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Daniel Richter, Denn hier ist nichts los, 1985 © Schorsch Kamerun Daniel Richter, Denn hier ist nichts los, 1985 © Schorsch Kamerun
Albertina, Vienna
12.07.2018 - 22.04.2019

Warhol to Richter

ALBERTINA Contemporary Art presents art pieces from the second half of the 20th century until today. About 70 works, among others by Anselm Kiefer, Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol, Alex Katz and Robert Longo present the diversity of artistic positions after 1945.
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Sagmeister & Walsh, Logo SAGMEISTER & WALSH: Beauty, 2018 © Sagmeister & Walsh, New York 2018 Sagmeister & Walsh, Logo SAGMEISTER & WALSH: Beauty, 2018 © Sagmeister & Walsh, New York 2018
MAK, Vienna
24.10.2018 - 31.03.2019

Exhibition - SAGMEISTER & WALSH: Beauty

An exhibition that doubles as a visually impressive multimedia plea for us to take delight in beauty, using examples from the fields of graphic design, product design, architecture, and city planning.
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Anonym, Porträtfotografie Koloman Moser, um 1903 © MAK Anonym, Porträtfotografie Koloman Moser, um 1903 © MAK
MAK, Vienna
19.12.2018 - 22.04.2019

Koloman Moser Exhibition

To commemorate the centennial of his death, MAK museum is honouring Koloman Moser with one of the most comprehensive solo shows to date on his visionary work.
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Maximilian I., 500 Jahre, Jubiläumsjahr in Tirol © Land Tirol/p&p Maximilian I., 500 Jahre, Jubiläumsjahr in Tirol © Land Tirol/p&p
Tirol
01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019

2019: The Year of Maximilian I

The 500th anniversary of the death of Emperor Maximilian I prompted the State of Tirol to declare 2019 the Year of Maximilian. It's being celebrated with a varied programme of educational and cultural events.
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NostalSKI © www.nostalski.com NostalSKI © www.nostalski.com
Zell am See-Kaprun
17.02.2019 - 16.02.2019

NostalSKI

200 participants from all over the world will once again come together to make NostalSki the biggest nostalgic ski race in the Alps. This is fantastic fun, not only for the participants but also the spectators.
 
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Freeride Testival 2016 © Warth-Schröcken Tourismus Freeride Testival 2016 © Warth-Schröcken Tourismus
Saalbach, Warth-Schröcken,...
23.02.2019 - 31.03.2019

FreerideTestival

At the FreerideTestival everyone has the opportunity to test the newest freeride equipment for the upcoming winter season - free of charges & without registration. The three tour stops are Saalbach, Warth-Schröcken and the Kaunertal valley.
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Snow Jazz Gastein © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH Snow Jazz Gastein © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH
Gastein, SalzburgerLand
08.03.2019 - 17.03.2019

Snow Jazz Festival

For 10 full days, visitors will be able to experience a broad palette of jazz in Gastein valley. The venues for these jazz sounds aren't just in the valley itself - music will also be performed on the terraces of Gastein's ski huts.

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Marble Hall, Upper Belvedere, Vienna © Belvedere Wien / Margherita Spiluttini Marble Hall, Upper Belvedere, Vienna © Belvedere Wien / Margherita Spiluttini
Gallery Belvedere, Vienna
12.03.2019 - 30.06.2019

Mark Rothko Exhibition

Mark Rothko (1903–1970) was among the most remarkable artists of the twentieth century. This exhibition, the first ever to be mounted in Austria, brings together more than forty of his major works and presents a survey of Rothko’s artistic career.
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Ski amadé high cuisine © Ski amadé Ski amadé high cuisine © Ski amadé
Ski Amadé
16.03.2019 - 23.03.2019

Ski & Wine Enjoyment Week

During the Ski & Wine Enjoyment Week in Ski Amadé gourmets can expect the highest farmer's market in the Alps. Hearty cheeses, farmhouse bacon, wild salami, farmhouse bread and many delicacies can be discovered, tasted and bought at around 30 ski huts.
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White Pearl Mountain Days, Saalbach Hinterglemm © saalbach.com / Daniel Roos White Pearl Mountain Days, Saalbach Hinterglemm © saalbach.com / Daniel Roos
Saalbach Hinterglemm,...
16.03.2019 - 31.03.2019

White Pearl Mountain Days

Spring days filled with skiing, amazing cuisine, music and fun.
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Der Hände Werk © Schallaburg Kulturbetriebsges.m.b.H. / Alpgiray Kelem Der Hände Werk © Schallaburg Kulturbetriebsges.m.b.H. / Alpgiray Kelem
Schallaburg, Lower Austria
16.03.2019 - 03.11.2019

Exhibition: Crafty Hands

In 2019, Schallaburg Castle offers an exhibition and multi-sensory experience showing that a modern world depends on the skills of our hands.

