What to do on holiday in Austria

Austria is famed for the natural beauty of its countryside, from dramatic views of the Alps to the rolling country of the Tyrol.

Whether you visit Austria in summer or winter, a gigantic outdoor playground awaits you. The splendour of the Alpine scenery in rural Austria makes for an inspiring setting for your skiing or hiking holiday, while there is plenty for children to discover. Away from the mountains, Austria's charming cities offer a wealth of culture rooted in centuries of history. Discover some inspiration for your holiday with our guide to the best things to do in Austria from mountain resorts to the capital.

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Skiing in Vorarlberg // Vorarlberg +

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St Anton resort guide // St Anton +

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Where to ski in Austria in 2014/2015 // Vorarlberg +

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