Austria is known for its natural landscape, its mountains, valleys, lakes and rivers, the stunning beauty situated all around. The country flaunts its heritage in exuberant fashion, with Vienna's Habsburg Palaces and Salzburg's Baroque splendour.
With vibrant cities such as Vienna, Linz, Salzburg, Graz and Innsbruck and historic spa towns famous the world over like Bad Ischl or by letting your heart melt when visiting Hallstatt, there is something for everyone to explore.
If you’re into the pristine pistes, world-class ski schools and optimal snow conditions there are plenty of ski regions to choose from! Some of the most regarded ski areas are Kitzbühel, Tirol, Zell am See-Kaprun, SalzburgerLand, Innsbruck, Tirol and Sölden/Ötztal, Tirol to name just a few.
Gastronomical masterpieces can be found throughout the country including Styria, Lower Austria and Burgenland but Graz is known as Austria’s “Culinary Capital”. Surrounded by lush farmland and a peaceful wine country, the freshest ingredients can be found at any number of local farmers markets and enjoyed throughout the city. Your foodie adventure throughout Austria would not be complete without trying the classic Wiener Schnitzel, Linzer Torte, Sacher Torte, Marillenknödel (Apricot Dumplings) and the Vorarlberg Mountain Cheese. Your palate will thank you for anyone of these delightful experiences. Guten Appetit!
Austria's diversity makes this country a must see on any European itinerary. With a passion for tradition yet close to nature, you'll be fascinated by the coincidences this nation is proud to show. Float along to Mozart melodies, marvel at the sparkling Alps and immerse yourself in a culture that will make you feel right at home.