Austria Sports & Outdoors

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    Seefeld
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    Walks in the Forest
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    Walks in the Forest
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Austria Sports & Outdoors

  • EXTREME SPORTS

    Salzburg Sports & Outdoors

    There are several companies offering different kinds of extreme sport in Salzburg. We went rafting with a company called "Crocodile Sports". We were picked up by a van at our hostel before driving about 1 1/2 hour to reach our starting point. We had never done rafting before, and it was so much fun! The guide spoke very well English, and we learned...

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  • Hiking

    Innsbruck Sports & Outdoors

    Hike or take the air tram from Seegrube to Hafelekarspitze (2334 m) from where you enjoy a wonderful sight over the valleys into the mountains surrounding Innsbruck. In wintertime this is also a very steep downhill. It's alpine district so wear very good shoes

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  • Iceskating

    Salzburg Sports & Outdoors

    Salzburg sets up an ice rink at the Residenzplatz. So get to it and put those skates on. You can rent them right there for a reasonable 10 Euros. Rent your Ice skates if you don't have your own with you.

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  • Skijumping

    Innsbruck Sports & Outdoors

    Vierschanzen Tournee (Four Hills) is the second best-known ski jumping competition after the Winter Olympics. It was created in 1953 and has since been taking place every year. As the name suggests, Four Hills are made up of 4 individual competitions - Oberstdorf (29.12.), Garmisch-Partenkirchen (1.1.), Innsbruck (4.1.) & Bischofshofen (6.1.)....

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  • Skiing/Snowboarding

    Innsbruck Sports & Outdoors

    Located under the Patscherkofel summit is the Olympic track for bobsleigh and skeleton. Built for the winter olympics of 1964 and1976 in Innsbruck - Igls. It is the host of intenational and world competitions for Bob ,sledge and Skeleton. Open both in summer and winter. When you see the Patcherkofel, It's easely recognisable as it is the only round...

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  • Mountain Biking

    Innsbruck Sports & Outdoors

    if youre as bored as i was, why not hire a mountain bike and aimlessly head for the mountains. my original plan was to look for a cable car terminal but i took a wrong turn somewhere and kept following signs to different places that sounded interesting. i never found any of them but had a nice view over innsbruck by the time i realised the futility...

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  • Swimming in the warmest lake of Tirol

    When thinking of Kitzbühel most tourists think of a winter-resort, but this area is also great in the summer and in Schwarzsee you will be able to take a bath in the warmest lake of the Alps. There is an excellent natural swimming-area there at Schwarzsee and a lot of facilities and while swimming you will also have a perfect panorama-view of the...

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  • Jumping off the mountain.

    The Diedamskopf is a 2090 meter high topDie Forschung ist heute der Auffassung, dass der Bregenzerwald noch bis ins 10. Jhdt. ein unbesiedelter Urwald war. Die Besiedelung erfolgte nicht kurzfristig, sondern dauerte durch das ganze Mittelalter. Von den Dörfern des Hinterbregenzerwaldes wurden die heutigen Ortschaften Au und Schoppernau zuletzt...

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  • Go rafting

    It is impossible to write down the feeling, when you can be in one minute under and above the water... and water everywhere - on you, and in the boat ! Nice moments in my memory stays till today ! In Austria the instructor you'll give everything - from clothes to paddles - you have only to pay !

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  • Bungy Jumping at Europabrücke Bridge

    Bungy jumping from Europabrücke Bridge (Europe's Bridge) which is 192 meter high from the bottom of the valley, is only for those who are brave and courage enough to jump! Europabrücke Bridge is located just several kilometers south of the city of Innsbruck. You park your vehicles after the bridge at the rest station on the right if you travel from...

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  • Skydiving tandem jumping in Austria

    after a short briefing, you start with a scenic flight for about 20 minutes... the aeroplane climbs and climbs... up to 14.ooo feet... the door of the aircraft opens.... you stop breathing and.. jump out(!).... after a few seconds you start breathing again.... you are flying like a bird... you start smiling (and you won't stop for the upcoming 3...

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  • Vienna : Eistraum - skating a great...

    Wiener Eistraum is an annual event - all of the square between the Burgtheater and Rathaus / Town Hall plus a big part of the surrounding park will be dedicated as a large place for scating. There is music playing outside and also inside various restaurant-tents. It is also great to watch this event on a cold day, while sipping some hot gluehwein....

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  • Vienna: Eisstock-Schiessen and skating...

