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When to Go

Summer is prime for hiking, swimming and extensive sight seeing; while the winter months promise snow-filled days ideal for skiing and indoor cultural pursuits. Most of Austria’s musical festivals take place during the warmer months from May to October.

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Fast Facts

The incredible Danube flows through some of the Europe’s most enticing cities, such as Vienna (Austria), Bratislava (Slovakia), Budapest (Hungary) and Belgrade (Serbia).

Notes of Salzburg’s renowned composer can still be seen in the town’s historical district at Mozart Square, the Mozart Residence and Mozartsteg Bridge.

The Austrian flag is one of the oldest in the world.

Austrian Josef Madersperger invented the sewing machine.

The Austrian Alps cover 62% of the country.

The first postcards ever used came from Austria.

Some of the country’s most authentic dishes include wienerschnitzel, potato dumplings, known as knödel, and apple strudel (apfelstrudel), plus a dozen or so other delectable treats.


Practical information to assist you before and during your trip.

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