Snow-covered peaks that you can see from everywhere, clear blue Alpine lakes and hundreds of villages and towns with an ancient history: that is Austria in a nutshell. Almost 70% of this country lies above 500 metres. So there are plenty of wonderful places to go walking in the summer and skiing or snowboarding in the winter! But culture enthusiasts will also enjoy themselves in this country. Put together your dream holiday to Austria with Transavia Holidays. Book a flight, choose a hotel and arrange a rental car or activity at the same time. Before you know it you will be gazing out over the Alps.Book flight + hotel
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The location in the Alps make this country a perfect winter sports destination. Austria has many ski resorts spread across various regions. Tirol is perhaps the best-known one, but Salzburg and Carinthia are also popular winter sports regions. Via airports near cities like Innsbruck, Salzburg and Klagenfurt, a rental car will take you to a snow-covered destination in no time. From large Olympic ski resorts with hundreds of kilometres of runs to smaller ski resorts nestled among historic mountain villages. There is something for every winter sports enthusiast in Austria.
Austria’s history goes back to Roman times and the country has always played an important role on the world stage. So it is no surprise that you will find yourself surrounded by history. In Innsbruck, you can discover Emperor Maximilian I’s impact on the city with the many buildings he commissioned under his reign. Salzburg is Mozart’s birthplace, and its historic city centre is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In Klagenfurt, you will discover many picturesque courtyards and fountains, practically a living work of art. And while you are in Austria, make sure to sample the best of Tirolean cuisine. Try Knödel and Gröstl and other hearty dishes with potatoes, cheese and bacon or go for gold with a schnitzel.
Besides stunning mountain tops, Austria also has various Alpine lakes with clear water that is often clean enough to drink. Wörthersee for example. It is a great place for walking, cycling and sailing. Or visit Großglockner, Austria’s highest mountain. On this 3,798-metre-high mountain, you will find the Pasterze Glacier which is excellent for paragliding and hiking. For a different kind of nature experience, go tobogganing. The longest toboggan run in Austria is Wildkogel in SalzburgerLand. The run is about 14 kilometres long and takes 50 minutes to descend. Book your tip to enchanting Austria and discover its wonderful versatility.
You buy a ski pass for a specific ski area. Usually, you can get a pass via your hotel. Otherwise, the hotel reception can refer you to a nearby selling point