Explore the beauty of Austria by foot or by bike with Compass Holidays.

Take a self guided walking or cycling tour and discover the glorious lakes and the stunning unspoilt countryside.

Did you know...

  • Austria is famous for it's music and famous composer Mozart was Austrian
  • Other famous composers including Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert and Strauss lived in Austria
  • The Austrian flag is the oldest national flag in the world


Austria has a number of breathtaking mountains and rolling countryside to enjoy. The best places to visit in Austria include:

  • Lake Salzkammergut
  • Salzkammergut Thermal Spa
  • Austrian Salt Mines

By Rail/Bus – There are a number of public transport operating in Austria.

By Car – Austria can be reached by car through the well-maintained motorways.

By Air – There are a number of flights available to Vienna International Airport.

For more information on getting to Austria please visit the Austrian Travel website.

Austria is famous for its cultural heritage, the Austrian Alps and surprisingly coffee! Austria is also famous for winter sports such as skiing throughout the winter.
Austria is a pleasant all year round destination. Visit during the months of May and September to enjoy the warmer climate. If you are looking for a colder climate, then plan you visit between the months of November and March.