Attractions of Austria

View of Schloss Schönbrunn taken from GlorietteAustria! That is a country in the heart of Europa. The attractions of Austria consists of mountains and lakes, castles and palaces, museums and galleries. Beyond that, it offers fine food and wines.

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Gate at Upper Belvedere in Vienna, AustriaVienna (Wien) is both: A state and a city. It is also the capital city of Austria. In the former capital of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, we come across many examples of imperial architecture.


Watch tower next to Neusiedler See, AustriaThe State of Burgenland is the most far-east province of Austria. Here you experience the flatness of the Pannonian Plain. A paradise for bird watchers.


A typical Carinthian dish: KasnudelnThe State of Carinthia (Kärnten) is known for a lot of lakes. It borders the highest mountain of Austria. Besides that, the area offers delicious dishes. My favourite one? A plate of Kasnudeln.


Riegersburg Castle in Styria, AustriaThe State of Styria (Steiermark) is protected by several big fortresses and castles. One of the most interesting ones is the Riegersburg. On top of it, a museum tells you all about witch-hunting in this area.

Lower Austria

View of the saint at the ZwiebelmusterhausThe State of Lower Austria (Niederösterreich) surrounds the City of Vienna. Buildings like the Zwiebelmusterhaus in St. Pölten invites us to make excursions to this part of Austria.

Upper Austria

Tramcar GM 100 in Gmunden, Austria

The State of Upper Austria (Oberösterreich) is known for its innovative industry plants as well as fine leisure zones. If you love riding 100+ years old trams you should go to Gmunden.


View of Salzburg from Mönchsberg, AustriaThe State of Salzburg is a mecca for all friends of Sound of Music, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Salzburger Nockerl. The region is also a good place for skiing and hiking.


Coach trip in Lermoos, AustriaThe State of Tyrol (Tirol) gives you the free choice: Hiking, skiing, biking or just enjoying the scenery while riding a horse coach. Perhaps the best way for feeling the vibes of this area.


View from the panorama room of the museumThe State of Vorarlberg is a pretty mountainous region. But it also borders one of the largest lakes in the middle of Europa: Lake Constance (Bodensee).

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