is a small alpine country bursting with scenery, culture, and
architecture. Austria has a long history of empires and music,
and you can see this history embodied in concrete form in the proud
traditions and grandiose buildings of its large cities.
Austrian mountain towns have much to offer travelers as well.
The mountains provide year-round adventure, from skiing and
snowboarding in the winter, to hiking and paragliding in the summer.
The Austrian people have a well-earned reputation for their
hospitality and are generally less serious than their German
neighbors. Austrian people simply like to have fun.
Austria Holiday Destinations
circle of mountains surround this Alpine destination. These
picturesque slopes offer up year-round activities from hiking and
rafting in the summer, to skiing in the winter.
Salzburg is a
fantastic mountain destination on the border between Germany and
Austria. Come see the musical town that gave birth to both
Mozart and The Sound of Music.
capital city of Vienna is filled with
history. From the grand palaces to its baroque churches on its
wide boulevards, this city echoes its past as the home of the
Hapsburgs and at the helm of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Tyrolean town of Kitzbühel
is home to the annual Hahnenkamm ski race. This race is widely
considered the most dangerous, and most prestigious, ski race on the
World Cup Circuit.
Dining and Shopping
Read our guide on what to expect and what
to do when you eat out in Austria and Germany.
Confounded by the numerous beer types
available in Austria? Read out guide to navigate your path to
your favorite type of beer!
Planning on doing any shopping in Austria
and Germany? Check out our guide on Austrian customs and sizes.
Moving to Germany?
Look at out our tips!
Whether you are a member of the US Air
Force, Army, or Navy, check out our guide to moving to Europe.