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Austria's Top Events

Austria and culture are an inseparable unit, and the cultural programme is accordingly packed to the brim. Here is a selection of this year's top events that should undoubtedly not be missed when visiting Austria.

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Музей Альбертина © Österreich Werbung / Popp-Hackner Музей Альбертина © Österreich Werbung / Popp-Hackner
01.01.2018 - 30.11.2018

Albertina - Vienna

The Albertina accommodates one of the largest and most precious graphic art collections in the world. Today, it comprises nearly 50,000 drawings and one million prints dating from all major epochs: from Late Gothic to contemporary art.
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Emotional Formation - Arik Levy © Swarovski Kristallwelten Emotional Formation - Arik Levy © Swarovski Kristallwelten
Swarovski Kristallwelten, Wattens
01.01.2018 - 31.12.2018

Swarovski Kristallwelten Chambers of Wonder

The time has come for Swarovski Crystal Worlds to open up its four new Chambers of Wonder designed by internationally renowned artists.  
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Schloss Esterházy © Roland Wimmer Schloss Esterházy © Roland Wimmer
Schloss Esterhazy, Eisenstadt
27.01.2018 - 20.12.2018

classic.Esterhazy 2018

After its phenomenal success at the beginning of 2017 with Haydn's "The Creation", this classic series of concerts returns in 2018 with Haydn's second greatest oratoria, the "Seasons", under the artistic direction of Andreas Richter.
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Klimt Bridge © KHM-Museumsverband Klimt Bridge © KHM-Museumsverband
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien
13.02.2018 - 02.09.2018

Stairway to Klimt

Experience the magnificent cycle of paintings by the young Gustav Klimt, embedded in the column and arcade architecture of the staircase at the height of 12 metres above the entrance hall.  
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Egon Schiele, Selbstbildnis mit Lampionfrüchten, 1912 © Leopold Museum Egon Schiele, Selbstbildnis mit Lampionfrüchten, 1912 © Leopold Museum
Leopold Museum, Wien
23.02.2018 - 04.11.2018

Egon Schiele jubilee exhibition

In 2018, 100 years after the death of Egon Schiele (1890-1918) Vienna's Leopold Museum is putting on a special exhibition showing some unique paintings, works on paper and archived materials, showing the most important themes in the artist's oeuvre.  
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Klosterneuburg Monastery © Österreich Werbung / Michael Zechany Klosterneuburg Monastery © Österreich Werbung / Michael Zechany
Klosterneuburg
04.03.2018 - 16.11.2018

Klosterneuburg Monastery - The Archducal Hat

The monastery is dedicating this year's exhibition to the 301st birthday of Maria Theresia.
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Orangeriegarten © Schloss Schönbrunn Kultur- und BetriebsGmbH Orangeriegarten © Schloss Schönbrunn Kultur- und BetriebsGmbH
Schloss Hof
15.03.2018 - 19.11.2018

Autumn Garden Festival at the Schloss Hof

The Autumn Garden Festival, which takes place for the very first time this year, offers a variety-packed programme for old and young. For two weekends in September a visit to the Schloss Hof is a must for plant enthusiasts, hobby gardeners and families alike.  
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Schallaburg © Helmut Lackinger Schallaburg © Helmut Lackinger
Schallaburg
17.03.2018 - 11.11.2018

Byzantium and the West

The "Byzantium & the West, 1,000 Forgotten Years" exhibition at the Schallaburg tells a fascinating story of curiosity, prejudice, greed and fascination.
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Riegersburg Fortress in Styria © Steiermark Tourismus / Popp-Hackner Riegersburg Fortress in Styria © Steiermark Tourismus / Popp-Hackner
Riegersburg
24.03.2018 - 10.06.2018

Culinary Culture Spring

Come to Riegersburg once more to combine the enjoyment of art and culture with culinary delights at the "Culinary Culture Spring around Riegersburg".
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Masterpiece Collection © Masterpiece Collection Masterpiece Collection © Masterpiece Collection
different locations in Austria
27.04.2018 - 23.09.2018

