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A LONG TRADITION OF LOCAL MEDICINAL EXPERTISE Pinzgau has a long tradition of local medicinal expertise. Just a couple of generations ago herbal creams, ointments and oils were commonly used to prevent or cure illnesses. Salzburg’s Saalachtal is home to a wide variety of important ingredients for herbal remedies, such as resins, onion, pork fat, [...]
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A FAMOUS MOUNTAIN-BIKING REGION Saalfelden Leogang is a famous mountain-biking region and when Bikepark Leogang was chosen to host the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championship it was an honour indeed. Sensational racing and thousands of excited spectators made sure the event was an absolute mountain-bike FEST! Try the World Championship courses for yourself [...]
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THE LONGEST STEEL ROPE SLIDE IN AUSTRIA A great activity for all adventure-lovers not to miss in Leogang. From 0 to 100 km per hour within 5 seconds - the longest steel rope slide in Austria isn’t for faint-hearted. You will fly down from one side of the valley to the other one. On the [...]
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AUSTRIA’S FIRST ORGANIC CITRUS GARDENING Situated at picturesque Lake Faaker See, the internationally renowned lemon garden is the only one of its kind in Austria and home to more than 250 citrus species from all over the world. A tour of the gardenn provides visitors with interesting facts and tastings show that lemons can be [...]
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Whether you are a petrol head, car launch organizer or just looking for your next incentive idea, the Carinthia region in Austria is definetely worth paying a visit. It offers some of the most scenic and fascinating driving roads in the world, which also served as magnificent backdrops for many popular movies. Twisty bends between [...]
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CARINTHIA’S FIRST-CLASS CULINARY STORY The Slow Food Movement strives to keep alive traditional Carinthian dishes and ways of making them, maintaining the native livestock and produce, taking care of the consumer’s health, and generally ensuring a better sense of responsibility for the food industry. Carinthia has long been a “foody” heaven and the best way [...]
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Watching majestic birds fly right above your head In a demonstration lasting about 45 minutes, you get the chance to experience free-flying, majestic birds of prey in the up-current of the famous Landskron castle. After some breathtaking flights, the birds then return to the handler who is standing right in front of you, and which [...]
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You have to try it to believe it Shrouded in many myths, caviar is well known as a culinary ‘drug’. Good caviar doesn’t need artistically created dishes to shine, but rather it captivates the palate of any well seasoned gourmande with its own unique flavor. Each year, in autumn, the unique char caviar – which [...]
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MONKEY MOUNTAIN On the Affenberg ("Monkey Mountain"), you can see monkeys running about free in nature. Visitors aren't seperated from the animals by cages or glass. As you take the group tour with a professional guide you will learn a lot about the monkeys and get to observe the Japanese macaques. A special attraction for [...]
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