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    • Family skiing in the ski resort Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau
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      Winter Holidays - the Austrian Way

      What is it that makes a winter holiday in Austria so unique? It's the Austrian way of life. Blissful moments in the snow, experienced and enjoyed together with family and friends. The ones you brought along, and the ones you just met!

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    • Key Visual Rast ( Skigebiet Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau)
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    Austria – See the Best of Europe in One Country

    “Austria is possibly the best combination of culture and nature on the planet”. Lonely Planet

    Sustainable Winter Holidays

    •                 SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental: one of the largest and most modern ski areas
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      Chemmy's Quest: Winter Holidays and Sustainability

      Can skiing and sustainability go hand in hand? Chemmy Alcott went to Austria to check out initiatives aiming to make winter holidays more eco-friendly.

      Chemmy's Quest

    Which winter activity do you fancy?

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    •                 Skiing in the skiing area Kappl
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      Austria's Ski Resorts: Opening Dates 2023

      Austria's ski regions can't wait to start into the new winter season - and thousands of skiing enthusiasts are just as eagerly awaiting the opening dates.

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    Discover the Country

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      Discover Austria

      With these compact itineraries, we invite you to experience Austria at its best. From top sights to hidden treasures, culinary highlights to art and culture – here's how to make the most of your stay.

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    Editor's Picks: Winter

    • Achensee Zwölferkopf
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    • Fackelwanderung im PillerseeTal
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    • Husky Toni - Toni on the sledge
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    • Finding the Winter Light - winter walk in the region of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
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    • Freerider, Obertauern
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    • Langlaufen
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    • Finding the Winter Light - winter walk in the region of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
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    Explore Austria

    • Active in the Outdoors

      It's the small moments that make us happy: The pride on our best friend's face when finally reaching the summit. Or at night, falling asleep with achy legs but a smile on our face. That's what life in the outdoors is all about.

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          Key Visual Schneeschuhwandern ( Skigebiet Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau)
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    • Wellbeing & Relaxation in Austria's Nature

      Nature soothes our minds and bodies. From the healing effect of waterfalls and trees to the beauty of cultural landscapes, mountains, and waters, Austria is filled with natural gems.

      Discover Austria's nature
          Namaste am See - Yoga Festival on Lake Wörthersee
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    • Culinary discovery trip through Austria

      Austria owes its culinary identity to both its location in the heart of Europe and its remarkable history. Austria stands for openness to varied influences and a love for refining existing traditions at the highest level.

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          Fairkocht in der Schtubacht Küche
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    • Austrian Culture, Artists & Masterpieces

      Let us dive into Austria’s arts and culture sphere and discover fascinating stories of the masters and personae that led the way.

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          Belvedere Palace / Belvedere
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    Discover City Life

    •                 City holidays in Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Art History Museum) / Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
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      City Breaks in Summer: Binge-Watching the Austrian Way

      City trips in Austrias cultural summer hit right at the heart. Because Austrias cities surprise, make curious – and sometimes even are addictive. #feelAustria

      City Breaks in Austria

    Discover Austria

    Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful regions, imperial cities and year long activities.

    •                 Sunset in Pertisau on Lake Achensee
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    •                 Key Visual Schneeschuhwandern ( Skigebiet Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau)
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    •                 Namaste am See - Yoga Festival on Lake Wörthersee
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    •                         An atmosphere of the forest in Ebenthal
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      Why Forest Bathing Can Make You Healthier and Happier, According to Science

      Spending time in the forest has a soothing, refreshing effect on our bodies and minds. But how does it work, exactly?
      Find out
    •                         Panorama Spa at Hotel Alpenrose
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      Why Spas and Thermal Baths Are So Good for Us

      They strengthen our immune system or relax us through and through. Find out why spas can be a veritable fountain of youth.
      Dive in
    •                 Fairkocht in der Schtubacht Küche
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    •                         Breakfast served on a boat (Plätte) at Lake Grundlsee
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      9 restaurants and mountain huts with a view

      The sun in your face, a view with wow effect, and on top of that fine food: from lakeside restaurants to rustic mountain huts.
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      Dream career: organic farmer

      Out of a passion for old pig breeds: Josef Göltl decided to give up his career as a mechanic to become an organic farmer.
      Visit the organic pig farm
    •                 Belvedere Palace / Belvedere
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    •                         Hedy Lamarr, Girl On The Moon
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      Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood Goddess and Lady Bluetooth

      Legendary actress Hedy Lamarr was known in Hollywood as „the most beautiful woman in the world.” Her career in film started in Vienna, her birthplace. There you can wander in the footsteps of Hedwig Kiesler, as she was known in her youth.
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      Gustav Klimt loved art, women and Lake Attersee

      Gustav Klimt found peace and inspiration at Lake Attersee in the Salzkammergut region. Many of his floral landscape paintings were created there.
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    Insiders' Tips

    •                         View to Schönbrunn Palace and the Gloriette
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      Austria’s Top Sights

      From Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace to Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg, these are the top 10 attractions you should visit in Austria.
      Your Austria bucket list
    •                         hiking around the Green Lake in Styria, mountain lake "Grüner See"
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      Austria’s Prettiest Places, According to Austrians

      Find out about the magical places chosen by Austrians as the country’s most beautiful spots.
      Where are the top spots?
    •                         The traditional Wiener Schnitzel
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      Top 5 Austrian Dishes You Need to Try

      Austrian classics from Wiener Schnitzel to Marillenknödel - don't miss these must-eats on your stay in Austria.
      Find Your Favourite
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      Austria's Quirkiest City Tours

      Sightseeing does not have to be all about following the guidebook in Austria's cities. Those looking for something a little bit different are sure to find out on one of these less conventional tours...
      Cities from a different perspective

    Practical Travel Information

    •                         The Parliament of Vienna at sunrise
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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.
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      Brexit and Travelling to Austria

      One thing’s for certain: You can still travel to Austria after Brexit – and we look forward to welcoming you. However, there are a few things travellers might want to consider to be on the safe side.
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    •                         View from the Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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      How to Get to and Around Austria

      Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train, and coach.
      How to get to and around Austria

    What Are You Interested In?

    Austrian Cultural Stories

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    Practical Travel Information

    •                         The Parliament of Vienna at sunrise
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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.
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    •                         View from the Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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      How to Get to and Around Austria

      Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train, and coach.
      How to get to and around Austria
    •                         Vienna Airport - Exterior view
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      Passport & Visa for Austria

      Learn what documents you need and how to apply for a Visa to Austria.
      Visa for Austria
    •                         Guided walking tour through Vienna / Vienna
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      Vienna PASS: Your personal Key to the City

      Enjoy free entry to more than 70 museums, unlimited use of Vienna's yellow hop-on hop-off buses and priority access to popular sights with your Vienna PASS.
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    •                         City of Salzburg
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      Travel Experiences Designed by Experts

      Hand-selected travel programs designed by travel experts that will guide you to your perfect Austrian vacation.
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    •                 Wiener Schnitzel, Plachutta Restaurant
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