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Walking Accommodation and Rambling Accommodation in Austria

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Apartment Gretl

Apartment Gretl

A beautiful 2 bedroom apartment to rent in this traditional old barn, located in the pretty Austrian village of Veihhofen, very close to the ski areas of Saalbach/Hinterglemm, in the heart of Salzburgerland. Ideal for walkers and lover of the outdoors.

The apartment is located on the front side of a beautiful old barn with a large south facing balcony and magnificent views of the valley. The apartment has recently been re-furbished to a very high standard offering modern comfortable living for 4/6 people. There is a sauna/relaxation room, garden, laundry area for guests to use.

Veihhofen is at a height of 865m surrounded by the Gernkogel, Schmitt & Sausteige Mountains rising to 2,175m. The apartment is just a 100 m away from several restaurants/bars offering local food and wine, a well stocked supermarket. There is also a bank with an ATM, a bus stop 150m from the apartment connecting to all the local villages in the valley, a tourist information office and mountain bike hire, tennis, quad biking, fishing, white water rafting available nearby. A walking map of the area is available from us in advance or from the local tourist office in Veihhofen. Gondola`s and chairs lifts taking you to the top of the mountains are open from June through to the end of September. All walks are clearly marked on and off the map, there are an abundance of pretty mountain restaurants/bars to stop at or simply enjoy the views with your picnic. Easy walks can be found from the doorstep along the Glemmtal river that flows through the valley to Zell-am-see Lake, just 5 km away, as well as many others starting from behind the Chalet. For Golfers, there is a 9 hole golf course in Saalbach, but for more of a challenge you might like to visit 18 hole courses at nearby Schuttdorf or Saalfelden.

Close by is the town of Zell-am-see overlooking the Glacier blue lake its bustling with sophisticated shops cafes & restaurants . At the lake you can sunbath or swim in the summer months, in Zell and Saalbach there are very clean outdoor pool, on the lake there is sailing, windsurfing, boat trips or simply take half a day to walk round the lake taking in the magnificent scenery. If you fancy a bit of pampering the fabulous Grand Hotel in Zell am See has a wonderful Spa and health club, available to non-residents or nearby there is the purpose built Tauern Spa with its 7 pools and treatment rooms.

The Kaprun Kitzsteinhorn Glacier at 3,203m is just 15 km away. You can take a Cable car to summit where there is a new visitors centre/restaurant. It is here that you can even ski in summer or walk back to Kaprun on the many marked mountain paths. The Glacier is open all the year round except May & October. This area of Austria is truly renowned for its beauty and splendour all the year round, whether you are a summer or winter sports enthusiast.

Contact Information

Web Site: Apartment Gretl
 Chalet Alte Bachmuhle, Veihhofen, , Salzburgerland.
 0044 1484 513580/0044 7730 030993
  jmsm2306@hotmail.com

Avril Chambers - Haus Kammern

Avril Chambers - Haus Kammern

Haus Kammern is a beautiful chalet located in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park.

The property sleeps 6 in 3 well-appointed bedrooms and offers sumptuous and relaxed accommodation in enchanting surroundings.

There are 2 luxury bathrooms, an open plan lounge with breathtaking views, a superb contemporary kitchen, and utility room.

Outside there is a veranda which wraps around the south and west sunny sides of the property - a great place for relaxing and eating after a hard day`s hiking.

The area is superb for gentle and serious walkers alike and the opportunities are endless. A favourite of ours is a walk up the Habachtal valley which is also famous for its emeralds; for gentle walking there is a superb path that runs for miles alongside the River Salzach.

Contact Information

Web Site: Avril Chambers - Haus Kammern
 Dorf im Pinzgau, Bramberg am Wildkogel, , Salzburgerland.
 0781 509 3610
  hauskammern@hotmail.co.uk

Blue Mountain Hotel

Blue Mountain Hotel

Imagine a walking holiday where everything you want is dropped right into your lap on arrival. Mountain routes start when you open the hotel door, and offer an exhilarating combination of stunning alpine scenery, local wildlife, and the great outdoors.

Maps, guidance and advice, and picnic lunches are all available to enhance your experience of what is arguably the most beautiful region in Austria. With the Italian and Slovenian borders less than a 30 minute drive away from the resort, you can incorporate day trips into your walking holiday and create a 3-country break. All without having to spend hours driving between destinations or blowing the budget.

At the end of the day, relax with refreshments on the Blue Mountain Hotel terrace as it overlooks the mountains of the Nockberge region. A sauna or spa will soothe any tired muscles and guarantee that you'll be ready to do it all again the next day.

