After the busyness of Salzburg, we wanted somewhere a bit quieter and Graz has done just the job. The city thrives on tourism, with people coming to the main attractions, particularly on a Sunday when all the shops are closed. We spent a bit of time exploring the cities churches (the Methodist service we attended featured live translation so we could understand it!) walking up the Schlossburg and riding back down in the fernicular (our second, though most cities ...
Turners on a train
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Arriving in the city 4 years after our previous stay, it was a relief to find Salzburg was still much as we remembered it. The beautiful churches and steep hills, and the Salzach river running through the centre. However, although our surroundings were stunning, by the second night here I was waking up with discomfort to find I was in Salzburg still! Our visit coincided with renovations of our Youth Hostel and also a local football match; so it had been a noisy ...