Posts Tagged ‘ Austria ’

Last chance to enter young travel writer competition

Apr 4th, 2013 | By

Al Fresco Holidays has extended the deadline of their Young Travel Writer competition so children now have until 15 April, to work on their entries and be in with the chance of winning a family holiday

Where to ski in Europe this season

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

As ski enthusiasts look to the new season, Anna Maria Espsater tells us everything we need to know about Europe’s ski scene

Viva Vienna!

Dec 8th, 2012 | By

Austria’s capital and largest city, Vienna, claimed top spot in Mercer’s 2012 Quality of Life survey

Vienna, Christmas markets and Klimt’s year

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

A visit to one of Vienna’s many Christmas markets, is a great way to get into the festive spirit. Frederic has the low-down on the Austrian capital’s most magical markets as well as where you can get to grips with Gustav Klimt, creator of The Kiss, who was born 150 years ago

Christmas getaways to cost Brits a fortune – and that’s just for data

Nov 12th, 2012 | By

Sky-high roaming charges levied by the UK’s mobile operators could cost Brits taking Christmas holidays abroad, a small fortune

Slovenia: small country, very big heart

Nov 1st, 2012 | By

Anthony Lyddker journeys to Slovenia and finds it to be one of Europe’s most surprising destinations

Cooking up a storm with the hotel and gourmet restaurant, Sieghard Zillertal in Tyrol

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

The Sieghard Zillertal Hotel in Austria, holds regular, inspirational cooking demonstrations for budding chefs. Here Lyn shares the recipes she learnt on a recent trip to Tyrol, with CD-Traveller readers

The perfect Tyrol

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

Lyn takes a trip to the Austrian Tyrol and finds it to be one of Europe’s loveliest locations. To get to Austria’s Tyrol it is often easier to fly via Munich, an airport with excellent facilities and then drive over the border which is what I did this time.

Vienna and the Tyrol

Jul 29th, 2012 | By

Austria is too often only considered just as a winter ski destination. But Britons visit Austria at any time for the walks, the culture, the food, the city breaks, the music and the sightseeing.And one obvious place for a city break is Austria’s capital, Vienna.

Visit the world in London

Jul 28th, 2012 | By

Whilst the Olympics are on in London, many countries are taking over shops, markets and buildings to promote their countries so we will consider adding them to our future holiday lists. So if you are coming to – or live in – London here are a few places you might want to consider.

What’s hot: May 2012

May 2nd, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Bhutan and the Black Sea resort of Batuni get the thumbs up, but readers are advised to avoid the Big Apple’s JFK airport

Cutting your costs on the slopes

Dec 18th, 2011 | By

Chalet I or chalet not? Chris Gill, co-editor of Where to Ski and Snowboard 2012, names the resorts where your pound will go further

Skint skiers should head to Europe and Austria, says new edition of annual ski resort guidebook

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By

The priciest ski resorts are around three times as expensive as the cheapest, says the new 2012 edition of Where to Ski and Snowboard – the world’s leading guidebook to ski resorts.

Opera houses with impact

Sep 27th, 2011 | By

Acoustic perfection is the resounding star in these temples of high art, but it wouldn’t sound as sweet without the accompanying history and/or visual appeal

Now, Austria

Oct 27th, 2010 | By

Don’t countries want us to visit them? Have many got a tourism death wish that they cannot understand?
Austria has decided to follow Germany and introduce an eco- tax from January 2011 on passengers leaving from its airports. Just in time for the skiing season, the time when the largest number of visitors will be expected. They will charge €8 to fly to a European destination and €40 elsewhere. And how much will this tax bring them? Estimates vary from between €50-€70 million per year. And how much will they lose as visitors decide to go elsewhere

To Salzburg for the Christmas Markets

Oct 13th, 2010 | By

Yes, the first mention of the word Christmas but things begin earlier and earlier these days so CD-Traveller thought it time to mention it. And one of the increasingly traditional features of our Christmases is the imported Germanic Christmas market. Last year we wrote of the Edinburgh Christmas market (this year is its 10th birthday) that is on the south side of Princes Street. But what of the countries where they began? In particular, Salzburg in Austria.