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Book one of our holidays to Austria and discover one of the world's most treasured areas of natural beauty. From crisp mountain air to snow-covered mountains, sparkling alpine lakes to quaint little villages, savour scenery at its most enticing anytime of the year.
Unwind as you take in the stunning settings of serene lakes and peaceful Alpine pastures in beautiful Austria. Glide through magical breathtaking countrysides on the Gisela Express and the Ziller Valley Steam Railways and head to the glorious capital of the Alps, to Imperial Innsbruck. Revel in the holiday paradise of the scenic Austrian Tyrol, a land of green pastures, towering mountains and flowering meadows.
Holidays to Austria aren’t just about beautiful scenery; its marvellous cities are just as astonishing. Waltz to the vibrant music life of Austria from the exquisite Sound of Music city of Salzburg to lovely St Wolfgang, once home to Mozart's mother and sister. Marvel at your surroundings in Salzburg, a treasure trove of Baroque architecture.
Home to stunning palaces is magnificent Vienna. Take in the vibrant cultural life, and relax in its many cafes serving the very best coffee. While here, see the Ringstrasse buildings and the Hofburg Palace – home to the Spanish Riding School of Vienna.
There's nowhere quite like the alpine paradise of Austria for the festive season – its snow-covered peaks, and idyllic towns and villages dressed in their winter cloaks. The summer too, is equally stunning, with tranquil, calm lakes complimented by distant peaks across the broad valley floor.
Whether you’re after a winter wonderland treat in Austria’s magical Alpine paradise, or after a summertime adventure to the Austrian Tyrol, you’ll discover the beauty of this country with one of our holidays to Austria.
Austria attracts visitors all year round, from winter through to summer with its spectacular natural landscapes. With alpine scenic beauty, medieval towns and castles, and a rich musical heritage, Austria provides numerous things to do and sightseeing opportunities for visitors. You’ll have plenty to do on your holiday in Austria.
To eat out in Austria is to experience one of the country’s greatest pleasures – Austrians love their food and drink! Whether it’s a pastry from a Bäckerei , or a Bratwurst or hot-dog from a street-corner stand, there’s never a shortage of food!
Of course, Austria invented the ‘coffee-house’ – perfect places to rest your feet over a coffee or beer. For something more substantial, there are countless restaurants serving lunch (look out for the great-value Mittagsmenü) and dinner. Try authentic Wienerschnitzel followed by a delicious Sachertort, perhaps accompanied by a beer or light, fruity Austrian wine. Austrian cuisine takes influences from Central European produce, textures and flavours – some dating back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Sharing similarities with its neighbours, you can expect hearty, rich flavours and sweet dishes.