Information about Austria
In the very heart of Europe, Austria is a country which could have been created with activity holidays in mind. It is a land of majestic mountains, tranquil lakes, fast flowing rivers and streams, deep forests, undulating meadows, charming village which cling fiercely to their architectural traditions and cultural heritage and cities which still reflect the artistic grandeur of the old Austro Hungarian empire.
Be it monumental buildings spanning all major epochs from gothic to renaissance and from baroque to jugendstil or even post-modernism. Be it time-honored or trendy, Austria’s cultural offer fascinates with historic settings for events, shopping tours and wonderful culinary experiences.
But beware: Austria is not only about culture, it is, at least, as much about nature, its great outdoors.
The beautiful countryside of the Austrian mountains, rivers, lakes and forests, offers a unique choice of different locations. Austria’s mountain huts, national parks, many marked hiking trails, lakes with water of drinking quality, glaciers and lookout platforms with scenic views, just to mention a few, invite its visitors to relax and recharge your batteries!
And what’s more: it is exactly this combination of culture and nature that makes Austria’s holiday destinations stand out!