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Festival des österreichischen Films © Diagonale / Pibernig Festival des österreichischen Films © Diagonale / Pibernig
Graz
19.03.2019 - 24.03.2019

Diagonale

The Diagonale - Festival of Austrian Film sees itself as a forum for the presentation and discussion of Austrian film production. The aim and task of the Diagonale is the differentiated, multi-layered and critical examination of domestic cinema and to put it into the public discourse.
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Biergenuss-Wochen im Pitztal © Martin Kotz / Jess The Travelista Biergenuss-Wochen im Pitztal © Martin Kotz / Jess The Travelista
Pitztal, Hochzeiger
23.03.2019 - 30.04.2019

Hochzeiger Special Beer Week

During the Special Beer Week, guests in the Pitztal Hochzeiger ski area experience beer from various breweries in various combinations and interpretations: from beer fondue to tastings in the middle of the ski area to the Weißwurst breakfast.
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wachau GOURMETfestival © LW / Gerald Lechner wachau GOURMETfestival © LW / Gerald Lechner
Wachau, Lower Austria
28.03.2019 - 11.04.2019

wachau GOURMETfestival

Over the last ten years, wachau GOURMETfestival has established itself as one of the most important international culinary festivals.
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Ball of the Vienna Boys' Choir small 2019 © Lukas Beck Ball of the Vienna Boys' Choir small 2019 © Lukas Beck
Palais Coburg, Vienna
29.03.2019

The Vienna Boys Choir Ball

The Ball will take place for the first time in the historic state rooms of the Palais Coburg Residenz. In 2019, Japan will be the focus. The occasion is the anniversary ''150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Austria''.
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snow-volleyball-event © Chaka2 GmbH snow-volleyball-event © Chaka2 GmbH
Wagrain-Kleinarl
29.03.2019 - 31.03.2019

Snow Volleyball Tour Wagrain - Kleinarl

As an athletic challenge, the international beach volleyball elite compete in the specially-built snow arena next to the Flying Mozart mountain station Wagrain in front of a wonderful alpine for the coveted title ''King of Snow''.
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Osterfestival Imago Dei, Krems © Sascha Osaka Osterfestival Imago Dei, Krems © Sascha Osaka
Krems & Melk, Lower Austria
29.03.2019 - 22.04.2019

Easter Festival "Imago Dei"

Every year in the weeks leading up to Easter, Imago Dei Easter festival presents a varied programme of music, art and performances.
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Niederösterreichische Landesausstellung 2019 © Schallaburg Kulturbetriebsges.m.b.H. Niederösterreichische Landesausstellung 2019 © Schallaburg Kulturbetriebsges.m.b.H.
Wiener Neustadt
30.03.2019 - 10.11.2019

2019 Lower Austrian Provincial Exhibition

People are moving, cities are growing, the country is changing. Our world is constantly moving forward. The 2019 Lower Austrian Exhibition uses two historic venues to examine the subject of "A World in Motion".

 
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Tanzcafe Arlberg © Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH Tanzcafe Arlberg © Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH
Lech, Zürs
01.04.2019 - 18.04.2019

Tanzcafé Arlberg Music Festival

During the unique music festival in Lech-Zürs, known far beyond the mountains, international top musicians meet music lovers, dance enthusiasts and sun-skiers. Together they celebrate the approaching spring.
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Ostermarkt auf der Freyung © Österreich Werbung / Karl Thomas Ostermarkt auf der Freyung © Österreich Werbung / Karl Thomas
different places in Austria
03.04.2019 - 28.04.2019

Easter Markets in Austria

In many places, Easter markets with typical arts and crafts and Easter delicacies invite you to experience a piece of Austrian culture.
 
Sölden, Electric Mountain Festival Finale © Ötztal Tourismus / Rudi Wyhlidal Sölden, Electric Mountain Festival Finale © Ötztal Tourismus / Rudi Wyhlidal
Sölden, Tirol
04.04.2019 - 05.04.2019

Electric Mountain Festival

High elevation energy. Nightlife. Elevated. At the top of Giggijoch Mountain, high above Sölden at an elevation of 2,300 meters above sea level. 2019 top act is young Belgian DJ and record producer Felix De Laet, known as “Lost Frequencies”.
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Café freischwebende Terrasse Pitztaler Gletscherbahn © Pitztaler Gletscherbahn / Daniel Zangerl Café freischwebende Terrasse Pitztaler Gletscherbahn © Pitztaler Gletscherbahn / Daniel Zangerl
Pitztal Glacier
05.04.2019 - 06.04.2019

Firn, Wine & Delight

In April 2019, Austria's highest wine tasting takes place on the Pitztal Glacier with an extraordinary show program for its 10th anniversary.
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art austria © art port GmbH art austria © art port GmbH
Vienna
05.04.2019 - 07.04.2019

Art Austria Fair

Vienna's Liechtensetin Garden Palace hosts the ''Art Austria'' art fair and on this occasion opens its private collection to visitors as well.
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Vienna City Marathon © VCM / FinisherPix Vienna City Marathon © VCM / FinisherPix
Vienna
07.04.2019

Vienna City Marathon

A true highlight for sport enthusiasts, the Vienna Marathon attracts more than 40,000 participants and hundreds of thousands of spectators each year.
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Flyvende snowboarder i Snowpark i Tirol © Österreich Werbung / Wolfgang Zajc Flyvende snowboarder i Snowpark i Tirol © Österreich Werbung / Wolfgang Zajc
Mayrhofen, Tirol
08.04.2019 - 13.04.2019

Snowbombing

Famous for its adrenalin-fueled snowboarding. crazed partying and nocturnal chalet hopping, Snowbombing takes place in the Tyrolean resort Mayrhofen every year.
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Christian Thielemann and Staatskapelle Dresden © www.osterfestpiele-salzburg.at Christian Thielemann and Staatskapelle Dresden © www.osterfestpiele-salzburg.at
Salzburg
13.04.2019 - 22.04.2019

