By Krista Dana

Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, Austria ? the Alps expand via all of them. A veteran alpine adventurer, the writer indicates you ways to event the all-season pleasure and wonder of Europe?s most luxurious mountain variety: its vegetation, fauna and historical past; its humans, meals and fairs; and, in fact, its cultural and open air adventures. stopover at Cortina, St. Moritz, Innsbruck, Chamonix, Zermatt, Salzburg, Munich, Bavaria, Milan, Venice and Interlaken ? in addition to lesser-known gem stones like Oberammergau, Bellagio and Berchtesgaden. city and nearby maps.

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Anton and St. Christoph, Alpe Rauz, Zurs, and Lech. For taxi service, contact Taxi Harry at % 0554 23 68 or Taxi Griesser at % 0554 37 30. Mountain transportation includes 41 local lifts, six of which run in summer for lift-served hiking and mountain biking. A variety of passes are available. LIFT PASS PRICE SAMPLES Winter 1-day adult Arlberg Pass . . . . . . . 50 6-day adult Arlberg Pass . . . . . . . . i179 Summer 7-day all-mountain Wanderpass . . . . . . i30 Pedestrian round-trip to the Valluga Summit .

National Day 1 November . . . . . . . . . All Saints Day 8 December . . . . . . Immaculate Conception 25 December . . . . . . . . Christmas Day 26 December . . . . . . . . . austria-tourism. Bregenz n 35 Austria Bregenz Bregenz & the Arlberg his chapter spans the westernmost region of Austria, that pointy piece of territory that juts along the borders of Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. The region covered here includes pieces of two Austrian provinces, the Vorarlberg to the west and, to the east, the westernmost fringes of the Tyrol.

Bird-loving bicyclists can explore the largest of the region’s nature reserves, the Rhine River Delta, a 5,000-acre meadowland with over 330 bird species, sandy beaches, and several welcoming snack stops. The 27-mile “Living on the Water” cycle route loops from Bregenz. Where to Stay Many of Bregenz’s hotels cater to the business-oriented folks who come to this provincial capital with work in mind. Rather characterless establishments are the norm, but a few hostelries stand out. Rates soar at all hotels during the July-August Bregenzer Festival.

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