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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?
Holiday plans might sadly be 'on ice', but we can still look ahead, gather inspiration and get excited for future travels. This week, we're taking a look at the experiences on offer across Austria's frozen landscapes in SalzburgerLand, Tirol and Carinthia.Read more
From rewarding early-morning summit hikes, to delicious breakfasts enjoyed while overlooking the land and sipping champagne, here are three sunrise experiences in Austria for when we can travel again.Read more
New, stricter lockdown rules have been in effect in Austria since 21st December 2020, scheduled to last until 17th January 2021 at the earliest. More information can be found on this page and via austria.info/en/service-and-facts/coronavirus-information.Read more
Austrian National Tourist Office introduces 'Vorfreude' competition, helping Brits look forward to travel in 202118.12.2020
UK residents can head to austria.info/vorfreude to nominate a friend or family who they know really deserves an incredible holiday, and they'll be in with a chance of winning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Austria, to be taken next year.Read more
Lockdown astronomers with a newfound love of stargazing should add Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, the Gesäuse National Park and Großmugl to their travel bucket lists. These three Austrian destinations boast dark skies, stunning stars capes and breath-taking views of the Milky Way.Read more