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Austrian Villages and Resorts

  • Hallstatt
    Tour the world's oldest salt mine above Austria's prettiest lakeside village.

  • Heidenreichstein
    Tour the moated castle, explore the Moorland and Peat Bog Museum, and take a ride on the historic narrow-gauge railroad in Lower Austria's Waldviertel.

  • Hintertux
    Glacier skiing is a year-round activity at this popular ski and snowboarding resort in the Tyrol. A Winter Resort Report.

  • Radstadt and Altenmarkt/Zauchensee
    Austrians and Germans flock to these neighboring towns in the Pongau, an hour south of Salzburg, for excellent downhill and superb cross-country skiing.

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