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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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Map of all Michelin restaurants
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

Flower Clock in Vienna

From the series “Enchanting Flower Clocks Built by Humans”
Tourists tend to admire the flower clock not because of the complexity of its mechanism or even scale, but because of its spectacular appearance. The clock in Vienna can be definitely called one of the most marvelous in the world. It’s located in the city park, near the concert hall called Kursalon. The most spectacular and exotic flowers are used to compose the clock. Locals and visitors can enjoy the amazing work of the landscape art only during the warmer months.

Each year, the flower clock in Vienna looks special. Thanks to the large number of visitors in the park, it’s always drawing attention. When designing the dial, florists consider not only colorful composition, but its volume too. All the plants are carefully selected not only by color, but also by height.

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Underwater Park Gruner See

From the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
In Austria, fans of unusual places will be able to visit the Gruner See park located in the small town of Tragoess. In winter, the park doesn’t differ from the usual one. It has a comfortable zone for walks with wooden benches and a stone-paved pathwalks. The main decoration of the unusual park of Gruner See is the lake of the same name. At the beginning of spring, it changes the appearance of the park beyond recognition.

In spring, mountain streams gradually fill the lake, so it’s increased by several times and completely floods the park. Gruner See is a real treasure for divers. In warmer months, they can walk through the picturesque park down the water. During warmer months, the lake depth is 12 meters. Incredibly picturesque alpine meadows, paths, which are used by visitors, as … 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
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
Graz
Besides walks in beautiful natural locations, guests of Graz will surely find other interesting entertainment in the city. Fans of gambling will certainly enjoy their visit to Casineum Casino, which is located in the central area of the city. This is the place where you will find traditional gambling tables and modern slot machines, and even an attractive bar. Fledermaus is one of the most popular nightclubs of the city. This is a perfect place of rest for a large company. The club’s hall is … Read more
Fulpmes
The skill of local blacksmiths was so great that their products were appreciated not only in Austria but also throughout Europe and beyond. It is worth noting that there are few blacksmiths and artisans in general in the town today. This is due to the fact that blacksmithing has long ceased to be necessary for everyday life. But the blacksmiths still are there. And anyone has the opportunity to try himself in the role of a blacksmith or watch a professional forge a souvenir that interested … Read more

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