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      Service & Facts

      Useful tips, practical information, and interesting facts about Austria

    Useful Information for Your Trip

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      Where to Stay in Austria

      From stylish design hotels to rustic chalets in the Alps, we bring you the best of Austria's accommodation options, as well as hand-picked holiday packages and offers.
      Browse options
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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
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      Entry and Customs Regulations

      In order for you to enjoy a relaxed journey, we have compiled important information here about customs regulations, border formalities and entering Austria with pets.
      Entry and customs regulations in Austria
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      Monetary Matters

      Austria is a member of the Economic and Currency Union - the common currency is the Euro. Also: find out about ATM, use of credit cards and traveling with large amounts of money.
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      Public Holidays & Daylight-Savings Time

      Will there be a public holiday during your stay in Austria? And could there be a clock change while you are away? Here is our lists of Austrian public holidays and daylight-savings time.
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      Apps for your Trip to Austria

      Stay up to date with these Austria apps: latest weather reports, local maps and more for your trip.
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      Accessible Travel

      Accessible hotels and restaurants, museums and nature experiences in Austria's most beautiful regions.
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    About Austria

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      Famous Austrians

      From Mozart and Sisi to Hedy Lamarr – Austria's sons and daughters have left their mark across music, art, science, politics, and sport. Find out which famous personalities originate from or lived in Austria and follow in their footsteps.
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      Nature and Climate

      Find out about Austria's weather and climate, wildlife and plants and its broad variety of landscapes.
      Climate, fauna and flora
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      What Are Austrians Like?

      Find out more about eating with Austrians, drinking with Austrians, and what "na no na net" means.
      Meet the Austrians
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      Like most European countries, Austria looks back on a very eventful history. Learn more about it here.
      How did Austria become Austria?