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    Active in the Outdoors

    Whether it's in the water or on the mountains – the right time for adventure is now.

    Carefree Adventures, Enjoyed Together

    It's the small things and special moments that make us feel blissfully happy. The pride on our best friend's face when finally reaching the summit. Our loved ones' laughter whilst racing one another to the lake's shore. The children's sugar moustaches whilst eating big mouthfuls of Kaiserschmarren after a hike. But it's also the tingly feeling of curiosity when we wake up in the morning, looking forward to an adventure in nature. And at night, having mastered a challenge lets us fall asleep with achy legs but a smile on our face. That's what life in the outdoors is all about.

    Sunrise hiking in SalzburgerLand
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    • Hofpürgelhütte climbing Filzmoos
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    Your Hiking Summer

    • Iseltrail stage 2
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      My First Long-Distance Hike: Walking the Isel Trail in 5 Days My First Long-Distance Hike: Walking the Isel Trail in 5 Days

      A long-distance hike for people who never thought they'd walk a multi-day trail

      The long way round
    • Climbing in Ischgl / Ischgl
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      Hiking & Climbing: How to Find the Right Path

      Planning is key to a safe ascent - find out more about signposting and difficulty levels in Austria's mountains.

      This way, please
    • Isel Gorge
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      How This River Caused a 50-Year-Long Fight

      Why the Isel, Austria's last free-flowing, glacier-fed river, in East Tirol is a success story for conservation and tourism alike

      Explore the contentious history
    • Hiking
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      Hiking Trails for Those With a Fear of Heights

      Looking to venture into the mountains despite a fear of heights? Good preparation and the right route will open the door to the world of mountain hiking for you too.

      Easy does it
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      Why We Are Drawn to the Mountains Why We Are Drawn to the Mountains

      The mountains fascinate us – not least because of their unpredictability. Join us on a hike that led from Innsbruck through part of the Karwendel mountain range and ended quite differently than planned.

      Let’s go
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    Cool Off

    • Yoga on the Stand Up Paddleboard
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    Columns & Personal Stories

    • "Do You Remember" Tours: Austria's Most Memorable Hikes

      “Do you remember” tours are hikes that still bring a smile to your face years later – like Claudia Steiner's tour to the top of the Mondspitze mountain. Plus: Austria's most memorable hikes.

      Climb the summit with Claudia
      Sunrise hike Mondspitze / Mondspitze
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    • Oh, the Places We’ll Go! Being Active in Times of Corona

      From our daily walk to beer o'clock via Zoom: Has the past year brought us closer to nature or driven us further into a virtual world? A column by Anna Cummins.

      Go for a walk with Anna
      Family Walking Tour
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    • Why Animal Encounters Enrich Holidays

      Animals are balm for the soul. Nina Zasche tells us why walking with a donkey was the slowest, yet most exhilarating hike she has ever been on.

      Play with furry friends
      Margit Kern, owner of the Stonehill Ranch in the Muehlviertel region of Upper Austria, shows how to relax on horseback in the Muehlviertel Alps.
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    Travel Experiences Designed by Experts

    • Hallstatt, Upper Austria / Upper Austria

      Salzkammergut Hike

      with Wanderweg Holidays

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      Self-guided hiking journey in the lake district

      7-nights: Hike from village to village and visit St. Wolfgang, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, and Bad Aussee. Learn more about the long history of the Salzkammergut, located just outside the city of Salzburg.

      Trip Highlights...
    • Farm in Alpbach

      7 Resort Hike

      with Wanderweg Holidays

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      Self-guided hiking journey

      The Alpbach Valley is a Tirolean community that is well-known for its beautifully decorated farmhouses which have won several awards as “Austria’s Most Beautiful Village.”

      Trip Highlights...
    • Burg Hohenwerfen

      Alps to Salzburg

      with Austin Adventures

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      Guided Biking + Multisport Adventure

      7 days/6 nights. Explore Werfen, Zell am See, Salzburg. Cycling, hiking, kayaking, paragliding from a hilltop, or rafting down a river, gourmet dinners at night, this is a great adventure that inspires at every turn.

      Trip Highlights...
    • Olympiaregion Seefeld / Seefeld

      Treasures of the Alps

      with Smithsonian Journeys

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      Guided small group journey through the Alps

      Learn about the Alps through the eyes of a Smithsonian expert on this 14-day educational journey. Walk away with in-depth knowledge about Alpine history, arts, landscapes, and be part of spectacular train rides.

      Trip Highlights...

    What Are You In the Mood For?

    • Iseltrail stage 2
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      My First Long-Distance Hike: Walking the Isel Trail in 5 Days

      A long-distance hike for people who never thought they'd walk a multi-day trail

      The long way round
    • Sunrise hike Mondspitze / Mondspitze
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      "Do You Remember" Tours: Austria's Most Memorable Hikes

      “Do you remember” tours are hikes that still bring a smile to your face years later – like Claudia Steiner's tour to the top of the Mondspitze mountain. Plus: Austria's most memorable hikes.

      Climb the summit with Claudia
    • Yoga on the Stand Up Paddleboard
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      From Wreck Diving to White-Water Swimming: 5 Unexpected Aquatic Adventures in Austria

      In Austria's rivers and lakes, you can dive down to see a submarine made of concrete, or glide across the water’s surface while practicing yoga.

      Explore now
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      Why We Are Drawn to the Mountains

      The mountains fascinate us – not least because of their unpredictability. Join us on a hike that led from Innsbruck through part of the Karwendel mountain range and ended quite differently than planned.

      Let’s go
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