Austria is the home of high mountains and winter sports, but there are countless other sights and programs, as well.
Austria’s capital, Vienna, is a well-known „jewel-box”, where every tourist would like to get to at some point. If you are a fan of tourism programs, then visit Vienna in December. At that time of year there are more than twenty Advent Fairs and plenty of Advent villages that people can visit. Another popular program, held at the end of September, is the Wiesn Festival, which is also very frequently visited. A winter vacation full of experience and programs awaits for anyone, who takes part in the ongoing Concertina Festival.
Vienna’s symbolic buildings are: the Baroque style Palace of Schönbrunn, the historical centre and the St. Stephen’s Cathedral.
The most popular regions of Austria are:
Lower Austria: here lies Vienna and also the most famous wine-growing areas: Wachau and Dunkelsteinerwald
Upper Austria: the city of Linz with the Prix Ars Electronica Festival, which is one of the most famous new media art events in the world, is also a much liked program, destination for many people. The unmissable, scenic town of Salzkammergut is here to be found, as well.
Salzburg, which was the birthplace of Mozart, is the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.
The province of Tirol is the paradise of skiers, the most famous austrian part of the Alps. Countless programs and wonderful scenery await the lovers of snowy landscapes. The city of Innsbruck, the cultural centre at the foot of the mountains, is also located here.
Burgenland is a hungarian related region, where the hungarian and austrian cultures and historical mementos intertwine. The Schloss Esterházy and the Haydn Museum in Eisenstadt; the Spiegel Pralinen Manufactory in Bad Tatzmannsdorf for sweetness lovers; the Weinblick lookout tower offers unique view to the surrounding area. The list of the sights and programs is endless.
People, who love water sports or simply the scenery of lakes, can find numerous programs at the shores of Lake Constance and Lake Wörth.