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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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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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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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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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Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung / Gerhard Trumler Schubertiade, Hohenems © Österreich Werbung / Gerhard 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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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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Zauberwald 2019 - Alice im Zauberwald © Tiroler Sagen- und Märchenfestival Zauberwald 2019 - Alice im Zauberwald © Tiroler Sagen- und Märchenfestival
different places in Tirol
17.05.2019 - 14.12.2019

Tyrol Say + Fairytale Festival

At the largest fairytale festival in the German-speaking world, visitors experience the legends and tales of the Tyrolean mountains as living dream worlds. The program this year includes Alice in the Magic Forest, the protective forest fairy tale and the adventures of the knight Theuerdank.
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Swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens © Ana Barros Swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens © Ana Barros
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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Vienna Pass © Bernhard Luck Vienna Pass © Bernhard Luck
Vienna
24.05.2019

Long night of the churches

At the 'long night of the churches' the Christian denominations invite them to get to know their churches: not only the buildings but also what they can discover - the particular kind of architecture, the different forms of worship and the individual offer to the people.
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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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Linz - Höhenrausch © Österreich Werbung / Volker Preusser Linz - Höhenrausch © Österreich Werbung / Volker Preusser
OÖ Kulturquartier
24.05.2019 - 13.10.2019

Sinnesrausch 2019

The circuit with its walkways, bridges and stairs, the various art spaces, and the vast roof landscape high above Linz along with 30 international artistic contributions forms the atmospherically charged backdrop for this extraordinary art project.
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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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Alpentour Trophy © Regina Stanger Alpentour Trophy © Regina Stanger
Schladming-Dachstein Region
06.06.2019 - 09.06.2019

Ride The Alps

For 4 days, the Schladming-Dachstein region is once again dedicated to mountain bikers. Nestled in a fairytale landscape, bringing the total of 200km and 9,400 meters altitude international top drivers and ambitious hobby bikers to their limits.
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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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Saal im Konzerthaus Klagenfurt © vogus Saal im Konzerthaus Klagenfurt © vogus
Konzerthaus Klagenfurt
12.06.2019 - 15.06.2019

Wörthersee Classics Festival

World-famous orchestras and soloists from the international top-class will put the Wörthersee composers Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Anton Webern, Hugo Wolf and Alban Berg at the center of the concert series at this festival.
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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 © Julius Silver Fuschlsee, Salzburg province © 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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Festival Glatt&Verkehrt: Cedric Watson Trio © Sascha Osaka Festival Glatt&Verkehrt: Cedric Watson Trio © Sascha Osaka
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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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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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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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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Jazz & The City Salzburg © Altstadt Salzburg Marketing GmbH / Foto Wildbild Jazz & The City Salzburg © Altstadt Salzburg Marketing GmbH / Foto Wildbild
Salzburg
16.10.2019 - 20.10.2019

Jazz & The City

At the festival ''Jazz & The City'' the whole old town becomes a stage and music lovers have the opportunity to enjoy jazz in the streets and restaurants up close and free of charge.
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Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide
Vienna
31.10.2019 - 30.11.2019

Wien Modern

''Wien Modern'' is Austria's largest festival for contemporary music. Since its founding in 1988, the Wiener Konzerthaus has been one of the venues of the festival.
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Europäische Theaternacht © Claudia Niculescu Europäische Theaternacht © Claudia Niculescu
various theatres throughout Austria
16.11.2019

European Theatre Night

The European Theatre Night is back in Austria. In numerous event locations and theatres, a colorful program is offered throughout Austria until late in the evening as part of the European Theatrical Night.
 

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