HALLSTATT – Austria’s UNESCO Heritage Site hit by huge fire

A large fire has damaged a part of Hallstatt, the beautiful 16th-century village in Austria. Tourists have been asked to avoid the town centre if possible, while local authorities commence the reparation works.

Visiting Central Europe: Germany, Austria and Czech Republic

Central Europe countries have been influenced by the rise and fall of great empires through history. The scars of the different wars and divisions are still visible today. Nevertheless, it remains one of the most beautiful regions to explore in the world, full of traditions and astonishing panoramas.