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Nature & Recreation

A holiday 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 relaxing walk through Austria's varied landscapes or skiing the great outdoors in the Austrian Alps. Keep in mind that you are never far from historic city centers, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.

Nature & Recreation

Nordkettenbahn © TVB Innsbruck Nordkettenbahn © TVB Innsbruck

Nordkette

The mountain in the city. The Nordkette is part of Austria’s largest nature park, the Karwendel Nature Park, and can be reached directly from Innsbruck's city centre in just a few minutes!
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Stauseen Kaprun © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH /  Heuckeroth Stauseen Kaprun © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH / Heuckeroth

Water adventures in Zell am See-Kaprun

Water adventures in Zell am See-Kaprun: fun, sport, adventure and all the natural diversity of the wet element
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Hängebrücke am Stubnerkogel bei Bad Gastein © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH Hängebrücke am Stubnerkogel bei Bad Gastein © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH

Gastein Valley

Crystal clear mountain air, beautiful natural scenery and a host of outdoor activities have made Gastein a premier destination for spa and health breaks since the early 1800s.
Discover the three towns of Gastein Valley
Eisriesenwelt bei Werfen, Salzburg © Österreich Werbung / Eisriesenwelt Eisriesenwelt bei Werfen, Salzburg © Österreich Werbung / Eisriesenwelt

The World’s largest Ice Caves

The World of Ice Giants brings you into the largest ice caves in the world. One of the true wonders on earth, the caves are a wondrous underground world of natural ice sculptures and formations. Discover a world of natural beauty.
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Weitwandern im SalzburgerLand © Österreich Werbung / Franz Bischof Weitwandern im SalzburgerLand © Österreich Werbung / Franz Bischof

Popular Walking Resorts

The Hills are still alive in Austria! If you are looking for picture perfect scenery, fresh mountain air and crystal clear lakes, Austria offers an abundance of choices. Following is our selection of some of the most scenic Alpine resorts.
Discover Austria's walking resorts
Sommer - Faakersee, Kärnten © Kärnten Werbung / Martin  Steinthaler (TineFoto) Sommer - Faakersee, Kärnten © Kärnten Werbung / Martin Steinthaler (TineFoto)

Alpine Beaches

The lakes in Austria are the pure zest of life, drinking water pure and enticing, they gleam under white limestone peaks in the summer sun.
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Almsommer im SalzburgerLand © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH / Edward Gröger Almsommer im SalzburgerLand © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH / Edward Gröger

High up on the Alpine pasture

For just a short while in summer, the Alpine pastures transport animals and people alike in an intoxicating mood, in the best of moods.
Learn more about Almsommer in SalzburgerLand
Schatzberg mellemstationen i Ski Juwel © Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau Schatzberg mellemstationen i Ski Juwel © Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

Tourism and Sustainability

As the climate changes, environmental consciousness and a sustainable life style gain in meaning. Consuming organic food products, sorting household waste and saving energy are being taken for granted. And those who practice environmental consciousness at home will also expect their holidays to reflect this attitude toward.
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Winterurlaub in Sölden © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller Winterurlaub in Sölden © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller

Ötz Valley - a Tirolean High

A landscape full of colours and contrasts. The Ötz Valley is Tirol’s longest side valley with a length of 67 kilometres. At the start of the valley lies the village of Haiming. The end of the valley is characterised by the largest glacier region of the eastern Alps, which can be enjoyed by visitors in both summer and winter.
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Blick auf die Vallugabahn in St. Anton © ONYONE Europe Blick auf die Vallugabahn in St. Anton © ONYONE Europe

St. Anton am Arlberg

St. Anton am Arlberg – the promise that your holiday dreams will come true. In winter 340 km of pistes, 200 km of off-piste and 94 lifts wait to be explored. In summer this typical Tirolean village is surrounded by magnificent mountain peaks and green meadows with brightly-coloured flowers.
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Video: Austria in Motion

  • Alm Grossarl, SalzburgerLand © Österreich Werbung / Andreas Hofer Alm Grossarl, SalzburgerLand © Österreich Werbung / Andreas Hofer

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