“Pleasures of the country,“ even in the winter, offers endless opportunities for recreation. Whether it be a meal at the exquisite restaurants and huts amid a unique mountain scenery, comfortable accommodation for winter sleep or a unique combination of experiences from skiing and relaxing bathing in Terme is a winter holiday in Austria has many facets.
A warm welcome to the fans of huts: SalzburgerLand culinary guide Via Culinaria “reveals the address of 16 original or modern gourmet venues located on the snow-covered areas.
Kösselbacheralm hut in Unternberge district of Tamsveg in the menu you can find specialties smoked specialties, and Bürglalm hut at the Hochkönig mountain zapechatleetsja in the hearts of lovers of rustic cuisine its shtrudeljami and dumplings (Web site).
Angerer Alm hut on Mount Kitzbüheler Horn menu offers rustic Tyrolean cuisine, and in the evening — gourmet dishes. Mistress Annemarie Foidl, certified sommelier and owner of wine cellar with one of the best assortments in the Alps, which carries noble drops more than 450 varieties from around the world, offers wine, combined with the ordered dishes (Web site).
Regional products of peasants from the Hohe Tauern in Carinthia, and serve as the basis for the kitchen eight owners of hotels, who form a Union “TauernAlpin WirtenGenuss“. Dishes offer a variety of pork and ham, salami of deer, chamois and beef meat Carinthian points sheep or trout and Brook trout from the rivers of the Highlands (Web site).
When dusk descend on snow-covered mountains, winter athletes at the Tyrolean resort of Ischgl are sent, for example, hut Champagnerhütte Romantica hotel to enjoya delicious drink on upholstered chairs and banketkah Sheepskins (Web site). In Serfaus in Tirol at an altitude of 1,900 meters above sea level in the Ski Lounge hostessalready at the entrance holds out guests soft felt slippers. Lifting with the legs inconvenient ski boots and sitting on the comfortable leather sofas in front of the open fireplace or on one of the favorite places for the restaurant, on the terrace, you can relax over a cup of tea or a glass of red wine (Web site).
Enjoy culinary delights at the highest level — also and literally — Arnold Pucher, invites the hotel Wulfenia, in one of the most highly located gourmet venues (three stars, two stars Michelin Haube) at an altitude of 1500 m above sea level on the Nassfeld ski resort in Carinthia. The chef uses at its altitudinal kitchen the best and high quality olive oils as a “carrier“ of its many recipes.
New wine impressions promises the first magnoteka in Austria, which was opened by renowned winemaker Manfred Tement near his wine farms in Berghausen in southern Styria. For tasting and for sale are only wine from the large wine bottles Magnum (1.5 liters) and more (Methuselah — 6 litre, Baltazar–12 litres and Nebuchadnezzar — 20 litres). The wine cellar, which is located in the basement of the chapel the Carmelites in Cirjegge, adjoins a small tavern (Web site).
Spa and wellness
In the region of Al’menland in Styria located hotel Almwellness Hotel Pierer 4 *, in which the wellness facilities have regional accents and include saunas with alpine herbs, salt and herbal baths. The highlight of the hotel is the new panoramic swimming pool, from which guests can watch sunset in the mountains of Al’menlanda(website).
In 20 romantic rooms of the hotel and the Centre of competence Hölzl in St. Lorencene in Mjurctal’ Valley, guests are immersed in a rustic atmosphere: cozy rooms with floor-to-ceiling wooden furnishings. Furnished rooms in different styles, such as“Roses“, “Hunter” or “Path to the well”
Comfortable hotel Kuschel-und Genießerhotel Gams, which was reconstructed in sophisticated style and complemented by the 45 cosy suites, appears before guests in the Bregencskom forest in Vorarlberg Becau. Spa area was increased to 2000 square meters and contains twelve rooms for procedures. In the fitness room, guests can exercise directly above the roofs of Becau (Web site).
Hotel Asi Lodge 4 * Tirol, located just north of Lake Achen, captivates through its light wood and glass design. Large glass facades give the feeling of being surrounded by nature (Web site).
Already this winter after skiing you will plunge into a pleasant, warm thermal water resort Altenmarkt–Zauchensee in the SalzburgerLand, when in October for the first time its doors open baths Amadé. It offers will be eleven different swimming pools, including salt water pools. While adults will rest in a variety of landscapes of saunas, children can have fun on the water slide (website).
Region Zell am See/Kaprun in November will be enriched by a wellness complex. The new Tauern SPA, which will be open for guests and day includes hotel with 160 rooms and suites, as well as outdoor and indoor water world, Spa, gastronomic zone, a fitness room and children’s centres (Web site).