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On holiday from sunday to sunday: Discover the benefits!

By: Simon la Lau at 27-03-2024
Many holidaymakers still choose to head to Austria on Saturdays. This is because Saturday marks the first day of their freedom, and they want to embark on their holiday in the beautiful Alpine landscape as swiftly as possible. However, the question arises: does one truly experience more joy by ...
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All about sledding! The sport for speed demons

By: Simon la Lau at 13-03-2024
Most winter sports enthusiasts choose to travel to Austria to go skiing or snowboarding. For many, there is nothing more beautiful than sliding down steep slopes at high speeds. However, for speed demons who love racing over snowy slopes, there is another winter activity that fits perfectly: ...
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Après-ski in Austria for Beginners!

By: Simon la Lau at 04-03-2024
Après-ski is a widespread phenomenon that resonates with virtually every winter sports enthusiast. Even those who have never been on skis are familiar with the concept. Originally, the French term referred to changing uncomfortable ski boots for comfortable snow boots after a day on the ...
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Close the winter sports season well: Go skiing during Easter!

By: Simon la Lau at 22-02-2024
The Easter days are just around the corner, and what better way to spend them than heading to the Austrian mountains? It is indeed the last opportunity of the winter season to enjoy the breathtaking landscape and zoom down the slopes with fresh snow under your skis! In this blog, you'll ...
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Carefree winter sports travel by car with our tips

By: Simon la Lau at 10-01-2024
King Winter is approaching again, and many people are making plans for an unforgettable winter sports vacation. Whether you're hitting the road with a traditional car or an electric vehicle, the journey to the snow-covered mountains of Austria comes with its challenges. Naturally, you ...
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Going on vacation to Austria by the night train

By: Simon la Lau at 22-12-2023
This is a non-fictional story, however, the characters are fictional. It's an extremely cold, biting evening at an almost deserted Amsterdam Central Station. A cutting wind blows in my face. Next to me sits my eight-year-old son Daniel, shivering from the cold but still humming ...
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First time on a winter sports trip? This ski equipment is necessary!

By: Simon la Lau at 13-12-2023
Are you planning to conquer the snowy mountains of Austria for the first time this winter and wondering what ski equipment you'll need? Then you're in the right place! In this blog, we provide advice on choosing the right gear for an unforgettable vacation. So, read on quickly and get ...
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Snowshoe hikes in Königsleiten!

By: Simon la Lau at 06-12-2023
This winter, Paul (66) and Carmen (62) are heading to Königsleiten in Austria to visit their son Tim and his wife Emma, who have been living in the picturesque village for a few years. The original plan for the sixty-something couple was to go skiing with their son and daughter-in-law, but ...
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With the kids in the car to Austria

By: Simon la Lau at 13-11-2023
Taking the kids on holiday to Austria is fun, but the car journey is a long one for those little ones (and, to be honest, sometimes for the parents too). How to prepare and what are the things to consider. We answer those questions in this blog! Good preparation First of all, good ...
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First time off-piste! All the tips to get prepared

By: Simon la Lau at 10-11-2023
You're standing at the top of the mountain, butterflies fluttering in your stomach. You look down and see the delightful fresh powder snow, and you think to yourself: Am I going to do this? A few seconds later, you've taken the plunge, and you now find yourself in the thrilling world of ...
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Combining Work and Vacation: The Rise of Workations in Austria

By: Team ChaletsPlus at 28-06-2023
In recent years, a growing trend has been observed among professionals: the workation. More and more people are discovering the benefits of combining work and vacation, and one of the most popular destinations for a workation is Austria. With its breathtaking landscapes, inspiring environment, ...
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Essential tips for the first skiing holiday (kids' edition)

By: Rogier van der Kraan at 29-12-2022
The first time you take your kids on a ski holiday is such an exciting time, but it can also be a little bit daunting. There are so many things to think about - which ski area is best for the children, how will we survive the car journey, and what should I bring with me? Use our checklist to ...
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Skiing in March? Go for it!

By: Roy at 05-02-2020
By far most skiers choose to go skiing during their weeks off in February. However, when you are not stuck to those weeks, it may be interesting to go in March, which does have its advantages! We have listed the mains ones for you. #1 A cheaper skiing holiday Compared to the high season, ...
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How can I make the most of the peak season

By: Roy at 20-01-2020
The time has finally arrived for your winter sports holiday. You are really looking forward to it, but so are many others! During certain times of the year, many Dutch people go to the mountains for winter sports. If you are finding the crowds a bit much in the high season, this idyllic and ...
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The enduring appeal of the Kitzsteinhorn

By: Roy at 12-07-2019
The most famous mountain in the Zell am See-Kaprun is the Kitzsteinhorn. This 3000 metre-high mountain peak with eternal snow has a silhouette that is instantly recognizable and can be seen from far and wide. The appeal of the Kitzsteinhorn is enormous. Tourists and locals alike are drawn to the ...
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What's the best way to prepare for a winter sports holiday?

By: Petra at 13-02-2019
Being well prepared for winter sports makes your winter sports holiday more fun. Some things are difficult to get used to - the altitude in mountains, the cold temperatures; not to mention the physical effort involved. Moreover, you want to take all the winter sports equipment with you and do ...
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Child friendly ski areas

By: Roy at 06-02-2019
Are you planning to book a ski holiday to Austria? Just like you, children also want to have fun during a winter sports holiday. And it's really nice to know that they are in good hands so that you can leave them at their own ski school with complete peace of mind. That's why it's ...
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How do I survive the 'snowmageddon'?

By: Roy at 11-01-2019
The 'snowmageddon' in Austria is a hot topic at the moment. There has been so much snow in a short period of time that there is enough snow for the ski areas to be open until April, winter fun everywhere! Of course, there are also a number of things that you have to take into account ...
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