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Ski surrounded by the Italian Dolomites' jagged peaks. Departures December through to February.
For many people an adventure walking holiday in the Austrian Tyrol typifies the best of the Alps: dramatic scenery with jagged, snow-capped mountains towering above lush, flower-filled meadows, a... Read more
Dotted around the mountains of the Austrian Tyrol and in the hamlets and villages are refuges, Austrian cafes, restaurants and bars all providing welcome refreshment including some wicked cakes and strudels. The local community preserves many of the old traditions - the high pastures are still farmed, prize-winning Austrian cheeses are made in the mountains, and traditional Austrian dress is often worn. Of course, in the winter the same mountains are covered in snow making cross country skiing in Austria a superb destination to spend a winter week!
You may be a total beginner or an experienced cross-country skier. Many destinations offer different level weeks or multi-grade skiing on the same week. Choose from ‘Classic’ and ‘Skate’ style holidays, or even a ski marathon race for the ultimate winter challenge. See below for more grading details.
You are healthy, enjoy the outdoors and want a relaxing trip. No experience is required.
You are reasonably fit, enjoy the outdoors and are looking for some exercise. Some previous experience is preferable for activity based trips.
You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.
You are moderately fit and have an interest in remote or challenging environments. Some previous experience is required for activity based trips.
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.