Just an hour and a half outside of Vienna, the Alps lure visitors year-round with a playground of pine trees, wildflowers, mountain goats, and snow. Take a daytrip into this unspoiled wilderness with Trekking Vienna, and see the natural landscape that Austrians hold dear. Every Thursday through Sunday, Yannick Laffrat, a tri-lingual nature lover, drives a van of adventure-seekers up into the mountains for a four to seven hour hike or snowshoeing tour (snowshoes are used from late November to mid-April). Tours meet at 8 AM near the Wien Westbahnhof railway station and last up to ten hours, including travel time.
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