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Make a Holiday Rental Chalet in St. Jakob, Austria, Your Home Away From Home

Located on the doorstep of the wonderful Hohe Tauern National Park, in the state of Carinthia, in Austria, is the traditional town of St. Jakob, usually referred to as St. Jakob in Defereggen. With plenty to see and do in the area surrounding the town, a St. Jakob holiday is favoured by many different travellers throughout the year. Not only is there some fantastic countryside views from a St. Jakob holiday rental chalet, the accommodation will come complete with all of the facilities you need for a pleasant and relaxing stay.

Things to Do on Holiday in St. Jakob, Austria

No matter what time of year you decide to have a St. Jakob holiday, you will discover that there are plenty of activities to be enjoyed in and around the town. This includes the likes of summer activities such as swimming, game hunting, mountain biking, sailing and freshwater fishing, and winter activities including skiing, sledding and ice skating.

Places to Visit on Holiday in St. Jakob, Austria

As well as all the great things to do in the town there are plenty of great places to visit when on a St. Jakob holiday. One place that you should try to visit is the Medieval town of Lienz which is around 25 miles away from St. Jakob. The town has many historical attractions such as the 13th century Schloss Bruck. The castle was enlarged in the 16th century and was the seat of the Counts of Gorz. Schloss Bruck now houses the east Tyrol Local Museum. Other fantastic sites not to be missed in Lienz are the Klostele Church, the Parish Church of St. Andra and a 15th century Franciscan church.

Weather in St. Jakob, Austria

We all like to have wonderful weather on our holidays and so you will be pleased to hear that if you book a St. Jakob holiday rental chalet you can expect to enjoy very warm summers but exceedingly cold winters. July and August are usually the warmest months of the year, which sees visitors relaxing in temperatures of a maximum of 25 degrees Celsius. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between -2 and 5 degrees Celsius. The annual average rainfall amount for St. Jakob is 24 inches.

Travel to St. Jakob, Austria

To start enjoying a St. Jakob holiday, travellers can depart the UK from various airports including Leeds (LBA), London Gatwick (LGW), East Midlands (EMA), Edinburgh (EDI) and Manchester (MAN). Amongst the airlines offering special deals on flights to Salzburg Airport (SZG) are Swiss Air, Air Berlin, British Airways, easyJet and Lufthansa. Salzburg Airport is approximately three hours' drive away from the town.

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                                                                                                      Great holiday!

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                                                                                                      The location is perfect.Quiet, peaceful place with nice views. Nearby is lot of places you have to seen. The owners are charming and very helpful. We had a great holiday!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 04, 2014
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2014