Masterpiece Collection 2018

"Masterpiece Collection 2018" is coming to Salzburg from April 27th to 29th, and from September 21st to 23rd in Vienna. This successful exhibition has a focus on factories, designers and creatives.
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Zinnlegion - OÖ Landesausstellung - Die Rückkehr der Legion © Foto Mules of Marius Zinnlegion - OÖ Landesausstellung - Die Rückkehr der Legion © Foto Mules of Marius
Enns/Schlögen/Oberranna
27.04.2018 - 04.11.2018

The legion returns

The Roman Empire shaped Austria for over 500 years. Visit the Upper Austrian Provincial Exhibition 2018 to delve into this fascinating history.
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Oberösterreichische Landesausstellung 2016 © www.landesausstellung.at Oberösterreichische Landesausstellung 2016 © www.landesausstellung.at
Lambach & Stadl-Paura
27.04.2018 - 05.11.2018

Upper Austrian Provincial Exhibition 2016

The Upper Austrian Provincial Exhibition "Man & Horse. Cult and Passion" traces the history of these intelligent animals as faithful companions of humans: as a workhorse, riding animal, friend and revered cult creature. The exhibition is held over locations: Stadl-Paura and Lambach Abbey.
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Designmonat Graz © Designmonat Graz Designmonat Graz © Designmonat Graz
Graz
03.05.2018 - 03.06.2018

Design Month Graz

An extensive programme provides an insight into different creative disciplines and links with various designers.
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Otto Wagner - Tisch für den Depeschensaal © MAK / Nathan Murrell Otto Wagner - Tisch für den Depeschensaal © MAK / Nathan Murrell
MAK, Wien
30.05.2018 - 30.09.2018

Post Otto Wagner

The POST OTTO WAGNER exhibition marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the influentional architect Otto Wagner (1841-1918). Explore his work, from the Postsparkasse in Vienna to post-modernistic influences.
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Schubertiade Schwarzenberg © Schubertiade GmbH Schubertiade Schwarzenberg © Schubertiade GmbH
Hohenems & Schwarzenberg
10.06.2018 - 01.07.2018

Schwarzenberg Schubertiade

This festival celebrates the works of Franz Schubert and puts him alongside Mozart and Beethoven. It is held in the picturesque small town of Hohenems in the most western part of Austria.
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Theaterfest 2012, Oper Klosterneuburg © Roland Ferrigato Theaterfest 2012, Oper Klosterneuburg © Roland Ferrigato
different locations in lower...
14.06.2018 - 09.09.2018

Theaterfest lower Austria

Come to the Theatre Festival in Lower Austria to see various festival venues showcase opera, drama, musicals and operattas of the highest level.
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Dining on a vineyard © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller Dining on a vineyard © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller
Weinviertel
15.06.2018 - 24.08.2018

Tafeln im Weinviertel

Top chefs and winemakers from this wine region pamper their guests out in the open air on long tables during a 5-course meal with accompanying wines.
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Ionica 2018 © Mag. Dietmar Kopf Ionica 2018 © Mag. Dietmar Kopf
Zell am See - Kaprun
21.06.2018 - 24.06.2018

IONICA 2018

Electro mobility has recently become part of our everyday lives. It's now prime time to offer this topic a forum that will inspire research, development and the future users of this technology.
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Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Lois Lammerhuber Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Lois Lammerhuber
Filmfestival Rathausplatz, Wien
30.06.2018 - 02.09.2018

Filmfestival Rathausplatz

A feast for the eyes and ears during this first-class musical film program of opera, operetta, dance and concert performances during the summer on Vienna's Rathausplatz. Culinary delights are provided by restaurateurs from all over the world.
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Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Lois Lammerhuber Film Festival Rathausplatz, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Lois Lammerhuber
Rathausplatz
30.06.2018 - 03.09.2018

Film Festival Rathausplatz

Each summer Vienna's Rathausplatz becomes the meeting place of classical-music fans and nightawks who enjoy outstanding music films shown on a huge screen. Admission is free and there are culinary offerings from around the world.
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Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Tyrol © TVB Innsbruck / Swarovski Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Tyrol © TVB Innsbruck / Swarovski
Wattens, Tirol
01.07.2018 - 31.08.2018

Summer in the Giant

Year after year, “Summer in the Giant” brings together internationally noted soloists and top-class ensembles from the realm of classical music to Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) in Wattens
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Seefestspiele Mörbisch © Österreich Werbung / Popp-Hackner Seefestspiele Mörbisch © Österreich Werbung / Popp-Hackner
Mörbisch
12.07.2018 - 25.08.2018