Salzburg Easter Festival

After having focused on an opera of the Italian verismo, the programme of the coming Salzburg Easter Festival season features once again a work by Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.
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Borealis Linz Donau Marathon © LIVA / Martin Parzer Borealis Linz Donau Marathon © LIVA / Martin Parzer
Linz, Upper Austria
14.04.2019

Linz Danube Marathon

The Oberbank Linz Danube Marathon is entering its 18th edition. In addition to the classic marathon route are also half marathon, quarter marathon, relay marathon, Handbike half marathon and inline skating half marathon on the program.
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The White Thrill St. Anton © TVB St. Anton am Arlberg / Josef Mallaun The White Thrill St. Anton © TVB St. Anton am Arlberg / Josef Mallaun
St. Anton am Arlberg, Tirol
21.04.2019

The White Thrill

The cult ski race on the Arlberg! Several hundred skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers set out to cover the 1,350 vertical meters from Valluga to St. Anton in the shortest possible time.
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Wein am Berg © Das Central / Rudi  Wyhlidal Wein am Berg © Das Central / Rudi Wyhlidal
Hotel Das Central in Soelden
25.04.2019 - 28.04.2018

Culinary Festival "Wein am Berg"

One of Austria's most renowned wine and culinary festivals, Wein am Berg (Wine on the Mountain) brings together vintners, chefs and food lovers in Sölden in Tirol.
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Crossing Europe Film Festival © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide Crossing Europe Film Festival © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide
Linz
25.04.2019 - 30.04.2019

CROSSING EUROPE Film Festival

The festival offers its international film guests and the local cinema audience outstanding, hand-picked feature films, documentaries and short films. New is the YAAAS! Youth Rail 2019, which will take place from April 24th to 30th.
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Kite surfer at Lake Neusiedl © Österreich Werbung / Ralf Kreuels Kite surfer at Lake Neusiedl © Österreich Werbung / Ralf Kreuels
Neusiedl am See
26.04.2019 - 05.05.2019

Surf World Cup Neusiedl am See

At the biggest summer-opening event in Austria, the international surf and kitesurfing elite demonstrates the perfect handling of the sail in front of thousands of enthusiastic visitors.
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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung / Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung / Trumler
Hohenems, Vorarlberg
27.04.2019 - 09.10.2019

Schubertiade Hohenems

The most important Schubert Festival celebrates the composer with a great number of concerts.
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Passion Play St. Margharethen, Burgenland © Passionsspiele St. Margarethen Passion Play St. Margharethen, Burgenland © Passionsspiele St. Margarethen
Erl
01.05.2019 - 31.10.2019

Passion Plays Erl

Passion plays have been an essential part of Tirolean culture since the Middle Ages. Every 6 years, about 600 amateur players from the village of Erl participate in the local performances.
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Golf & Ski WM in Zell am See, Kaprun © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH Golf & Ski WM in Zell am See, Kaprun © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH
Zell am See - Kaprun
08.05.2019 - 12.05.2019

Ski & Golf World Championship

A rare combination: At the Ski & Golf World Championship participants must first complete a giant slalom on the Kitzsteinhorn and then swing their clubs at the Zell am See golf course.
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Eröffnung der Wiener Festwochen am Rathausplatz © Mike Ranz Eröffnung der Wiener Festwochen am Rathausplatz © Mike Ranz
Vienna
10.05.2019 - 16.06.2019

Wiener Festwochen

To make different sounds audible and visible is the aim of the Wiener Festwochen. The festival at the highest level begins every year with a huge festival on the Rauthausplatz.
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Wiener Konzerthaus © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide Wiener Konzerthaus © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide
Konzerthaus, Vienna
11.05.2019 - 01.07.2019

International Musical Festival

This year's music festival at the Konzerthaus will be opened on May 11 by the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst with Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8.
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Riese im Sommer © Swarovski Kristallwelten Riese im Sommer © Swarovski Kristallwelten
Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Wattens,...
22.05.2019 - 26.05.2019

Music in the Giant

Every year in May the Swarovski Crystal Worlds invite to the chamber music festival ''Music in the Giant'' in Wattens.
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Wiener Konzerthaus "Gemischter Satz" © Österreich Werbung / Mayer Wiener Konzerthaus "Gemischter Satz" © Österreich Werbung / Mayer
Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna
23.05.2019 - 25.05.2019

Gemischter Satz Festival

''Gemischter Satz'' is an Austrian wine made from different grapes from a single vineyard. The artistic equivalent mixes artists of different genres.
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Internationales Storytellingfestival © Nikolaus Pfusterschmid Internationales Storytellingfestival © Nikolaus Pfusterschmid
Graz, Linz, Vienna, Lower Austria
24.05.2019 - 25.06.2019

Storytelling Festival

The International Storytelling Festival has become one of the world’s most important – as well as Europe’s largest and Austria’s only – festival of storytelling.
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View of the Vienna State Opera from the Albertina © Wien Tourismus View of the Vienna State Opera from the Albertina © Wien Tourismus
Vienna State Opera
25.05.2019 - 26.05.2019

