Travel highlights Austria
Outdoor activities in the mountains
The mountains provide tourists with perfect circumstances for all kind of outdoor activities. From hiking, mountain biking and paragliding to skiing and sledge riding, you name it and it is possible in the Austrian mountains.
The birthplace of Wolfang Amadeus Mozart is a city with an impressive cultural offer for its visitors. With more than a hundred churches, castles and palaces, all with beautiful baroque architecture, the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Austria.
Enjoy a ride on the Semmering Bahn through a beautiful mountain region. This railway operates for more than 150 years. By replacing the old steam trains by electric trains, technology and nature are perfectly combined in this ride. In 1998 the Semmering Bahn was announced as a UNESCO World Heritage. Prepare for a journey with stunning views!
Ischgl, Lech and Kitzbühl are only three of the world famous Austrian Ski resorts. The snowy mountains and great ski facilities combined with delicious Austrian food, the welcoming Austrian culture and of course Apres Ski each year attract millions of tourists from all over the world.
Austria’s beautiful capital will enchant you with its baroque architecture, spacious garden palaces and famous Lipizzaner horses. The world capital of classic music is truly a pleasure for all your senses.
The Wachau is one of the most stunning river valleys in Europe. The beautiful combination of the Danube flowing along the vineyards and the medieval villages seems right from a fairytale. In the year 2000 the Wachau region was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.