TRAVEL FACTS

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GET­TING THERE Emi­rates flies from Aus­tralia to Zurich via Dubai. Aus­trian Alps Ac­tive’s tours start and fin­ish in Feld­kirch, a me­dieval Aus­trian city 95 min­utes from Zurich by train. 1300-303-777, emi­rates.com; +41-848-446-688, fahrplan.sbb.ch

WHEN TO GO

In 2019, Aus­trian Alps Ac­tive’s 10-day Clas­sic Walk­ing Tour de­parts 21 June, 5 July and 2 Au­gust. The in­au­gu­ral seven-day Alpine Yoga Re­treat de­parts 19 Au­gust. The 10-day Re­turn to Eden Walk­ing Tour, de­part­ing 19 July, will ven­ture into Vo­rarl­berg’s sur­round­ing ar­eas. 1300-791-740; aus­tri­analp­s­ac­tive.com.au

WHERE TO STAY

If you need to overnight in Feld­kirch pre- or post-tour, try the three-star Ho­tel Bären that’s close to the train sta­tion as well as the old town. +43-5/5223-5500; ho­tel-baeren.at

WHERE TO EAT

The at­mo­spheric restau­rant within Schat­ten­burg cas­tle is fa­mous for its king-sized schnitzel; +43-5/5227-2444; schat­ten­burg.cc

FUR­THER IN­FOR­MA­TION

• vo­rarl­berg.travel/en/

• Aus­trian Na­tional Tourist Of­fice. aus­tria.info

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