City trips are usually packed with a tight itinerary of museum visits, fancy restaurants and ticking off the Top 10 list of sights recommended by the guidebook. If this isn't your idea of a summer city break, here are our recommendations!
Salzburg presents its Baroque face dating back to Mozart's lifetime and blended with modern architecture. Graz is a real paradise for foodies with mediterranean climate, vineyards as the backdrop and a "friendly alien" awaiting you. Innsbruck presents sightseeing along with outdoor adventure, thanks to the peaks of the Nordkette Alps which are quite literally at the doorstep. Want to find out more about Austria's city breaks with a twist?
Things to do
- The Walk of Modern Art: Salzburg Foundation
Uncover a different Salzburg through ten artworks dotted throughout the city on ‘The Walk of Modern Art’. Guided English tours are available; bookable in advance.
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- A Favourite Thing in Salzburg
Experience everyone's favourite musical, The Sound of Music, in Salzburg – where it all began.
- Innbruck: Hiking and the City
Whether you watch the sun rise, walk along a nature trail on a glacier, or enjoy a gourmet meal 2000m above sea level, Innsbruck’s picturesque mountains are the ideal place for an active outdoor holiday. Enquire about Innsbruck’s free mountain hiking programme.
- The Long Table of Graz
Perhaps the most unique food-inspired event in Culinary Graz, fine-dining restaurants serve a set menu with wine to 600 guests seated at a table placed right in the heart of Graz.