Austria

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Austria. independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Ski With The Weekend Warriors In Obergurgl

If you’re reading this then the chances are you’re a ski junkie. I had my first taste in Kitzbühel at the ripe old age of thirty-nine and I’ve been hooked ever since.

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The Mountain Art Of Adam Attew, Austria

Artists sometimes suffer for their art. J M W Turner famously tied himself to a ship’s mast in a storm to capture the full force of nature.

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Galtur. Skiing In The Footsteps Of Giants

.Skiing hones the senses. Biting cold on exposed flesh; shadows thrown by late-afternoon winter sun; snowflakes swirling like shoals of silverfish; the profound silence after a fall of powder. The exquisite clarity of a newly-discovered vista.

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Ischgl. Skiing On the Border

Ischgl is acknowledged as one of Austria’s top ski destinations, the village is at an altitude of 1377 metres in the Paznaun Region of the Tirol and is in the Silvretta Mountains.

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Cycling Around Salzburg And Its Lakes

It’s the centre of the “Salzkammergut”, literally the land of salt, since the glistening white stuff has been mined here since 800BC. It’s also Austria’s most spectacular lake district and you can explore ten of them on a week’s circular cycle tour.

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A-ROSA Donna Danube Cruise: First stop Vienna

This is our first stop on a five-night Danube Highlights cruise with further excursions to Budapest, Bratislava and the Wachau valley.

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