150 Years of the Vienna State Opera

The Vienna State Opera is celebrating its 150th anniversary, which will be celebrated with performances by singers, the Vienna State Ballet, the State Opera Orchestra and other artists.
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sunset at Schafberg mountain © Österreich Werbung / Sebastian Stiphout sunset at Schafberg mountain © Österreich Werbung / Sebastian Stiphout
Schafberg, Upper Austria
26.05.2019

Schafberg Mountain Run

The race against the Schafberg cogwheel railway continues, running to the top of the Schafberg mountain. Only real sportsmen can contend against the machine.
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Start des Frauenlaufs © Österreichischer Frauenlauf GmbH Start des Frauenlaufs © Österreichischer Frauenlauf GmbH
Prater, Vienna
26.05.2019

Austrian Women's Run

The ASICS Austrian Women’s Run®, with 35,000 participants annually, is Europe’s number 1 women’s run. Enthusiastic runners from all over the world and of all ages stand together with world-class international athletes at the start.
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VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts © VIS / Karl Valent VIS - Vienna Independent Shorts © VIS / Karl Valent
Vienna
28.05.2019 - 02.06.2019

VIS - Vienna Shorts Festival

The Vienna Independent Shorts (VIS) is Austria's biggest festival for films under 30 minutes. Shown are short films and documentaries as well as animations and experimental films in competition and curated programs.
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Erzbergrodeo © Erzbergrodeo Erzbergrodeo © Erzbergrodeo
Erzberg, Styria
29.05.2019 - 02.06.2019

Erzberg Rodeo XX5

One of the biggest and best-known motorcycle event in the world, Erzberg Rodeo celebrates its 25th birthday in 2019. It will attract 1,500 participants from 40 countries as well as thousands of motorsport fans.
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Yogafrühling Gastein © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH Yogafrühling Gastein © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH
Gastein
30.05.2019 - 10.06.2019

Yoga Spring in Gastein

Yoga is healthy. Outdoors, it's even healthier. And set against the backdrop of the majestic Hohe Tauern mountains, it becomes a very special experience indeed. Twice a year, you can take part in Gastein's yoga days.
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Europride Vienna 2019, Logo © Stonewall GmbH Europride Vienna 2019, Logo © Stonewall GmbH
Vienna
01.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

EuroPride 2019

For the first time in 18 years the EuroPride will take place in Vienna. The motto this year is '' Visions of Pride ''.
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Salzburger Festspiele © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH Salzburger Festspiele © Tourismus Salzburg GmbH
Salzburg
07.06.2019 - 10.06.2019

Salzburg Whitsun Festival

Prefacing Salzburg's main summer festival, the Salzburg Whitsun Festival concentrates on baroque music.
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La Gacilly_Orangerie / Le monde a 9 ans Aida Muluneh © Rainer Mirau / Lois Lammerhuber / Fotomontage La Gacilly_Orangerie / Le monde a 9 ans Aida Muluneh © Rainer Mirau / Lois Lammerhuber / Fotomontage
Baden, Lower Austria
07.06.2019 - 27.10.2019

Festival La Gacilly - Baden Photo

Europe's biggest photo festival returns to Baden near Vienna. Under the motto '' Hyme to the Earth '' tphotographers show fascinating worlds of images in a gigantic open air gallery - 2,000 photos, up to 300m2 in size, over a length of 4.5 km.
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Life Ball © Harald Klemm Life Ball © Harald Klemm
Vienna City Hall
08.06.2019

Life Ball

Europe's largest AIDS charity event attracts thousands of visitors and celebrities each year. In 2019 the Life Ball cooperates with the EuroPride.
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Nova Rock © Rene Huemer Nova Rock © Rene Huemer
Nickelsdorf, Pannonia Fields
14.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

Nova Rock Festival

Austria’s biggest rock festival is Mitteleurope’s answer to the UK’s Glastonbury – but without the mud – and attracts tens of thousands of music fans annually with its international line-up.
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Fuschlsee, Salzburg province © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver Fuschlsee, Salzburg province © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver
Salzburg and Fuschlsee region
15.06.2019 - 16.06.2019

Extreme Trail Run Mozart 100®

The ultra-panoramic run for runners and nordic walkers with a total length of 100 kilometers and around 2,500 vertical meters connects the city of Salzburg with the Fuchlsee region to a unique landscape running experience.
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Heathen's Gate in Carnuntum, Lower Austria © Österreich Werbung / Diejun Heathen's Gate in Carnuntum, Lower Austria © Österreich Werbung / Diejun
Carnuntum
15.06.2019 - 23.06.2019

Roman Festival

Around 200 Roman participants - consisting of legion troops, craftsmen and traders - set up their camp again in the Archaeological Park. This is the beginning of a spectacle that vividly leads back to almost 2,000 years ago.
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Springfestival Graz: Something A La Mode © Turnmaster Tim Springfestival Graz: Something A La Mode © Turnmaster Tim
Graz, Styria
19.06.2019 - 23.06.2019

Spring Festival Graz

At Austria's largest electronic arts and music festival, Graz turnd into a vibrant metropolis of vibrant pop culture with top electronic acts, superstar DJs, visual artists and club culture pioneers.
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Summer Night Concert at Schönbrunn Palace © Wiener Philharmoniker / www.fotoschuster.com Summer Night Concert at Schönbrunn Palace © Wiener Philharmoniker / www.fotoschuster.com
Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna
20.06.2019

