Austria House welcomes 40,000 visitors

Austria House Tirol, located at Trinity House, has welcomed around 40,000 visitors into the venue's Tirolean Alpine Garden in the last 14 days.

Austria House welcomes 40,000 visitors
Austria House welcomes 40,000 visitors

VIPs and visitors from countries including Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Australia and China have consumed more than 1,200 sausages and 1,500 schnitzels, as well as drinking more than 7,000 pints of beer.

The Austrian Olympic house venue has held activities including yodelling competitions in an iconic red telephone box. It is also inviting visitors to take part in chairlift photo opportunities dressed in ski gear.

On Sunday 12 August mountaineer Peter Habeler, the first man to ascend Everest oxygenless with partner Reinhold Messner in 1978, will be at the venue from 11am. 

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