Ski Weekend in St. Anton
Stay at catered Chalet Amalien Haus in St. Anton with Flexiski, who offer flexible ski trips including short breaks and ski weekends with flights and transfers.From
Stay at catered Chalet Amalien Haus in St. Anton with Flexiski, who offer flexible ski trips including short breaks and ski weekends with flights and transfers.From
Austria is the ideal hiking destination, with fascinating landscapes and a sophisticated network of trails at varying altitudes and levels of difficulty. Whether you explore one of the national parks, experience the beauty of the Alps on a long distance trail or head out on a family day hike, Austria offers unlimited opportunities.
Those with a head for heights are greatly rewarded in the Austrian Alps with views you could only dream of. From viewing platforms to suspension bridges and panorama bars, it's worth making that trip up the mountain.
Austria's legendary hiking trails provide plenty of opportunity to encounter natural waters along the way, from tranquil rivers and lakes to captivating gorges, canyons and waterfalls.
Austria is a real gem when it comes to bike breaks. The major cycle paths lead along picturesque rivers and glittering lakes, all well-signposted with wonderful stop-off opportunities along the way.
Round trips are a great way of getting to know our beautiful country, and a water-themed tour will take you to some of Austria's most stunning corners. Take a look at our route suggestions here.
Located in beautiful Alpine landscapes, Wanderhotels know all about hiking with free guided tours, equipment and hiking taxis, plus spas and fabulous cuisine.
Thunderous mountain streams, crystal clear lakes with record pike, and shady pools where trout, char and greyling are at home. Fishing in Austria is cherished as an insider tip by anglers all over the world.
The resort of Zell am See-Kaprun offers memorable rides in its natural arena of glaciers, mountains and lakes. Families will enjoy a cycle around Lake Zell, while action-seekers will love the free-ride trails.
The Berliner Höhenweg hiking tour takes you through the heart of the High Mountain National Park in Zillertal. Your package includes 7 nights half-board in mountain huts along the way and a hiking map.From
This 6-night Alpe-Adria-Trail taster includes a hiking guide on the selected stages, luggage transport, Alpe-Adria-Trail Kärnten Card, tour documents and a toll-free return trip on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road.From
The Wilder Kaiser holiday region is offering 7 nights half-board at a 3* hotel, with guided hikes, use of the local hiking bus and the Wilder Kaiser GuestCard included in your package price.From
Enjoy a great value 7-night package taking you to some of Europe's most beautiful villages, including half-board at a 3* hotel and the Alpbachtal Seenland Card, for access to summer mountain lifts and guided walks.From
When the sun’s first rays light up the summits of the Wilder Kaiser - the rocks shimmering in gleaming orange - this is always a very unique moment for me.
Having worked internationally as a photographer, I can say that the Vorarlberg landscape truly inspires me.
The secret jewel of Hohe Tauern National Park conceals glorious hikes, gold panning and the "Kings of the Skies".From
Alpbach is claimed to be Austria’s most beautiful village, surrounded by an enchanting Alpine environment.From
Enjoy a holiday amongst friends in Tirol's Wildschönau with the added benefit of the Wildschönau Card.From
Hiking thrills and heaps of other mountain experiences are guaranteed with the Kitzbüheler Alpen Summer Card.From
Whether hiking, cycling, rafting, indulging or relaxing – enjoying yourself is what counts in St. Anton am Arlberg.From
A week hiking in Austria's most popular holiday region with guided hikes, free hiking bus and local discount card.From
Austria's Hiking Villages are the ideal starting point for your walking holiday in Austria, catering for all moods, fitness levels and preferences.
Whether you want to test the bike park, improve your skills, explore the trails with a guide or head out on your own, Mountain Bike Holidays is best for bike breaks in the Alps.
Up hill and down dale, the narrow road winds through the idyllic landscape that got its nickname from the gentle vineyards and slender cypresses: the “Styrian Tuscany”. It is not Italy, however, but northern Slovenia that one sees when gazing out over the hills. Perhaps while seated at a charming tavern with a glass of outstanding Styrian wine.
Ramblers will find relaxation and calm between heaven and earth when taking a break in a mountain pasture.
Go on a hiking holiday in Austria, where exercise excites all the senses.
The Austrian cities of Graz, Salzburg and Innsbruck each leave their distinctive impression on visitors.From
Opera on the lakeside stage, awe-inspiring mountains, surprisingly modern architecture and delicious cuisine.From
Top mountain adventures for new energy and a fresh perspective. From Alpine hikes to Austria's best bike trails.From
Discover moments of happiness on skates amidst a magnificent natural setting in Austria this winter.
Austria is located in a temperate climatic zone with a Central European climate influenced by the Atlantic climate. The four seasons all have typical temperatures and climatic characters.
Austria's topographic diversity accounts for a great variety of wildlife, including endemic species that are under preservation. It has a predominantly Central European fauna and is one of Europe's most heavily wooded countries.
Get heaps of family holiday ideas from the Kinderhotels' official English website, so that you can relax this year while your youngsters have mountains of fun. All-inclusive packages, no hidden extras, the highest levels of service and first class facilities.
