Austria : Must See
Austria is a country rich in history as well as cultural and natural treasures. Between the Hofburg Imperial Palace, Schönbrunn Palace and its old town, the capital - Vienna - is a true architectural gem. At the other end of the country, Tyrol captivates with its exceptional natural setting, deep-rooted traditions and its gastronomy. Travel Europe offers city breaks as well as bus and plane tours through Austria. Tyrol is definitely worth a visit, especially for its traditional festivals such as transhumance. We are also happy to organize tailor-made programmes for you.
The Großglockner is the highest mountain in Austria at almost 3800m. The Hohe Tauern National Park, in which this colossus is located, extends over the federal states of Tyrol, Salzburg and Carinthia. The high alpine road offers an impressive drive across all vegetation zones.
Hallstatt is a small, idyllic town on the shores of Lake Hallstatt.Chinese architects liked the many nice traditional houses so much that they had the whole city built in China. In the oldest salt mine in the world, above Hallstatt, salt is still mined today. The panoramalift takes you to the Skywalk, from where you have a breathtakingview of the world heritage.
Along with Vienna, Salzburg is the most important Austrian citywhen it comes to art and culture. With its baroque atmosphere,itsHohensalzburg fortress and the many museums, including the NewMuseum of Modern Art, it is always worth a visit. Salzburg is
particularly marked by the fame of the composer W.A.Mozart, whowas born there in 1756 and to whom his own sweet is dedicated!
The capital of Tyrol is embedded in the heart of the Alps. It is an extraordinary city that has preserved its traditions and customs.
Innsbruck's charm unfolds as you walk through the alleys of the oldtown, which loops around the “Golden Roof”. Innsbruck is a city of
sports that invites you to go hiking, skiing, cycling or climbingdepending on the time of the year. It is known for its ski jumping hilland hosted the Olympic Winter Games in 1964 and 1976.
The Austrian capital is also known as the "imperial city". It is amajor European city that combines tradition, history and modernity.
Between baroque facades, imperial buildings and numerouschurches, we also have a lot of green spaces to offer, including the
famous Prater - the city's "green lung". Must sees: SchönbrunnPalace, Hofburg, Belvedere Palace, St. Stephen's Cathedral and
the National Opera. Walk in the footsteps of Empress Sissi and theformer Habsburg monarchy!
Lake Achensee, Tyrol's largest lake, lies at an altitude of around 929 meters above sea level and keeps fascinating its visitors with its clear, turquoise waters between the Karwendel and Rofan mountains. It offers a variety of activities such as sailing, windsurfing and hiking in a breathtaking Alpine setting. The Achenseebahn, one of the last steam cog railroads in Europe, is also unique and promises a nostalgic travel experience.
Melk, a picturesque town on the Danube, is mostly known for the imposing Melk Abbey, a baroque Benedictine monastery that has been perched on a rocky outcrop for over 900 years and is widely regarded as a jewel of baroque architecture. The abbey is home to a famous library with countless medieval manuscripts, as well as a magnificent church with impressive frescoes and decorations. Melk also serves as a gateway to the picturesque Wachau Valley, a Unesco World Heritage Site famous for its breathtaking landscapes, vineyards and historic sites along the Danube.
Lake Wolfgangsee, nestled in the picturesque landscape of the Salzkammergut in Austria, is known for its crystal-clear waters and the surrounding impressive mountain scenery, which makes it a popular destination for nature lovers and those seeking relaxation. It is surrounded by charming villages that not only offer cultural sights such as the famous pilgrimage church in St. Wolfgang, but also a variety of leisure activities such as hiking, sailing and skiing in winter. Attractions like the Schafberg cable car and the Wolfgangsee boat trip offer unique views over the surroundings and enrich the leisure activities on offer.
The Krimml Waterfalls, located in the Hohe Tauern National Park, are the highest waterfalls in Austria with a total drop height of 380 meters and offer one of the most impressive natural spectacles in Europe. They consist of three main steps that send the water of the Krimmler Ache cascading over impressive rock formations and attract thousands of visitors every year. In addition to the breathtaking views, the waterfalls also offer healing effects for asthmatics and allergy sufferers, which has been proven by scientific studies and gives them an additional special feature.
Austria : our programmes
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Imperial Palaces and Gardens - Walking on the paths of Empress “Sissi”
See all the imperial places that Empress Sissi has loved most!
Lake Constance & Flower Island of Mainau
Discover heavenly scented flowers and breath-taking views around lake Constance!