For guests holidaying in the region of East Tyrol (where AdventureAustria is based) that would like to experience more of this region of Austria, we are able to suggest a good number of sightseeing excursions and days out that you could add to your itinerary. Although we are based in Tyrol, we can help suggest day trips or even overnight stays to parts of Austria, Germany, Italy, Croatia and Slovenia. The following is a list of recommended days out and excursions reachable from our base in Lienz in East Tyrol.
Day trip to Kitzbühel
Enjoy a day trip to Kitzbühel any time of year. Also worth stopping on a journey to or from the airport. Well known for its world class skiing, Kitzbühel also enjoys the limelight for its VIP visitors and residents. Charming village with excellent restaurants and boutique style shops.
Over thousands of years, the waterfalls at the Raggaschlucht have formed one of the most beautiful natural gorges in the whole of the Alps. A carefully constructed wooden walkway takes you through the narrow gorge where you can enjoy nature first hand. Visit website: www.flattach.at
Cortina in the Italian Dolomites
The famous Italian Dolomite Mountains are literally on our doorstep. Breathtaking scenery distinctive only in the Dolomite region. Cortina is a beautiful town set in the heart of the region and is suitable for visiting all year round. Visit website www.dolomiti.org
Hohe Tauern National Park
By far the largest of 7 parks in Austria as well as the largest nature reserve in the Alps, the Hohe Tauern National Park is also home to some of the highest mountains in Austria including the Grossglockner. The start of the park is a 30 minute drive from Lienz. Visit website: www.hohetauern.at
Visit a lake in Carinthia
The state of Carinthia, located to the East of Lienz is an abundance of natural lakes many of which are suitable for swimming. Whether it’s the glamour of Velden on Wörthersee or the stunning natural beauty of the Weissensee, we can suggest an excursion to suite your needs.
Set in the Hohe Tauern National Park, the river Isel forces its way through the narrow valley at the Umbalfälle into a series of cascades and waterfalls which was declared a national monument in 1991 and symbolises the Hohe Tauern Park.
Grossglockner – high alpine street
This famous road which takes you through the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park and past the Pasterze Glacier and Grossglockner, Austria’s highest mountain. 48 km long, 36 bends and an impressive assent of 2504 meters! Summer time only. Visit website: www.grossglockner.at