Austria has long established itself as a top destination for winter sports, with snow-capped peaks, delicious food and great hospitality. Cafés, restaurants and bars all provide a warm welcome, and mouth-watering cakes and strudels hit the spot after an action-packed day.
Although the country is mainly known for downhill skiing, our Austria winter tours make the most of its fantastic cross-country skiing areas too – some of the best in Europe, with over 4000km of loipes in the Tyrol alone! The beautiful landscapes surrounding picture-postcard villages are also an ideal setting to enjoy days of snowshoeing and winter walking.
Austria Winter Adventure Holidays
8 Daysfrom1 279 €
Self-Guided Holidays (Excl. Flights)
Self-guided cross-country skiing in a winter wonderland.
Never having done snowshoeing before we were not sure how easy it would be but if you can walk you can snowshoe! It was a wonderful novel way of exploring the woodlands around the basecamp with plenty of time to chill in the sauna at the end of the afternoon.
As a complete beginner with no expectations leading up to it, I was left amazed by the stunning location and excellent tour leaders. The leaders managed the group superbly, considering the various ages, experience and ability levels. The accommodation was fun, though a bit tight for space with 4 grown men sharing a 4-sleepr room, I felt like I was at camp. The skiing itself was one of the best things I have ever experienced and can’t wait to try again. Very demanding at times physically, but I pushed myself more than what was expected. A special mention of the food, which was all included. The chefs really know what they’re doing!