A trendsetting combination of sustainability, design, and a touch of luxury: the world’s first hotel with a net zero energy balance is located in the heart of Vienna.Learn more about Boutique Hotel Stadthalle in Vienna
With her fresh, flirtatious interpretation of retro looks, young Austrian designer Lena Hoschek has ruled the Fashion Week runways in recent years. With her devotion to flattering the female form, Lena is a huge fan of the dirndl and includes her dazzling take on the traditional dress in her cutting-edge collections.Find out more about Lena Hoschek
Whether in the historic city centre, in the traditional wine taverns or on the other side of the Danube: Vienna is full of architectural highlights. In this city, contemporary and historic buildings coexist in a strikingly innovative manner.Architectural Highlights in Vienna...
Austria recaptures the spirit of a bygone era: Ornate palaces, imperial monuments and echoes of Mozart’s music abound – all remind travelers of life as it once was. Nowadays, visitors to Austria discover exciting movement afoot. Austria’s vibrant wine scene has earned a worldwide reputation for quality and innovation and is the destination for those seeking culture and charm.Find out more about Austria's Wine Country
He was the speaker and organizer of the Jugendstil art movement. He was a promoter of young, up-and-coming talent. He created some of the most famous Art nouveau paintings worldwide.Find out more about Gustav Klimt and the Jugendstil
Equally controversial and successful in his day, Gustav Klimt was one of the central figures of fin-de-siècle Vienna, the epoch that marked the beginning of Modernism. Today Vienna’s museums accommodate the majority of popular paintings as well as huge numbers of little-known drawings by Gustav Klimt.Find out where to see Klimt's works in Vienna
"Either I am too old, or too nervous, or too stupid - there must be something wrong", Klimt once wrote in a letter. Though facing continuous difficulties in his work, in the years 1907 and 1908 the painter created a centrepiece of the Jugendstil movement: The Kiss.Find out more about "The Kiss"
In the middle of the city’s 7th district, behind the splendid façade of an old patrician house, one finds the Hotel Altstadt Vienna. Since its opening in 1991 the stylish 4-star hotel has been a favourite hideaway for art-lovers, musicians, and non-group travellers from all over the world.Hotel Altstadt Vienna
Austria's diverse cultural offerings include over 200 festivals, stretching from world scale events to small regional gatherings. Many of them make use of Austria's beautiful surroundings and most of them offer an outstanding culinary menu to accompany the cultural experience.Find out more about Austrian festivals
Austria’s wine regions are both beautiful and easy to visit. In fact, once you step off the plane in Vienna, you have already arrived in one of the world’s most unique wine region. Vienna. Then about one hour south east of Vienna lies the Burgenland, and one hour west of Vienna is the region of Lower Austria with many beautiful valleys. Many of them along the Danube.Find out more about your trip to Austria
You know Vienna for it's music and culture, for the coffee houses (yes, we did have coffee houses 300 years before Starbucks, or at least that’s what tradition tells us), for the Opera and for the Imperial history that the city still showcases everywhere.Find out more about Vienna for gay travellers
The time from late November to the end of the year hold a very special meaning in Austria. Visit Austria's Christmas markets, try some Glühwein and enjoy the spirit of Christmas...Find out more about Christmas traditions in Austria
Whether you start the New Year in style at the New Years ball at the Imperial Palace or celebrate it on the streets of Vienna – the choice is all yours.Find out more about how to start the New Year in Style
Soak up a bit of urban atmosphere during a winter holiday in Austrians cities. Spend a day in one of the numerous museums, ice skate in front of Vienna’s town hall or indulge in the “sweet things of life” in one of the famous coffee houses.Find out more about Winter in Austrian Cities
Farmers’ market, flea market or potters’ market: markets are a feast for all senses, a celebration of colors, scents and voices.Find out more about Austria's most popular markets
Holidays are never holidays without a bit of shopping so visitors will be delighted by many large shopping malls, small souvenir shops and splendid shopping streets across Austria. Go bargain hunting at one of the many colorful markets, stroll along an upscale shopping street or indulge in some serious shopping at 1000m above sea level.
Austria’s cities fascinate with their monumental buildings spanning all major epochs from Gothic to Renaissance, from Baroque to Jugendstil, and Post Modernism. Historic settings for modern events, leisurely shopping tours and wonderful culinary experiences. Let yourself be charmed!Find out more on Austria's top cities
The Viennese singer songwriter scene comes together every year with international guests to perform at a small but highly acclaimed festival.More about Blue Bird Festival
Looking for an upscale dining experience? We have compiled a list of restaurants, that will enhance you travel experience. This list is in no way complete since there are so many of them throughout Austria.Find out more about Austrians unforgettable Restaurants