Seefestspiele Mörbisch

The centre of the operetta world is located only 40 miles southeast of Vienna in the picturesque town of Mörbisch, on the shores of Lake Neusiedl.
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Ossiacher See © Kärnten Werbung / Franz Gerdl Ossiacher See © Kärnten Werbung / Franz Gerdl
Ossiach
14.07.2018 - 29.08.2018

Carinthian Summer

A highly attractive combination of culture and nature is offered by the Carinthian Summer music festival by Lake Ossiach each year.
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Seebühne Bregenz © Bregenzer Festspiele / Ralph Larmann Seebühne Bregenz © Bregenzer Festspiele / Ralph Larmann
Festspielhaus Bregenz
19.07.2018 - 21.08.2018

Bregenz Festival

Bregenz’s lake stage will again this year be the venue for Georges Bizet’s operatic masterpiece “Carmen”.
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Salzburg Festival © Österreich Werbung / Bartl Salzburg Festival © Österreich Werbung / Bartl
Salzburg
20.07.2018 - 31.08.2018

Salzburg Festival

The Salzburg Festival is one of the world's most prestigious music festivals and has since its inception been synonymous with high musical quality, the commitment of international artists and a fortuitous combination of tradition and innovation. The programme features opera, theatre and concerts.
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Montafoner Sagenfestspiele © Montafoner Sagenfestspiele / Markus Ewal Montafoner Sagenfestspiele © Montafoner Sagenfestspiele / Markus Ewal
Freilichtbühne Silbertal
21.07.2018 - 25.08.2018

Montafoner Sagenfestspiele

The imposing open-air stage in Silbertal is playing host to the mystical story of Raitia, the Raetian mountain goddess, performed by about 60 amateur actors.  
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Winnetou und Old Shatterhand © Winnetou-Spiele Gföhl Winnetou und Old Shatterhand © Winnetou-Spiele Gföhl
Gföhl, Waldviertel
28.07.2018 - 27.08.2018

Winnetou-Spiele in Gföhl

This is the second instalment in the Winnetou Trilogy - Winnetou II (Last of the Renegades) Audacious cowboys, atmospheric music, fantastic pyrotechnic special effects. 60 participants and 17 horses take part in this live reenactment of the film at the unique Blauensteiner Family-run Gföhlerwald open-air theatre.
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Montafoner Resonanzen © Montafon Tourismus GmbH / Stefan Kothner Montafoner Resonanzen © Montafon Tourismus GmbH / Stefan Kothner
Montafon
02.08.2018 - 08.09.2018

Montafoner Resonanzen

"Montafon Resonanzen" offers up a multi-faceted and diverse programme of events. From 3rd August culture vultures can expect a first-class mixture of baroque sounds, chamber music, Jazz, traditional folk music, crossover and organ music.
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Allegro Vivo © Dieter Schewig Allegro Vivo © Dieter Schewig
Waldviertel
03.08.2018 - 17.09.2018

Allegro Vivo

In 2018 "Allegro Vivo" celebrates its 40th season.  The setting for these concerts is provided by the loveliest castles, abbeys and churches of the Waldviertel region.
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Walserherbst weitSicht © Nikolaus Walter Walserherbst weitSicht © Nikolaus Walter
Großes Walsertal / Vorarlberg
17.08.2018 - 09.09.2018

Walserherbst

The biennial Walserherbst autumn festival is the "steepest festival in the middle of the mountains".
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Long Table © Graz Tourismus  / Werner Krug Long Table © Graz Tourismus / Werner Krug
Graz, Styria
18.08.2018

Long Table of Graz

The culinary evening kicks off in the Renaissance Landhaushof with beer and wine tasting. Afterwards, look forward to a four-course meal with beautifully paired wines on an open-air festively decorated table.
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Tiroler Volksschauspiele Telfs © Guenther Egger Tiroler Volksschauspiele Telfs © Guenther Egger
Telfs
21.08.2018 - 01.09.2018

Tiroler Volksschauspiele

This festival celebrates folk theatre with performances by professionals as well as amateurs. Ths programme is rounded out by cabaret and folk music.
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Kletterlegende Beat Kammerlander © Dietmar Walser Kletterlegende Beat Kammerlander © Dietmar Walser
St. Anton am Arlberg
22.08.2018 - 26.08.2018

