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 ]

The Valley of Gastein - Winter and Summer Paradise in Austria

The Valley of Gastein – Winter and Summer Paradise in Austria

The Gastein Valley is one of the most popular winter and summer resort centers in Austria in Salzburg Province. The small towns of Bad Gasten, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein offer three different types of winter village atmosphere. This paradise is famous of its perfect 200 km long ski-track system, one of the best freestyle parks of Europe and it also owns the most modern alpine thermal spa of the continent. The Valley of Gastein offers a large range of luxurious activities not only f... [ read more ]

Leisure Activities for Families with Children

Leisure Activities for Families with Children

One of the most popular destination for recreation in Austria is the Lake Schlitters. It is even more attractive a place if you enjoy bathing in the nature in particular in the summer. Lake Schlitters not just offers that leisurely enjoyment, you can also organize to get there as an excursion. It is located right at the entrance of the Zillertal valley just along the cycle track. Besides being a great lake for nature bathing, there are sanitary facilities as well as a beach volley field for acti... [ read more ]

Grossarltal in Austria

Grossarltal in Austria

The Grossarl Valley is none other than the place to recuperate from a hard season of days and days of work. Here with nature, snow, skiing fun, you can feel the cosiness of being at home with such an unspoilt and beautiful landscape. Spending your winter time here is the best as it offers all the sport of alpine skiing. With your family, even with young children who can attend their ski kindergarten for kids as young as three and a half years old. There is even a Kunterbunt Children's Club f... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 ]