SEMMERING - HOTELS & TOURIST INFORMATION
Situated at 1000 meters above the sea level and having 620 residents, Semmering is a cosy small town, not far from the surrounding ski slopes. Actually the region of the Semmering-Rax-Schneeberg mountains is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Austria. Semmering is especially popular and a traditional target for the Viennese during the summer. Past achievements, such as the first mountain railway - World Heritage Semmeringbahn, are identifying the region. Semmering railway enjoys great popularity and many travelers come here to have a look at the amazing panoramas. There are also many hiking tours, mountain climbing areas and ski pistes which all invite one for a mountainous adventure - in both winter and summer season. Culture definitely is a buzzword in the area of Semmering-Rax-Schneeberg - the ‘golden age’ as a summer resort for numerous patrons and artists.
The nearest airport to Semmering is this in Vienna (Schwechat), which is only one hundred kilometers away. Train is very popular not only transportation, but also attraction in Semmering. There are over twenty trains per day from Graz and Vienna that stop at the railway station in Semmering.
Semmering is on only seven kilometers from the S 6 Semmering motorway, and only ninety km from Vienna by car.
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