New water sports on the Neuen Donau in Vienna


At the end of August Austria’s first man-made wild water trail will open on the Donauinsel as part of the new water sports centre. The project which cost a total of 3.9 million Euro means that Olympic sports such as rowing and canoeing can take place on the Danube. The rowing centre is still being […]

Bike trips by Lake Neusiedl


Austrian Federal Railways offers bikers a chance to see the countryside. The bicycle trail by the Lake Neusiedl is one of the most traversed in Austria. Now, the Austrian Federal Railways have come up with a plan to make the journey from Vienna to the lake easier for bikers – as well as more environmentally […]

From the Grossglockner to the Sea


The Alpe-Adria-Trail is a brand new hiking route that covers three countries. From the foot of the highest mountain in Austria, the 3,798 metre high Grossglockner, to the Adriatic Sea – in 38 stages. Each stage covers a distance of around 17 kilometres, and the Trail passes through Carinthia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Slovenia. In total […]

Krems vet walks 4,300 kilometres in six months


A vet from the city of Krems in Lower Austria has fulfilled a lifelong ambition of walking from Mexico to Canada. Sabine Schroll shut up shop in her veterinary practice and completed the 4,300 kilometre trek in six months. The Pacific Crest Trail stretches from the U.S. border with Mexico all the way to British […]