Leave the well beaten paths and discover Austria on your own. In search for some travel tips? Your individual online travel guide allows you to easily plan your perfect jaunt. Get important info on tracks and trails in the region, all events, the most outstanding places to see as well as huts and hotels. Here are our top tips for Austria:
Mighty mountain ranges that cover the country to two thirds, fresh air, intact nature, clean water and a pleasant climate – that´s Austria! Austria's unique cultural and natural landscape borders Germany to the north, Switzerland to the west, Italy to the south and Hungary to the east.
Nature is best explored in the warm season by hiking, climbing and biking. If you want to master great alpine challenges, start climbing Austria's highest mountain, the Grossglockner (3798 m). Pleasure hikers go on a relaxed tour or one of the many hightrails.
In winter Austria turns into a dream of ice and snow - and attracts many skiers, snowboarders, cross-country skiers and various other winter sports enthusiasts to the region. No wonder – the country has its different charms. Whether skiing in the Pitztal or in the Wilder Kaiser or on a leisurely snowshoe tour to the Zwölferhorn or the Thurner Gemeinde Alm.
From the hustle and bustle of cosmopolitan cities like Vienna and Salzburg with their sights to the remote silence of the mountain peaks in Tyrol. From Vorarlberg to Burgenland, the leisure activities in Austria seem boundless.