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Austria - Europe's Meeting Place

Austria has an abundance of cultural treasures that is immeasurable but not incomprehensible. This includes its “high culture”, of course, but also its everyday culture and the special lifestyle of the people who live here. And the culinary specialities that serve as the landmarks of Austria and its individual regions. And the encounters visitors have with the incomparable people of our country. All of these qualities are today so impressive because they are the result of a great variety of influences from West and East, from North and South. Throughout history, Austria has always played a special role in the centre of Europe: as a bridge-builder, as a meeting place, and as a venue for cultural exchange.

Wood Architecture in Vorarlberg © Österreich Werbung/Peter Burgstaller
Architecture with an International Flavour
Wood Architecture in Vorarlberg © Österreich Werbung/Peter Burgstaller
Grafenegg Festival © Alexander Haiden
Festival Culture Austria
Grafenegg Festival, Lower Austria © Alexander Haiden
Franz Liszt Center © Burgenland Tourismus / Ulrich Schwarz
Austria's Music History
Franz Liszt Centre in Raiding © Burgenland Tourismus / Ulrich Schwarz
Hofburg Vienna © Hofburg Kaiserappartements
Imperial Austria
Hofburg Vienna © Hofburg
Salzburg with Hohensalzburg Fortress © Salzburg Tourismus
A Tour through Austria
Salzburg with Hohensalzburg Fortress © Salzburg Tourismus
Styrian Wine Roads © Österreich Werbung  Peter Burgstaller
Cultural and Theme Routes
Styrian Wine Roads © Österreich Werbung Peter Burgstaller
Hallstatt, Salzkammergut © Österreich Werbung/Weinhäupl
Following the Salt Trail
Hallstatt, Salzkammergut © Österreich Werbung/Weinhäupl
Berliner Hütte in the Zillertal Alps © Österreich Werbung/Peter Burgstaller
Alpine Traditions
Berliner Hütte in the Zillertal Alps © Österreich Werbung/Peter Burgstaller
Schlöging Loop in Upper Austria © Österreich Werbung/Horvath
Colourful Danube
Schlöging Loop in Upper Austria © Österreich Werbung/Horvath
Wiener Schnitzel © Österreich Werbung  Eisenhut & Mayer
Austrian Cuisine, a Cultural History
Wiener Schnitzel © Österreich Werbung Eisenhut & Mayer
Hiking the Alpe-Adria-Trail Carinthia ©  Kärnten Werbung/Gerdl
Boundless Hiking Pleasures
Hiking the Alpe-Adria-Trail Carinthia © Kärnten Werbung/Gerdl
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