Yodeling and electronic music. Rustic farm-house museums and glittering skyscrapers. In Austria, beloved traditions and innovation happily coexist, each nurturing the other. Here, we’d like to focus on the centuries old, uniquely Austrian customs that were passed on from generation to generation, such as the intricate traditional costumes from the Bregenzerwald, or the art of mask-carving in Tirol.Find out about beloved Austrian Traditions
Old and new, tradition and modernity – Vorarlberg’s Bregenzerwald region is virtually unrivalled in its focus on combining contrasting elements in its architecture. The Hotel Schwanen in Bizau goes one step further, however: it even serves contemporary gourmet cuisine prepared according to medieval recipes.About Hotel Schwanen in Bizau
A mere five-minute walk separates the Hotel Kitzhof from Kitzbühel’s fashionable town centre. But there is a world of difference between the hustle and bustle of the chic ski resort and the peace and quiet of this 4-star hotel with its modern Alpine ambience.Learn more about Hotel Kitzhof in Kitzbühel
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.Learn more about Hotel Krone in Au
When a hotel is voted “Europe’s most beautiful environmentally-friendly hotel” for the third year in a row by an expert jury of the German travel magazine “Geo Saison”, it must be something special. And it is: the Waldklause!Learn more about Naturhotel Waldklause in Längenfeld
Vacation in a mountain hut? Behind the authentic Alpine ambience of the Almdorf Seinerzeit, perched high up in Carinthia’s Nockberge, guests encounter a great deal of privacy and even more luxury.Learn more about Almdorf Seinerzeit in Patergassen
Winter vacation in your private chalet with room for up to eight people, your own wellness oasis, optional hotel service, and the ski lift right by the front door? Yes it is possible: the five new chalets at the Maierl Alm offer all of this – and at affordable rates!Learn more about Maierl in Kirchberg
One of the most dramatic hikes to take in the Austrian Alps happens to be one of the easiest, and most accessible. All ages will enjoy the jaw-dropping views and contemplative pace of the Zirbenweg Trail. Approachable from multiple directions, it offers enough variety to bring hikers back again and again.
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road makes Austria’s highest mountain accessible for everyone. The famous alpine road leads you right into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, the Grossglockner and its glacier, the Pasterze.
Over three hundred glaciers, ten thousand animal species and countless jaw-dropping vistas make the Alps' largest nature reserve also its most memorable. Cultural artifacts and natural wonders compete for your attention. The National Park Center -- open daily -- makes for a perfect base camp as you set out to explore this magnificent Austrian treasure.Learn more about the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Austria is the only place in the world that produces award winning sweet wines in a national park! Participate in a bird-watching tour of Seewinkel National Park by foot, canoe, or solar boat and then rejuvenate in the Presshaus restaurant in Illmitz with a glass of lusciously sweet “Trockenbeerenauslese” with Kaiserschmarrn (Imperial Pancake) or with a selection of local cheeses.
Hidden deep underground, the Salzwelten salt mines in Hallein near Salzburg, one of the oldest in the world, offers a tour that is adventurous, fun and interesting all at the same time! It includes a train ride, boat ride and cross border trek—all underground! Great fun, especially if you are with a small group of friends or family. As long as you’re not claustrophobic!More Information
Located in the Southern part of Styria, the Südsteirische Weinstrasse (South Styrian Wine Road) is often compared to Italy’s Tuscany. Almost no other Austrian wine region has undergone such dramatic transformations in the past 20 years as this region, 1 hour south of Graz.Learn more about the walking experience...
Enjoy a spectacular hike to Austria’s highest waterfalls. The three stages of the hike, starting in the village of Krimml, take you to ever more spectacular views of the falls and the surrounding countryside. Bring your camera and capture the most beautiful section of the falls!
A luxurious weekend of relaxation and enjoyment is found at the small boutique hotel Wein-Genuss Pössnitzberg. This romantic getaway enjoys a stunning view of the surrounding vineyards in Leutschach, Styria on the southern border of Austria. The award-winning chef of the house will pamper you after a relaxing day with exquisite dishes based on local products paired with rare Styrian wine specialties.
With the Hohe Tauern mountain range as your magnificent backdrop, enjoy a fascinating trip to the Alpine high-mountain reservoirs. The journey begins aboard a modern bus and continues to the dam in an open funicular rising high into the mountains. Come see this unique landscape of green Alpine pastures and snow covered mountains reflected in the turquoise water – paired with the world’s highest standard of technology!Learn more about the National Park...
For skiers, the Hahnenkamm mountain in Kitzbuehel is the holy grail of ski racing, home to the world’s most famous and most challenging downhill course, the Streif. You will likely never have the chance, or possibly the desire, to ski down the celebrated race course, but during the summer season, a marvelous hike down the course will be an exhilarating experience.
