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Active vacation in Austria - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

The view from our room, city of Bad Gastein Austria is a suitable place for those who want to get a lot of amazing emotions and combine cultural leisure with active recreation. The Austrians love to arrange various events and enjoy life. This country is famous for its ski resorts located on the famous Alpine slopes. The developed infrastructure fully contributes to the joy of the extreme recreation, which embraces skiing and snowboarding, bicycle rides, paragliding and hang-gliding, bungee jumping, and much more.
Austria is one of the most economically stable and prosperous states in Europe. That is why the infrastructure here is set at the highest level. …
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A modern European ski cluster has been established in the northern part of the Alps, which includes the resorts of Kaprun, Zell Am See, and Piesendorf. Fans of active and extreme holidays come from all over Europe and this is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Austria. Porsche has built a lift on the Schmittenhohe mount. The structure featured the advanced mechanism. The local resort is famous for its complex routes, which attract professionals and experienced skiers from different countries. Those who only learn to ride, have to go to Piesendorf, where there are more simple slopes and toboggan runs. Those who want not only to ride down the snow-covered slopes, but also spend time in the spa, like the Kaprun resort.
Ischgl belongs to younger, but no less popular ski resorts. It is considered a prestigious and fashionable place to relax in Austria, where rich people gather. Skiing and snowboarding here is probably not the goal, but just one of the entertainment options. Those who want to have fun have their places here, so there are plenty of unsportsmanlike people here. Ischgl is one of the best places for snowboarding, therefore young people are actively attracted to it. For them, a whole park is built, where there are half pipes, various springboards and other obstacles. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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You can not only ski and board in Austria. To be convinced of this, it is enough to go to the Danube Island, which is the artificially created structure in the middle of Vienna. Initially, an additional channel has been created to protect against flooding, but eventually there was built an entire island, which now attracts fans of outdoor activities. Over time, bars, restaurants, nightclubs and its own concert platform were built there. Now, an annual open-air is held here, which is visited by hundreds of thousands of people for several days a year. If you want to visit one of the best music festivals in Europe, then you need to choose the time and go here. Guests are given the opportunity not only to hang out in discos, but also relax at the beach, ride a catamaran, and go water skiing.
Landestheater Innsbruck If you like walking, trekking and picnics outdoors, then it's worth to go to the limestone mountain, Shackel, whose height is 1 445 meters. Mountain bikers, cyclists and those who like to stroll through the picturesque peaks, come there. It offers a beautiful view of the surrounding area, not only Austria itself, but also neighboring Croatia and Slovenia. If you do not want to spend time climbing, then you can use the funicular. A pleasant pastime is guaranteed to all foreign guests who decide to choose this destination for their holidays.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Austria
♥   Restaurant 'Carpe Diem' Salzburg. Type - Creative|Country. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Collio' Wien. Type - Italian. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Das Loft' Wien. Type - International. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Das Schick' Wien. Type - Mediterranean cuisine|Portuguese|Spanish. On the map   Photos
♥   Restaurant 'Die Küche Wien' Wien. Type - Country. On the map   Photos
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Amusement parks in Austria
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum Zahmer Kaiser' Walchsee. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Jagdmärchenpark Hirschalm' Unterweißenbach. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Kärntner Erlebnispark' Hermagor. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Märchenpark Neusiedlersee' St. Margarethen. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Spielpark Leutasch' Leutasch. On the map   Photos
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National and city parks of Austria
♥   Nature Park 'Eichenhain' . On the map   Photos
♥   Nature Park 'Eisenwurzen' . On the map   Photos
♥   Nature Park 'Falkenstein' . On the map   Photos
♥   Nature Park 'Föhrenberge' . On the map   Photos
♥   Nature Park 'Gemeindeau-Heidenreichstein' . On the map   Photos

Unique attractions in Austria

Hallstatt Village

From the series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
The picturesque town of Hallstatt is hidden in the Austrian Alps. The settlement is located on the shores of the lake. Despite the fact that it’s quite difficult to get to the town, it is visited by thousands of tourists every year. One of the main attractions is the Hallstatt Salt Mine that is one of the oldest in the world. Its development has begun more than 3 000 years ago. In the 19th century, the archaeological research was first carried on the territory of the modern village and its surroundings. In the course of excavations, scientists were able to detect traces of more than 2 000 graves, which were created as far back as the Iron Age. This unique discovery allowed Hallstatt to be considered one of the oldest settlements in Europe.