Situated on the Verditz Mountain, the Blue Mountain Hotel offers budget-friendly double, family, and loft rooms. Verditz is about 15 kilometres from Villach, which is serviced by buses and trains from major Austrian and European cities. Also, Verditz is only 45 minutes from Klagenfurt airport which is serviced by RyanAir from Stansted (3 flights weekly) and, from October 2009, by GermanWings, also from Stansted. Flights to Ljubljana (1-1/2hours from Verditz) are available with Easyjet.

Contact Information

Web Site: Blue Mountain Hotel
 Verditzer Strasse 70, Afritz/Verditz, , Carinthia.
 0043 (0) 4247 2084
  info@bluemountainhotel.at

Chalet Kammleitn

Chalet Kammleitn

Chalet Kammleitn is a beautiful traditional chalet, offering guests a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. All bedrooms are equipped with en-suite facilities. Every room has stunning views of either the Carnic Alps or spectacular countryside views, most of the rooms have balconies.
Watschig is a small Austrian village, just 3kms from the base of the Nassfeld mountain activities, and 6kms from the cosmopolitan town of Hermagor. Chalet Kammleitn is right on the banks of the river Gail, and has direct access to the main Cycle and Nordic Walking track. The region offers 1000km of marked walking trails to suit all levels of fitness and experience.
Both Slovenia and Italy, are only a 40 minute drive, for those wanting to visit more than one country.
Both Klagenfurt and Ljubljana airports are within 1,5 hour driving.

Contact Information

Web Site: Chalet Kammleitn
 Watschig 40, Nassfeld, , Carinthia.
 0043(0)428523170
  chaletkammleitn@gmail.com

Dorf22 Apartments & Rooms, Soell, Tirol.

Dorf22 Apartments & Rooms, Soell, Tirol.

Occupying a quiet, central location in the village of Soell, nestled between the Hohe Salve and Wilder Kaiser mountains and with easy access to the Skiwelt and the Hexenwasser, Dorf22 provides the ideal accommodation for your vacation in Soll. Invigorate or unwind in the gold medal winning European village in bloom 2013.

Retaining much of its original Tyrolean charm and character after careful restoration and renovation, Dorf22 opened for the winter season 2012/13. Blending traditional with the latest in technology, we offer spacious, comfortable self-cater apartments and room only accommodation with fine linen bedding, thermostatic power-showers fuelled by a sustainable wood pellet heating system, Smart TV's and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Relax on the large private balconies and in the south-facing garden with sweeping views of the mountains and of the village of Soell. Local amenities such as ski rental, bike hire, Apres-Ski bars and nightlife, restaurants, banks, shops and supermarkets can all be found just a short 250 metre stroll into the village centre.

Take advantage of our local knowledge and insights to help you tailor a stress-free holiday with a personal touch. Whether travelling solo, as couples, groups or as a family, we provide the ideal alpine retreat for those seeking the perfect Tirolean vacation. We offer short breaks, weeks, early and late deals on our secure online booking system with instant confirmation.

Outdoor enthusiasts will find walking and hiking trails accessible from the doorstep, along with numerous cycling paths, ideal for exploring on the pedal assisted E-bikes. The new summer outdoor bathing lake Ahornsee is a 300 metre walk from Dorf22, while the children's educational mountain theme park, Hexenwasser, can be accessed by a pleasant stroll to the gondola station or by hopping on to the free Kaiserjet bus.

One of the summer highlights is the weekly local craft and farmers market accompanied by live traditional music. Another spectacle is the herding of the cattle from the high pastures (Almabtrieb), held every year in September to celebrate the start of harvest. They offer a unique insight into the local way of life, along with many other festivities and cultural attractions in and around Soll.

Discover the quaint alpine villages of Scheffau, Ellmau and Going am Wilden Kaiser, set amidst the towering backdrop of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range. A protected area of outstanding natural beauty, offering a variety of walks and hikes for ramblers and mountaineers. For the more adventurous there's sport climbing routes for the novice and expert, downhill mountain biking, and paragliding. Tee off at the 27 hole golf course in Ellmau, nestled at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser or take a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of the Hintersteinersee, perhaps the finest mountain lake in Austria.

In winter, take the free ski bus located just 25 metres from Dorf 22 and find yourself immersed in Austria's largest winter playground the SkiWelt. 279km of groomed piste, funparks, night skiing, cross country skiing trails and over 80 rustic Alm's, serving hearty Tyrolean cuisine, provide a truly remarkable winter wonderland. Snow permitting, you can ski back to within 50 metres of Dorf22, where you will find secure storage of equipment in our ski-room with heated boot dryers.

With the airports of Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich in close proximity, Dorf 22 can be reached easily from all parts of Europe and beyond. Austrian and German train networks Oebb and DB provide efficient and frequent services to Kufstein and Woergl, linking frequent overnight trains to Munich from many European cities including London on the Eurostar and City Night Line from Paris. Online airport transfers are available from all three airports, while local taxis and frequent bus services connect Soell to and from the train stations.


