Bizarre rock formations on Europe’s largest natural stage form the impressive backdrop for opulent opera productions every summer.Learn more about the Opera Festival in St. Margarethen
Visitors to this sculpture garden surrounding the living quarters of the sculptor sometimes receive a guided tour by the artist himself and catch a glimpse of his “egg-citing” private collection.Learn more about Wander Bertoni’s Open-Air Museum in Winden
A touch of the East and plenty of local hospitality: the Hotel Hochschober, on the Turracher Höhe, is the perfect hotel for winter-sports enthusiasts, wellness fans, bookworms, and every other guest who appreciates quiet luxury.Learn more about Hotel Hochschober in Turracher Höhe
Princely pleasures on Lake Achensee: that one lives like royalty at the Travel Charme Hotel on Lake Achensee is no coincidence – it was, after all, built some 550 years ago. And it is not only the fact that this is the only hotel located directly on the lakeshore that makes the Fürstenhaus so exceptional.Learn more about Hotel Fürstenhaus in Lake Achensee
The Austrian daily “Kurier” called it “Austria’s most beautiful regional wine shop”. The brainchild of local authorities and some forty top winemakers from Wagram, planned by the Viennese architectural team of “gerner°gerner plus”, and opened in September 2009, Weritas Wagram is a centre for the entire region.Learn more about Weritas in Wagram
Discover the more than 900-year-old Hohensalzburg Fortress, an evidence of Salzburg’s medieval history. Take a ride or walk to the largest, fully preserved fortress in central Europe and enjoy a breathtaking view over the city of Salzburg.
Every year, the rite of spring causes an explosion of life and color and turns the vineyards of the Leithagebirge and Lake Neusiedl into a lush and deeply satisfying ocean of blossoms. 10,000 blooming cherry trees, with their white-pinkish flowers, transform the villages of Donnerskirchen, Purbach, Breitenbrunn, Winden and Jois.Learn more...
Magnificent white storks nesting on special nests built above the chimneys are a great attraction in the beautiful wine town of Rust. Catch these graceful birds with your camera in flight, or in their nests atop various buildings in town. And, while at it, discover the great food and local wines in this charming lakeside village.Visit Rust...
Enjoy a spectacular hike to Austria’s highest waterfalls. The three stages of the hike, starting in the village of Krimml, take you to ever more spectacular views of the falls and the surrounding countryside. Bring your camera and capture the most beautiful section of the falls!
Over three hundred glaciers, ten thousand animal species and countless jaw-dropping vistas make the Alps' largest nature reserve also its most memorable. Cultural artifacts and natural wonders compete for your attention. The National Park Center -- open daily -- makes for a perfect base camp as you set out to explore this magnificent Austrian treasure.Learn more about the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern
Ogling local and exotic animals with your night-vision goggles after dark or rising early to get a glimpse of early morning feeding, the Schönbrunn Zoo still stages the world’s most fascinating animal experiences and attractions. Quite an achievement considering that it is also the world’s oldest zoo!Learn more about the zoo in Schoenbrunn Palace...
For experienced bikers and novices alike, there can be no more serene or memorable experience of Austria's wine hotspots than breezing along the marvelous “Rieden Tour Süd” bike trail. With the wind your hair, you'll wend your way from wine village to breathtaking castle to renowned winery, while making leisurely stops and sampling local treats.Learn more about biking through Wachau ...
“Südbahn wine” is the affectionate name Viennese call their favorite weekend beverage as they take the 20-minute southbound train from the city to Gumpoldskirchen. The main street of the sleepy village comes to life in the late afternoon as the local wine farms open the doors to over 30 heuriger to invite visitors for hearty country food, full-bodied wines, and folk music.
For nearly a century, a funicular system offered passage around the hills of Innsbruck. In 2007 the system was retired, and replaced with something so architecturally stunning that it became a tourist destination in its own right. The journey is what matters on the Hungerburgbahn, and it happens in futuristic style.Learn more about Hungerburg Funicular in Innsbruck
Cyclists are welcome to Austria’s Burgenland region, where the sun shines more than 300 days and the horizon stretches into the distance for what seems like an eternity. The Lake Neusiedl World Cultural Heritage Site and National Park enchant visitors with vinyards and cherry blossoms, villages and homemade culinary delicacies.
One of the most dramatic hikes to take in the Austrian Alps happens to be one of the easiest, and most accessible. All ages will enjoy the jaw-dropping views and contemplative pace of the Zirbenweg Trail. Approachable from multiple directions, it offers enough variety to bring hikers back again and again.
The best way to climb Innsbruck’s majestic Nordkette mountain range: Step on board the Nordkette cable car designed by star-architect Zaha Hadid and rise to new heights with fantastic views – and all in just twenty minutes from Innsbruck’s old town. Now this we call unique!Take a ride up the mountain...
Farm life from centuries past is revived in Moschendorf located in South Burgenland. Tours of thatched-roof houses filled with artifacts and furniture transport you back by centuries. The “Weinmuseum Moschendorf” is also a popular venue for wine tastings, concerts, art exhibitions, and folk dance.
In existence since 1906, the Schrannenmarkt has always been the weekly market for the people living in and around the city of Salzburg. Early bird gets the worm! Join the spectacle from 5 am on and watch the market being set up in front of the magnificent St. Andrä Church.Learn more about the Schrannenmarkt...
