Eastern Alps Travel Guide

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Plan Your Eastern Alps Vacation

The whole Eastern Alps region is dramatic countryside, with breathtaking scenery and great winter sports equal to those in Switzerland. Here majestic peaks, many well over 9,750 feet, soar above slow-moving glaciers that give way to sweeping Alpine meadows ablaze with wildflowers in spring and summer. The land is full of ice caves and salt mines, deep gorges, and hot springs; it is countryside to drive and hike and ski through, where people live simply, close to the land.

Hotels

Eastern Alps Hotels

This part of Austria is relatively inexpensive, except for the top resort towns of Bad Gastein and Zell am See. Even there, cheaper accommodations are available...read more

Restaurants

Eastern Alps Restaurants

While this region contains fine restaurants—in fact, two of the country's top dozen dining establishments are here—most of the dining in the small towns...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Eastern Alps

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Eastern Alps Experiences

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