From the timeless elegance of Vienna to the white peaks of the Alps, Austria is a charming holiday destination all year round.
Austria is a German-speaking country full of contrasts featuring traditional mountain villages, modern cityscapes, baroque architecture, alpine terrains, lush forests, hillside vineyards and much more.
With such a diversity, it is a destination that attracts different types of travellers from all over the world. Some prefer coming during the winter to enjoy the snow in top-class mountain resorts such as Lech, whilst others choose to visit the country during the summer to make the most of the festivals, the lively street cafés in the modern cities, and the walks across the beautiful valleys.
Vienna, the Danube capital, boasts one of the most beautiful palaces in the world: The Schonbrunn and the Hofburg.
Visitors should not miss a few days in the countryside to visit the northern Bohemian Forest, Lake Traun, the Tyrol and its dramatic Alpine sceneries.
A horse-drawn carriage ride around a snowy village
A drive along the Grossglockner Road: 43 km of incredible views with towers, glaciers and sharp peaks