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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 stunning panoramas. No matter what time of year, Austria awaits you with fresh air, individuality, “Gemütlichkeit” and value for money.

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Blobbing & Snowkiting: Austria's Obscure Sports


Whether it's swimming or skiing, everyone has their favourite holiday pastime - but it's always good to switch things up once in a while. For those looking for new travel activities, check out these two unusual sports in Austria.

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Desserts to bring Austria home


Take your tastebuds on their travels with these two recipes for delectable Austrian desserts. Visit the mountains and meadows of the SalzburgerLand Via Culinaria routes with Kaiserschmarrn, and indulge in dumplings in St. Johann in Tirol.

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Austria implements nationwide COVID-19 testing for travel industry employees


Austria will be one of the first countries to implement nationwide COVID-19 testing for travel and tourism industry employees, with the goal of regular tests for 65,000 employees by July 2020.

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In Photos: Autumn in Austria


Golden vistas, sunrise walks, welcoming vineyards and jubilant Almabtriebe. See what Austria has in store for autumn holidays here.

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All About Krampus


Krampus is St Nicholas’ creepy companion. During winter holidays in Austria, you can find hundreds of these devilish figures during the festive Krampusnacht custom.

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Mountains on Fire: Summer Solstice in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena


In this region, midsummer is celebrated in style. Read more about this illuminating folk tradition of glowing peaks and blazing symbols here.

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