Summer Night Concert

With the free concert in the Schönbrunner Schlosspark the Vienna Philharmonic wants to offer the Viennese and the guests a special experience: the castle and its baroque park form the beautiful setting for this musical gift.
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United World Games in Klagenfurt © United World Games United World Games in Klagenfurt © United World Games
Klagenfurt, Carinthia
20.06.2019 - 23.06.2019

United World Games

More than 5,000 young athletes from over 35 nations gather in Klagenfurt to compete against each other in Europe's biggest youth sports in the disciplines of football, handball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, rugby, swimming, athletics and field hockey.
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Donauinselfest Wien © SPÖ Wien Markus Sibrawa Donauinselfest Wien © SPÖ Wien Markus Sibrawa
Danube Island, Vienna
21.06.2019 - 23.06.2019

Danube Island Festival

The three-day Danube Island Festival is the largest free open-air festival in Europe with around three million visitors.
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Solstice celebrations © Wildschönau Tourismus Solstice celebrations © Wildschönau Tourismus
St Johann in Tirol
22.06.2019

Mountain in Flames

On the mountain peaks in the Kitzbüheler Alpen region, which includes the towns of St. Johann in Tirol, Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf, fires are lit to intensify the power of the sun and keep evil away from people and animals.
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Mountainbiker in Kitzbühel © Medialounge Mountainbiker in Kitzbühel © Medialounge
Kitzbühel Alps - Brixental
22.06.2019 - 29.06.2019

KitzAlpBike Festival

Thousands of mountain bikers will once again embark on the Kitzbühel Alps in the course of the nine-day bike spectacle to live out their passion for mountain biking.
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Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Angelika Kauffmann-Saal © Schubertiade GmbH Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Angelika Kauffmann-Saal © Schubertiade GmbH
Schwarzenberg, Vorarlberg
22.06.2019 - 01.09.2019

Schubertiade Schwarzenberg

The Schubertiade is considered the most important and distinguished Schubert festival in the world, presenting about 80 events and registering an average of 35.000 visitors per annum.
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Golf-Festival Kitzbühel © TVB Kitzbühel Golf-Festival Kitzbühel © TVB Kitzbühel
Kitzbühel
23.06.2019 - 30.06.2019

Golf Festival Kitzbühel

Tee off at 1,658 meters and putter through the ''Mausefalle'' and the '''Hausbergkante'' on the original Hahnenkamm racetrack. The renowned Golf Festival Kitzbühel is one of the most beautiful golf weeks of the year.
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Jazz Fest Wien, Rathausplatz © Jazz Fest Wien Jazz Fest Wien, Rathausplatz © Jazz Fest Wien
Vienna
24.06.2019 - 10.07.2019

Vienna Jazz Festival

The most beautiful venues in Vienna become jazz stages in the summer: from the Vienna State Opera to the Town Hall with open-air concerts in the atmospheric arcade courtyard and selected jazz clubs.
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Arlberg Classic Car Rally Lech © Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH / Christoph Schöch Arlberg Classic Car Rally Lech © Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH / Christoph Schöch
Lech Zürs
27.06.2019 - 30.06.2019

Arlberg Classic Car Rally

Once a year, dozens of real treasures from automotive history gather in Lech Zürs am Arlberg. There the rally takes place under the motto "with friends through alpine dream scenery".
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Clam Rock Festival © Burg Clam Clam Rock Festival © Burg Clam
Burg Clam, Upper Austria
28.06.2019

Clam Rock 2019

At the iconic festival at Burg Clam in Upper Austria, international rock greats make the old walls quake. The concert takes place on the Meierhofwiese below the castle and can accommodate up to 10,000 visitors.
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Torro Rosso am Red Bull Ring © Projekt Spielberg GmbH & Co KG / Philip Platzer Torro Rosso am Red Bull Ring © Projekt Spielberg GmbH & Co KG / Philip Platzer
Red Bull Ring, Spielberg
28.06.2019 - 30.06.2019

F1 Grand Prix of Austria

The Red Bull Ring Spielberg hosts the sporting highlight of Austria in 2019. Tens of thousands of fans can expect a motorsport spectacle of the special class and an extraordinary supporting program.
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Lipizzanergala am Heldenberg mit den Wiener Sängerknaben, Montage © SRS / Michael Rzepa und www.lukasbeck.com Lipizzanergala am Heldenberg mit den Wiener Sängerknaben, Montage © SRS / Michael Rzepa und www.lukasbeck.com
Heldenberg, Lower Austria
29.06.2019

Lipizzaner Gala at the Heldenberg

At the Lipizzaner Gala on the Heldenberg there will be a reunion of the Spanish Riding School and the Vienna Boys Choir. Under the open sky, the most famous Austrian cultural institutions conjure up a very special, early summer atmosphere.
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Film Festival on the Viennese city hall square © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver Film Festival on the Viennese city hall square © Österreich Werbung / Julius Silver
Vienna City Hall
29.06.2019 - 01.09.2019

Film Festival at City Hall Square

A feast for the eyes and ears with a first-class musical film program of opera, operetta, dance and concert performances is offered in summer at Vienna's City Hall Square. Culinary delights are provided by caterers from all over the world.
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Mondsee 5-Seen Radmarathon © Marco Felgenhauer Mondsee 5-Seen Radmarathon © Marco Felgenhauer
Mondsee, Upper Austria
30.06.2019

