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Austria, Alps mountain - Watch the video

The Alps are Europe's major range of mountains, spanning from the Mediterranean coast of France via Switzerland, N Italy and Austria to Slovenia. 

As such, a considerable area of Austria is part of this mountain range, accordingly hiking, skiing, snowboarding and ...
cross-country skiing rate highly among Austrian's favourite pastimes.

The clean air, spectacular sights, lakes and glaciers and well-tended trails and hikes contribute to the Alps allure and attract numerous tourists and visitors.
The Alps flora and fauna is unique as well: the Edelweiss, Austria's national flower, and Gentian ('Enzian') may be rare, but they have shaped the worlds image of Austria and the Alps. Local animals such as chamois, marmots and ibexes are well adapted to the alpine habitat.

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