Activities: What to Do in Austria
Things to do in Austria change over the course of a year - there's festival seasons, annually practiced traditions and holidays you might want to consider for your travel plans. You also might want to learn about "Austria" activities beyond hiking and skiing. Spas, theme travel and important dates for events - that's what this section of TourMyCountry.com is for.
Since many of Austria's international visitors come for the simple purpose of skiing, skiing and more skiing, a decent number of articles providing information about Austria′s national sport is a must for TourMyCountry.com. This one is the core of them...more
Further Skiing Information
Hannes Schneider - Toni Sailer - Karl Schranz - Franz Klammer - Hermann Maier - Summer Skiing on Glaciers - Winter Sports beyond Skiing - Ski Amade: Austria's biggest Skiing Area - Underrated Ski Resorts of Austria
Golf - List of Austrian Golf
Courses - Hunting - Fishing
- Windsurfing & Sailing -
Hiking - Gear
Checklist for Hiking Trips - Watching Sport Events
- Swimming in Austria's Many Lakes -
Theme Parks -
Pilgrimages: Hiking with a Purpose
Think of Austria, and - at least as a foreigner - you will think of Lederhosen, traditional Dirndl dress and the Alps. Today′s tourism Mafia has done little to change this thinking, and so the international image of Austria is a rather romantic one. However, there are plenty of "authentic" customs still followed by the Austrians - here you can read which ones are worthwhile to follow up.
Festivals & Events By Province
Austria has a reputation for Classic Music ("Wiener Klassik") starting most
notably with Mozart and continuing until Mahler. Most people are aware of this
and consider Austria to be a very musical place - but few know which festivals
and events are the big ones of top-quality...more
On a cold and grim winter day, if you live in the mountains and there is snow
all over the place, it comes in handy to live in a country that has hot springs.
Read more on the thermal spas of Austria
and see my list of Austrian medical springs.