St. Anton Movie Festival

Authentic films exploring the theme of "Mountains- People- Adventure". Films that move and touch the viewer; with expectional camera perspectives and nature scenes - all this and more awaits the visitors to the film festival.
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International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © Jazzfestival Saalfelden International Jazzfestival Saalfelden © Jazzfestival Saalfelden
Saalfelden
23.08.2018 - 27.08.2018

International Jazz Festival Saalfelden

The jazz festival in Saalfelden-Leogang returns in 2018 with a range of musical offerings from contemporary jazz to experimental sound installations, and features a host of prominent international artists.
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Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon © Gerhard Pliessnig Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon © Gerhard Pliessnig
Bregenz - Lech
26.08.2018 - 27.08.2018

Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon

This triathlon takes competitors through the entire Vorarlberg. From Lake Constance to the top of the Arlberg and on to Lech – the top ski destination in the Alps. After swimming a course of 1.2 km on Lake Constance in the morning and then cycling 93 km from Bregenz to Lech, competitors undertake a 12 km run for the grand finale.
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Yoga an der frischen Luft © TVB St. Anton am Arlberg Yoga an der frischen Luft © TVB St. Anton am Arlberg
St. Anton am Arlberg
30.08.2018 - 03.09.2018

Mountain Yoga Festival St. Anton a.A.

Come to this 4-day festival to celebrate yoga in the peaceful mountains of the Arlberg region.
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Austria Triathlon Podersdorf © www.austria-triathlon.at Austria Triathlon Podersdorf © www.austria-triathlon.at
Podersdorf am See
31.08.2018 - 03.09.2018

Austria Triathlon

Come to either participate or be a spectator of this triathlon, set against the pretty backdrop of Podersdorf near Lake Neusiedl.  
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Harriet Krijgh © Musiktage Mondsee / Wilhelm Pleschberger Harriet Krijgh © Musiktage Mondsee / Wilhelm Pleschberger
Schloss Mondsee & Basilika Mondsee
31.08.2018 - 09.09.2018

Chamber Music Festival Mondsee

This year the works of Schubert and Fauré take centre stage at the Musiktage Mondsee.
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Genussmeile im Wienerwald © Wienerwald Tourismus GmbH / Landl Genussmeile im Wienerwald © Wienerwald Tourismus GmbH / Landl
Thermenregion Wienerwald
02.09.2018 - 11.09.2018

Genussmeile

Between 1st and 2nd and 8th and 9th of September 2018, it is all about hiking, tasting & enjoying the Vienna Water Pipeline Hiking Path between Mödling and Bad Vöslau! 80 wine growing companies from the Thermenregion of the Wienerwald even exhibit everything that can be made from wine grapes for sampling!
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European Bike Week © Kärnten Werbung / Horst European Bike Week © Kärnten Werbung / Horst
Faaker See
04.09.2018 - 10.09.2018

Harley-Davidson European Bike Week

Faak's back! Get ready to roll with one of the biggest ever European Bike Week events. Click the link below to check out details of what's on, including bands, where to stay, merchandise and much more.
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Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterházy © Paul Szimak Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterházy © Paul Szimak
Eisenstadt
05.09.2018 - 16.09.2018

HERBSTGOLD - Festival in Eisenstadt

“Herbstgold” is the name of the autumn festival at Esterházy Palace that unites classical music, jazz and Roma-Balkan music with the food and traditions of this historic venue. The theme for 2018 is "war and peace".
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Ars Electronica Center © Linz Tourismus Ars Electronica Center © Linz Tourismus
Ars Electronica Center, Linz
06.09.2018 - 11.09.2018

Ars Electronica Festival

The Ars Electronica is one of the world’s most important festivals of media art and offers a unique platform for digital art, technology and media culture.
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Festival Klangspuren Schwaz © Klangspuren Schwaz / no name Festival Klangspuren Schwaz © Klangspuren Schwaz / no name
Schwaz
06.09.2018 - 23.09.2018

Events: Klangspuren

Klangspuren is a festival of contemporary music, held annually in the town of Schwaz in Tirol.
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Klangspuren Schwaz © Erik Drescher Klangspuren Schwaz © Erik Drescher
Schwaz
06.09.2018 - 24.09.2018

