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    • Launchkampagne Lebensgefühl Österreich - Sujet für Austria Info unter Wasser Mobil
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    A Summer in Austria - Your Daily Dose of 'Lebensgefühl'

    Nature, mountains and lakes, cultural treasures and thousands of moments of indulgence are the setting for a very special attitude you'll experience during a summer holiday in Austria: A light-hearted feeling, that comes to life beautifully when connecting to the locals.

    Lebensgefühl Austria - hiking with the family
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    A Holiday in Austria puts a Smile on your Face

    An experience, an encounter, sometimes just a moment - and the new somehow feels familiar. In Austria, this atmosphere is literally in the air: A sensation that, in nature, feels light and free, full of fun and joie de vivre. A feeling that, while connecting with the people who live here, feels genuine.

    Mountains, water, energetic places, cultural treasures - that is Austria for you. As well as cooling off in a crystal-clear lake, the gratifying feeling when conquering a summit, and a snack at a mountain hut. Austria is the freedom of an open-air festival, and the cosiness of a wine tavern. All places and moments, that make it easy to clear your head, to be amazed, to feel the vitality. The spark is quickly ignited. Anyone who is a guest here becomes part of this very special attitude to life.

    Summer Holidays in Austria

    Experience Austria's Nature

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      These Boots are made for Walking

      Anyone, who experiences Austria's mountains while hiking and climbing will soon feel it, the sense of happiness - a mix of lightsomeness, freedom and connection with nature.
      Walking and Hiking in Austria
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      The Most Beautiful Swimming Lakes

      Nestled in alpine landscapes, the crystal-clear lakes are famous for their drinking water quality and beauty. Enjoy the vitality and have fun.
      Austria's Bathing Lakes
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      I want to ride my Bicycle

      A challenging mountain bike climb, a leisurely ride along the Danube river, or a sightseeing tour on two wheels through a city - Austria has got you covered.
      Biking in Austria

    We Are Family

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      Hiking with Children

      Exploring mosses, watching butterflies, feeding goats ... Children are curious. Austria's hiking routes are just right for an unforgettable hiking day.

      Hiking with kids

    Moments of Cultural Pleasure

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      Museums and Galleries

      From world-famous historical paintings to the avant-garde, from magnificent imperial halls to centuries-old farmhouses: Austria's museum and gallery landscape is exciting.
      Museums in Austria
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      Festivals

      Austria regularly attracts some of the best musicians in the world. The magical locations add a unique touch to performances.
      Festivals

    Embrace Austria's Guilty Pleasures

    •                         Lebensgefühl Austria - a snack in the open air at a wine tavern
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      Wine Culture in Austria

      The Austrian soul is rarely as convincing as at a wine tavern: The wine, the hearty dishes, a cosy atmosphere, and the view onto the vineyards - a 'Lebensgefühl', that opens the heart.
      Wine from the region
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      Culinary Pit-Stops in Austria

      When enjoying local cuisine at Austria's alpine huts and restaurants, there is always something for the eye as well: The view of the surrounding mountains is at least as delightful as the regional alpine products.
      Huts with a View

    Discover the Country

    •                 View Gloriette, Schönbrunn Palace
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      Discover Austria

      Explore Austria at its best with these concise itineraries. Whether it's iconic landmarks or hidden gems, culinary delights or art and culture, discover how to make the most out of your stay.

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    Our Hotel Reccomendations

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      Easter in Austria

      Experience Austria's unique traditions and visit one (or more!) of our colourful Easter markets.

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    Which Summer Activity do you Fancy?

    Discover City Life

    •                 City holidays in Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Art History Museum) / Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
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      City Breaks in Summer - Your Cultural 'Lebensgefühl'

      City trips in Austrias cultural summer hit right at the heart. Because Austrias cities surprise, make curious – and sometimes even are addictive. #feelAustria

      City Breaks in Austria

    Discover Austria

    Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful regions, imperial cities and year long activities.

    •                 Sunset in Pertisau on Lake Achensee
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    •                 Lebensgefühl Austria - cycling with pleasure
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      Why Forest Bathing Can Make You Healthier and Happier, According to Science

      Spending time in the forest has a soothing, refreshing effect on our bodies and minds. But how does it work, exactly?
      Find out
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      Why Spas and Thermal Baths Are So Good for Us

      They strengthen our immune system or relax us through and through. Find out why spas can be a veritable fountain of youth.
      Dive in
    •                 Fairkocht in der Schtubacht Küche
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    •                         Breakfast served on a boat (Plätte) at Lake Grundlsee
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      9 restaurants and mountain huts with a view

      The sun in your face, a view with wow effect, and on top of that fine food: from lakeside restaurants to rustic mountain huts.
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      Dream career: organic farmer

      Out of a passion for old pig breeds: Josef Göltl decided to give up his career as a mechanic to become an organic farmer.
      Visit the organic pig farm
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    •                         Hedy Lamarr, Girl On The Moon
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      Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood Goddess and Lady Bluetooth

      Legendary actress Hedy Lamarr was known in Hollywood as „the most beautiful woman in the world.” Her career in film started in Vienna, her birthplace. There you can wander in the footsteps of Hedwig Kiesler, as she was known in her youth.
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      Gustav Klimt loved art, women and Lake Attersee

      Gustav Klimt found peace and inspiration at Lake Attersee in the Salzkammergut region. Many of his floral landscape paintings were created there.
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    Holidays in Austria

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    Insiders' Tips

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      Top 5 Austrian Dishes You Need to Try

      Austrian classics from Wiener Schnitzel to Marillenknödel - don't miss these must-eats on your stay in Austria.
      Find Your Favourite
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      Austria’s Prettiest Places, According to Austrians

      Find out about the magical places chosen by Austrians as the country’s most beautiful spots.
      Where are the top spots?
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      Austria’s Top Sights

      From Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace to Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg, these are the top 10 attractions you should visit in Austria.
      Your Austria bucket list
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      Austria's Quirkiest City Tours

      Sightseeing does not have to be all about following the guidebook in Austria's cities. Those looking for something a little bit different are sure to find out on one of these less conventional tours...
      Cities from a different perspective

    Practical Travel Information

    •                         The Parliament of Vienna at sunrise
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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.
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      Brexit and Travelling to Austria

      One thing’s for certain: You can still travel to Austria after Brexit – and we look forward to welcoming you. However, there are a few things travellers might want to consider to be on the safe side.
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      How to Get to and Around Austria

      Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train, and coach.
      How to get to and around Austria

    What Are You Interested In?

    Austrian Cultural Stories

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    Practical Travel Information

    •                         The Parliament of Vienna at sunrise
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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.
      Read more
    •                         View from the Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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      How to Get to and Around Austria

      Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train, and coach.
      How to get to and around Austria
    •                         Vienna Airport - Exterior view
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      Passport & Visa for Austria

      Learn what documents you need and how to apply for a Visa to Austria.
      Visa for Austria
    •                         Guided walking tour through Vienna / Vienna
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      Vienna PASS: Your personal Key to the City

      Enjoy free entry to more than 70 museums, unlimited use of Vienna's yellow hop-on hop-off buses and priority access to popular sights with your Vienna PASS.
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      Travel Experiences Designed by Experts

      Hand-selected travel programs designed by travel experts that will guide you to your perfect Austrian vacation.
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    •                 Wiener Schnitzel, Plachutta Restaurant
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