

John Dickey
Box 751
Matrei, Austria
(780) 398-3648

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J&SD

J&SD
Thorhild, Alberta