Visit our website to find out more and book online....

Contact Information

Web Site: Dorf22 Apartments & Rooms, Soell, Tirol.
 Dorf 22, Soell, , Tirol.
 +43533343311
  contact@dorf22.com

Haus Barber

Haus Barber

3 beautifull self catering apartments in the Heart of the Pinzgau valley Austria, just waiting to be explored. With the local railway system running the full length of the valley from Krimmell to Zell am See you will be able to plan you days and visit new places of interest as well as taking in the breathtaking scenary from where ever in the valley.

Contact Information

Web Site: Haus Barber
 weyer 21, Austria, , 5733.
 0044 (0) 7527 877499
  enquiries@austriaselfcatering.co.uk

Haus Bellevue Holiday Apartments.

Haus Bellevue Holiday Apartments.

Haus Bellevue offers three thoughtfully furnished holiday apartments, each with own patio or balcony set in an idyllic location with wonderful mountain views.

The accommodations are equipped with many home comforts for an easy vacation.

The lungau mountain landscape provides the perfect location for walking vacations all year round. Easy to reach by either car, bus or train around 100km south of Salzburg.

The owners live on site and a warm welcome is guaranteed!

Please visit our extensive website for more information.

Contact Information

Web Site: Haus Bellevue Holiday Apartments.
 Haus Bellevue, St Michael im Lungau, , 5582.
 0043 6477 71137
  info@hausbellevue.com

Haus Schneeberg

Haus Schneeberg

Haus Schneeberg contains 3 self catering apartments in the beautiful Hochkoenig skiing and hiking region, 45 minutes from Salzburg.

There are over 340km of walking trails in the area, and the hiking bus stop is just outside the house. We offer all our guests a free Hochkoenig card which gives you free access to the hiking bus, and gondolas and lifts in Summer, plus free access to the swimming pools, and much more!

We live on site so can give you lots of information on the best walks to do, depending on your experience, and length of walk you would like.

The apartments are all one bedroom, with a south facing balcony with mountain views, and can sleep up to 4 or 5 people per apartment.
There is free wifi, well equipped kitchen, a shared garden area with seating and BBQ, and free parking on site.

Contact Information

Web Site: Haus Schneeberg
 Haus Schneeberg, 245,, Muehlbach am Hochkoenig, , 5505.
 00447778593920
  info@hausschneeberg.com

Hotel Mohrenwirt

Hotel Mohrenwirt

Hotel Mohrenwirt is located in Fuschl am See which is 25km east of Salzburg in the Salzkammergut Lake District. Walking has a great tradition in our area and there are hundres of kilometers of well marked walking trails.

Contact Information

Web Site: Hotel Mohrenwirt
 , A-5330, , Fuschl am See.
 +43 6226 8228
  office@mohrenwirt.at

HOTEL SEEROSE PÖRTSCHACH

HOTEL SEEROSE  PÖRTSCHACH

Seerose is a charming 3 Stars Boutique Hotel, located in the center of
downtown Pörtschach, walking distance from shops, restaurants, Casino, Convention Center and the Werzer Tennis Arena. We are just steps from Austria's beautiful'Lake Wörtherse' surrounded by the beautiful high mountain Peaks.

The Villa first opened its doors to the public over 50 years ago. One of the fine examples of Pörtschach's turn of the century villa's, a Grand and yet Restrained in it's architectural style.
Our rooms and suites fit every taste and every budget, standard to
luxury. At Hotel Seerose comfort and service are of up most importance to the owners and staff. The individually furnished Deluxe guest rooms are tastefully decorated with rich fabrics & fine furnishings. Guests will enjoy the experience of tasteful elegant accommodation carefully crafted in a blend of old and new. Our Standard rooms are bright, clean and, comfortable.

Guests can enjoy their breakfast in our restaurant with its inviting décor and enjoy the wonderful weather and warm breezes on the bright and cheerful new covered terrace.

Whether a relaxing holiday or romantic honeymoon your stay with us will be truly memorable.

Contact Information

Web Site: HOTEL SEEROSE PÖRTSCHACH
 Hauptstraße 165, Pörtschach am Wörthersee, , KARNTEN.
 0043 042722502
  office@hotelseerose.at

Richard Fruhmann

Richard Fruhmann

We run a family style-hotel in Austria - Hinterstoder which has an easy connection to Linz and Salzburg Airport. We do have some English customers during the winter, and would like to promote our area for ramblers as well!


Contact Information

Web Site: Richard Fruhmann
 Hinterstoder 10, Hinterstoder, , Upper Austria.
 +4375645266
  stohof@aon.at

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