Located in one of the most beautiful countries on earth - Austria, Rauris is an exceptionally picturesque town that draws people to its mountain chalets and self catering apartments at any time of the year. This alpine idyll really can offer you the chance to relax and unwind and as your holidays in Rauris will be spent in a country that has such a great infrastructure, there will never be any shortage of activities to help make your break away truly perfect.
Your holidays in Rauris will be located within the State of Salzburg, deep in the heart of the Tyrol region of Austria. This is perfect skiing country and the self catering accommodation in Rauris is particularly attractive and well appointed. You will be within the National park Hohe Tauern and this will give you the chance to make the most of the perfect scenery throughout the area: be this through organised hiking excursions to opportunities for keen painters and photographers. Within the town itself you will find that there are ample restaurants and facilities for tourists on their holidays in Rauris. Take time to wander around the Church of Saint Martin and Saint Jakob and you may well wish to find out more about the area’s connection with gold mining in the centuries gone by.
Whilst staying in your self catering accommodation in Rauris, you’re likely to want to travel a little further afield to catch some sights. The city of Salzburg really should be your first port of call. With its sleepy spires and quaint, fairytale-like architecture, this is one exceptionally attractive Austrian town and it is situated no more than one and a half hours away from the chalets in Rauris. This is Mozart’s city and there are museums and attractions connected with this famous composer strewn across the central area. Salzburg is also connected with the 1960s film The Sound of Music and if you are a fan of this massive story of the family Von Trapp, you can have hours of fun identifying the parts of the city in which the scenes were filmed. Head up to the fortress which is perched on a hill above the city - this will provide you with great views over the surrounding region.
Austria can boast weather that will cater to its tourists at the different times of the year they choose. Holidays in Rauris during the winter will see plenty of snow to keep the skiing slopes open and functioning perfectly. During the summer, long, hot sunny days prevail and combined with this mountain air, your accommodation in Rauris really will be sited in one of the best places on earth. Expect low temperatures during the winter: it is not unusual to see them struggling to rise above freezing during the day. The summer can see gorgeous temperatures of around the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. Rainfall is at its peak during the winter months but this will mainly fall in the form of snow.
Your holidays in Rauris are best served by travelling to and from Salzburg W.A. Mozart Airport (SZG). This is sited around an hour and a half from the Rauris accommodation. Airlines flying here include Austrian Airlines, EasyJet, BMI Baby and Ryanair. There are a number of UK airports that you can choose to fly from and these include London Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STD), Manchester (MAN) and Luton (LTN).