Blogs from Rattenberg , Tyrol, Austria, Europe


Europe » Austria » Tyrol » Rattenberg December 29th 2010

In our quest to visit both well-known cities and small towns of Austria, we decided to stay the night in Rattenberg... Austria's smallest town. At first, I thought Rattenberg would be off the beaten track. And, to stay there the night probably was. However, Rattenberg's holding its own... mostly thanks to its glass production. The whole region of Tirol is known for its salt and glass. In Rattenberg, salt takes a back seat to glass. Rattenberg on a map looks like a joint between Kramsach and Radfeld, more like a neighborhood than a town in its own right. And while neither Kramsach nor Radfeld are particularly well-known either, it takes longer than five minutes to walk from one end of the town to the other. Rattenberg is truly tiny. When we got off the S-Bahn, we ... read more
Man lighting the lamps around town

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