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       It will be 7 years since our last visit to Radstadt. This trip has been a very eventful packed week spent in 3 very different cities in Austria. Radstadt is a small medieval wall-surrounded village with the distinction of having the most Winter Olympic medalists of any city. As you can surmise from that, there is spectacular nordic and alpine skiing in the area. The local school children are even given off winter school Wednesdays to ski. We will spend 5 nights there, with one full day trip to Salzburg. Salzburg is a middle size city that is most noted as Mozart’s home and the site of the “Sound of Music”. It has castles, music, and the oldest restaurant in Europe. We will spend our last 2 days in Vienna, the majestically rebuilt capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It has everything that you could want in a large European City: music, sightseeing, shopping and fine dining. We presently have 27 travelers signed up.  I may be able to add a few more travelers in the next week or so. This trip is advertised at $1,700 which includes all transportation, 7 nights in hotels, breakfast for 7 days, dinner for 5 days, a day trip to Salzburg, and 2 skiing day trips. An optional night sledding trip will be scheduled for those still brave enough to travel at great speeds in a night-lighted course.   ~ Fred Adriance  


     This trip is booked and new enrollments are closed.  If you have any questions about this trip or future trips, please feel free to contact me.  FRED



 Trips are organized and planned by club volunteers.


Volunteers deal with travel agencies, hotels, restaurants, transportation and etc.  They organize the trips, conduct meetings, account for fees, keep records, and make sure everyone has enough information and have fun on the trip!  They're always open to suggestions on new destinations.  Our club has been to many really interesting and fun places.  If the area looks like fun and is affordable, we'll try to plan a trip there.

Thanks goes to our volunteers for all their hard work and the long hours that goes into planning a trip.

Fred AdrianceFred Adriance

FRED - Trip Leader 2001 - 2018


      2018 CASTA Winter Trip

Radstadt & Vienna, Austria Trip

February 17-25, 2018


Tour Features:

  •  Round trip flight via Lufthansa: Newark—Munich / Vienna—Newark
  •  Ground transportation: Munich to Radstadt & Radstadt to Vienna
  •  5 nights Hotel Bruggler****, Radstadt (breakfast & dinner included)
  •  2 nights Hotel Ananas****, Vienna (breakfast included)
  •  Day trips to Ramsau (ski), Filtzmoos (ski), and Salzburg included
  •  Optional tobogganing evening
  •  Lifts and ski rentals paid locally by traveler
  •  Airline tax & fuel surcharge included (subject to change until ticketed)
  •  Round Trip transportation from the Capital District to Newark *

* Contracted with Yankee Trails by CASTA


Package price per person double/twin occupancy $1,700
Single supplement add: $125.00

Exchange rate 1 USD= .93 Euro at booking
(subject to change due to currency fluctuation)


 For more info on this trip, please click on this > link


    -This is a trip sponsored by CASTA.  You need to be a member, or take out a membership, to go with the Group.



Links to Webcams in Europe:

 Thanks Bob Gartley!


1999 - 2018:

  • 1999 Italy
  • 2001 Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2002 Radstat, Austria
  • 2003 Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 2004 Switzerland & Amsterdam
  • 2005 Radstadt, Austria & Vienna
  • 2007 Garmish Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 2008 Brides Les Bains, France
  • 2010 Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2011 Radstadt, Austria & Vienna
  • 2012 Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy
  • 2013 Chamonix,  France
  • 2014 Kirchberg, Austria
  • 2015 Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy
  • 2016 Chamonix, France
  • 2017 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • 2018 Radstadt & Vienna, Austria