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Fun and Action in Winter

An Austrian winter promises not only hours of fun with classic cross-country skiing or even freeriding, but there are also plenty of less known adventures such as snowbiking or airboarding to be had.

Fun and Action in Winter

Cross-country skiing in Bregenzerwald © Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH / Adolf Bereuter Cross-country skiing in Bregenzerwald © Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH / Adolf Bereuter

Cross-Country and Nordic Skiing

Looking for cross-country skiing tracks in Austria? Here are some classic tracks for cross-country skiers and skaters.
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Freeriding © Millstätter See Tourismus GmbH Freeriding © Millstätter See Tourismus GmbH

Freeriding in Austria

High-end ski and snowboard training camps that are run by Austrian snow experts and legends, plus the best resorts for freeriding.
An unforgettable experience
Paragliding am Diedamskopf © Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH / Christoph Lingg Paragliding am Diedamskopf © Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH / Christoph Lingg

Winter Paragliding

Have you ever dreamed of seeing the snow-capped peaks through the eyes of a bird? Winter paragliding can offer you just that.
Schladming-Dachstein highs
Snowbiking v Kleinwalsertalu © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen Snowbiking v Kleinwalsertalu © Kleinwalsertal Tourismus eGen

Easy as Riding a Bike

Handlebar and saddle, but skis instead of wheels - that's the snowbike, providing for a swift ride down the mountain.
Snowbiking in Achensee
Viewing platform Stubai, Tirol © Österreich Werbung / Wolfgang Zajc Viewing platform Stubai, Tirol © Österreich Werbung / Wolfgang Zajc

At the Top of Tirol

Summit platforms usually offer a spectacular view, but the Stubai Glacier took this one step further with a platform suspended in air, accentuating the image of the mountain.
3000m and Beyond
Flyvende snowboarder i Snowpark i Tirol © Österreich Werbung / Wolfgang Zajc Flyvende snowboarder i Snowpark i Tirol © Österreich Werbung / Wolfgang Zajc

Snowboarding

Experience the Austrian mountains off the beaten track with a guided snowboard tour, or take to one of the many funparks.
On Tour with Your Board
James Bond Elements © 007 TM Danjaq. All rights reserved / Architekturbüro Obermoser James Bond Elements © 007 TM Danjaq. All rights reserved / Architekturbüro Obermoser

007 on the Mountain

An interactive exhibition titled „007 ELEMENTS” on the Gaislachkogel mountain goes behind the scenes of the 2015 James Bond film shoot in Sölden.

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Schneeschuhwanderung am Dachstein © Österreich Werbung / Herbert Raffalt Schneeschuhwanderung am Dachstein © Österreich Werbung / Herbert Raffalt

Snowshoe Hiking

Snowshoe hiking is a special way of experiencing nature, far from the modern world. Here are the best places to try it in Austria.

Snowshoe Hiking in Austria
Winter magic © Österreich Werbung / Robert Maybach Winter magic © Österreich Werbung / Robert Maybach

Horse-Drawn Sleighs and Dogsledding

A horse-drawn sleigh ride or a dogsledding adventure – in Austria, you can experience winter in tandem with animals.

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Winterwandern am Dachstein © Österreich Werbung / Herbert Raffalt Winterwandern am Dachstein © Österreich Werbung / Herbert Raffalt

Winter Hiking in Austria

Winter hiking in Austria is a great way to enjoy beautiful winter landscapes. Here are some of our favourite places for a winter hike.
Austria's Best Winter Hiking

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