The most beautiful areas of Austria

The most beautiful areas of Austria

The best of Austria

Austria is renowned for its beautiful countryside thanks to the massive ridge of the Alps. The most beautiful areas of the country can be found mainly in the Alps or in the river basins. Come and see the most beautiful of them

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#1 Ötztal Alps

The most beautiful area of Austria

Ötztal Alps are among the most beautiful mountains in Austria. Mainly due to the massive glaciation (the largest in the entire Eastern Alps) and hundreds of threethousands peaks. Centre of the Austrian part of mountains are three long valleys Kaunertal, Pitztal and Oetztal,which is with its sixty seven kilometers in length the longest side valley in Austria. It is a paradise for tourists from early spring to autumn and for skiers in winter. Also the highest mountain in Tyrol - Wildspitze lies here. Picturesque villages, herds of cows and lots of waterfalls give Ötztal Alps unmistakable charm. 

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#2 High Tauern

The highest Austrian mountains

The High Tauern are the highest Austrian mountains. The highest peak is Grossglockner. You can also find here the most famous Austrian waterfall - Krimmel and the most famous Austrian road. It is a beautiful mountain landscape with lots of hiking trails and a range of three thousanders peaks

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#3 Dachstein

The most famous limestone massif in Austria

The Dachstein massif, with the highest peak of the Hoher Dachstein (2,995 m above sea level), is the most famous limestone massif in Austria, though not the highest. At the top of the massif there is still a small glacier. From the south, you can make your trip a bit easier by using the lift to Hunerkogel. From the north, the way to the top is very long and tiring.

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#4 Hochkönig

The highest massif of the Berchtesgaden Alps

Hochkönig (2 941 m above sea level) is an extensive limestone massif located in the Salzburg region. It is a mountain of many faces. From the south, you will be impressed by the massive, perpendicular walls full of limestone towers rising high above the surrounding meadows. Otherwise, it is an extensive limestone plateau, almost without vegetation

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#5 Stubai Alps

Austria's fourth highest mountain range

The Stubai Alps, thanks to the Zuckerhütl (3 507 m above sea level), are the fourth highest mountain range in Austria. Here you will also find the remains of glaciers. The best starting points for the mountain range are the Ötztal and Ruetztal valleys

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#6 Karwendel

Limestone mountain range over Innsbruck

Karwendel is a beautiful limestone mountain range north of the large city of Innsbruck with a lot of two thousand mountains. At the edge of the mountain range you will find one of the most beautiful lakes of Austria - Achensee. The highest peak of Karwendel is Birkarspitze (2,749m above sea level)

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#7 Lechtal Alps

Highest mountains of the Northern Limestone Alps

The Lechtal Alps, thanks to the Parseierspitze (3,036 meters above sea level), are the only mountain range of the Northern Limestone Alps that exceeds the height of three thousand meters above sea level. It is a little developed part, so it attracts tourists preferring lesser civilization influence

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#8 Zillertal Alps

The third highest mountain in Austria

The Zillertal Alps is one of the highest mountain ranges in Austria. The highest peak is Hochfeiler (3,510m asl), which is among the highest available mountains for hikers of the Alps. The mountains are glaciated and you will find here tens of three thousanders peaks

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#9 Salzkammergut

A beautiful area of lakes and limestone mountains

The Salzkammergut is a beautiful area with many lakes and picturesque villages and towns. Lush limestone massifs are directly above the lakes. The whole area is ideal for hiking, cycling and water recreation.

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#10 Kaisergebirge

Beautiful Mountains of the Wild Emperor

Kaisergebirge is a mountain range of limestone alps, with steep rock towers, gorges and meadows below the mountains. Its more dramatic part - the Wilder Kaiser is a very popular place for mountaineers and ferrat fans

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#11 Lower Tauren

The largest mountain range in Austria

The Lower Tauren (Niedere Tauern) is a really large mountain range. It is divided into several larger units. The highest peak is Hochgolling (2,863 m above sea level). There are a lot of ski resorts, so a part of the mountains is unfortunately very marked by human activity.

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#12 Weinviertel

Joy of nature and wine

This part of Austrian territory is located in the northeast of the country. On three sides the Weinviertel is bounded by the rivers Dyje, Morava and Danube. Everything is mainly about wine. Most common are the varieties of Veltliner Green, Zweigeltrebe or Blue Portugal. Part of the Weinviertel area is the Veltliner Land (Veltliner Land) around the Poysdorf, Falkenstein and Herrnbaumgarten wine centers. We will find countless opportunities for hiking, cycling, lovers of history and fine wines.

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