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Austria is a country with scenery beyond comparison and a warm hospitality welcoming all. Cycle through lush green valleys or walk amongst spectacular mountains criss-crossed with sparkling streams in summer. Come winter, it’s time to head to well-groomed pistes and snowy mountain summits for stunning panoramas. No matter what time of year, Austria awaits you with fresh air, individuality, “Gemütlichkeit” and value for money.
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What protective measures are in place in Austria?
In Tirol, there is a saying to describe smaller, more secluded ski regions: klein, aber fein, meaning little and lovely. Winter sports beginners and families with children in tow will love these seven "klein aber fein" destinations.Read more
Lofty summits, glittering lakes and serene mountain pastures dotted with sweet, cosy alpine huts: during winter, Austria's countryside scenes are nothing short of picture perfect. Winter hiking is one of the best ways to immerse oneself in these landscapes.Read more
Alongside the introduction and observation of COVID-19 protective procedures, Austria continues to offer guests outstanding winter holidays. Updates abound for the 2020/21 winter season to ensure that holidays are as safe, worry-free and enjoyable as possible.Read more
Protective procedures are now in place for winter holiday locations and activities such as Christmas markets and ski lessons.Read more
Austria was one of the first countries to implement nationwide COVID-19 testing for travel and tourism industry employees. For the winter season, testing will be extended to include catering service employees, ski instructors and tourist guides.Read more