Several lakes serve as backdrop for regional festivals in Lower Austria. Take Lunzer See, for example, which hosts the annual "Wellenklänge". Or the Herrensee and its "Schrammel.Klang.Festival".
Vienna is known around the world as the city on the Danube, but it is also home to wetlands, streams, ponds and lakes. In short, there are plenty of opportunities to take a dip when visiting the capital.
Take in an opera on Lake Constance, or kick back on the sandy shores and allow the gentle waves of one of Vorarlberg's lesser known aqua beauties to trickle over your toes.
Caring for the environment is just plain common sense at Austria’s ultra-family-friendly Kinderhotels, where sustainable holidays don’t come at a premium price. At Kinderhotels, the little ones learn a lot about nature, animals and where food comes from. Take the family away with a good conscience by spending your holidays here.
Fore! Austria has established itself as having some of the best golfing in Europe. With Alpine golf, greens surrounded by vineyards and courses attached to luxurious spa resorts, it is hard to overlook Austria’s rise as a veritable destination for golfing holidays.
Tranquillity, simple pleasures, flower-strewn meadows and starry skies that city dwellers can only dream of. Discover the true luxuries of our time at an altitude of 1,400 metres in the mountain valley of Villgratental in East Tirol.
To visit Austria is to experience brilliant architecture in dramatic landscapes. Whether you travel through Austria's picture perfect countryside or stay in its imperial cities - architectural masterpieces are to be found everywhere.
The Kamptal Gardens have been especially blessed by nature and 19 unique oases of green can be visited in one of the most beautiful valleys in Lower Austria.
Enjoy the luxuries of the good life - simply live in beautiful surroundings, eat and drink well, and savour the landscape. A recipe for total relaxation when staying at a Pure Living holiday home.
Now available! Order your free Kinderhotels Guide 2014 and plan the family holiday you've always dreamed of. Pricing, property information and lots of colour photographs can be found in this handy and inspiring guide.
Whether you prefer leisurely hikes or challenging summit climbs, take your pick amongst 650km of walking trails and via ferrata routes in the Olympiaregion Seefeld.
A downloadable walking guide and an online platform with GPS are great initiatives by Zell am See-Kaprun, making for stress-free holiday planning from the comfort of home.
The High Mountain National Park of the Zillertal Alps offers grand views and unforgettable mountaineering adventures, plus 3 interesting permanent exhibitions.
Explore Zell am See-Kaprun's majestic peaks - the 3000m Kitzsteinhorn and the 2000m Schmittenhöhe - on a varied range of short and also more challenging routes.
Fitness enthusiasts can take off into the stunning alpine landscapes of Zillertal on a total of eight diverse routes at the Run & Walk Park in Mayrhofen.
Burgenland is unlike anywhere else in Austria. Whereas Austria is known for rugged Alps, pirouette-inducing meadows or the excitement of Vienna, Burgenland sits on the edge of Central Europe’s vast Pannonian plain.
From Vienna, drive along the Danube westward towards Lower Austria. Just past the city of Krems, you’ll encounter the idyllic, terraced vineyards of the Wachau valley. Walking along a path through these ancient Weingärten may lead you to Langenlois, with the richest, most intensely flavored wines of the region.
Austria's national parks offer visitors the chance to discover nature in its original, unpolluted state and to come face to face with scenic beauty.
The Bregenzerwald, once completely covered by forest, lies between Lake Constance and the Arlberg. It is the ideal destination for gourmet holidays amidst pristine nature.
High up in the Karwendel Mountains outdoor lovers can discover one of the most beautiful places in the Alps. The lovely Ahornboden with thousands of maple trees offers stunning scenery throughout the year.
Why decide upon just one thing, when you can have it all? SalzburgerLand offers wonderful golf courses alongside famous sights and imposing landscapes.
Styria offers golfers countless courses scattered between mountains and vineyards. With the Styria Golf Card you are invited to "tee" time on 18 diverse and exciting courses.
Golfers – from amateurs to professionals – immediately fall in love with Upper Austria for its exquisite golf greens amongst crystal-clear lakes and majestic mountains.
Tirol has 17 top golf courses with the Alps as backdrop, so you can combine your golf holiday with other outdoor activities such as climbing and mountain biking.
Wide open spaces, idyllic rolling vineyard hills, Lake Neusiedl and 300 days of sunshine per year are impressions from Austria's most easterly province.
The land surrounding Vienna is the nucleus of Austria and at the same time the country's most diverse province. It is the perfect destination for a golf and city break in one.
Planning a ski holiday with kids is more difficult than you might think. That's because there are so many family-friendly winter offers in Austria that it's hard to make a decision where to go.
Have you ever dreamed of seeing the snow-capped peaks through the eyes of a bird, without motor, without noise? Winter paragliding can offer you just that.
The day is not enough. That is why the fun continues by night at Austrian winter destinations, with the world's longest toboggan run, nighttime sleigh rides, snowmobile sessions and plenty more.
When the stars come out, the Wildkogel sledding arena in Salzburger Land is just starting to heat up.
Not only skiers can have all the fun after dark. Here is a selection of floodlit parks for snowboarders.