Klangspuren Schwaz

In 2018 the Tirol New Music Festival celebrates its 25th season. In addition to a number of contemporary compositions, the festival will also feature the premiere performances of several works.
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Dolomitenmann © Dolomitenmann Red Bull Dolomitenmann © Dolomitenmann Red Bull
Lienz
08.09.2018

Red Bull Dolomitenmann

110 teams, 440 athletes, 3 elements, 60km route and 6700 difference in altitude combined with incalculable winds and rapid white water make the Dolomitenmann what it is - the world's toughest team relay race.
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Brahms Museum © Brahms-Museum Mürzzuschlag Brahms Museum © Brahms-Museum Mürzzuschlag
Brahmsmuseum Mürzzuschlag
12.09.2018 - 17.09.2018

International Brahms Music Festival

The musical emphasis of the 24th annual International Brahms Festival is primarily on the years from 1853 to 1873: it examines the period from the composer’s fateful meeting with Robert and Clara Schumann to the first years Johannes Brahms spent living in Vienna.
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Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia / krivograd Starnacht in der Wachau © ipmedia / krivograd
Rossatz, Wachau
14.09.2018 - 16.09.2018

Starnacht aus der Wachau

This year the Star Night Wachau is hosted by Barbara Schöneberger and Alfons Haider.
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Wörthersee Trail-Maniak © Sportograf Wörthersee Trail-Maniak © Sportograf
Wörthersee
16.09.2018 - 18.09.2018

Wörthersee Trail-Maniak

At this festival, world-famous orchestras and soloists present works by composers who spent their summer holidays at Austria’s Lake Wörth, including Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Anton Webern, Hugo Wolf and Alban Berg.
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Aufsteirern © Steiermark Tourismus / Gery Wolf Aufsteirern © Steiermark Tourismus / Gery Wolf
Graz
17.09.2018 - 18.09.2018

"Aufsteirern" festival

This weekend-long festival in Graz is a vibrant celebration of Styrian folk traditions. Come here to experience culture, singing, dancing, music and more.
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Philosophicum, Lech © Si Kommunikation Philosophicum, Lech © Si Kommunikation
Lech, Vorarlberg
19.09.2018 - 24.09.2018

Philosophicum, Lech

This series of philosophy lectures and discussions is held in German, and is taking place for the 21st time this year. "About God and the world. Philosophising in uncertain times" may at first glance seem rather arbitrary: a discussion of everything and nothing.
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Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterhazy © Haydn Festival Eisenstadt Haydnsaal, Schloss Esterhazy © Haydn Festival Eisenstadt
Schloss Esterhazy, Eisenstadt
23.09.2018 - 03.09.2018

Internationale Haydntage

Rohrau, located only a short drive from Vienna, is the birthplace of Joseph Haydn, whose works serve as the centrepiece of the concert series held each year at the castle.
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Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013 Wachaumarathon © vision05 Alex Felten 2013
Wachau
23.09.2018 - 24.09.2018

20th International WACHAUmarathon

The WACHAUmarathon running route is enjoyed and appreciated by thousands of hobby runners due to its flat topography.
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Viennacontemporary © Viennacontemporary Viennacontemporary © Viennacontemporary
Marx Halle Vienna
27.09.2018 - 01.10.2018

Viennacontemporary

The art fair "Viennafair" changed both its name and its location in 2017: The event now is held as "viennacontemporary" in Vienna's Marx Halle. It is Austria's newest international fair for contemporary art
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Glatt & Verkehrt © Sascha Osaka Glatt & Verkehrt © Sascha Osaka
Lower Austria
28.09.2018 - 03.10.2018

Glatt & Verkehrt herbstzeitlos

Since 2014 world music can be heard even after the Glatt & Verkehrt Festival: In the "HerbstZeitlos" series.
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Mädchen mit Rüben © Wildschönau Tourismus Mädchen mit Rüben © Wildschönau Tourismus
Wildschönau
30.09.2018 - 08.10.2018

Wildschönauer Krautingerwoche

The famous Wildschönau Krautinger schnapps isn't just a cure-all. The beet used to make the schnapps is also a integral part of many regional culinary specialities. The Krautinger Week at the beginning of October is a celebration of this well loved vegetable which has helped the region to its coveted 'Genuss Region' title. 
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Long Night of Museums © ORF / Hans Leitner Long Night of Museums © ORF / Hans Leitner
Austria
06.10.2018 - 07.10.2018

