Take a deep breath, stop time and enjoy the beauty of late summer and verdant Nature in this breathtaking location in the heart of the Italian Alps. Forestis Resort is situated at an altitude of 1800 metres – here one finds peace of mind and many options in search of an active holiday.
A romantic lake instead of the sea, Alpine meadows instead of sandy beaches and fresh mountain air instead of the burning sun. This year’s vacation could well look like this. In addition, in the legendary Austrian hotel - Im Weissen Rössl (“At the White Horse Inn”) you can swim in a unique swimming lake, relax in the world’s first floating whirlpool and draw strength from the healing mineral springs. And what would you say to a fish restaurant awarded three Gault & Millau toques or to wine tasting in the mountains?
Karlovy Vary now offers the Smart Guide – an audio guide with themed routes to take you around the town. To date, Karlovy Vary has been presented mainly through its conservative spa history, so the effort to break out of this box was the main motivation. How does the audio guide work and what does it offer visitors and locals?
Leogang, located in a charming area of Austrian Salzburg, is likened by locals to a fashionable boutique. This is where you visit if you want to indulge in something exceptional, stylish and very trendy.
The admirable actress Elizabeth Taylor was endowed with extraordinary charm. Thanks to her roles and personal interest in many worthy causes, she was one of the most iconic and influential women of the 20th century. For a time, The Dorchester and The Beverly Hills – part of the Dorchester Collection of hotels – also became her home. Now you too can visit the places that are imbued with the unique moments of her life.
Sixty-seven lakes, several high mountains, one of the oldest cultural areas and one of the most attractive excursion destinations in Austria – Salzkammergut. Its beauty has had a magical effect on artists throughout the ages. Composers, writers and painters have lived here.
Karlovy Vary is a fascinating UNESCO spa town. Its uniqueness consists not only of healing mineral springs, but of beautiful natural surroundings, incredible architecture and also friendly people. The married couple, Jan and Alexandra Neveselí, are among those who create this pleasant atmosphere and to whom guests gladly return.
Christina Mauracher, owner-manager of the Ayurveda Resort Mandira in Bad Waltersdorf in the thermal region of Styria, Austria, has been a fan of Ayurveda since childhood. She holds a Master of Science degree in Ayurveda Medicine and has had extensive education in the field. She also studied this healing method in its cradle – India and Sri Lanka. However, Christina has transferred this “life science” to our European conditions. She developed the concept of Holistic Ayurveda Solutions, which combines Ayurveda, alternative treatment methods and modern balneological and physiotherapeutic procedures in one unit.