The Austrian village of Hallstatt, believed to be the inspiration behind Disney’s Frozen, says Instagram is ruining their idyllic location.
The Alpine village of Hallstatt, Austria, was the inspiration for the Arendelle setting of “Frozen.” Naturally, visitors came calling. Find out how Hallstatt handles its overtourism.
It’s not avalanche-prone, it doesn’t play host to an active volcano and it’s not full of crime. So why is Hallstatt trying to stop tourists coming to visit?
Hallstatt, Austria – the Alpine village rumored to be the inspiration for Arendelle – is struggling to cope with “Frozen” fans overrunning the town.
An idyllic Austrian village is the latest destination to fall victim to overtourism, after it was rumoured it was the inspiration behind the kingdom of Arendelle in the popular Disney film Frozen.
INSTAGRAM is destroying the fairytale village rumoured to be the inspiration for Disney’s Frozen. Hallstatt is tucked beneath the Salzkammergut mountains in Austria and has been dubbed…
Hallstatt, a picturesque hamlet in the central European country, has been supplying salt from its mines since the Bronze Age.
Skiing aside, there are myriad reasons to visit the Alps – not least that it is arguably one of the most picturesque environments on Earth. As this stunning portfolio of pictures shows.
Salzburg, Austria, is the perfect European Christmas vacation: Home to Mozart and “The Sound of Music”; named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its stunningly preserved baroque architecture; and full of Christmas markets to shop until you drop.
From a steam railway in Yorkshire to hotels on wheels in the Alps, sit back and enjoy the show outside the train window…
Come for 100 years of the Salzburg Festival, but stay for the stunning architecture and rich history…
Actually, there doesn’t seem to be a bad time to go to Salzburg.
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Instead of pointing you to a “best” that doesn’t exist, International Living are going to point you toward European Christmas markets that are unheralded gems.
Salzburg, located on the banks of the river Salzach on the foothills of the northern boundary of the Alps, is a perfect destination to relax and explore the blend of history and culture. The capital city of the State of Salzburg is known globally as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This fourth largest city…
Everywhere Rachel Hosie looked, people were taking selfies, and no one seemed to be appreciating the scenery at all.
Travel guide Lonely Planet says Washington could be on the list every year because of the sheer volume of free activities and the constant trend of reinvention.
IRONMAN today announced that it will add a third race in Austria in 2020 – the IRONMAN® 70.3® Graz triathlon. The event in the country’s second largest city will be held on May 24, 2020, replacing the discontinued IRONMAN 70.3 St. Pölten. “With a visually stunning course, a nearby international airport, a strong triathlon community and perfect infrastructure for our athletes, we feel that Graz is an ideal location for a new IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon,” said Stefan Petschnig, Managing Director…
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