3 Peaks in the Sexten Italian Dolomites
The South Tyrol area of the Three Peaks or “Tre Cime di Lavardo” in Italian, makes for a great day out. Walking around these three massive peaks takes around 5 hours. Climbing is also available for experts.
Experience the miniature world of Minimundus near Lake Wörthersee in Carinthia. Over 150 models of famous buildings, ships and structures will take you around the world in one day! Visit website www.minimundus.at
Ötzi ice mummy museum in Bolzano, Italy
In the South Tyrolean town of Bolzano, in the museum of archaeology, the iceman is exhibited with all his clothing and equipment. Discovered in 1991, Ötzi is one of the most well-known mummies in the world. Visit website: www.iceman.it
Visit the home of Swarovski Crystal
Swarovski crystals are known worldwide for their stunning beauty. Visit the Kristallwelt in Wattens near Innsbruck to see where and how these incredible crystals are made. Visit website: www.kristallwelten.swarovski.com
Grossglockner – Austria’s highest mountain
No trip to Austria is complete without seeing the Grossglockner, the country’s highest mountain. Several nearby locations make easy viewing of the 3,798 peak with easy walking posibilities. For keen hikers it is possible to hire a guide and climb to the summit during the summer months.
Artists’ town of Gmund and Porsche museum
The quirky town of Gmund in Carinthia is home to many artists and makes for an interesting and leisurely excursion. For car lovers, this day trip can also be in conjunction with a visit to the Porsche museum, where the first Porsche was built in 1947. Visit website: www.auto-museum.at
Casino Velden and Wörthersee
A day trip can be organised to include a casual day sunbathing and swimming in Lake Wörthersee during the day, followed by dinner and finally a night out in Velden trying your luck in the casino! Visit website: www.casinos.at
Day trip to the Italian seaside
Why not break your stay up with us with a day trip visit to one of several Italian coastal resorts? Located approximately 2-3 hours away, our recommendations include the lovely towns of Grado, Lignano, Jesolo and Caorle. From the mountains to the beach!!