Long Night of Museums

This is a perennial crowd-puller, with some 680 museums all over Austria opening from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., drawing enormous crowds of locals as well as visitors. Some museums also put on extra events in the form of musical or culinary treats.
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Panorama: Bregenzer Bucht © Vorarlberg Tourismus Panorama: Bregenzer Bucht © Vorarlberg Tourismus
Bregenz
07.10.2018 - 08.10.2018

Sparkasse Marathon 3 Länder am Bodensee

The marathon starts from the beautiful Island of Lindau -habour, then passes through the Austrian towns Lochau, Bregenz, Hard, Höchst, it then crosses the Swiss border at St. Margreten and continues across the Rheindamm back to Hard and finally finishes in Bregenz.
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Gustav, Dornbirn © Messe Dornbirn Gustav, Dornbirn © Messe Dornbirn
Dornbirn
20.10.2018 - 22.10.2018

Gustav

Time and space for good taste is what is offered by "Gustav". On 20 and 21 October this international fair for consumer culture will focus on design, culinary pleasure and sustainability.
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Andy Murray, Erste Bank Open 2014, Wr. Stadthalle © e|motion / zolles.com Andy Murray, Erste Bank Open 2014, Wr. Stadthalle © e|motion / zolles.com
Vienna - Stadthalle
20.10.2018 - 29.10.2018

Erste Bank Open ATP World Tour

The Erste Bank Open 500, played each year in late October, is regularly frequented by the world's Top 10 players, with 18 of the 25 ATP World Tour's No. 1 players having competed in Vienna.
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Viennale © Viennale Robert Newald Viennale © Viennale Robert Newald
Vienna
25.10.2018 - 09.11.2018

Viennale

This annual crowd-pleaser is full to the brim with international films, celebrity guests and avid film fans.
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Blickfang, Vienna © Blickfang internationale Designmesse Basel Munich Stuttgart Vienna Zurich Hamburg Blickfang, Vienna © Blickfang internationale Designmesse Basel Munich Stuttgart Vienna Zurich Hamburg
Vienna
26.10.2018 - 28.10.2018

Blickfang

The international trade fair for furniture, jewellery and fashion presents design in all its facets and features special exhibits and workshops, numerous new exhibitors and products that are being showcased for the very first time.
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Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide Wien Modern, Vienna © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide
Vienna
28.10.2018 - 01.12.2018

Wien Modern

WIEN MODERN is Austria's largest festival for contemporary music. Since the event's founding in 1988, Vienna's Konzerthaus has served as the festival venue.
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ERWIN STEINHAUER & KLEZMER RELOADED EXTENDED © Hans Ringhofer ERWIN STEINHAUER & KLEZMER RELOADED EXTENDED © Hans Ringhofer
Different venues, Vienna
04.11.2018 - 19.11.2018

Events- Kletzmore festival

The KlezMORE Festival takes place for the 13th time this year, in various different venues throughout Vienna. As always its focus is on traditional culture and new interpretations of Klezmer music and culture
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Oskar Kokoschka, Selbstbildnis von zwei Seiten, 1923, Farblithografie, Museum der Moderne Salzburg © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka / no name Oskar Kokoschka, Selbstbildnis von zwei Seiten, 1923, Farblithografie, Museum der Moderne Salzburg © Fondation Oskar Kokoschka / no name
Salzburg
10.11.2018 - 18.02.2019

Oskar Kokoschka

The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is putting on an exhibition of prints by Oskar Kokoschka. These form an integral part of the in-house collection, and for the very first time showcases them in the context of contemporary events.  
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Christmas market Vienna town hall © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide Christmas market Vienna town hall © Österreich Werbung / Viennaslide
Vienna
11.11.2018 - 09.01.2019

Christmas Markets in Vienna

Step into the joy of Christmas with the beautiful streets of Vienna as your backdrop. Punch and chestnut stands draw customers with seasonal treats and stallholders get shoppers in the Christmas spirit with handcrafted goods.
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Christmas market in Innsbruck's Altstadt (old town) © TVB Innsbruck / Christof Lackner Christmas market in Innsbruck's Altstadt (old town) © TVB Innsbruck / Christof Lackner
Innsbruck
15.11.2018 - 24.12.2018