Mondsee 5 Seen Bike Marathon

Cyclists from more than 15 nations compete in the marathon and cover distances of 25, 80, 140 and 200 km in length.
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Klassik unter Sternen, Stift Göttweig © AMI Promarketing Klassik unter Sternen, Stift Göttweig © AMI Promarketing
Stift Göttweig, Lower Austria
03.07.2019

Classic under Stars

The mystical surroundings of the Göttweig Abbey form the backdrop for classical music under stars with singer Elīna Garanča. The interplay between the spiritual place, the enthusiastic audience and wonderful music makes the evening an unforgettable experience.
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Chamber Music Festival in Lockenhaus © Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival in Lockenhaus © Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus
Lockenhaus, Burgenland
04.07.2019 - 13.07.2019

Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival

The joy of music in making music together and in the openness of encounters are at the forefront of the classical music festival.
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Tiroler Festspiele Erl © TVB Kufsteinerland / Peter Kitzbichler Tiroler Festspiele Erl © TVB Kufsteinerland / Peter Kitzbichler
Erl, Tirol
04.07.2019 - 28.07.2019

Tyrolean Festival Erl

Festival on the green meadows, opera glamor in front of a mountain panorama, international flair in village idyll: the Tyrolean mountains as a backdrop for cultural highlights at the Tyrolean Festival Erl.
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yoga.tage Kufsteinerland © Nadja Rohm yoga.tage Kufsteinerland © Nadja Rohm
Kufsteinerland
05.07.2019 - 07.07.2019

yoga.days Kufsteinerland

For three days, the Kufsteinerland, with its unique locations and high-quality health hotels surrounded by a gentle mountain backdrop, is all about yoga and a mindful lifestyle. According to the motto: inhale, exhale, dance, celebrate, enjoy, decelerate, arrive.
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ALM:KULTUR Saalfelden Leogang © Saalfelden Leogang Touristik GmbH / Michael Geißler ALM:KULTUR Saalfelden Leogang © Saalfelden Leogang Touristik GmbH / Michael Geißler
Saalfelden Leogang, SalzburgerLand
05.07.2019 - 06.09.2019

ALM:KULTUR

As part of the Salzburger Almsommers, art and culture projects are staged weekly on the surrounding alpine pastures from July to September. The motto is "Tradition meets Modernity", with offers ranging from concerts to drawing and woodcarving workshops.
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Bergmarathon Gmunden © Sportograf Bergmarathon Gmunden © Sportograf
Gmunden, Upper Austria
06.07.2019

Trailrun Lake Traunsee

70 km long with an elevation difference of 4,500 m, the trailrun around Lake Traunsee is perfect for ambitious runners looking for a challenge.
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Ironman Austria in Carinthia © Getty Images for IRONMAN Ironman Austria in Carinthia © Getty Images for IRONMAN
Klagenfurt, Carinthia
07.07.2019

IRONMAN Austria

Europe's biggest triathlon covers a distance of 3.8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42 km running, attracting around 2500 participants and thousands of enthusiastic spectators each year.
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World Bodypainting Festival © Daniel Janesch World Bodypainting Festival © Daniel Janesch
Klagenfurt, Carinthia
07.07.2019 - 13.07.2019

World Bodypainting Festival

At the largest event of this art form, the World Awards of Body Art are awarded. Artists from over 40 nations compete for the world championship titles in the categories of brush / sponge, airbrush, special effects, UV effects or face painting.
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Wassermusik © Carinthischer Sommer Wassermusik © Carinthischer Sommer
Ossiach and Villach
07.07.2019 - 14.08.2019

Carinthian Summer Festival

The special atmosphere of the Carinthian Summer Festival with its diverse venues in Ossiach and Villach attracts artists and audiences from all over the world every summer.
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the magic flute, opera in the quarry 2019, St. Margarethen © Arenaria GmbH the magic flute, opera in the quarry 2019, St. Margarethen © Arenaria GmbH
St. Margarethen Quarry, Burgenland
10.07.2019 - 17.08.2019

Opera in the Quarry

The 2019 Opera in the Quarry season will feature one of Wolfgang A. Mozart’s most popular operas: “The Magic Flute”. The premiere is on July 10th on one of Europe’s most impressive open-air stages at St. Margarethen Quarry.
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ImpulsTanz Festvial © Anna van Aerschot ImpulsTanz Festvial © Anna van Aerschot
Vienna
11.07.2019 - 11.08.2019

ImPulsTanz

Professional dancers, interior choreographers and teachers from all over the world dedicate a month to contemporary dance through performances, research projects and workshops.
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Festival na jezeru Mörbisch / Zemlja osmjeha © Seefestspiele Mörbisch Festival na jezeru Mörbisch / Zemlja osmjeha © Seefestspiele Mörbisch
Mörbisch, Burgenland
11.07.2019 - 24.08.2019

Operetta: The Land of Smiles

At the "Seefestspiele Mörbisch" (Mörbisch Lake Festival) operettas and musicals are performed on a unique stage situated in Lake Neusiedl. In 2019, you'll be able to see the Franz Léhar operetta "The Land of Smiles".
 
