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Ski Alpin Kitzbueheler Horn Winter

Luxury Adventure Skiing & Fine Dining in Kitzbühel Austria

Kitzbühel has the charm and sophistication of a wealthy Grande Dame that other resorts respect and allude to.  Check if the snow conditions are good, then I would put forward the more than 750 year old small town of Kitzbühel. It is a winter (and summer) resort that you can return to time and again and still find more of interest both on and off the slopes.  However, there is nothing stuffy here as the well-groomed pistes have a magnetic vibrancy.

Thu, 10/05/2023 - 12:47
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Following the Danube in the Wachau Valley

AUSTRIA'S GRAND WINE TOUR

“Imagine the harmony of an orchestra, with no single instrument heard above another, this is what we aim for with our Weiner Gemischter Satz wine,” states Fritz Weininger from his winery, in the sleepy outskirts of the Austrian capital.

The vintners of Austria are a very passionate breed. They are a new generation of wine makers producing high quality products. They are represented across the four main wine regions of Niederosterriech (Lower Austria); Burgenland; Steiermark (Styria) and Vienna.

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 17:46
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The Luxurious Life To Be Had In Austria

The Luxurious Life To Be Had In Austria

Set in the province of Salzburgerland are a number of wonderful tranquil lakes so pure that the water is drinkable. I came to Fuschl and her lake called Fuschlsee. From its different angles I sensed the lake’s different character and characters. At night the very few lights emphasised just how underpopulated the shoreline is.

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 17:17
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The Best Skiing In Kitzbuhel Austria

The Best Skiing In Kitzbuhel Austria

Kitzbuhel is one of the great classic resorts; interesting and beautiful mountains, varied standards of skiing all well covered and complemented by a resort centre that sets the standard for the travel industry.  However, its reputation faded as they failed to invest in new skiing infrastructure resulting in slow and inadequate lift capacity for ‘eco’ reasons.  

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 17:17
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Hochkoenig Austria-Family Skiing At Its Best

Hochkoenig Austria-Family Skiing At Its Best

Choosing a family ski resort is fraught with problems as the needs of the frequently extended family have differing criteria of requirements.  The mid-teens can be a difficult age but there are a few resorts where everyone can be happy and have a fulfilling holiday.  To explain that qualification, a riotous nightlife with lots of options of night clubs can be a little concerning for the parents.  The options vary between night-skiing up to three hours (2016 - on three nights a week) to an in-hotel live music evening, swimming, family friendly bars and restaurants, tobogganing plus sleigh ri

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 17:17
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