Cabins in Austria

Austria, one of Europe's most popular vacation destinations, draws visitors all year with attractions open in both summer and winter. Winter in the country's stunning mountain regions is almost as busy as summer, with some of Europe's best skiing opportunities. Visitors are drawn to the Alpine republic's provinces as much as they are to magnificent cities like Vienna (Wien), the historic capital, and beautiful Salzburg, where Mozart was born.

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Cabins in Austria

Austria, one of Europe's most popular vacation destinations, draws visitors all year with attractions open in both summer and winter. Winter in the country's stunning mountain regions is almost as busy as summer, with some of Europe's best skiing opportunities. Visitors are drawn to the Alpine republic's provinces as much as they are to magnificent cities like Vienna (Wien), the historic capital, and beautiful Salzburg, where Mozart was born.

Austria, one of Europe's smallest nations, is primarily a land of upland areas and high mountains, with the Eastern Alps covering nearly 60% of its land area. The Danube River flows through the northern part of the country for about 350 kilometers from west to east, contributing to its allure as a tourist destination. With this list of the top tourist attractions in Austria, you will find the best sightseeing opportunities and things to do and some of the best cabins in Austria to make the best of your time. Don't forget to check out our cabins in Salzburg, Radenthein, Marau, and many other spots.

Nature

Plants and animals native to Central Europe are found here. Austria is one of Europe's most heavily forested nations, with forests covering 44 percent of its land area. Up to about 1,200 m (4,000 ft), the mountains are covered in deciduous trees (especially beech, birch, and oak) and conifers (fir); above that, fir, followed by larch and stone pine, are also present. There is a wide range of wildlife to be found. Deer, hare, fox, badger, marten, Alpine chough, grouse, marmot, partridge, and pheasant are still abundant, despite the extinction. Purple heron, spoonbill, and avocet are among the birds that are frequently seen here.

Activities

Inarguably one of Austria's most picturesque small towns, Hallstatt is an excellent place to explore the spectacular Dachstein Salzkammergut area. The adjacent Hörnerwerk cavern has an underwater salt lake, and the Dachstein Caves, one of Europe's most remarkable cavern networks, are up to 1,174 meters deep.

The Giant Ice Cave, with its sub-zero summer temperatures and vast caverns with majestic frozen waterfalls, and the Mammoth Cave, with its massive pipe-shaped galleries created by an ancient underground river, are two of the cave's highlights. Visitors can climb to the top of the 5 Fingers observation platform, an impressive metal framework suspended over a 400-meter sheer drop with spectacular views of the surrounding Alps.

Despite hosting the annual Hahnenkamm, the most difficult of all downhill ski races, Kitzbühel's three skiing areas offer terrain for all skill levels, with the smallest of these, Bichlalm, dedicated to free-riders.

Kitzbühel, however, is not solely for skiers. The town is as beautiful as Alpine villages get, with its walls and frescoed houses, and a backdrop of snow-covered Alps. The 1,998-meter Kitzbüheler Horn, which is popular with skiers in the winter, is also popular with mountain hikers in the summer, and you can reach the summit through the Pletzeralm cable car. If you enjoy hiking, Krimml, situated high above the Salzachtal in a wooded valley, is an awesome place to visit for a few days. There are several superb waterfall walks, as well as a rewarding climb to the Schettbrücke and on to the spectacular Krimmler Tauernhaus. It is the best place to visit for adventure enthusiasts. Also, from nature.house's cabins in Austria, you can enjoy the picturesque landscape from the window.