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5x after summer in Austria

By: Team ChaletsPlus at 17 August 2022
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1. Almabtrieb and Bauernfests (Harvest Festivals)

The most enjoyable event of the autumn, the Almabtrieb! A festive occasion where the Alpine cows are warmly welcomed back to the stables from the high Alps. Decorated cows, lively markets, and indulging in local Austrian treats. An annual Austrian tradition that you must experience!

2. Hochkönig 'Wildwochen' (Wild Weeks)

From mid-September to mid-October, the Hochkönig region is dedicated to wild game hunting. During these weeks, various culinary specialties from regional game are offered. You can join guided hikes with experts and professional hunters. The highlight of this period is the 'Die lange Tafel am Berg' (The Long Table on the Mountain), a 6-course dinner focusing on regional dishes, local herbs, and a wine tasting under the stars on top of the mountain. A more romantic setting is hard to imagine! And to top it off, enjoy a panoramic view over the Steinbockalm.

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3. Herbal and Flower Walk in Wald im Pinzgau

Nature takes on its most beautiful forms in late summer, including the herbs and flowers that can be admired from June to mid-October during a guided herbal and flower walk. The guide will share a lot of information about these natural treasures, and you'll even get your herb basket filled along the way!

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4.Krimml Waterfalls

he Krimml Waterfalls, Europe's highest tiered waterfall, are stunning to visit all year round and should not be missed on this list! Witness the cascading water spectacle from the bottom with free access or climb the hiking trail along the waterfall with various viewpoints. Along the way, you can take a break and enjoy a snack and a drink at the mountain restaurant.
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5. Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave

Another attraction that shouldn't be missing from this list is a visit to the Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave. This ice cave can be visited from May to October. The impressive cave was discovered in 1879 and can be reached by cable car. Don't forget to wear sturdy shoes and warm clothing! Even though the Indian Summer is in full swing, the temperature in the ice cave will naturally be below freezing.

Enjoy an affordable late summer with regional summer cards

With certain vacation rentals in various regions, a summer card is included in your booking. These cards are valid until the end of October, meaning you can enjoy many activities for free or at attractive discounts during your late summer vacation. View chalets with summer cards.


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