Gourmet ski week at Sendlhof

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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 apr├Ęs ski culinary events including tastings, presentations and of course a series regional menus. For seven days the hotel will open […]

Salzburg man dies under axed tree

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A 44-year-old woodworker was killed by a falling tree yesterday (Weds).The incident occurred during woodcutting activities at a forestry estate outside Leogang, Salzburg, police said today. The man was pronounced dead by an emergency doctor when the medic reached the scene of the accident.Earlier this month, a 21-year-old worker died in woodland near Bad Gastein, […]

From the slopes to the spa – Bad Gastein

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By Kathryn Quinn Bad Gastein has long been a favourite amongst winter sports fans in the know. With stunning 360 mountain panoramas, over 220 kilometres of ski slopes and worlds class thermal spa resorts it is obvious why so many people flock to the Gastein region year after year.Nestled in Salzburgerland, in the shadow of […]

Two winter sportsmen rescued in Salzburg

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Twenty-four rescuers used a rope to move two stranded winter sportsmen to safety near Bad Gastein, Salzburg, yesterday (Thurs).The two men, a Latvian, 24, and a Swede, 23, who were working as seasonal labourers at establishments in the Gastein valley, decided at 1:30pm to go off-piste, one with skis and the other with a snowboard, […]