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Austria Sports and Recreation

Sports & Recreations

Austrians love the outdoors, and their country's many forests, lakes, and mountains offer opportunities for a variety of outdoor sports. In winter, the people especially enjoy ice skating, skiing, and tobogganing.
Other popular winter sports include bobsleighing; ice hockey; ski jumping; and curling, a game in which the players slide heavy stones along the ice toward a circular target . Favourite summer sports include boating, fishing, hiking, mountain climbing, swimming, and water skiing.
The people also enjoy cycling, camping, picnicking, and playing soccer. Austrians love the arts as well as sports. Ballets, concerts, films, operas and operettas, and plays all attract large, enthusiastic crowds.

Mayrhofen Ski Resort
Skiing season is from December to mid April Located at:
P.O.B. 21
6290 Mayrhofen, Austria
Tel: +43 1143 5285 or, +43 1143 2305.

Golf & Country Club Gut Brandlhof
Number of holes: 18

Located at:
Hohlwegen 3,
5760 Saalfelden am 18
Steinermen Meer 18
Tel:+43 06582 2176 - 55518
Fax:+43 06582 2176 - 529

Kurhotel Tassilo Spa
The richest iodine brine springs in central Europe, which flow directly into the Herzog Tasilo Kurhotel, from the basis for an extensive range of natural treatments. In addition to that, the thermal spring water have been known to the locals for its healing effects. Treatments cabins play a selection of music to your preference. A visit to this haven of peace and relaxation, is not a luxury but more of a necessity.

Located at:
A - 4540 Bad Hall,
Parkstrabe 4,
Oberosterreich, Austria
Tel: +43 7258 26110
Fax: +43 7258 26115

Hotel Norica Spa
In the Gastein Valley you'll discover one of Europe's most beautiful ski areas. The slopes are fun and full of variety.And with 111 kilometers of cross-country ski trails, you have a perfect way to explore the delightful landscapes of the Gastein Valley.That's not all, you'll find it's spa packages hard to resist.

Located at:
The Czerny Family, Kaiser-Franz-Platz 3,
A-5630 Bad Hofgastein,
Tel: +43 6432 8391 0
Fax: +43 6432 8391 500

Vital Royal Dorint - Spa Royal
This wonderful resort and health spa is ideally located on a sunny terrace above the renowned Olympic town of Innsbruck. Relaxation and fitness can be found in our exceptional "Spa Royal". First have a pulse-controlled work-out in our high-tech cardio and power area and then indulge in a pampering health and beauty program. There are more than ten different types of spas packages to choose from ranging from special baths and saunas to enjoying an individual care program for face and body with natural products. A true heaven's paradise.

Located at:
Krinz 32,
A-6100 Seefeld,
Tel: +43 5212 4431 0
Email: vital@vitalhotel.com


Acknowledgements: ASIATRAVELMART.COM

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