Enchanting Austria – where magic experiences await!

Over 830,000 Americans explored Austria last year, and the forecast for 2024 is even more promising, as Michael Gigl, Director of the Austrian Tourist Board in New York, recently shared. There are many strong reasons why this stunning country has emerged as a top destination for savvy travelers, these are just 6 of them… 

  1. Spectacular Nature: Austria’s landscapes, from the majestic Alps to crystal-clear lakes, offer a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The country’s natural beauty will captivate you!
  2. Rich Cultural Heritage: Immerse yourself in Austria’s imperial splendor, awe-inspiring architecture, and world-renowned artists like Klimt and Mozart. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites and uncover the country’s artistic legacy. You will be blown away! 
  3. Culinary Delights & Unrivaled Coffee-House Culture: Indulge in Austria´s delicious farm-to-table cuisine, sip award-winning wines and experience historic coffee houses. From traditional delicacies such as Wienerschnitzel to the world-renowned Sachertorte, Austria´s delights will tantalize your taste buds. 
  4. Charming Towns and Villages: Step back in time and experience a slower pace of life as you explore Austria’s quaint settlements. 
  5. Warm Hospitality and Environmental Consciousness: Enjoy Austrian hospitality and witness environmental consciousness firsthand. From friendly locals to sustainable practices, Austria welcomes you with open arms and a commitment to preservation.
  6. Magnificent Golf Experience: Discover Austria’s leading golf courses, many of them are set against breathtaking landscapes. Designed by acclaimed names like Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones Jr, many high- quality Championship courses offer an unparalleled backdrop for your round of golf. Austria also boasts the highest concentration of women golfers globally, making it a haven for all women in our sport!

In 2024, Austria beckons like never before! Vienna has been hailed as the world’s most livable city, and Bad Ischl and the stunning Salzkammergut Lake District have received the designation “European Capital of Culture 2024”. Ranked 3rd in the world for sustainable travel destinations in the most recent Euromonitor International report, Austria promises an unforgettable journey – even more so this year.

In conclusion, Austria may be small in size, but its beauty, culture, and reputation are immense. Elevate your golfing adventures by adding Austria to your bucket list in 2024. Don’t miss out on this enchanting experience, create memories for a lifetime, join an epic tour particularly designed for women golfers; partners are welcome!

Evelyn Gruber, an Austrian native and co-owner of Elite Golf Experiences, is personally escorting this highly unique golf & lifestyle adventure to her home country this May. This fabulous 11-day luxury tour has been carefully crafted and is packed with many highlights, all in addition to 6 rounds of magnificent golf. The Austrian will also introduce you to some authentic experiences for a unique immersion with this charming country. It is an adventure like no other! Austria will steal your heart on this journey, guaranteed! 

WGD members receive an additional night in Graz or Vienna courtesy of Elite Golf Experiences as a last minute bonus for the May adventure if booked by March 21, 2024