Museum Tirol Panorama
Innsbruck proudly presents 360° view of Tyrolean history.
Innsbruck proudly presents 360° view of Tyrolean history.
A quaint rural town 45 minutes southeast of Vienna, Eisenstadt is the capital of Burgenland province, known for its outstanding red wines, sunny climate and sweeping landscapes. But as the hometown of Joseph Haydn, classical music giant and court composer for the local Esterházy princes, the town also draws top musical talent from all over the world. The highlight of the year is the world renowned Haydn Festival every September.
Innsbruck’s medieval downtown radiates a very special atmosphere. In the 800-years-old historic city centre with the city tower and the famous Golden Roof numerous cafés invite you to have a rest. In summer various open air concerts change the city centre into a spectacular stage.
The DomQuartier Salzburg was the seat of power from which the city’s prince-archbishops expanded their influence over the region. The blend of architecture, secular beauty and sacred splendor on display makes a tour of the DomQuartier a unique experience.
At the MuseumsQuartier, art & culture are omnipresent. Even the walkways and vaulted passages that lead to the courtyards of the MQ feature numerous art installations. As part of the quartier21 the passageways are not only an innovative way to give visitors a taste of what awaits inside Europe’s largest cultural complex, but feature great art installations in their own right.
As one of the largest art and culture complexes in the world, the MuseumsQuartier Vienna is a vibrant sprawl of relaxing outdoor cafes, lively restaurants and over 60 cultural establishments.
Enjoy a chic and intimate urban residence offering comfortable living within a historic building.
Enjoy a chic and intimate urban residence offering comfortable living within a historic building. The very traditional Hotel Erzherzog Johann is located in a former Baroque Palais only a stone’s throw away from the city’s main square. This 57 room & suites property combines historic charm and modern comfort. Its spectacular, glass-roofed inner courtyard is the heart of the hotel and unique in the city of Graz.
What the Tango is to Argentina, the Viennese Waltz is to Austria. In fact, Austrian’s so love the waltz that they start every New Year dancing to the Blue Danube Waltz broadcast by public radio. In 2014, the ball tradition in Vienna is celebrating its 200th birthday. Find out what the hype is all about and make this the year you learn how to waltz in Vienna
The best city tours not only give you a good overview, but show you facets of a destination that you would probably not stumble upon on your own. Explore the lesser known sides of Vienna and its hidden cultural gems with Vienna Walks & Talks, or discover the shadowy world of Orson Welles’ Vienna on “The Third Man” Tour. Whatever your preference, you’ll come out of the experience feeling like a destination expert.
The Vienna Boys' Choir is one of the oldest boys' choirs in the world and an enduring symbol of Austria for more than 500 years.
Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka, Egger-Lienz, Picasso, Johns, Rauschenberg, Warhol (to name just a few of the big ones), and young contemporary artists from the performing arts, architecture, music, fashion, theater, dance, literature, children's culture and digital design literally come to life in this mind-blowing complex of art and culture in the heart of Vienna.
Discover the birth place of the modern-day Dollar. In the historic town of Hall in Tirol, the ancient Mint Tower is an impressive reminder of a time when currency was literally as hard as the material it was produced from. Have fun exploring the history of money and mint your own coin as a souvenir.
Your name interpreted by...Mozart? Leave it to Haus der Musik, Vienna's endlessly creative discovery museum, to make it happen. In "NAMADEUS," visitors can play an interactive computer program based on the composer's famed musical game, KV 516f. The system can be applied to any combination of letters, allowing for great melodic variety -- and surely your first personalized Mozart tune.
Coffeehouses in Vienna are your home away from home. Delicious coffee specialties, yummy pastries, all enjoyed in cozy seats and couches, paired with live piano music. Yes, read on! Many of Vienna’s best coffeehouses are your private concert hall, with live piano music, often with soloists -- and enjoyed all for free.
At the Bregenz Festival, held in July and August, an evening of opera begins long before the conductor lifts his baton; guests often arrive by boat directly to the immense floating stage– and thus become part of the spectacle themselves.
Meet Franz Liszt, Wunderkind, piano virtuoso, playboy and abbé, citizen of the world, and self-proclaimed “gypsy musician,” in the hills of Central Burgenland, Austria’s eastern-most region.
Discover the fascinating world of the Salzburg Marionette Theater and see for yourself how the master puppeteers bring to life the expertly carved puppets, captivating their audience with performances of The Sound of Music, Mozart Operas or Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
For over twenty-five years the Schubertiade has accomplished the seemingly impossible: retaining its intimacy while becoming the world’s top Schubert festival.
"The Sound of Music" was so many things: an international success, a fantastic myth and a true story, all of which let the world know about Salzburg and its culture -- much as Mozart had done in another era. Today, the famed musical returns to Salzburg with the newest production, at the Salzburger Landestheater. The backstage tour is not to be missed.
As one of the world’s foremost opera houses, the Vienna State Opera is an exceptional institution artistically as well as in terms of architecture. A performance at the Vienna State Opera is a truly memorable experience, but you can also see live performances on screen in front of the Opera, or discover its secrets on a guided tour of the historic site.
The HOUSE OF MUSIC Vienna invites you on a discovery tour into the world of music. This award-winning museum is dedicated to showcasing a wide array of approaches to music and - most importantly - to the experience of music.
Featuring world-renowned collections dating back five millennia, Austria’s principal museum of fine arts is an institution devoted to indulging our senses. The extraordinary gallery experience has been paired with an exceptional culinary one. The café and restaurant, situated at the heart of the museum, affords not just gastronomical delights, but an architectural feast, too.
If you were archbishop of Salzburg in the early 17th century and had too much spare time on your hands, what would you do with it? Build the mother of all water fun-parks, of course. Visit the unique world of Hellbrunn’s trick fountains and Mannerist architecture for an afternoon of amazing family fun.
As a vital institution to the city’s culture, the Viennese coffeehouse embraces the simple pleasures of life and creates a stimulating environment for locals and visitors to linger over an expertly brewed cup of coffee, enjoy interesting conversations, or simply take a relaxing break from the hustle and bustle of the streets. Sign up for the Vienna Coffeehouse Conversations for a truly authentic experience.
Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace, a jewel of baroque architecture, and nestled in glorious mountains, is the perfect setting for an equally grandiose hotel – the Hotel Sacher Salzburg.
High above Salzach Valley near Salzburg and built with an unyielding stone façade, the 900-year-old Hohenwerfen fortress has undergone centuries of development to become one of the oldest and best-preserved castles in Europe. Tour the interior of this historic structure, visit the impressive falconry displays at Austria’s first Falconry Museum, or enjoy concerts, theater performances and heritage evenings throughout the year.