In Austria, a Rare Offering of Ski Resort Homes

New-build apartments and chalets in Lech and Obergurgl, two of Austria’s most exclusive Alpine holiday resorts, are available for sale, a rarity in the Austrian market. In many parts of the Alps, the property is owned by a small number of families who control the local council and often own the ski lifts, too. They […]

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Alpine Jewel: Innsbruck

If there was ever a city at one with nature and its mountain environment it is Innsbruck, and there are countless reasons for staying in the Tyrolean capital or one of its 25 nearby Village Resorts. ImperialPalaceor architectural marvels? Mountain adventure or cultural pleasures? Hiking boots or high heels? With a holiday in Innsbruck and […]

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Vienna, A big hit with Indian tourists

Vienna, the capital of Austria and the city of castles, palaces, museums and gardens, is fast emerging as one of the hottest destinations for Indian tourists. In the 12-month period ending June 2013, a total of 23,737 Indians visited Vienna, according to a Vienna Tourist Board survey. The Indian tourists to Vienna travelling with family […]

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Visiting Austria? Go for an aerial view of Vienna

Vienna is the largest city of Austria and also its capital. It is Austria’s primary city, with a population of about 1.757 million, as well as its political, cultural and economic centre. The city centre of Vienna was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. The city is regarded as the ‘City of […]

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Non-Stop to Austria

Travelling to Austria by air couldn’t be easier. With an average direct flying time of only 8-10 hours from most major Indian cities to a choice of popular Austrian destinations, flights to Austria are probably the quickest, easiest and most cost effective travel option compared with other European countries. Crew of Austrian Airlines Austrian hospitality […]

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Get on your hike for great scenery in Austria

I thought only actors in stage productions of The Sound Of Music still wore lederhosen, but standing at the breakfast buffet of the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl in Tyrolean village Obergurgl I’m proven wrong. Next to me, filling his bowl with Bio Krauter muesli, is a man in short leather breeches with braces. Admittedly, he […]

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