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    • Skiing in the region Pyhrn Priel, Wurzeralm
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      Feel the Winter Love

      Winter Love is an untouched piste. A snow-covered forest. A crackling fire. Experience it with our top tips for your next winter holiday in Austria.

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    •                 Dining on a vineyard / Lower Austria
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    Holidays in Austria

    Being active in the outdoors, finding peace of mind in nature, going on a cultural adventure, tracking down exciting culinary innovations in Austria - your next holiday is waiting.

    Up-to-date Information on the Coronavirus Situation

    Restaurants and hotels are open, and travellers from certain countries can enter Austria for holidays.

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    •                 Snowball fight, family holiday in winter in Lech am Arlberg / Lech at Arlberg
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      Winter & Ski Holidays 2021/22

      Legendary slopes or family fun? You decide! Explore our hand-picked selection of Austria's most beautiful winter destinations!

      Take your pick

    Editor's Picks: Winter

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    • Finding the Winter Light - winter walk in the region of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
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    • Fackelwanderung im PillerseeTal
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    • Finding the Winter Light - winter walk in the region of Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
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    Which winter activity do you fancy?

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    • 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.

      Go explore
          Mountain lake on Giggler Spitze
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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
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    • Food & Drink: Land of Gentle Refinement

      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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    • Travel to Places that Inspire the Masters

      Follow the steps of Austria’s young and old masters and discover why these places inspire them. Along the way, discover the new and unknown and create your own Austrian cultural adventures.

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          Lake Attersee
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    September 10, 2021

    IMPORTANT UPDATE

    • Effective September 15, 2021, the UNITED STATES will be removed from Austria’s list of countries with low epidemiological risk.
    • From this date on, ONLY FULLY VACCINATED persons, business travellers and persons entering Austria for particularly important personal or medical reasons will be allowed to enter Austria without being subject to mandatory quarantine.
    • UNVACCINATED or not fully vaccinated travellers will still be able to enter Austria but must present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival and subsequently observe 10 days of mandatory quarantine.
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    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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    •                 Mountain lake on Giggler Spitze
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    •                 forest around lake Egelsee
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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
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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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    •                     Boat trip with a traditional Plätte
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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
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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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    •                     Orchard with Roses Gustav Klimt 1912
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      Gustav Klimt and the Promise of the Rose

      The painter Gustav Klimt was one of the most important representatives of Art Nouveau and cofounder of the Viennese Secession, as well as a connoisseur of everything beautiful in life. Aside from the grace of his muses, he was also fascinated by the aesthetics of roses.
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    Insiders' Tips

    •                     Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg / Salzburg
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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
    •                     Hiking at the Green Lake in Styria
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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?
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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
    •                     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
    •                     Dachstein mountain: 5fingers viewing platform
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      Austria’s Top 10 Summit Platforms

      Nothing quite beats the feeling of reaching a summit and looking down at the world. Find the top 10 places in Austria to experience it here.
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    Practical Travel Information

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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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      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
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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.
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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
    •                     High Alpine Road / Grossglockner, Carinthia
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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
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      Meet the curated list of our favourite hotels in Austria's cities and countryside.
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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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    •                 Käsespätzle - a hearty, typical Austrian dish
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    Our Hotel Recommendations

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