— Welcome to Austria—

Information guide to visiting and travelling in Austria. Find all you need to know regarding your visit

 

A History of Austria from the Middle Ages right up to the 21st Century

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A list of the Public Holidays throughout the year in Austria

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A guide to some important emergency telephone numbers you may need if difficulties arise whilst visiting Austria

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Driving in Austria is uncomplicated and offers the greatest flexibility and freedom: you explore at your own pace. Roads are well maintained, whether you select a motorway or a side road. However there are a few rules you need to be aware of…

Toll stickers are required on all vehicles on Austria’s motorways and highways!
Stickers can be obtained from the Austrian Automobile Clubs as well as post offices, sundries and gasoline stations.

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Interesting fact about Austria

The Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), in the state of Salzburg, are Europe’s tallest waterfalls, reaching a height of 380 meters.”

— Experiences in Austria —

An informative guide to some of the many Outdoor Activities and Sports to be enjoyed when visiting Austria

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Find here a list of Seasonal Holidays

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Find out about some of Austria’s best loved Festivals and Shows

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– Attractions in Austria –

Austria is filled with magnificent castles and palaces, which are a grandiose witnesses of an opulent, bygone era. Follow in the footsteps of Emperors, their ladies and knights and bring the history alive.

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A guide to some of the many breathtakingly beautiful lakes in Austria

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Austria has an abundance of places of natural beauty. From the mountains ranges, to the waterfalls, to the fields full of flowers and wildlife. The ringing of the cows bells can be heard as you walk through the hills, looking at ancient castles built by old Archbishops, Hotels that gaze out into the surrounding areas and old golden crosses on the mountain sides. Farm houses have opened their doors to the public to share in the goodness of “REAL” fresh milk, and cheese platters are available from farms in the remotest of places.

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There are seven national parks in Austria. These parks have a combined area of 2,376 km², which is 2.8% of the total area of Austria. They include each of Austria’s most important natural landscape types — alluvial forest, Alpine massif, Pannonian steppe and rocky valleys.

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UNESCO or the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized organization of the UN.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance.

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A guide to the beautiful capital city of Austria – Vienna – and a must-have list of places to see and things to do whilst visiting

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When one thinks of Austria, the Sound of Music, green mountain meadows and amazing scenery may come to mind, however Austria has so much more to offer. Austria is home to some of the finest Ski Resorts in the world, the cleanest lakes and the world famous opera on the lake.

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Austria is home to some of the most beautiful villages in the world. With the inspiring Austrian scenery and the alpine mountain backdrops, it is no surprise that many of the Austrian villages are of such high beauty. Choosing your favourite is a personal and sometimes difficult choice, so we have a large choice for you to browse through.

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— Exploring Austria —

Discover places to Stay in Austria here from Campsites in Austria, Motorhome sops in Austria and Hotels and guesthouses in Austria. Find them all here

— Cuisine of Austria —

When thinking of Austrian cuisine the first thing that comes to mind are “Schnitzels”. They are ,of course, famous and are extremely tasty, but it is not all that Austria has to offer. Discover all about traditional Austrian Cuisine here