    This is a lot of fun, when you come to Vienna in wintertime, mainly in the advent, the 4 weeks before X-mas-day. Inside the MQ (Museums Quartier) in Vienna you will find a big variety of winter-activities such as skating or "Eisstock-schiessen" that you will see in my main picture. This is quite a popular sport in the alpine regions of Austria and...

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  • Donauradweg

    One of the most popular cycling trails in Europe, the Donauradweg (Danube bike trail) allows to cross Austria along the entire course of the river through this country. A perfect relaxed ride to discover large and small towns in a splendid, clean and friendly environment.From Braunau am Inn we cycled the Inn Valley to Passau, Germany, then along...

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  • Donauradweg (continued)

    This additional tip is for posting pictures, see description in previous tip!For details, please see the dedicated Braunau to Budapest album.

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  • Donauradweg (continued)

    This additional tip is for posting pictures, see description in previous tip!For details, please see the dedicated Braunau to Budapest album.

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  • Franz Klammer IS from Austria, you know

    It goes without saying that some of the finest skiing in the world can be found in the Austrian alps. The country has hosted two winter Olympiads (1964 and 1976), and has a legitimate claim to being THE headquarters for downhill skiing. Even thirty years after his gold medal run in Innsbruck, Franz Klammer remains a national hero.ONE NOTE FOR NORTH...

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  • Snowboarding at its best

    .. Austria is one of the best places in the world to go snowboarding I think, there are lots of different resorts for all kind of riding levels and different riding styles .. ( park, pipe, powder, piste, freeriding.. )so if you have a question about snowboarding here in austria feel free to ask me :-)

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  • DAS GOGERS Golf - and Spahotel

    “The most mankind can achieve is to be amazed” Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe Gogers hotel invites you to be amazed.Emotion and good fortune, tranquillity and space,inspiration and perfection ….Leaves one astounded.A feeling of well-being and relaxation, functionality and architecture, movement and service …..awaits you at the Gogers hotel.Nestled...

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  • Skiing the Tyrolian Alps

    The mountains are breathtaking. I was at peace the whole week, and a feeling of peace comes over me when I remember the week. The price for a lift ticket is about $20 per day. Ski school for my daughter was about $100 for the whole week. I loved the helpful people at Tyrolian Tours (www.tyroliantours.com) who made all our arrangements.

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  • Hiking near Vienna

    Go hiking in the reagions close to vienna: aroung Semmering, the 'Rax', the 'Schneeberg' (all around 1h by car, 1:30 by trains from 'Südbahnhof').Also interesting for hiking is the area 'Wachau'. Good shoes

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  • Winter activity

    Austria is one of the most famous countries in Europe for skiing. The best area is, without doubt, Tyrol. It offers good skiing, snowboarding and langlaufen. You can get ski passports that cover a whole area, which makes it easy to ski from one mountain to another and use different cable cars or ski lifts. You can bring your own equiment but every...

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  • Summer activity

    During summertime, Austria is famous for hiking. There are many cable cars leading from the various valleys into the mountains. Of course, you can also go up on foot. On your way up or down, there are always some huts for some relaxing, enjoying the scenery and having something to drink or eat. Good hiking shoes and a walking stick.

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  • Krimml

    Be prepared for the hike back down. I had prepared myself for the uphill hike but the downhill had me feeling like the back of my legs were turning to stone.

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  • Krimml

    The views on the way up were spectacular, but the scenery between the mountains at the top was awe inspiring.

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  • Krimml

    A hike that the family can make together. The path was well maintained. It does get steep and can be tiring for someone not in shape.

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  • Hike the Donau-Höhenwanderweg

    There is a hiking-path following the Danube and the hikers will mostly walk over the hills nearby.The total length is 240km and there will be many great places with great views on the Danube.The steep path leading up to the panorama-point in Schlögen is part of that hiking-path.You may get books and maps for these hikes in good bookshops - BUT I am...

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  • Hiking Krimml Falls

    Beautiful hike, nice path, interesting resturant at the top. Wear sturdy shoes carry a camera, snacks, water and wet weather clothes (the spray from the falls will get cold except on the warmest days.

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  • Urban Sport Area

    Close to the "Prater" is a big park called the "Hauptallee" where people go for biking, swimming, jogging, tennis (in sport unions), soccer, etc. Especially in the summer time people come there for picknick...every year in August is the so called "Volksstimmefest" a small festival of different cultures with Music from Latin America ...Eastern...

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  • Decathlon competition in Götzis

    Götzis is a nice town where is every year organised a competition for decathlon and pentathlon.Its a small stadion, so everything is nicely followed. The people are really helpful and friendly, also the competitioners.

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