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What to do in Austria
Austria is a country in Central Europe that shares borders with other top destination European countries like Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. It may be a popular tourist destination for winter sports, but Austria’s historic cities, villages, and magnificent scenery for hiking will make you want to visit the country any time of the year.
During summer and winter, tourists from all over the world flock to Austria’s mighty mountainous scenery. If you love the mountains as much as they do, visit Austria’s key areas like the High Mountain National Park in the Zillertal Alps and the National Park Thayatal. You’ll even get panoramic views of Austria’s nature at the Grossglockner High Alpine Road.
Besides the stunning nature, Austria is also home to majestic architecture and historic structures. Make sure you take pictures of sites like the Schonbrunn Palace, St Stephen’s Cathedral, Belvedere, Hohensalzburg Castle, and the Kirche am Steinhof church.
Like Switzerland, when you think of Austria, you think of winter sports. The country is chockfull of ski resorts that you won’t have any trouble finding a place to go, especially if you book in advance. Dare yourself to go alpine skiing, ski jumping, and snowboarding! Take advantage of Austria’s winter wonderland.
And when you’re filled with adventure, fill your stomach next with Austria’s heart cuisine. When in Austria, eat wiener schnitzel! It’s their national dish, so you should try it if you’re not vegetarian or vegan. But if you are, Austria has other treats for you to try like apfelstrudel and apricot knodel, which are apricot dumplings.
When to visit Austria
The most popular time to visit in Austria is usually from May to September when tourists come for city breaks, culture, and festivals. But the best time to visit for cheaper rates is from February to mid-May and late September to mid-December.
Most of Austria also speak English, but you should bring a good German phrasebook or language to help you in your trip, especially when reading menus in restaurants.
As part of the Schengen Convention, you can fly to Austria anytime because Australians can visit visa-free, as long as your passport is valid for at least six months from your planned date of return to Australia.
Travelling to and around Austria
Most international flights land in Vienna International Airport, and that’s where you’re travelling to in Austria. Once you’re there, you can start wandering Austria by plane, bus, and train.
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