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Austria preserves the beauty and charm of a romantic past that captivates all who visit. Known for classical music, baroque architecture, and stunning mountain landscapes, Austria is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Discover the endless activities and attractions waiting for you in Austria.
Austria is a wonderful destination for all seasons. The summers are warm and sunny, perfect for hiking and cycling trips. The picturesque lakes and natural parks truly shine in the summer months. June to August is also the high season for tourists.
If you want pleasant weather and fewer crowds, visit during the shoulder months, between April – May and September – October. In the winter, Austria world-renowned for its ski resorts, winter sports, and après-ski towns. Peak ski season is between mid-December through March.
Austria's long history means that there are endless cultural treasures and historical sights to experience. The major cities have an interesting mix of architecture including imperial palaces, Art Nouveau buildings, modern glass complexes, and colorful homes. Just walking along the streets is a feast for the eyes. Shopping, entertainment, and gastronomy are also high on the list of things to enjoy in Austria.
Austria is more than mountains and nature. The country has a number of beautiful cities that are ideal for a city break trip. The great thing about Austria is that it is easy to coordinate a road trip around the country. Austria is not much bigger than Maryland (about one-third the size of the UK) and the beautiful landscape makes the drive go by quickly.
The Austrian Alps are a stunning mountain range that is home to a variety of winter sports, including skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowshoeing, and ice skating. There are a few regions in Austria with pristine ski conditions, great snowfall, and vibrant apres-ski.
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