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    • Cities and Culture in Austria

      Austria offers a wide range of cultural experiences. From theatre and glorious balls to ancient traditions and handcrafts - experience the diversity of Austrian culture.

      Linz, Upper Austria

      Linz, Upper Austria

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Peter Burgstaller

    Top City Trips

    • Graz Tourism / Harry Schiffer
      Graz
      Styria

      Graz: A Foodie’s Paradise

      A foodie’s paradise, a relaxed city with a Mediterranean vibe, a cultural hot spot.

      Taste Austria’s Second City
    • Mirabell Gardens

      Mirabell Gardens

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Julius Silver
      SalzburgerLand

      Salzburg: The City of Music

      A city of music and culture, but also of quiet moments in nature. This summer, it's your turn to decide which Salzburg you want to discover.

      Discover Mozart's City
    • Innsbruck Mariahilf

      Innsbruck Mariahilf

      Innsbruck Tourismus / Christian Vorhofer
      Tirol

      Innsbruck: City + Mountains

      Innsbruck is the place to go if you want to combine your city trip with experiencing unspoilt Alpine nature.

      From city centre to mountaintop

    Cities

    • View over imperial Vienna

      View over imperial Vienna

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Julius Silver
      Vienna, Austria

      Cities in Austria Cities in Austria

      Discover Austria's cities - stroll through Salzburg, explore Vienna, or combine your city trip with hiking or skiing in Innsbruck.

      Time for a city trip!
    • Vienna

      Vienna

      Wien Tourismus / Peter Rigaud
      Graben, Wien
    • Ambras Palace, Innsbruck

      Ambras Palace, Innsbruck

      Innsbruck Tourismus / Christof Lackner
      Innsbruck, Schloss Ambras

      Innsbruck

      Past and future meet in the heart of the Alps, where Innsbruck’s world-famous sights, which testify to the Tirol province’s great past, stand alongside post-modern international architecture to create a fascinating blend.

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    • Kapitelplatz, Salzburg

      Kapitelplatz, Salzburg

      Tourismus Salzburg GmbH / Bryan Reinhart
      Kapitelplatz, Salzburg

      Salzburg

      Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is dominated by churches, castles, and palaces. Its picturesque old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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    • Riesenrad - the Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna

      Riesenrad - the Giant Ferris Wheel in Vienna

      Maxum

      Vienna

      Austria’s capital offers a unique blend of imperial traditions and stunning modern architecture. It is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and the very special Viennese charm.

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    Art & Architecture

    • W. A. Mozart portrait Historical Museum of Vienna

      W. A. Mozart portrait Historical Museum of Vienna

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Hans Wiesenhofer

      Famous Austrians

      From Mozart to Freud, Austria's sons and daughters have left their mark across politics, art, science, and sport. Find out which famous personalities originate from or lived in Austria.

      Austria's most famous names
    • Haydn Portrait

      Haydn Portrait

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Lois Lammerhuber

      Music in Austria

      From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to The Sound of Music, Austria is a country of music.

      Feel the rhythm
    • Magnificent Melk Abbey in Lower Austria

      Magnificent Melk Abbey in Lower Austria

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Homberger
      Melk, Lower Austria

      Architecture in Austria

      To visit Austria is to experience brilliant architecture in dramatic landscapes. Learn more about Austrian architectural styles.

      Discover more
    • Albertina in Vienna

      Albertina in Vienna

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Popp-Hackner

      Museums in Austria

      Austria offers some of the world's most important and stunning collections. In countless museums and galleries, you'll get to see everything from Old Masters to contemporary art.

      Visit Austria's great museums

    Seasonal Occasions & Traditions

    • Vienna Christmas market

      Vienna Christmas market

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Rainer Mirau

      Christmas Markets in Austria

      Glistening lights, seasonal treats: From the middle of November until the end of the year, Austria is the place to find romantic Christmas markets.

      See our most beautiful markets
    • Winter magic

      Winter magic

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Robert Maybach

      The 5 Most Beautiful Places to Get Married in Austria

      From Vienna’s Giant Ferris Wheel to Sound of Music filming locations, these are Austria’s most beautiful and unusual wedding locations.

      Find your wedding inspo
    • Concordia Ball in Vienna

      Concordia Ball in Vienna

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      Vienna

      Ball Season in Austria

      Austria's ball season is sometimes called the "fifth season." In a country that knows how to enjoy life with all senses, these events take on a magical character. Learn about the balls happening this winter!

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    • Breadmaking Lesachtal

      Breadmaking Lesachtal

      Lesachtaler Mühlenverein / no name

      Handcrafts and Traditions

      Discover Austria's wealth of traditions, from nearly forgotten handcrafts such as indigo printing to traditions like the yearly cattle drive.

      Austria's traditions
    • Austria's cities offer a wide range of cultural experiences

      Austria's cities offer a wide range of cultural experiences

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Sebastian Stiphout

      Austria's Top Events

      From classical concerts in Salzburg and Vienna to traditional festivals celebrating the cattle's "homecoming" in autumn, find a selection of Austria's top events here.

      To the events calendar
    • Cattle procession

      Cattle procession

      Wildschönau Tourismus

      Cattle procession "Almabtrieb"

      The cattle procession "Almabtrieb" is an annual event in the Alpine region of Austria. Come end of August / September cattle that usually spends the summer up in the Alps is being escorted down into the valley. The most beautiful part however are the colourful decorations of the cattle. This processions ends with festivities in town - great events that are not to be missed.

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    Editor's Tips

    • Pas de Deux at the Spanish Riding School

      Pas de Deux at the Spanish Riding School

      Spanish Riding School / Michael Rzepa

      On the Trail of the Habsburgs

      These places, from Vienna to Innsbruck, are steeped in tradition and regal elegance. Get a fascinating insight into Imperial Austria.

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    • Schoenbrunn Palace and the Gloriette

      Schoenbrunn Palace and the Gloriette

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Julius Silver

      Austria’s Top Sights

      From Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace to Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg, these are the top 10 attractions you should visit in Austria.

      Your Austria bucket list
    • Visit Vienna's Art History Museum

      Visit Vienna's Art History Museum

      Austrian National Tourist Office / Peter Burgstaller
      Vienna

      5 Must-Visit Art Museums in Austria

      From old masters to contemporary art, Austria’s art museums are amongst the best in all of Europe.

      Visit these museums
    • Sound of Music

      Sound of Music

      SalzburgerLand Tourism

      Austria's Quirkiest City Tours

      Sightseeing does not have to be all about following the guidebook in Austria's cities. Those looking for something a little bit different are sure to find out on one of these less conventional tours...

      Cities from a different perspective