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Salzkammergut Trophy © Erwin Haiden Salzkammergut Trophy © Erwin Haiden
Salzkammergut, SalzburgerLand
12.07.2019 - 14.07.2019

Salzkammergut Trophy

With more than 5,000 participants from 42 nations, the Salzkammergut Trophy is Austria's largest MTB marathon. The long loop through the UNESCO World Heritage region Hallstatt-Dachstein-Salzkammergut is one of the most impressive routes in Europe.
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Mariendom © Klaus Mittermayr Mariendom © Klaus Mittermayr
Linz, Upper Austria
12.07.2019 - 19.07.2019

Klassik am Dom

International artists will be guests in Linz, including British singer Katie Melua, renowned tenor and audience favorite Rolando Villazón and music legend Tom Jones.
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Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Mostviertel © Gregor Kremser Viertelfestival Niederösterreich, Mostviertel © Gregor Kremser
Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria
12.07.2019 - 28.07.2019

Glatt & Verkehrt Festival

Loosely translated, the festival name means ‘straight & backwards’. Established in 1997, Glatt showcases international artists who use humor and wit in their music. Many of the concerts and performances are free of charge.
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Nordkette Wetterleuchten © Tirol Werbung  / Martin Reiser Nordkette Wetterleuchten © Tirol Werbung / Martin Reiser
Seegrube Innsbruck, Tirol
13.07.2019 - 14.07.2019

Nordkette Wetterleuchten

The Electronic Music Festival is the world's only festival at 2,000 meters altitude. In the alpine terrain above Innsbruck, there is a view over the city and music from bands and DJs until sunrise.
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Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik: La Stellidaura Vendicante © Rupert Larl Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik: La Stellidaura Vendicante © Rupert Larl
Innsbruck, Tirol
16.07.2019 - 27.08.2019

Innsbruck Festival of Early Music

Baroque music and Renaissance works – the festival is dedicated to musical masterpieces from the 16th and 17th centuries. Every summer music aficionados flock to the Capital of the Alps to listen to beautiful melodies and to watch dramatic stage performances.
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Spiel auf dem See © Bregenzer Festspiele Spiel auf dem See © Bregenzer Festspiele
Bregenz
17.07.2019 - 18.08.2019

Bregenz Festival

The opera ''Rigoletto'' by Giuseppe Verdi is the focus of this year's festival on the lake stage.
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Picknickkonzert © Esterhazy / Andreas Hafenscher Picknickkonzert © Esterhazy / Andreas Hafenscher
Esterhàzy Palace, Burgenland
20.07.2019 - 18.08.2019

Picnic Concerts Esterházy Palace

The concerts the beautiful castle park offer a successful combination of music, nature and architecture. The program 2019 features: ''Serenade Serenades with Mozart'' and ''Janoska Ensemble meets Haydn Philharmonic''.
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Salzburg Festival © Forster / Salzburger Festspiele Salzburg Festival © Forster / Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg
20.07.2019 - 31.08.2019

Salzburg Festival

It is among the most important music festivals in the world and has been characterized by its finest musical quality, the commitment of international artists and a successful combination of tradition and modernity.
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Fly Me to the Moon / 50 Jahre Mondlandung; Yinka Shonibare MBA, Spacewalk 2002, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London © Bildrecht, Wien, 2018 Fly Me to the Moon / 50 Jahre Mondlandung; Yinka Shonibare MBA, Spacewalk 2002, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London © Bildrecht, Wien, 2018
Salzburg
20.07.2019 - 03.11.2019

Fly Me to the Moon

On the 50th anniversary of the landing of Apollo 11 on July 21, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg in cooperation with the Kunsthaus Zürich is presenting a large exhibition titled ''Fly Me to the Moon. The Lunar Landing, 50 Years Later ''.
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La Strada in Graz © Fiestacultura / Melchor Jordan La Strada in Graz © Fiestacultura / Melchor Jordan
Graz, Styria
26.07.2019 - 03.08.2019

Street Festival "La Strada"

A street and puppet theatre festival perfect for families, La Strada turns Graz' streets into a stage.
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Generali Open Kitzbühel © www.GEPA-pictures.com Generali Open Kitzbühel © www.GEPA-pictures.com
Kitzbühel
27.07.2019 - 03.08.2019

Generali Open Kitzbühel

Kitzbühel and tennis - this connection is legendary. For many years, international tennis tournaments have been held in the ''chamois city', where the world's best players of the ATP World Tour are fighting for the coveted trophy.
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FIVB Beach Volleyball WM © Mike Ranz FIVB Beach Volleyball WM © Mike Ranz
Danube Island, Vienna
31.07.2019 - 04.08.2019

Beach Volleyball Major Series

The world tour of the World Association will be on the Vienna Danube Island from 31 July to 4 August. In addition to the high-profile matches in the center court, beach parties and numerous side events provide festival mood.
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Frequency Festival © Rene Huemer Frequency Festival © Rene Huemer
Green Park, St. Pölten
15.08.2019 - 17.08.2019

FM4 Frequency Festival

3 days of music, 8 stages, more than 120 acts - this is the Frequency Festival, which has found its home in the Green Park St. Pölten.
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Music Festival in Grafenegg, Lower Austria © Werner Kmetitsch Music Festival in Grafenegg, Lower Austria © Werner Kmetitsch
Wolkenturm Grafenegg
16.08.2019 - 08.09.2019

Grafenegg Festival

The Grafenegg Festival is one of the most important focal points of international orchestral and musical culture. Every year, top musicians of all genres take you into the wide world of music.
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Vineyards in Styria © Steiermark Tourismus / Harry Schiffer Vineyards in Styria © Steiermark Tourismus / Harry Schiffer
Leibnitz, Styria
23.08.2019 - 27.08.2019

