Villach as the Most Friendly City in Carinthia

Villach as the Most Friendly City in Carinthia

Villach is one of the biggest towns in Austria and is located between the lakes and mountains of Carinthia. Situated on the bank of Drava, near the Italian and Slovenian border, the city offers festive events all year. Even if Klagenfurt is a little bigger because of its population, in terms of atmosphere and tourism, Villach wins. The town is also known for its historical value, but we would like to present you Villach as the most friendly city in Carinthia. It is the perfect place fo... [ read more ]

Highest-rope Course at Kramsach

Highest-rope Course at Kramsach

After visiting the most bizarre museum in Tyrol, you should also try the highest nature rope course at Kramsach at the altitude of 520 meters above sea level. Outdoor activities like this can be an amazing experience if you are the adventurous type. The high-rope is at 17meters high. Let your adrenaline rush or enjoy what nature has installed for you in Kramsach. You can find the course in the Tiroler Seenland area and completing the tasks promotes your flexibility other than your confidence and... [ read more ]

Year Round Austrian Mountain

Year Round Austrian Mountain

In Upper Austria, if you go to the foot of the mountain chain of 'Dead Mountains', you have come to Gruenau. Toten Gebirge is its name and by the Austrian Romantic Road that is famously known, you can get there by car. By the West Motorway A1 from Vienna, choose to exit at Voralpenkreuz Sattledt. Then at A9, exit Ried or Traunkreis. The nearest airports are Linz which is sixty kilometers away. Next is Salzburg which is a hundred kilometers away or even Munich is 275 km away. Some people migh... [ read more ]

Austrian Mountaineering Villages

Austrian Mountaineering Villages

There are at least seventeen Austrian mountaineering villages with excellent environment quality and great landscape. Even they are committed to the local cultural and natural values preservation. From Jenbach, you can get to the Ginzling im Zillertal which is one of the mountaineering villages. You can take a train there or by bus from Mayrhofen. The other alternative way is by car on the Inntalautobahn A12 motorway. There are lodges such as the Gamshutte, the Friesenberghaus, the Olperer H... [ read more ]

Excellent Alpine Clubs in Austria

Excellent Alpine Clubs in Austria

The largest Mountaineering club in Austria is also the Austrian Alpine Club. It has more than 350,000 members and basically, it upkeep a total of 242 alpine huts in Austria. Some are in the neighbouring countries, the total of 40 thousand kilometers of footpaths are under its care. The museum in Innsbruck shows it the history of alpinsim. Mountaineering or mountain climbing is to some just simply hiking and skiing. However, others took it up as a sport, even a hobby and for those who excels ... [ read more ]

Ski Circus and the Alpine Highway

Ski Circus and the Alpine Highway

If you haven't seen the Ski Circus, Kitzhuhel has something to offer. The areas that are best in Austria with the must ski places are namely: Flachau, Gerlos, Lech am Arlberg, Neustift, Saalbach, Solden, St Anton am Arlberg, Stuben am Arlberg and last but not least, Zauchensee. High and Ski-in, Ski-out For intermediates, the south of Salzburg is where you can find the highest ski holiday resorts. Venture into the Ski Amade ski region that links into Flauchauwinkl, Flachau and Wagrain St Jo... [ read more ]

Bohemian Forest and Manhartsberg

Bohemian Forest and Manhartsberg

Bohemian Forest has its mountains extending from Czech Republic to Austria and also a part of Germany. This natural border and low mountain range has forested mountains of more than 800 metres. Plechý or Plöckenstein is its highest peak of 1,378 metres. The amazing forms after so many years of erosion has not just made it one of the oldest in Europe but also round and rocky formations. Next to see is the Vydra River springing from the Bohemian Forest. However, it is also important to note... [ read more ]

Planning Kid's Winter Travel in Austria

Planning Kid’s Winter Travel in Austria

There are full of choices for the destinations in Austria if you are planning a ski holiday this winter. In particular if you have small children, you can plan based on knowing what kind of winter sports your child or children will like. There are many child-friendly facilities you can look out for when planning a vacation for example, there are lifts that are specially for small children. If your child likes mountain snow skiing or even snowboarding, finding a facility with pistes and childre... [ read more ]

Six National Parks of Austria

Six National Parks of Austria

There are altogether six National parks in Austria and almost sixty nature preserves and nature parks. If you are a nature lover, you will like the 35 hot spots just for birdwatching. Austria is so full of Alpine gardens, a total of twenty such gardens that offer you a great opportunity to admire them in an undisturbed yet pristine beauty. Nationalpark Neusiedler See - Seewinkel In Burgenland, you can find this only steppe national park here in the Central Europe. It has a delicate wetland... [ read more ]

Adventure in Austria

Adventure in Austria

It is really easy to get up close to the nature when you are in Austria. It is also a wonderful way to get to know the beautiful traditions of Austria when you choose Austria as your travel destination. There are varied landscapes and many different choices of places to choose from. Some activities includes walking through the Austrian Alps and biking along the majestic Austrian rivers. Whenever you want, you can always stop to go to the historic city centers or choose to attend the cultural e... [ read more ]