Christmas Markets in Innsbruck

Imagine the lights of a Christmas tree rivalling the glistening tiles of the Golden Roof, the aroma of freshly made “Kiachln” (piping hot doughnuts laced with Sauerkaut), and the sound of traditional Christmas carols. This is Christmas time in Innsbruck.
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Salzburg Christmas Market © Österreich Werbung / Bryan Reinhart Salzburg Christmas Market © Österreich Werbung / Bryan Reinhart
Salzburg
17.11.2018 - 27.12.2018

Christmas Markets in Salzburg

The pealing of countless church bells reminds us that Christmas is near, and the Salzburg Christmas markets will fill you with warmth as you look out to the city's snow-covered roofs, domes and towers.
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Christkindlmarkt am Hauptplatz, Graz © Graz Tourismus  / Harry Schiffer Christkindlmarkt am Hauptplatz, Graz © Graz Tourismus / Harry Schiffer
Graz
18.11.2018 - 25.12.2018

Christmas Markets in Graz

Enjoy the highlights of Advent in Graz, the capital city of Styria. Let yourself be enchanted by the romantic lights, the gleaming ice crib, the giant Rathaus Advent calendar and the spectacular Christmas Markets.
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Advent market at Linz © Österreich Werbung / Andreas Röbl Advent market at Linz © Österreich Werbung / Andreas Röbl
Linz
18.11.2018 - 25.12.2018

Christmas Markets in Linz

The fragrance of gingerbread and Linzer Torte from the Christmas Markets, pastry shops and cafes, the lights of the city skyline combining old with new, and the enticements of shopping in the city of Linz all bring you that step closer towards Christmas Eve.
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Weltcup Montafon © Montafon Tourismus GmbH / Stefan Kothner Weltcup Montafon © Montafon Tourismus GmbH / Stefan Kothner
Montafon
14.12.2018 - 17.12.2018

Montafon World Cup

Sport and music come together for the World Cup weekend in Montafon from 14th-17th December. FIS has confirmed Montafon as the venue for the FIS Snowboard Cross World cup and the Audi FIS Ski Cross World cup. Open-air music performances from SIDO and SDP will create a very special festival vibe in the valley.  
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New Year's eve ball at the Imperial Palace in Vienna © Hofburg Vienna New Year's eve ball at the Imperial Palace in Vienna © Hofburg Vienna
Imperial Palace, Vienna
31.12.2018

Events - HOFBURG New Year's Eve Ball

Seeing in the New Year in the staterooms of the imperial residence is one of the finest Hofburg traditions.
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Vienna Philharmonics at the Haus der Musik © Inge Prader Vienna Philharmonics at the Haus der Musik © Inge Prader
Musikverein, Vienna
01.01.2019

New Year's Concert

The New Year's concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is probably the most elegant way to start the New Year.
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Tolle Stimmung bei der Vierschanzentournee in Bischofshofen © Hans Neumayer / Skiclub Bischofshofen Tolle Stimmung bei der Vierschanzentournee in Bischofshofen © Hans Neumayer / Skiclub Bischofshofen
Bischofshofen
06.01.2019

Four Hills Tournament Bischofshofen

Around 25,000 fans descend upon Bischofshofen every year, in order to cheer on the international elite at the final of the Four Hills Tournament.
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Ландшафт Нассфельда © Edward Groeger Ландшафт Нассфельда © Edward Groeger
Nassfeld, Carinthia
18.01.2019 - 19.01.2019

Beat the Best

The longest ski race in the world leads through four mountain valleys and across the entire skiing area of Nassfeld. The route is 15.9 miles long and reaches 20,997 feet in altitude.
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Nachtslalom in Schladming © Schladming-Dachstein Tourismusmarketing GmbH / Herbert Raffalt Nachtslalom in Schladming © Schladming-Dachstein Tourismusmarketing GmbH / Herbert Raffalt
Schladming
30.01.2019 - 29.01.2019

Nachtslalom Schladming

Around 50,000 enthusiastic visitors, including many celebrities, visit the night slalom in Schladming every year, making it a firm favourite on the Austrian Alpine racing calendar.
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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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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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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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