Alpine Lodges & Vacation rentals in Austria
Alpine Lodges are available in all sizes and standards - even deluxe ones with sauna.
Alpine Lodges are available in all sizes and standards - even deluxe ones with sauna.
Revive the spirit with a traditional Austrian spa treatment using ingredients found exclusively in the Alps. The benefits of altitude and fresh air means that simply by arriving you are already becoming healthier.
Our Dirndl Ambassadors, men and women dressed in traditional Dirndl and Lederhosen, charmed Sydney in summer 2013 - they appeared at various public places, interacted and "flirted" with Sydneysiders, spread the word about Austria and had fun along the way. Join in the Dirndl fun, watch videos from the group outings, find out about the Dirndl in Austria today, thriving traditions and outstanding regions in Austria.
The Austrian hiking villages consist out of 50 holiday regions and resorts all over Austria. These villages dedicate their focus on nature, landscapes and physical exercise and fascinate their visitors with unique hikes.
Innsbruck’s futuristic new landmark is the Bergisel ski jump, known particularly as one of the venues for the international Vierschanzentournee ski jump competition.
Cycling has become one of the most popular ways to experience the unique Austrian countryside, small towns and cities. We have researched great trails and put important information together for you.
Bregenz is different. An opera festival with two stages: a traditional opera house, home to less-known operas, and an open-air lakeside stage, where productions are held in the most spectacular fashion.
This valley, once completely covered by forest, lies between Lake Constance and the Arlberg and is the ideal destination for gourmet holidays amidst pristine nature.
A highly attractive combination of culture and nature is offered by the Carintian Sommer music festival in the area surrounding Carinthia's Ossiach Lake each year.
The familiar and the unknown, the innovative and the traditional meet at the Carinthian Summer, a festival for new music.
The Danube is not only known for its culture, landscape and beautiful nature, it is also famous for its culinary delights and therefore a top address for gourmets.
Designed by celebrity architects and furnished by star interior designers: Austria’s design hotels satisfy the mind and tempt the senses.
Regional specialities, sampled in the midst of vineyards.
Take a self-drive holiday in Austria and discover its stunning picturesque Alpine scenery.
Experience the magical atmosphere of Austria's culture and music performances and download a listing on classical music and cultural tours offered by Australian and New Zealand tour operators.
Have you ever thought about exploring Vienna’s beautiful surroundings by boat? Embark the excursion boat in Vienna and spend the day in vineyards, nature parks or exploring ancient ruins and castles.
Austria's diverse cultural offerings include over 200 festivals, stretching from world scale events to small regional gatherings. Many of them make use of Austria's beautiful surroundings and most of them offer an outstanding culinary menu to accompany the cultural experience.
Refreshing country air and culture: the finest in cultural events in one of Europe’s loveliest regions is what the Gmunden Festival offers visitors every year from July to August.
The region is as fresh and green as the name promises. Dense forests, tranquil lakes and peaceful places, where you can find some inner harmony and revel in nature’s treasures. A secret hideaway, not just for bird watchers.
Find your perfect holiday experience with Austria’s “Urlaubsspezialisten” – the experts for your ultimate holiday in Austria.
A hotel straight out of a fairytale: guests at the Hotel Gams sleep in a cocoon of flowers and bathe in cream, chocolate, and honey. And couples are given plenty of cuddle time just for the two of them.
The fact that you feel a good bit closer to the sky at the Hotel Krone, in the Vorarlberg town of Au, has to do with its location at a high vantage point in the middle of the Bregenzerwald. But you also feel as if you have found a bit of heaven when basking in the spectacular Sky Spa, high above the rooftops of the village, or enjoying the traditional hospitality of this 4-star hotel.
High-grade wellness, prize-winning cuisine, pristine natural surroundings, and award-winning architecture: at the Hotel Post in Bezau, these are the “four pillars of success”.
Sometimes less is more — this is what the owners of the Kitz Garni thought when they set about reducing their 36 guest rooms by nearly a third and transforming their old 3-star establishment into a boutique hotel.
For summer vacations Klagenfurt is ideally located near Lake Wörthersee, one of Europe’s largest and warmest Alpine lakes. The city is enjoyable throughout the year with its Mediterranean climate, sunny winter days, colorful autumn and a mild spring.
Modern art and architecture fuse at Kunsthaus Bregenz. Designed by the Pritzker-prize winning architect Peter Zumthor, the building’s primary object is to be a place where people can indulge their passion for art.
Guests at this hotel can improve their wellbeing with an individually tailored programme. The future of your sustained good health lies in the Tirol.
