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Aflenzer Bürgeralm

The Aflenzer Bürgeralm, is an alpine settlement in the market town of Aflenz in Styria. It is located north of Aflenz Kurort and below the Windgrube, a secondary peak in the Hochschwab group . It consists of several restaurants and numerous accommodations and is accessed not only by the access road but also by a chairlift. Sports can be practiced on the Bürgeralm both in summer and in winter.


The Almtal is a valley in the Traunviertel in the Upper Austrian Alps through which the Alm flows. As the Lower Almtal , the valley area is one of the 41 Upper Austrian spatial units ; as the Almtal tourist region , it is part of the Salzkammergut . It stretches between the Trauntal in the west and Kremstal in the east for about 25 km in the Upper Austrian Pre-Alps.


The Alplochschlucht is a natural gorge in the field of Austrian city of Dornbirn in Vorarlberg . It was formed by a mountain breakthrough of the Dornbirner Ach and is still traversed by this. The gorge is passable on a wooden walkway for pedestrians. The Ebensand power plant with the Staufensee reservoir is located at the mouth of the Alploch Gorge . Then the Dornbirner Ach flows again through a striking gorge, the Rappenloch Gorge .

Alte Donau

The Alte Donau is an arm of the Danube in Vienna . It lies orographically to the left of the New Danube , which accompanies the main Danube stream, but has no direct connection either with this or with the Danube itself. The Upper Old Danube stretches from the Floridsdorf Bridge to the Kagran Bridge , and the Lower Old Danube from the Kagran Bridge to the Donaustadt Bridge . A small part next to the Floridsdorf Bridge is designed as a Floridsdorf water park .

Aussichtsturm Geschriebenstein

The Geschriebenstein with 884 meters the highest mountain in Burgenland and western Hungary . It is the highest point of the Günser Mountains and the easternmost foothills of the Alps. Instead of a wooden tower, which the village of Güns had built in 1891 on the Geschriebenstein, the village of Rechnitz built the still preserved stone lookout tower in 1913 right on the state border. The initiator was the tax notary Ladislaus Gullner, the master builder was Josef Varga from Rechnitz.

Aussichtsturm Naturpark Hohe Wand

A majestic nature park located in the heart of Austria. The stately lookout tower on the Schwarzenberg is the heart of the Nordwald Nature Park and climbs 21 meters to compete with the tops of the surrounding conifers. At 960 m above sea level, visitors can see far over the extensive forest area on the edge of the Waldviertel highlands.


The Bärenschützklamm in the Austrian state of Styria is a water-bearing rocky gorge with limestone walls up to 300 m high. It was declared a natural monument in 1978. Since 1901, a climbing system made of wooden bridges and ladders has allowed people to climb through it and opened it up for tourism. The gorge is normally open from May up to and including October, entry is permitted daily from 7.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Blockheide-Eibenstein Nature Park

The Blockheide is a protected area near Gmünd in northwestern Waldviertel in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. It is a varied heather landscape including meadows, mixed woods, small lakes and small fields.It is famous for its far-flung giant granite blocks, among them some Rocking stones.A nature park with the name Naturpark Blockheide-Eibenstein has been established in the area.


The Bödele is a local recreation area on the Losenpass on Vorarlberger Landesstraße 48 between the city of Dornbirn in the Vorarlberg Rhine Valley and the community of Schwarzenberg in the Bregenz Forest. It is mainly used as a local recreation area by the people of Dornbirn, which is why the people of Dornbirn call it “their” Bödele.

Bucklige Welt

The Bucklige Welt is a landscape primarily in the southeast of Lower Austria at the border triangle of Lower Austria, Burgenland and Styria and secondarily also including small adjoining parts of the two neighboring federal states. Due to its topography, this landscape is also known as the land of 1000 hills .

Dachstein glacier

A majestic glacier located between the towns of Ramsau am Dachstein in the south and Hallstatt and Obertraun in the north, in Austria. Snow is at the top of the glacier throughout the year. However snow is soft in summer. It remains snow-covered for much of the year. This mountain is located at the borders of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Styria. The train stops at Schladming and from there is a bus to the village below the Dachstein Mountains.


The Darscho is a salt varnish in the Austrian Seewinkel in Burgenland. The body of water is part of the UNESCO World Heritage area of ​​the Fertő / Neusiedler See cultural landscape . Above all, various water birds, sandpipers, seagulls and herons can be observed here. [2] The remote, small steppe is also namesake of wines from the vineyards of the area.

Dobratsch Nature Park

The Dobratsch Nature Park is situated on the Villacher Alpe in Carinthia. It has long been one of the Austrian regions which has dedicated itself to soft tourism. In the winter walkers, snowshoe hikers and ski tourers share the quiet, 2,166-metre-high mountain ridge and its slopes. The hiking trails are signposted and lead to the summit, where visitors can stop for refreshments in the Gipfelhaus.

Domäne Wachau

Gruner Veltliner is one of the most iconic wines to come from Austria.With its racy high acidity and subtle aromas and flavors of crisp green pear and yellow apple, it is a white grape variety that pairs well with seafood, sushi, and white fish.The Wachau is the coolest wine growing region in Austria. It is characterized by very steep terraces that look down upon the famous Danube river.

Dr. Vogelgesang Klamm

A wild and romantic rock canyon with a doctorate - longest gorge in Upper Austria and second longest gorge in Austria! Experience the natural spectacle of falling water in the longest gorge in Upper Austria with a length of over 1.5 km and 500 wooden and stone steps. The gorge is also the starting point for the approx. 5-hour 3-hut hike


Echerntal is a valley in Upper Austria and has an elevation of 546 metres. Echerntal is situated nearby to Feuerwehrzeughaus, and close to Hirlatzhöhle. It is one of the iconic location which was blessed with natural beauty and also there are so many things to see and do here. b

Erzberg mine

The Erzberg mine is a large open-pit mine placed in Eisenerz, Styria. Erzberg represents the most important iron ore reserves in Austria and this mine produces round 2,153,000 tonnes of iron ore in line with 12 months. It is also the site of the annual Erzberg Rodeo hard enduro race.

Föhrenberge Nature Park

The Föhrenberge Nature Park is located on the eastern edge of the Vienna Woods in Lower Austria . It is one of the recreational areas of Vienna . The 6,500 hectare nature park extends from Perchtoldsdorf in the north to Gumpoldskirchen . In between are the municipal areas of Gießhübl , Maria Enzersdorf , Mödling , Hinterbrühl and Gaaden . The nature park is freely accessible.

Fontana Golf Club

Fontana Leisure Parks, one of Pampanga’s golf courses, was built in 2012. This unique establishment has found very early success as it is such a young course. It sits within one of today’s largest and modernized leisure parks in the country. The short 9-hole course has only 1,896 yards was designed over rolling terrains, which helps to add a bit of challenge to the course even if you are not a beginner.

Gailtal Alps

The Gailtal is a valley running from East Tyrol to Carinthia . It starts in Kartitsch and ends in Villach . The Gailtal does not form a hydrogeographical unit: the majority of the valley is drained by the Gail towards the east, where it flows into the Drava at the village of Maria Gail ; the westernmost section of the valley, on the other hand, is drained by the Gailbach towards the west. The Kartitscher saddle is the valley watershed.

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