Some 60% of the Alpine republic of Austria is made up of mountainous regions. A holiday in the mountains is ideal for hiking through the unique natural landscape and for active holidaymakers and winter sports enthusiasts of all kinds. The combination of mountains, lakes, rivers and forests makes Austria the epitome of a fairy tale landscape. As a result of its imperial era, Austria has a wealth of historic cultural heritage, which is reflected in numerous castles and palaces. A resort holiday in Austria is also characterised by a passionate preservation of traditions and customs that are reflected in everyday life. The Austrian hospitality will enchant you!
A resort holiday in Austria promises Alpine panoramas, clear mountain air and much variety. The virtually endless recreational options in this exceptional mountain landscape range from skiing and snowboarding in winter to hiking and mountain biking, or pure wellness relaxation with tantalising Alpine cuisine.
A resort holiday in Austria is incredibly varied. No matter which region you decide on – you will be welcomed by warm hospitality and the cosy Alpine way of life.
Located near Villach, Lake Ossiach exudes Mediterranean charm: The climate at Lake Ossiach is sunny and pleasantly mild year-round. Surrounded by majestic mountains, a lot of green and dense forests, Carinthia’s third-largest lake is a pure pleasure to swim in. The water temperature of Lake Ossiach – which, incidentally, is drinking water purity – rises to 26° C in the summer months. The entire shoreline offers opportunities for taking a dip in the lake. And don’t forget the top-notch water sports activities, ranging from sailing and surfing or SUP to diving. One reason why families and active travellers particularly enjoy this holiday region is the variety of inland activities. When the season for hiking, biking, horseback riding and climbing has come to an end, skiing, sledding and cross-country skiing take over for the winter months. The 760-metre tobogganing track on Lake Ossiach is a popular destination in the warm season.
The spacious ROBINSON LANDSKRON is situated directly at the picturesque Lake Ossiach. In summer, the lake is ideal for swimming, relaxing and water sports. In winter, ROBINSON LANDSKRON is the perfect starting point for a winter sports holiday on the ski slopes.
Austria’s spectacular mountain landscapes draw guests from all over the world during both summer and winter. In the picturesque region of Arlberg on the border of Tyrol and Vorarlberg, winter sports have been a tradition for more than 100 years. Today the “cradle of Alpine skiing” is Austria's most extensive interconnected ski region. In summer, the region unfolds its natural beauty around the headwaters of the river Lech. The wild and romantic Formarinsee Lake was declared “Austria’s most beautiful place” in 2015.
ROBINSON ALPENROSE ZÜRS is in Zürs am Arlberg, in the midst of the Lech Zürs am Arlberg ski region. The unique ski region, with 305 kilometres of slopes for you to explore, is an international skiing hotspot.
With Sonnenalpe Nassfeld and the slopes around Bad Kleinkirchheim, Carinthia also offers ideal conditions for the perfect skiing holiday. The state, which is on the south side of the Alps, is also known as the “Tuscany of Austria”. The area around Wörthersee lake has a particularly Mediterranean ambience. On its shores, in the provincial capital of Klagenfurt, visitors can see some of Carinthia’s greatest attractions, including the Lindwurm Fountain and the cathedral. On the outskirts lies the miniature park Minimundus, one of Carinthia’s most popular destinations. If you’re looking for a holiday in the mountains – and preferably with thermal baths in Carinthia – you should head for Hohe Tauern National Park. Another classic among hiking enthusiasts: Hiking in Salzburg State. There you can find a fascinating combination of mountains and lakes, especially in Salzkammergut. The proximity to the city of Mozart means that the natural setting goes hand in hand with culture.
Resort holiday in Carinthia: Mountains, valleys and lakes all come together to create a unique holiday landscape in the Federal State of Carinthia. In addition to the holiday resorts ROBINSON LANDSKRON and ROBINSON SCHLANITZEN ALM, the popular holiday region is also home to an extremely well-developed network of cycling and hiking routes for tours of all difficulty levels. The untouched nature is the region's greatest asset. On a resort holiday in Carinthia, you will see for yourself that the lakes are clean enough to drink. A true highlight for all kinds of water sports.
Resort holiday in Salzburg State: ROBINSON AMADÉ is located in the middle of Salzburg State. Idyllic hiking routes lead directly from the resort into the pure nature of Salzburg State.
The Austrian climate is overall moderate. However, the country’s diverse topography also means that there are regional differences. East Austria has high temperature differences between its dry, hot summer months and comparatively cold winters. In contrast, the climate of the mountain regions of the Austrian Alps is characterised by short, humid summers and rainy winters. Further south, the climate becomes almost Mediterranean. The best time for a resort holiday in Austria is actually all year round. The skiing season begins in November and ends in April. Summer and autumn offer the ideal conditions for mountaineers. The best time for water sports enthusiasts to visit the Alpine lakes is during the summer months.
Whether you are arriving by car, train or plane, the travel options to Austria are numerous and offer complete flexibility. All the important information on travel requirements to Austria is available on the website of your Federal Foreign Office.
Check-in at all ROBINSON resorts is usually from 3 p.m.. In order to ensure enough time for thorough room cleaning, check-out is until 12 p.m. on the day of departure. This allows us to provide you and all our guests as pleasant an arrival and departure as possible.
As a travel destination for an exciting active holiday, Austria is attractive year-round. The outdoor possibilities will satisfy any wish in any season. The variety of sports offered at a ROBINSON Club in Austria lets you enjoy even more recreational activities, regardless of the weather.
Austria is one of the destinations that are attractive year-round. In regions at higher altitudes, the skiing season lasts from November to April. From May to the end of October, conditions are perfect for an active holiday in the mountains. Water sports enthusiasts mingle at the Austrian lakes from June to September.
When you travelling in your own car, keep in mind that the highways and motorways in Austria have tolls. A vignette, which you attach to your windshield, is available at all petrol stations. From 1 November to 15 April, you must drive with winter tyres or even snow chains in case of winter road conditions.
Thanks to the mild climate, excellent tourist infrastructure and great range of leisure activities for the whole family, Austria is a very child-friendly destination. Numerous climbing aids make it possible for even the youngest hikers to get their first mountaineering experience.