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    Seebachtal – easy scenic hiking in the Austrian Alps

    Seebachtal, Carinthia, Austria

    Wandering in the Alps is not restricted to narrow and steep trails in the mountains. There are also plenty of great tours for those who simply want a leisurely hike, for those who no longer are too steady on their feet or if you have small children. Moreover, even though the trip mostly follows a […]

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    Hiking to Speiereck at 2411m

    Hiker's Heaven, Speierck, Lungau, Salzburgerland, Austria

    Obsessed with stunning views I love hiking in Austria. Add to that magnificent nature and crisp fresh air – well, then you have the recipe for a brilliant day out in the Austrian Alps. The Speierck (2411 m / 7919 ft) in the holiday region Lungau offers an easy to medium level half-day hike. Cable […]

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    Hiking to the source of the river Mur

    Hiking to the source of the river Mur, Salzburgerland, Austria

    I have been to many places along the River Mur, which flows 348 kilometres through Austria, before continuing through Slovenia and Croatia. This is one of the main rivers in the state of Styria and is flows through its capital Graz, Austria’s second largest city. Thus, it was time to see where it all starts […]

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    Lech – Wandering in the wild west of Austria

    Lech, Vorarlberg, Austria

    Lech is a well-known up-scale ski resort. Furthermore, compared to its size it has an abundance of good restaurants. However, we went in the late summer first and foremost to enjoy some of the brilliant hiking you find in the area. Rüfikopf Even though the weather didn’t really play along, it was good enough for […]

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    5 brilliant hiking destinations in Austria

    hiking destinations in Austria

    Austria has more than 50.000 kilometres of sign posted wander- and hiking trails. No matter if you are looking for a good workout or just want to wander at a leisurely pace to enjoy the scenery, the variety of trails is enormous. We’ve hiked to mountains peaks, wandered among vineyards and along the Danube. The […]

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    Vacation in Volcano Land

    Vacation in Volcano Land, Styria, Austria

    Despite its fiery name the Styrian Volcano Land (Steiriches Vulkanland) doesn’t consist of lava spewing volcanos or blackened scorched earth. Rather contrary, the region mostly consists of a lush green landscape of rolling hills. The hillcrests are usually covered by forest and the valleys are dominated by farmland, vineyards and dotted with villages. Slow down […]

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    Austria, the Hiker’s Heaven

    Hiker's Heaven, Austria

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

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