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    • Cool down jetty / Traunsee
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      Summer Holidays the Austrian Way

      Relax and rewind like the locals - from rugged mountaintops and glaciers to shimmering lakes and artsy city breaks in the sun.

      Find your summer bliss
    • City holidays in Vienna, Belvedere museum / Oberes Belvedere, Vienna
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    Austria – See the Best of Europe in One Country

    “Austria is possibly the best combination of culture and nature on the planet”. Lonely Planet

    Coronavirus Information

    Currently, there are no special entry requirements for Austria. We look forward to seeing you very soon! Please find everything about Covid safety measures during your stay, and the latest updates here.

    •                 Voyage of discovery / Lake Hallstatt
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      Discover Austria

      With these compact itineraries, we invite you to experience Austria at its best. From top sights to hidden treasures, culinary highlights to art and culture – here's how to make the most 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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    Editor's Picks: Summer

    •                 Family at lake Traunsee in Upper Austria / Traunsee
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    •                 Volksgarten
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    •                 hiking in forest near lake Hallstatt
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    •                 Cycling along the Danube
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    •                 Hiking on the Loser mountain near Altaussee in Styria
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    •                 Hiking in the Zillertal
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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: Binge-Watching the Austrian Way

      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

    Explore Austria

    • Active in the Outdoors

      It's the small moments that make us happy: The pride on our best friend's face when finally reaching the summit. Or at night, falling asleep with achy legs but a smile on our face. That's what life in the outdoors is all about.

      Go explore
          Hike high above the Drautal valley
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    • Wellbeing & Relaxation in Austria's Nature

      Nature soothes our minds and bodies. From the healing effect of waterfalls and trees to the beauty of cultural landscapes, mountains, and waters, Austria is filled with natural gems.

      Discover Austria's nature
          forest around lake Egelsee
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    • Culinary discovery trip through Austria

      Austria owes its culinary identity to both its location in the heart of Europe and its remarkable history. Austria stands for openness to varied influences and a love for refining existing traditions at the highest level.

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          Fairkocht in der Schtubacht Küche
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    • Travel to Places that Inspire the Masters

      Follow the steps of Austria’s young and old masters and discover why these places inspire them. Along the way, discover the new and unknown and create your own Austrian cultural adventures.

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          hiking around the Gosau lakes (Vorderer Gosausee)
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    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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    •                 Hike high above the Drautal valley
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    •                 forest around lake Egelsee
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    •                         An atmosphere of the forest in Ebenthal
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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
    •                         thermal spa Aqua Dome in Längenfeld
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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
    •                 hiking around the Gosau lakes (Vorderer Gosausee)
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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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    •                         Orchard with Roses Gustav Klimt 1912
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      Gustav Klimt and the Promise of the Rose

      The painter Gustav Klimt was one of the most important representatives of Art Nouveau and cofounder of the Viennese Secession, as well as a connoisseur of everything beautiful in life. Aside from the grace of his muses, he was also fascinated by the aesthetics of roses.
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    Insiders' Tips

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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
    •                         hiking around the Green Lake in Styria, mountain lake "Grüner See"
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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 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
    •                         funicular Gaislachkogelbahn / Soelden
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      Resorts with Extra-Long Skiing Seasons

      If you want to head to the slopes as early as in September or as late as in May, here are the resorts for an extra-long skiing season.
      Snow guaranteed
    •                         The traditional Wiener Schnitzel
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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

    Practical Travel Information

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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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    •                         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

    What Are You Interested In?

    Follow in Famous Austrian's Footsteps

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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.
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    •                         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
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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 60 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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    •                 Käsespätzle - a hearty, typical Austrian dish
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