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road makes Austria’s highest mountain accessible for everyone. The famous alpine road leads you right into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, the Grossglockner and its glacier, the Pasterze.
For skiers, the Hahnenkamm mountain in Kitzbuehel is the holy grail of ski racing, home to the world’s most famous and most challenging downhill course, the Streif. You will likely never have the chance, or possibly the desire, to ski down the celebrated race course, but during the summer season, a marvelous hike down the course will be an exhilarating experience.
The mighty, 900-year-old fortress of Hohenwerfen, set in a beautiful alpine setting near Salzburg, allows visitors to delve into military history, take a tour of historic interiors, enjoy impressive falconry displays and visit Austria’s first Falconry Museum. Concerts, theatre performance and heritage evenings can also be enjoyed throughout the year at this “Castle of Adventure”.Learn more about Hohenwerfen fortress...
A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions. Austria's landscapes are incredibly varied and the options are endless. Be it a relaxing walk or experiencing the great outdoors in the Austrian Alps. Keep in mind that you are never far from historic city centers, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.Make your reservation now
What happens when you combine wonderful wines with live music, nature, fashion shows, and fantastic food? You get the Carnuntum Experience! Wine expert and co-organizer Dorli Muhr gives us the low-down about this two-week long festival in Lower Austria that is sure to be fun for the entire familyListen to the podcast
A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of the country. Austria's landscapes are incredibly varied and the options of outdoor acitities are endless. Be it a walk through Austria's Alps or biking along Austria's great rivers. Don't forget: you are never far from historic cities, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.Learn more about Nature & Adventure
Austria is a combination of pristine landscapes and bustling cities, historic towns and cutting-edge architecture, love of tradition and thirst for the new. What keeps travelers coming back to Austria is the sense of "Gemuetlichkeit": a lifestyle that celebrates the finer moments in life.
There are numerous ways to explore a country, but none as intimate and personal as taking the time to enjoy your vacation destination on foot. Walking in Austria will get you close to nature and allow you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of Austria.
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There are numerous ways to explore and experience a destination but none as intimate and personal as taking the time to enjoy your vacation destination on foot. Walking and hiking in Austria will get you close to nature and allow you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions in Austria.More information on walking the Alps
Set against a glorious Alpine backdrop, Tirol invites visitors to enjoy the warm local hospitality in what is guaranteed to be an unforgettable Austrian experience. Here, 21st-century designs harmonize with the silhouettes of medieval buildings and quaint Alpine farmhouses.Learn more about Tirol
Craving the thrill of heli-skiing in the Austrian Alps? Dreamed of attending the New Year's concert in Vienna or the worldfamous Salzburg Festival? Or are you intersted in experiencing the many high-end restaurants you can find throughout Austria? You can have it all...Get your luxury experience
The Cheese Route through the Bregenzerwald in Vorarlberg is the ideal way to explore the region and its close ties with cheese-making: from dairy farms to cheese speciality inns, and from alpine pastures to milkmaids. If you’re a cheese connoisseur, this is for you.Learn more about the cheese road
From Vienna, drive along the Danube westward towards Lower Austria. Just past the city of Krems, you’ll encounter idyllic, terraced vineyards of the Wachau valley. Walking along a path through these ancient Weingärten, may lead you to spy an emerald-scaled Smaragd lizard. This sun-loving vineyard denizen is the mascot for the richest, most intensely flavored wines of the Wachau Valley.Learn more about Austrian wines
Take a trip to the southern Austrian state of Styria and discover countless wine oases. Many wineries offer visitors surprisingly chic tasting rooms. Sauvignon Blanc, the region's signature grape, is often harvested on impossibly steep slopes of slippery schist and shale soils.Learn more about wines from Styria
It's no coincidence that Igls is known as the hiking village. Sitting on a glacial plateau at 3,000 feet above sea level and only 2 1/2 miles from Innsbruck, an Igl's visitor has everything available from their hotel door. The area boasts miles and miles of carefully maintained walking and hiking trails, with guests led by certified hiking guides from one of Austria's most prestigious hiking organizations.Get more information on this package
Biking throughout Austria's countryside is another great way to experiece our beautiful country. Wheather you are a soft-biker or enjoy rugged landscapes there are biking trails for every type. We have selected four well-marked bike trails for their scenic beauty and point of interest.Bike Austria's great trails...
Snow-covered mountains, Apres-Ski after a day on the slopes and Austrian "Gemuetlichkeit" will give your stay in Austria the magic touch no other destination can duplicate. Come and relax - you'll be surprised how fun, recreational and affordable a winter vacation in Austria is.Learn more about a winter vacation in Austria
A vacation in Austria gets you close to nature and allows you to get to know the people and the wonderful traditions of Austria. Austria's landscapes are incredibly varied and the options are endless. Be it a walk through Austria's Alps or biking along Austria's great rivers. Keep in mind that you are never far from historic city centers, cultural events and gourmet restaurant.Learn more about a summer vacation in Austria
We have partnered with a number of tour operators and selected great trips to Austria's cities as well as our beautiful countryside. Wheather you would like to bike along great rivers, hike in the beautiful Alps, or just enjoy Austria's majestic cities...Learn more about our packages