A Variety of Walks in Seefeld
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.
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.
Emerald green and nestled between the Karwendel and Rofan mountain ranges is Austria's largest mountain lake: the Achensee. Discover this natural gem and the outdoor activites that it has to offer.
Long distance pleasure hike from the majestic Großglockner through Carinthia and Friaul-Julisch Venetia to the azure blue sea of Slovenia.
With these Austria apps you will be up to date on the latest weather reports, local maps and more for your trip.
More and more of us are trying to live a less energy-intense lifestyle. We choose organic products, reduce the consumption of energy and waste, and recycle. People who lead a green lifestyle at home would expect the same from their holiday destination.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Klagenfurt hosts the Beach Volleyball Grand Slam, one of the premium beach volleyball events in Europe. Renowned for its friendly party atmosphere, the event attracts thousands of fans every year to the Strandbad beside the stunning Lake Wörthersee.
From families to pros, from recreational riders to first timers, in the Zillertal biking is a whole lot of holiday fun.
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.
Thermal waters that massage the skin, rejuvenation for the body, and clear alpine air at the door. Did you know physical well-being could be this agreeable?
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.
Numerous Austrian towns and villages promote the concept of car-free holidays and vehicle-free zones, whilst many cities have converted public transport to clean fuels.
From the Grossglockner to the sea, the route is the destination along Carinthia's Alpe-Adria-Trail.From
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.
"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!
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.
E-Bikes make light work of those uphill tracks. If you’d love to go on a cycling holiday, but fitness levels within your party vary, the E-Bike is the perfect solution. It’s a normal mountain bike which has been modified with a battery. With four levels of acceleration, riders can coast downhill at their leisure, then use the battery to ride up the other side.
The best routes and excursions for your Austrian road trip, through magnificent mountain passes, past spectacular lakes and through beautiful old towns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carinthia's geographical location guarantees a long golf season. With a dense network of courses and good traffic infrastructure, golfers can enjoy great holidays here.
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.
Golfers can choose between high alpine courses and cross-border golf when visiting Vorarlberg, which is nestled between Lake Constance and the Alps.
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.
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.
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 Austrian cities of Graz, Salzburg and Innsbruck each leave their distinctive impression on visitors.From
Find out what makes the World Economic Forum's Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report commend Austria and learn about the high standards of the Austrian Eco-Label.
Grosses Walsertal in Vorarlberg is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with the motto “use nature without harming it”, winning the area the highly accomplished EDEN award.
The region of Grünau im Almtal is as fresh and green as the name promises. Dense forests and tranquil lakes, where you can find inner harmony and revel in nature’s treasures. A secret hideaway, not just for bird watchers.
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.
Summer in Austria is more than Alps and Vienna! This is a day-by-day itinerary for a round trip of Austria's Hidden Treasures, from arty Lake Constance to gourmet Graz.
The High Mountain National Park of the Zillertal Alps offers grand views and unforgettable mountaineering adventures, plus 3 interesting permanent exhibitions.
For a short while in summer, the Alpine pastures transport animals and people alike into an intoxicating mood.
No matter where you are located there is an office of the Austrian Tourist Office near you. Here are the international contact details for the Holiday Service Austria.
Take a walk along Bregenzerwald's famous Cheese Trail and sample regional delicacies by farmers, alpine dairymen, cheesemakers and restaurants while en route.
Austria’s most unusual school can be found high on a mountain pasture. Here on the Kalchkendlalm visitors can learn about the bread and butter of life in a centuries-old farmhouse.
Linz, on the banks of the Danube, is a European Capital of Culture, changing perspectives and opening minds.From
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.
A small village in Mohndorf / Waldviertel has devoted itself entirely to the poppy plant. The inhabitants of Armschlag have even patented the unique Waldviertel grey poppy seed.
„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.
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.
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?
A number of regions have got together in Austria to create themed routes that invite you to explore rural history with gastronomic delights all along the way.
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.
The Austrians have a romantic nature themselves. For visitors who long for an extra helping of romance, the Romantic Road of Austria is the one to follow.
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.
Intersport Rent offers discounts on bike hire in Austria when booking online, and they'll have the bike ready to go as soon as you get there. So you'll not just save money, but also precious holiday time.
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.
An award-winning restaurant in Burgenland. When gourmets from all over the world make their pilgrimage to the village of Schützen they have one destination in mind: the Taubenkobel.
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 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.
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.
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.
Opera on the lakeside stage, awe-inspiring mountains, surprisingly modern architecture and delicious cuisine.From
The Wachau is a region which straddles the banks of the Danube, rich in history and blessed with a mild climate and outstanding wines. This UNESCO cultural heritage site is a magical holiday destination throughout every season.
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.
Tirol is a world leader in its facilities to help disabled people reach its peaks. In addition to extensive ski facilities in winter, there are 24 approved wheelchair hiking routes for summer. And with the help of Roll Rinn stretchers, it is even possible to reach the summit of a mountain.
More than 400km of walking paths make the Wilder Kaiser mountains an absolute gem for hiking holidays. Trails include accurate directions and approximate walk times.
The combination of glaciers, mountains and lakes makes Zell am See-Kaprun a unique outdoor playground.From
Top mountain adventures for new energy and a fresh perspective. From Alpine hikes to Austria's best bike trails.From
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.
Austria's Hiking Villages are the ideal starting point for your walking holiday in Austria, catering for all moods, fitness levels and preferences.
A week hiking in Austria's most popular holiday region with guided hikes, free hiking bus and local discount card.From
Whether hiking, cycling, rafting, indulging or relaxing – enjoying yourself is what counts in St. Anton am Arlberg.From
Hiking thrills and heaps of other mountain experiences are guaranteed with the Kitzbüheler Alpen Summer Card.From
Enjoy a holiday amongst friends in Tirol's Wildschönau with the added benefit of the Wildschönau Card.From
Alpbach is claimed to be Austria’s most beautiful village, surrounded by an enchanting Alpine environment.From
The secret jewel of Hohe Tauern National Park conceals glorious hikes, gold panning and the "Kings of the Skies".From
Being a certified Austria Guide, my greatest pleasure is showing guests our country's "Hidden Treasures".
Having worked internationally as a photographer, I can say that the Vorarlberg landscape truly inspires me.
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.
Enjoy an invigorating 9-day walking package amidst the spectacular scenery of the Austrian Alps with Leger Holidays.From
Spend a week hiking, swimming and exploring Zell am See-Kaprun with the charming Chalet Mara as your base.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
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
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 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
St. Anton am Arlberg is both an ideal mountain biking region as well as a great starting point for road racing tours like the gruelling ARLBERG Giro.
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.
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.
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.
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.