the Austrian capital, Vienna, offers a huge variety of attractions to explore.
The imposing baroque palaces Schönbrunn, Hofburg, and Belvedere, more than a hundred museums, world famous concert halls and the traditional Viennese coffee houses,
great shopping opportunities and beautiful Parks with plenty of flowers
Vienna is something very special, the city has more than 2000 Parks, the largest forest area in any European Capital , Wienerwald with hundreds of kilometer hiking and mountain bike paths. 700 hectares of vineyards and about 100 Heurigen, cosy wine taverns that offer wine from their own vineyards and home-made delicacies.
This charming country offers historical, cultural and natural highlights that will make every day of your trip an unforgettable experience.
Austria is a country of impressive mountains and crystalclear lakes and waterfalls. The majestic river Danube, Wine yards, the beautiful countryside with its Organic Farms and friendly people who still respect old traditions and the nature.
Austria offers many cultural highlights and sport events during the year.
In Austria we have hundreds of monasteries, old medieval churches and castles, and amazing Baroque palaces to visit.
Graz, the capital of Styria is situated on the Mur river in southeast Austria. The second-largest city in Austria has 280.000 inhabitants. Graz is an important university city with 44.000 students.
Clock tower at the Schlossberg is one of the most famous sights in Graz, but you should also have seen the cathedral of Graz and the Mausoleum, the museum of Contemporary art -Kunsthaus.
It floats like a mysterious blue balloon between the roofs of the historic city and its creators named it friendly alien. Renaissance Landeszeughaus Armoury of Graz hostes an unbelievable 32,000 exhibits.
Salzburg, is situated next to the Alp, on the river Salzach and is the fourth largest city in Austria with 155.000 inhabitants. Salzburg offers art, culture and unique history.
Salzburg is a baroque jewel north of the alps and “the City of Mozart”, where he was born 27.1.1756. Here some places to visit:
Fortress of Hohensalzburg, Hellbrunn Castle, Mirabell Garden and Salzburg Festival.
Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol and the fifth largest city in Austria with about 130.000 inhabitants. It has twice hosted the Winter Olympics, 1964 and 1976. This beautiful alpine destination, with its historical buildings, breath taking scenery and snow-capped mountains, is one of the most wonderful places to visit in Austria.
You should visit the Goldenes Dachl, Hofkirche, Imperial Palace, Ambras Castle and Bergisel Ski Jump Tower.
Bavaria has plenty to offer! Here just some interesting destinations to mention.
Munich, the amazing capital city of Bavaria, is home to the Oktoberfest, the Hofbräuhaus, the Olympia Park, the English Garden and a metropolis of art and culture.
The UNESCO city of Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities, sits beautifully on the banks of the Danube
Bayreuth is a city in the north of Bavaria that is closely linked to the composer Richard Wagner and home to the world-famous annual Bayreuth Festival.
Bamberg -UNESCO World Heritage Site, medieval and baroque building fronts, one of Europe’s largest intact old town centers.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber on the Romantic Road is a symbol of German romance, this medieval town with its 42 gates and towers.
Nuremberg, situated on the Castle Road is famous for its world-famous Christmas Market and as the city of Albrecht Dürer.
Neuschwanstein Castle and Hohenschwangau Castle are located along the famous “Romantic Road”.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is nestled spectacularly next to Germany’s highest peak, the Zugspitze
Oberammergau is inextricably linked to the Passion Play that dates back to an oath sworn by the people of Oberammergau in 1633.
“Eagle’s Nest” Kehlsteinhaus near Berchtesgaden and Salzburg.
SWITZERLAND AND LICHTENSTEIN
Bern-capital of Switzerland and UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site.
Lucerne (Luzern) The city is located on the shore of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) with a famous wooden bridge and within sight of the mountains Pilatus and Rigi.
Zurich city is Switzerland’s main commercial and cultural centre
Geneva (Genf) is the city that hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world -United Nations and the Red Cross.
Zermatt, St.Moritz, Chur, Davos, St.Gallen.
NORTHERN ITALY – SOUTH TYROL
South Tyrol’s history as part of Italy began in 1919, when the area south of Brennero/Brenner was separated from Austria and awarded to Italy.
Around 70% of South Tyroleans still declare themselves as belonging to the German linguistic group, around 25% are Italian and 5% still speak Ladin as a first language.
The historical cities Brixen, Bozen, Meran, Trentino and the impressing country side with high mountains, small lakes, wine yards, apple- and almond trees
Old medieval cities, great food and wine.
Perfect hiking baths and nice bicycle roads on the river Etsch.