Holidays in Upper Austria

In front of you lies a country that, with its diverse landscape, is always good for inspiring moments. A cultural laboratory in which something new is constantly developing. A land full of joie de vivre that is surprising, genuine and invigorating. Rich in mountains, lakes and forests.

All the way from the Salzkammergut – the land of the summer retreat – to the rolling hills of the Mühlviertel, the dynamic capital city Linz on the banks of the Danube and the Alps of the Pyhrn-Priel region. Our guests know us for our relaxed, friendly nature and value our family focus as well as our superb local cuisine.

Anton Bruckner 2024

Upper Austria is the home of Anton Bruckner. Born in Ansfelden in 1824, he developed his musical interests at St Florian Monastery, where he was trained and his talent was nurtured. In Linz, he became much celebrated for his improvisation skills as an organist and developed into a composer with a distinctive musical language. In 2024, to mark the 200th anniversary of Bruckner’s birth, the whole of Upper Austria will be the stage for a rich variety of celebrations of this exceptional artist and fresh thinking about him and his work.

The Jubilee Year
© Foto Linz Tourismus/Robert Maybach: Brucknerbüste
"Lightpainting Bilder an Brucknerorten für das Anton Bruckner Jahr 2024, Brucknerbüste vor Brucknerhaus"

European Capital of Culture Bad Ischl Salzkammergut 2024

For the first time in the history of the European Capital of Culture competition, the title for 2024 has been granted to an entire region. Twenty-two municipalities in the Salzkammergut have joined forces behind the lead town of Bad Ischl to form a Capital of Culture Region. Together, they are embarking on a mission to connect through culture. After all, culture is a valuable resource with the power to enhance our lives. In other words: culture is the new salt.

Salzkammergut 2024


One of the most beautiful outdoor fitness centres in the Alps awaits you in all its majesty. Sometimes it's just tranquil and sometimes it's as wild and rocking as you are. Upper Austria: the sports arena for real natural actors and actresses.


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Winter holidays in Upper Austria

Winter can be mild or it can be biting. In any case, Upper Austria is well-equipped for unadulterated winter fun. Ski regions from Dachstein in the south to Hochficht in the north awaken exciting moments in fresh powder snow - whether for families and beginners, sporty ski enthusiasts or passionate freeriders. Revel in a winter holiday at the location that best suits you.

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