Tourism & Genealogy

 

GENEALOGY

 

Austro-Hungarian Empire — Gazetteer to Place Names

Very useful list that shows the German name of towns and the name in other local languages (Czech, Hungarian, etc)

 

Beginner’s Guide to Austrian Jewish Genealogy

Comprehensive overview of resources by E. Randol Schoenberg, on JewishGen.org

 

Burgenland Bunch 

 

Genealogy-oriented web site with information and photos on a number of Jewish sites in western Hungary and eastern Austria.

 

Findbuch for Victims of National Socialism

 

Digital platform that will enable comprehensive searches for people, companies or addresses in several archives and various file holdings regarding Holocaust victims. Initially, the Findbuch will contain around 120,000 records, with new records being added on a regular basis. It wlll form one of the most comprehensive sources of information on property seizure under National Socialism and restitution and compensation measures after 1945 on the territory of the Republic of Austria.

It will enable searches of digitized historical address directories and official handbooks on public offices and institutions, facilitating both research into the authorities responsible for “aryanization” and the restitution, and research on individuals and residential and commercial addresses.

 

TOURISM

 

VIENNA

 

Jewish Tourism in Vienna

Municipal travel and tourism site with links to a number of heritage sites and resources.

 

Jewish Welcome Service

Judenplatz 8,8
1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 (0)1 5350 431500
Email: office@jewish-welcome.at

 

Tour My Country — Jewish Vienna

Online guide to Jewish sites and history in Vienna

 

SALZBURG

 

 

Visit Salzburg: Jewish Sites in Salzburg