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    Check out the coolest canyons in Austria

    Raggaschlucht, Carinthis, coolest canyons in Austria

    Most of the canyons and gorges in Austria are maintained by public or private conservation organisations, and you pay an entrance fee. The fee covers the maintenance and conservation projects in the area. Many canyons offer suitable hikes for the whole family, and only a few are best hiked by seasoned hikers. We have collected […]

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    Austria, the Hiker’s Heaven

    The view from Seefelder Joch in Tyrol - Hiker's Heaven, Austria

    You will find enticing hiking terrain throughout Austria. Although the Alps and mountain views may be at the top of your list, there are also many beautiful natural experiences in flatter areas. Although Austrian hiking trails are often associated with cows grazing on flower meadows, beautiful rugged mountain scenery and great views, you can experience […]

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    Historic small towns in Austria

    Austria’s architecture and culture have benefitted from the country’s location in the middle of Europe. As well as developing a unique style, Austria has also drawn inspiration from neighbouring countries. Moreover, many of the country’s towns have grown along important trade routes and have been crucial for Austria’s nation-building. As a result, you will still […]

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    Best beach holiday destinations in Austria

    Beach holiday in Austria

    Even though Austria does not have a centimetre of shoreline toward the sea, it is no problem to enjoy a wonderful beach holiday in the Alpine countryside. Many of Austria’s lakes warm up quickly during the summer and reach water temperatures of 27-29 °C. Furthermore, the water quality in the majority of lakes in Austria […]

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    Amazing Castles, Palaces and Monasteries in Austria

    Riegersburg castle, Styria, Austria

    These amazing constructions are not only historical and architectural gems but also offer visitors a variety of activities. Whether they are in the state, private, clerical or company ownership, the castles, palaces and monasteries are often open to the public. A few castles and palaces are still private homes and therefore completely off limits to […]

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    Traveling by train in Austria

    Traveling by train in Austria

    With a total of 4865 km (3022 mi) of train tracks, Austria has a relatively well-developed rail network. In comparison, Norway which is more than four times as large as Austria has 600 km of railway tracks. Trains are popular in Austria and at peak hours around 570 trains are on the tracks at the […]

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    Tee off in the Alps – Golf in Austria

    Golf in Austria

    The small alpine country has more than 140 golf courses. Most of the courses are very well kept and great fun to play. Additionally, many of the courses are set in stunning landscapes with spectacular views. You can even play golf on the former hunting grounds of the aristocracy with castles overlooking the course. Nonetheless, […]

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