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Enjoy the river in spring
Spring is a good time to discover Vienna’s rivers and wetlands by boat, and there are many boat companies to choose from.
Enjoy the bootiful scenery
Hotelier Michael Gehring is trying to tempt holidaymakers to see the natural boot-y around to his four star mountain resort - by giving each guest a free pair of walking boots.
Spring at the palace
Gertenpalais Liechtenstein is inviting visitors to an exhibition with a different this time with a focus on all things to do with spring and a tour of its gardens.
Lake Millstatt moves into thermal tourism
With stunning panorama views and spectacular lakes Carinthia is a winner in the summer in attracting tourists but the lakeside tourism opportunities are limited by the weather.
Imperial splendour for families for €15
Austrian Minister for Families Reinhold Mitterlehner has organised a special family ticket for the "Long Night of the Family" on 6 May that allows entry to things connected to the Habsburgs.
Wine and food holidays for men - Sattlerhof
Located in Sernauberg in Southern Styria, one of Austria’s top winegrowing areas, two brothers Willi and Hannes Sattler are serving up the ultimate in culinary holidays at their hotel and vineyard the Sattlerhof.
Gourmet ski week at Sendlhof
The luxury hotel Sendlhof in Gastein, Austria, will host a week of ski orientated gourmet and spa indulgence in March. From 17 to 24 March guests will be able to enjoy an array of après ski culinary events including tastings, presentations and of course a series regional menus.
Working up an appetite in East Tyrol
With some 357 kilometres of slopes between the south side of the Alps and Carinthia, East Tyrol is the perfect skiing destination for all sun and snow lovers. Those who work up an appetite on the slopes however are also well provided for at the dramatic Adler Lounge, perched on the top of the Cimaross peak.Working up an appetite in East Tyrol
Gourmet escapes in Kitzbühel
The ski resort of Kitzbühel in Tyrol, Austria is hoping to provide visitors with both a luxurious snowy and foodie experience this winter season with their snow pass packages.