The mighty, 900-year-old fortress of Hohenwerfen, set in a beautiful alpine setting near Salzburg, allows visitors to delve into military history, take a tour of historic interiors, enjoy impressive falconry displays and visit Austria’s first Falconry Museum. Concerts, theatre performance and heritage evenings can also be enjoyed throughout the year at this “Castle of Adventure”.Learn more about Hohenwerfen fortress...
A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions. Austria's landscapes are incredibly varied and the options are endless. Be it a relaxing walk or experiencing the great outdoors in the Austrian Alps. Keep in mind that you are never far from historic city centers, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.Make your reservation now
A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of the country. Austria's landscapes are incredibly varied and the options of outdoor acitities are endless. Be it a walk through Austria's Alps or biking along Austria's great rivers. Don't forget: you are never far from historic cities, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.Learn more about Nature & Adventure
Get a taste of Austria's culinary diversity! In the last years Austria has become a real haven for gourmets. And it’s not just Austrian cuisine for which visitors have developed a taste; Austrian wine is fast developing its own worldwide reputation.Learn more about Food & Wine
Austria has it's own heritage of ancient knowledge about how to de-stress and feel at ease: brine baths and geothermal waters from the Alps, and vine leaves and herbs from our Alpine pastures invigorate the body and uplift the mind. Austria stands for recreation in unspoiled nature with cultural experiences within easy reach.
There are numerous ways to explore a country, but none as intimate and personal as taking the time to enjoy your vacation destination on foot. Walking in Austria will get you close to nature and allow you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of Austria.
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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.More information on walking the Alps
Austria recaptures the spirit of a bygone era: Ornate palaces, imperial monuments and echoes of Mozart’s music abound. Nowadays, visitors to Austria discover an exciting movement. Austria’s vibrant wine scene has earned a worldwide reputation for quality and innovation and is the destination for those seeking energy, culture, and charm.Learn more about Austria's wine country
With clever use of traditional materials and clear, sleek design, the mountainous Vorarlberg region has become a magnet for lovers of cutting edge architecture.Learn more about sustainable architecture in Vorarlberg
Set against a glorious Alpine backdrop, Tirol invites visitors to enjoy the warm local hospitality in what is guaranteed to be an unforgettable Austrian experience. Here, 21st-century designs harmonize with the silhouettes of medieval buildings and quaint Alpine farmhouses.Learn more about Tirol
Craving the thrill of heli-skiing in the Austrian Alps? Dreamed of attending the New Year's concert in Vienna or the worldfamous Salzburg Festival? Or are you intersted in experiencing the many high-end restaurants you can find throughout Austria? You can have it all...Get your luxury experience
The Cheese Route through the Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg is the ideal way to explore the region and its close ties with cheese-making: from dairy farms to cheese speciality inns, and from alpine pastures to milkmaids. If you’re a cheese connoisseur, this is for you.Learn more about the cheese road
From Vienna, drive along the Danube westward towards Lower Austria. Just past the city of Krems, you’ll encounter idyllic, terraced vineyards of the Wachau valley. Walking along a path through these ancient Weingärten, may lead you to spy an emerald-scaled Smaragd lizard. This sun-loving vineyard denizen is the mascot for the richest, most intensely flavored wines of the Wachau Valley.Learn more about Austrian wines
Take a trip to the southern Austrian state of Styria and discover countless wine oases. Many wineries offer visitors surprisingly chic tasting rooms. Sauvignon Blanc, the region's signature grape, is often harvested on impossibly steep slopes of slippery schist and shale soils.Learn more about wines from Styria
It's no coincidence that Igls is known as the hiking village. Sitting on a glacial plateau at 3,000 feet above sea level and only 2 1/2 miles from Innsbruck, an Igl's visitor has everything available from their hotel door. The area boasts miles and miles of carefully maintained walking and hiking trails, with guests led by certified hiking guides from one of Austria's most prestigious hiking organizations.Get more information on this package
Austria's mountain resorts offer activities for the skier and non-skier alike. Regions like the Arlberg, Kitzbuehel, Innsbruck & Stubai Glacier & the Montafon ski region offer not only great outdoor activities but also great culinary delightsLearn more about Austria's most popular ski regions
Biking throughout Austria's countryside is another great way to experiece our beautiful country. Wheather you are a soft-biker or enjoy rugged landscapes there are biking trails for every type. We have selected four well-marked bike trails for their scenic beauty and point of interest.Bike Austria's great trails...
Snow-covered mountains, Apres-Ski after a day on the slopes and Austrian "Gemuetlichkeit" will give your stay in Austria the magic touch no other destination can duplicate. Come and relax - you'll be surprised how fun, recreational and affordable a winter vacation in Austria is.Learn more about a winter vacation in Austria
A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of Austria. Austria's landscapes are incredibly varied and the options are endless. Be it a walk through Austria's Alps or biking along Austria's great rivers. Keep in mind that you are never far from historic city centers, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.Learn more about a summer vacation in Austria