Styrian Wine Week

Regional wine and culture as well as the feeling of togetherness are leading topics in this week-long celebration of viticulture.
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Brixentaler Bergleuchten © Markus Mitterer Brixentaler Bergleuchten © Markus Mitterer
Kitzbühel Alps - Brixental
24.08.2019

Brixental Mountain Lights

At dusk, the spectators are treated to an impressive spectacle: Thousands of torches illuminate the night and the surrounding mountains of the Brixental. The experience is rounded off with mountain lanterns in all locations and lift openings in the evening.
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Long Table © Graz Tourismus  / Werner Krug Long Table © Graz Tourismus / Werner Krug
Graz, Styria
24.08.2019

Long Table of Graz

A large, beautifully set table right in the centre of Graz - and everyone is invited to taste regional wines and try local delicacies together!
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Vienna Classic Days © media-bro Vienna Classic Days © media-bro
Vienna
24.08.2019 - 25.08.2019

Vienna Classic Days

Vienna becomes a vintage city again. More than 250 vehicles from over 100 years of automotive technology present themselves as a ''rolling museum''. The big parade takes place on the closed Vienna Ring Road.
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Ars Electronica Festival in Linz © Florian Voggeneder Ars Electronica Festival in Linz © Florian Voggeneder
Ars Electronica Center, Linz
05.09.2019 - 09.09.2019

Ars Electronica Festival

The Ars Electronica Festival is one of the most important media art festivals in the world and offers a unique platform for digital art, technology and media culture.
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Buskers Festival © 2015 Buskers Wien Buskers Festival © 2015 Buskers Wien
Karlsplatz, Vienna
06.09.2019 - 08.09.2019

Buskers Festival

As part of the Buskers Festival, the Vienna Karlsplatz turns into a venue for international street art. Clowning, juggling and acrobatics, graffiti, music of all ages, dance and performance art or cloth and fire acrobatics can be admired.
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Kulturwald 2019 im Stadion Klagenfurt, ein Projek von LITTMANN, kolorierte Zeichnung © Max Peintner Kulturwald 2019 im Stadion Klagenfurt, ein Projek von LITTMANN, kolorierte Zeichnung © Max Peintner
Klagenfurt, Carinthia
08.09.2019 - 31.10.2019

For Forest

In September and October, an authentic forest will be on display in the football stadium in Klagenfurt. The playing field is completely covered by mixed forest. From the stands, spectators can admire the tree spectacle day and night with free admission.
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Aufsteirern © Steiermark Tourismus / Gery Wolf Aufsteirern © Steiermark Tourismus / Gery Wolf
Graz, Styria
13.09.2019 - 15.09.2019

Aufsteirern® Festival

For a weekend in Graz, Styrian culture is in the foreground and fills the streets of the state capital with customs, tradition, song, dance, music and conviviality.
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Feldhase, Albrecht Dürer © Albertina Feldhase, Albrecht Dürer © Albertina
Albertina, Vienna
20.09.2019 - 06.01.2020

Albrecht Dürer

With almost 140 works, the Albertina possesses the world's most important collection of drawings by Albrecht Dürer. His graphic work will be at the centre of this fascinating exhibition.
 
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Knödelausgabe © TVB St. Johann in Tirol / Rolf Kriesche Knödelausgabe © TVB St. Johann in Tirol / Rolf Kriesche
St. Johann in Tirol
21.09.2019

St. Johann Dumpling Festival

Austrian dumplings are a true delicacy - and St. Johann in Tirol is prepared to celebrate them properly.
 
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Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013 Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013
Krems an der Donau, Lower Austria
22.09.2019

International WACHAUmarathon

Around 10,000 athletes compete in the Wachau Marathon in the World Cultural Heritage region. In addition to the classic marathon distance, there will once again be the quarter and half marathons and a junior marathon this year.
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Albertinaplatz Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller Albertinaplatz Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller
Vienna
28.09.2019

Vienna Photo Marathon

The Vienna Photo Marathon is an annual event that every photo enthusiast can join! The participants get 12 topics at the beginning. The goal is to implement these topics as creatively as possible - and in exactly 12 hours!
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Ironman 70.3 in Zell am See © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH Ironman 70.3 in Zell am See © Zell am See-Kaprun Tourismus GmbH
Zell am See-Kaprun, SalzburgerLand
01.10.2019

IRONMAN 70.3

Participants in the IRONMAN 70.3 complete 1.9 km of swimming, 90 km of biking and 21.1 km of running.
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Flavourama - Streetdance Battle © Poschner Photography Flavourama - Streetdance Battle © Poschner Photography
Salzburg
03.10.2019 - 06.10.2019

Flavourama

At the Flavourama Streetdance Festival, 300 dancers from around the world compete in hip hop and housedance battles. The finale will take place on October 5th at the SZENE Salzburg.
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Yogaherbst Gastein / Quelle der Inspiration © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH Yogaherbst Gastein / Quelle der Inspiration © Gasteinertal Tourismus GmbH
Gastein Valley, SalzburgerLand
11.10.2019 - 20.10.2019

Yoga Autumn Gastein

Yoga on the mountain, meditation in the mountain - The Yoga Autumn Gastein invites you in October under the motto "source of inspiration" to slow down, take a deep breath and recharge your batteries.
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