Austria

Carinthia – the Land of the Lakes

28/06/2018 by .

Austria has long been a popular destination for British travellers, both in the winter for skiing and the summer for hiking. The Tyrol gets most of the action, but Carinthia, in the South East, is well worth a visit.

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Insider Guide to Schladming in Summer

18/06/2018 by .

When the snow melts and the skiers head home, the Austrian Alps don’t just disappear. Some people prefer their mountains served green and pleasantly warm rather than chilled.

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The Trail of the Walser in Vorarlberg

30/11/2017 by .

Along this track, as recently as the last century, young children, barely able to walk, were sent far away to Germany. Their parents couldn’t afford to feed them so, rather them seeing them die, they were despatched to work on large feudal estates. Some didn’t make it, frozen by the elements or eaten by wild animals, and most never returned.

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Hiking the Brandenberg Alps

12/08/2017 by .

Rupert Parker goes round in a circle, starting and finishing in Kramsach, hiking up and down for 50kms.

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The Stubai Valley

17/07/2017 by .

Around 30 minutes from Innsbruck, the Tyrolean village of Neustift makes a good base for exploring the Stubai Valley and its surroundings. Rupert Parker enjoys some Tyrolean hospitality.

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A culinary and cultural weekend in Vienna

22/01/2015This entry was posted in Austria, Europe and Middle East, Vienna and tagged on by .

Vienna’s legendary attractions are its architecture, elegance, and music.
But a new trend is being experienced by Viennese and visitors alike: Enjoy a culinary and cultural weekend in Vienna, combining the springtime art and culture scene with great gastronomy.

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