The 'Bio-Hotel' label guarantees guests environmentally-friendly holidays. The hotels try to minimise the consumption of energy, electricity, water, materials and waste, and the restaurants serve organic food.
The best routes and excursions for your Austrian road trip, through magnificent mountain passes, past spectacular lakes and through beautiful old towns.
Linz, on the banks of the Danube, is a European Capital of Culture, changing perspectives and opening minds.From
From the Grossglockner to the sea, the route is the destination along Carinthia's Alpe-Adria-Trail.From
"On your bike! Ready, steady, go!" Travel through outstanding landscapes in pure mountain air with a well-signposted network of cycle paths. Choose Austria for its unrivalled cycling and mountain bike routes, plus accommodation which offers the full service – from repairs to cycle sheds and delicious meals – a cyclist must experience Austria!
There is certainly no shortage of lakes in Austria, so browse our selection of the best per region. Enjoy a refreshing dip, have a go at diving, or take a sailboat out for the day. Whatever your choice of activity, in Austria you can always be sure that the water is so good you could drink it.
Walking breaks are soaring in popularity with British holidaymakers, enticed by the ease of Austria's unofficial national pastime. Well signposted trails web across valleys and mountain tops, with many routes offering lodge-to-lodge connections whereby you do it on foot while your luggage is moved by your hosts.
With the webcam service you can always keep an eye on your holiday destination! In addition to live images you will find weather forecasts and more information on Austria’s best hiking routes.
Europe's largest triathlon, the Ironman, will take place in Austria on 28th June 2015. Once again the beautiful region of Carinthia will provide the backdrop for this ultimate sporting challenge.
Immerse yourself into the pulsating lifestyle of the cities, discover the mighty summits, the far-ranging fields, the crystal-clear waters, the delicious specialities. Compile your personal round trip of Austria here.
Austria offers an almost unlimited choice of cycle and mountain bike paths and tours for all ages and interests. Whether you are looking for a challenge, or would prefer a gentler adventure such as E-Biking, you are sure to find the perfect route within the Austrian realms.
Skiing and hiking chalets come in all sizes and all standards in the Austrian Alps, with some including luxury facilities such as saunas. Use our chalet finder to source your ideal lodgings.
Beautiful valleys, quaint farmhouses and baroque monasteries provide a fantastically scenic backdrop for a tour of Austria by bike. Discover the classic route, the Danube Cycle Path, for a truly breathtaking experience of Austria's great outdoors.
The combination of glaciers, mountains and lakes makes Zell am See-Kaprun a unique outdoor playground.From
A 7-night stay for a family of four* at a 4-star hotel with up to 60 hours a week of free childcare starts at £1,495 at selected Kinderhotels! (*2 adults & 2 children under 12)
The Eagle's Walk is the longest hiking path in Europe. Its main route winds through Tirol’s most gorgeous regions, from St. Johann to St. Anton am Arlberg.
There could be no better backdrop when reaping the benefits of Nordic Walking than Austria. So why not make it a part of your next holiday?
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.
In the Nockberge Mountains, located in Carinthia, you will find a world-renowned medicinal plant. Its distinct scent and exceptional healing powers are there to be discovered by anyone out taking a stroll.
„Find your true inner self where nature is at its purest" is the motto of a lot of people who choose the wildly romantic mountain scenery and clear lakes of the National Park Hohe Tauern to relax.
The tiny village of Filzmoos, south of Salzburg, is the ultimate location for high-profile ballooning. The 36th International BP-Gas Balloon Trophy takes place in January 2015 with approx. 40 balloon teams from all over the world.
Farmstay holidays are a great way to escape the hectic pace of urban life for a while and for kids to come into contact with animals they have only seen on TV.
Golfers can choose between high alpine courses and cross-border golf when visiting Vorarlberg, which is nestled between Lake Constance and the Alps.
A unique marketing alliance of 85 dedicated golf hotels and most leading courses, make GOLF IN AUSTRIA your first point of call when planning your Austrian golf holiday.
A variety of UK-based tour operators can help you tailor-make your next Austrian golf holiday. Take a look at our list of recommendations.
Carinthia is not known as Austria's Riviera without reason. This South Eastern corner of Austria is blissfully warm in summer, providing excellent swimming and tanning oppurtunties at its many beautiful lakes.
The Heart of the Alps, where some 10,000 clean springs bubble up to the surface, offers a wonderful combination of majestic mountains and glittering lakes which are up to 28°C warm.
185 lakes adorn the landscape across the Salzkammergut region, through mountain valleys and on distant peaks. SalzburgerLand's lakes all have one thing in common: the extraordinary quality of their water.
Often overshadowed by better known destinations, Burgenland is decidedly different. There are no high mountains here and very little snow, but 300 days of annual sunshine with a very mild climate.
These sky blue lakes are large enough for boat trips, although the warm shores are never far away. Relax and enjoy your summer in Styria, the Green Heart of Austria.
Along the Salzkammergutweg, the most famous Upper Austrian lakes and warm thermal springs of drinking water quality line up like beautiful pearls on a string, surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop.