There is plenty to do while on holiday in Austria. Summer and winter in the Austrian mountains are a real paradise for nature activities. Whether you are looking for adventure and action or nature and peace, in the Austrian mountains you can enjoy pleasant walks and exciting mountain biking, abseiling, climbing, and an active and complete winter sports holiday. In addition, the numerous mountain lakes in this beautiful country offer a fine water sports holiday. Think of Weissensee or Worthersee in Carinthia
. You can have fun with water sports like windsurfing, diving, banana riding here, diving, fishing and water skiing. The cable cars offer lovely views over the surrounding area both during the summer and the winter. If you are more into hiking and cycling, with a holiday home in Styria
you will feel like you hit the jackpot. Nothing better than enjoying the Austrian nature with its infinite attractions.
Discover the beautiful Austrian cities
Lovers will have great fun in one of the cities in Austria. Innsbruck is a beautiful city known as a winter sports center, but the town itself is well worth a visit. The bustling city of Vienna
is a beautiful city with historic buildings as Schonbrunn, Belvedere Palace and the Hofburg. If you want to experience something special you can buy tickets for the Spanish Riding School where the Lipizzaner horses offer a great show. Prater is a large amusement park in the city, with the oldest Ferris wheel, it being literally and figuratively a highlight of the park and the city. The city of Salzburg is the city of Mozart, where you can also visit Mozart's residence. It is the city of music, atmosphere and concerts . Discover the town's center during a city tour.
Austria offers something for everyone
You can visit beautiful regions during a holiday in Austria . Explore the Tyrol
mountains with the Zillertal for your active holiday, cities like Kufstein and Kitzbuhel for a taste of culture and as a bonus enjoy the delicious food and drinks in a welcoming atmosphere. Vorarlberg
lies further west where you can take cycling, motorcycling, car or walking tours through a beautiful natural landscape. Visit the monasteries and churches, or one of the lakes such Lünersee. In summer and winter, Austria is an all-year-round holiday destination. Find out for yourself with a holiday home in Austria.
Visit the ski capital of Europe with a holiday home in Austria.
A holiday in Austria is extremely varied and always promising. Think of the numerous possibilities for skiing at top resorts like Amadé, Niederau and Zugspitz Arena. There is also the combination of skiing and water sports in places like Saalbach Hinterglemm. Here you can pursue activities such as swimming, sailing, windsurfing, diving and water-skiing on Lake Zell in the morning, then hike up to the top of Spielberghorn Mountain in the afternoon. It just doesn't get any better than that! No matter your passion, Austria has plenty to offer the modern holidaymaker, including beautiful natural scenery, plenty of local hospitality and a wide range of quality services. All in all, it is the winter sports capital of Europe, and its attractions are diverse to the region. Between the winter destinations and the historic cities and villages, beautiful hiking trails, the country is extremely popular with tourist in both summer and winter.
Off the beaten path in Austria
With Bungalow.Net's holiday homes in Austria you don't have to settle for the same old vacation year after year. You have the opportunity to tailor your holiday to meet your needs. The ski resorts in Austria have amazing facilities, and there is nothing more perfectly suitable than to avoid the cold gray days in the city and escape towards a sea of perfectly white snow with lots of joy and entertainment everywhere around you. But this is not all...Austria has plenty of lakes as well, such as Lake Chiemsee or the Hallstatter See, where you can practice a full array of water sports, all in all it's a perfect spot for a summer family holiday in Austria. And speaking of going off the beaten path - literally - you can do that with a hike through the beech forest outside of Salzburg. Starting from the historic Linzergasse you can hike up to the top of the Kapuzinerberg for a fantastic view of the city and its surroundings, or choose the more challenging "Way of the Cross" which passes by six 18th century stations depicting the Passion of Christ. Afterward reward yourself with a visit to the Steigl Brauwelt Brewery, complete with a gift shop. You will soon realize that with a holiday home in Austria you are actually fulfilling all your holiday wishes that you have worked so hard for throughout the year.
A unique culture
To discover the culture of places like Vienna and Salzburg, by visiting the Mozarthaus in Vienna, the apartment where Mozart spent the last three years of his life, or taking the Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg and see wonderful sites like the church in Mondsee which was used in the movie, along with the amazing Helbrunn Castle...sounds like a dream come true for all culture lovers. From the castle you can walk to the Salzburg Zoo, which is great and entertaining for kids. In the city of Melk you can spend an afternoon at the famous abbey of Melk, with its rich Baroque art. The monastery has beautiful frescoes and the library is definitely worth a visit. In the market town of Gurk there's a magnificent cathedral, one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in Europe. The saint, Hemma, is presumably buried in the crypt, the oldest part of the church. A holiday in Austria will have you combining culture and nature in a perfectly enjoyable way. On another train of thought, the spa town of Baden offers relaxing massage along with a trip to the Beethoven house, where the 9th Symphony was composed. It's pretty hard to top that off, so all in all you can't go wrong visiting this unique gem of the Old Continent.