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Dachstein Sky Walk

From the series “Elegant Architectural Structures for Fans of Skywalks”
It’s possible to find amazing architectural monuments even in the most hidden corners of the planet. The bridge built on the Dachstein glacier is an excellent example. This spectacular bridge with an observation deck, which is the final element of the structure, is situated in the Austrian town of Dachstein. The sight was built at the terminal cable car station, high in the mountains. Using the lift, travelers can climb to an altitude of 2 700 meters. After that they will be able to stroll through the beautiful glass bridge and admire the panoramic view of the mountains.

The glacier serves as a foundation for a viewing platform with a bridge. The structure is perfectly visible even from the territory of Slovenia and the Czech Republic. Not everyone dare to walk through the suspension … Read all
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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Austria

Vienna
Flex is known as the most famous nightclub of Vienna. It has become the regular venue of various concerts and presentations. The club has been visited by many famous visitors. Fans of alternative music will be interested in visiting Club U im Otto-Wagner-Café. It often hosts various music concerts, and on summer guests are welcome to rest in a large terrace. Leopold café is a truly interesting place. In the daytime this is a wonderful place where you can relax after numerous excursions and … Read more
Salzburg
Those travellers, who are lucky enough to visit the city on Christmas Eve, absolutely should not forget to visit be sure to visit Christmas market. You can hardly find such amount of sweets, handicrafts and decorations for home in any other fair trade. However, fans of nightlife will be a little disappointed – there are just a few night clubs in the city. But there’s no need to be sad as local pubs can be an excellent alternative to nightclubs. Here you can drink amazing cold beer and enjoy … Read more
Solden
The Freizeit Arena sports complex is available at any time. Everyone can swim in the pool, play tennis or bowling here. You will also have the opportunity to improve your fitness in the gym or relax after a workout in the sauna. Several ice rinks also operate in the town for almost the entire year. If the weather is not conducive to skating on open ice, you can always go to the indoor skating rink. If you are not in the mood for any active leisure at all, you can go to the local cinema. … Read more
Zell am See
Lifts bring experienced skiers to the Schmittenhohe; tracks running down from it are focused on mid-range skiers. After going down with one of the tracks, you may find yourself in a beautiful Schüttdorf ski area, which, in turn, is aimed at beginners. The most experienced skiers and snowboarders should go to the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, where conditions for skiing are just perfect and the mild weather would be a welcome addition to the rest. In warmer months, the main attraction at the resort … Read more
Innsbruck
Of course, there are also nightclubs in Innsbruck. The most popular ones are Tag Platt and Utopia. Innsbruck is also a city of excellent casinos. Mausefalle remains the most popular disco and a favorite place for rest among both townspeople and visitors. Here you will find absolutely everything you need for your comfort - great music, a cozy bar with a large selection of drinks and funny theme parties, during which guests will not be bored. Fans of dancing will fall in love with the night club … Read more
Mayrhofen
The South-Western region of Finkenberg is also suitable for those who like short but difficult trails. If you are a fan of free descent, you should go to the slopes of Gerent. This is where the steepest track in all of Austria is located. It is called Harakiri. The slope, which reaches 78% in some sections, fully justifies such a formidable name. The track, ideal for fans of long routes, is located here. This is the Hohenmeter-Fresser-Runde. It is essentially a chain of lifts and descents, … Read more
Kitzbuhel
For those who want a break from skiing, we can recommend visiting the Aquarena pool; it is available all year-round. Besides the indoor pool this complex has a solarium, steam room and sauna, as well as several massage parlors. Among other sports facilities it’s worth to mention the presence of several tennis courts and an ice rink. In winter, a popular pastime among tourists is horse sleight races. Tours are held on the most beautiful places in the resort. In summer, Kitzbühel attracts fans … Read more
Badgastein
The Sportgastein track with an altitude difference of more than a kilometer is very interesting. The Graukogel and Dorfgastein – Großarltal routes are also worth attention. The height difference reaches 1,147 meters on the Dorfgastein – Großarltal. You should be careful when skiing. There are ice and rocks here. If you are a fan of high-speed skiing, you should go to Nordabfahrt. This is the fastest downhill from all that is located near the town. But be careful, this route is also the … Read more

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