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Salzburgerland, Austria
  • Five apartments, in two lovely ski chalets
  • Winter skiing, summer hikes – the Austrian Alps
  • Chocolate-box towns and villages
  • Great for après-ski (and après-walk!)

With its spectacular mountains and lakes, picturesque towns and welcoming villages, Austria is a country of inspiring natural beauty. And Viehhofen, in the region of Salzburgerland, is home to winter skiing and summer walking to rival any in the Alps. This is where you can find a development of one and two-bedroom apartments which are the perfect retreat after a day's skiing or walking.

The winter sports region served by Zell am See and Kaprun offers a wealth of opportunities for skiers of all abilities. The Kitzsteinhorn glacier above Kaprun is predominantly an area for beginners and intermediates, while the Schmittenhöhe above Zell has plenty of pistes to keep novices happy, alongside some longish black runs for the advanced skier. There's a snowboard park in Zell and a half-pipe on the Kitzsteinhorn, and the presence of snowboarders making use of the snowfields of the Kitzsteinhorn in the summer months helps to keep Zell's nightlife buzzing all year round.

The season on the Schmittenhöhe runs from early December to mid-April, while the Kitzsteinhorn is skiable for all but the hottest summer months.

The range of summer activities on offer includes windsurfing and sailing on the lake, as well as white-water rafting in the Taxenbach Gorge, 20km to the east of town.

Ski and snowboard to your heart's content

Austria is one of the best ski and snowboard destinations in the world, so it's no surprise it's a firm favourite with British travellers. Each and every resort is of an extremely high quality in terms of facilities and service, and all possess buckets of traditional Austrian charm.

With such a huge choice of resorts, you're bound to find some which cater to your level of ski or snowboard expertise.

Visit the charming town of Zell am See

You can't holiday in Austria without visiting at least one of its many beautiful towns and villages. The lakeside Zell am See is not only picturesque, it boasts a fantastic range of shops, cafes and bars. Plus, the centre is traffic-free, which is great news for those with small children.

Zell am See is full of history, too. Its cobbled street dates back to the 13th century, and there are plenty of medieval buildings to admire.

Celebrate Bauernherbst with the locals

Bauernherbst is an autumn festival celebrated over the harvest time. It's a big tourist attraction, and usually consists of various markets selling cheese, crafts and various farmer produce. You're also likely to see a marching band or two! People of all ages will love this celebration, so don't miss it.

See Mozart's childhood home in Salzburg

Austria's capital is a must-visit of course, but another key attraction to see is Mozart's birthplace, which is now a museum. Stiftung Mozarteum is located in the very centre of Salzburg, and has various exhibits, including the violin Mozart played as a child, his concert violin and harpsichord.

Enjoy a Sound of Music tour

Sound of Music fans will be pleased to know they can visit the film's famous shooting locations via a daily tour. Even those who have no interest in the film will love seeing Austria's beautiful countryside. The tour passes through Leopoldskron and Hellbrunn Castles, Mirabell Gardens, Lake Wolfgang, the wedding church in Mondee and Nonnberg Abbey, among other shooting locations.

Concessionary long stay holidays

If you wish to stay at Viehhofen longer than a week during the off-peak period, you may do so. Please refer to the brochure or get in touch with us for more information.

Viehhofen is part of the Holiday Property Bond portfolio offering exclusive access to over 1,400 properties to its 41,000 investors ("Bondholders"). If you are not already a Bondholder and would like further details please see below.


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