A new work is added every year, forming its own dialogue with the baroque heritage of the Mozart city and the juxtaposition always creates lively debate.
A small village in the Waldviertel has devoted itself totally to the poppy: the inhabitants of Armschlag have even patented the unique Waldviertel grey poppy seed.
In Austria you can expect a first-class musical experience, whether it's a concert in the rooms of a Baroque palace, at the Opera House or at one of the many festivals.
Austria has six National parks, almost 60 nature preserves and „nature parks“, about 35 „hot spots“ for bird-watching, 20 Alpine gardens and many other opportunities to admire nature in its undisturbed, pristine beauty
Discover a new way of experiencing Tyrolean nature and observe true miracles at undisturbed natural setting.
Long-standing favourite "Im Weissen Rössl" will be headlining the 2015 operetta summer season at Kufstein Fortress.
Not the usual big-city backdrop, no parades for the titillation of curious onlookers, but rather an international get-together for gays, lesbians and everyone in between, including friends of the community, in a beautiful town amidst magical countryside at Lake Wörthersee.
A top-ranking theatre festival among the Austrian summer cultural events. Only 70 miles south of Vienna, situated in a scenic mountainous setting, Reichenau has been a traditional summer resort for the Viennese high society since the late 19th century.
Culinary pleasures of the highest standard: the Rote Wand delights its guests with its authentic, traditional atmosphere, modern design, and award-winning cooking. And the Rote Wand is well worth a visit not only in winter, when one can access some 22 kilometres of ski trails right from the front door; it is a delightful destination in summer as well.
35 stages, 350 km of enjoyable hiking and 120 alpine huts – that’s the Salzburger Almenweg.
Salzburger Land has an unbelievable 6,000 different cycling and mountain biking routes to choose from. Virtually every village has a day excursion route, offering a variety of different experiences, but the province has an infinite choice of longer and more challenging tours too.
The Salzkammergut area (Lake District), with a total of 76 lakes, is one of the most impressive regions in the heart of Austria.
Festival in Litschau by Lake Herrensee. Music and theatre at the very heart of nature!
A festival for Franz Schubert which would accord him his due place alongside Mozart and Beethoven – this was the idea behind the first Schubertiade, which was founded by Hermann Prey in 1976 in the small town of Hohenems situated in the most western part of Austria.
From a modest country inn to an award-winning boutique hotel: guests are drawn to Kitzbühel’s Schwarzer Adler for its traditional hospitality, modern architecture, and stupendous views across the entire city from the longest rooftop pool in the Alps.
The centre of the operetta world is located only sixty kilometres southeast of Vienna in the picturesque town of Mörbisch, on the shores of Lake Neusiedl. This year's performance at the Seefestspiele Mörbisch is "A Night in Venice".
From an aging historic inn to a 4-star design and wellness hotel – that the Sonne, in Vorarlberg’s Bregenzerwald region, today shines brighter than ever before is due to the foresight of its owner and the commitment of its employees.
“Spiritual walking” is gaining in popularity. It is the kind of travel on foot where the journey itself is the reward. The world famous Jacob Trail gives opportunity to return to your center, step by step.
Discover traditions, experience nature, refresh with a glass of wine, relax at a crystal clear lake and enjoy picturesque landscape by biking, hiking or even cruising along the Danube.
The Danube Cycle Path is among the most beautiful cycling tracks in Europe. Discover Austria’s provinces, the famous Wachau Valley and the capital city Vienna by bike.
Hike the longest hiking path of Europe – the Eagle Walk in Tirol.
Tirol is one of Europe’s most popular biking regions. Routes totaling some 5,000 km wind through the province’s fabulous valleys and even alpine pastures.
A celebration of creativity in September: in astrology, Trigon refers to a constellation. Creating connections across time and space is also the motto of the Trigonale, Carinthia’s festival of early music.
Since 1998, a festival with international standards, mainly with visitors from German-speaking areas, but also from other parts of Europe or even the USA and Japan. The Tyrolean Festival Erl is not just any music festival.
A region which straddles the banks of the Danube, rich in history, blessed with a mild climate and outstanding white wines, the UNESCO cultural heritage site of Wachau is a magical land in every season.
There are numerous ways to explore and experience a destination but none as intimate and personal as taking the time to enjoy your vacation destination on foot. Walking and hiking in Austria will get you close to nature and allow you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions in Austria.
Danube so blue, so bright and blue... no wonder that Johann Strauss' most famous waltz became the nation's secret anthem.