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Radstadt Travel Guide, Austria

Radstadt, Austria – Overview

Radstadt is a beautiful town in Salzburg, Austria. It is regarded one of the most beautiful ski resorts in Austria. It has a population of approximately 6000 people. The town of Radstadt has more tourists annually than the total population of the town. The population varies in the peak season. Every year a large number of tourists from all over the world visit the town of Radstadt to explore its, beauty, attractions and culture. Tourism has been the major industry of this town. Radstadt was founded in the 13th century and it got the status of a town in 1289.

Historical findings indicate that the area of Radstadt was inhabited from 4000 B.C. The towers and churches of Radstadt date back to 14th and 16th centuries. The town hall of the city dates back to the 16th century.

The valley of Radstadt offers nice activities in the mountains. Radstadt has downhill which links with the Altenmarkt. Some of the most popular outdoor activities for the tourists are skiing, fishing, tennis, horse-riding, tobogganing hiking, biking, snowboarding, snowmobiling golfing and many other sporting activities.

Whatever is your style and budget, you can fine very type of recreational and sporting spots in this valley. Radstadt is also home to many popular sights and attractions including Lerchen castle, Alpine Open-Air Pool, Millennium Trail and Alpine slopes.

The valley also boasts one of the largest skiing areas of the country. Radstadt has 160 KM of skiing area. The town of Radstadt also hosts a couple of multicultural festivals. These festivals are very popular among the locals and tourists.

Some of these festivals include Harvest Festival, Dumpling Fest, historic Gardefest and Mountain Festival etc. These colorful festivals are big source of attraction and enjoy for families, couples, singles and children.

The Valley of Radstadt offer all type of accommodation options. There are small to big hotels, lodges and villas. You can find luxurious hotels and accommodations of your choice.

The strategic location and attractions have made it one of the most popular resorts of Austria. Different types of Italian, French, German and British dishes are drinks are served here throughout the year.

Radstadt is also home to many wonderful restaurants offering world-class and award winning cuisine.

Radstadt is well connected with many other resorts through chairlifts and roads. Getting around the valley of Radstadt by a car enables you to view the exceptional beauty of the valley.

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  • stefSkiing and snowboard in Forstau
    review by stef posted more then 30 days ago
    Forstau is a small skiing resort located 6 km from Radstadt, Austria. The Slopes are on the Tauern mountains, the highest in Austria. The best way to get there from Salzburg is using the Autobahn 10 towards Villach. You take the Radstadt exit and from there you follow the sign to Forstau. The...
  • lindamuraThe best ski resort in Austria
    review by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
    Located near Salzburg at the confluence of Taurach and Enns River in a beautiful valley with Roßbrand Mountain in the background, Radstadt is a much favored winter resort for both locals and foreigners. Lying at an altitude of a little less than 900 meters, Radstadt is enjoying good weather...
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  • stefHorse Riding in Radstadt
    travel tip by stef posted more then 30 days ago
    Are you interested on horse riding? Check 'Reiterhof Weissenhof'. It's ideal for kids, they offer lessons for kids and adults. It's ideal during a ski vacation.
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