In the middle of Europe, the mountainous Austria is a land of milk and honey for outdoor enthusiasts.
Especially the region of Tyrol impresses with its mighty mountains, where you can ski on an icy glacier, hike the peaks of Zillertal and explore icy caves – all within a distance of 20 kilometers.
Follow Matt Johanson as he takes us with him on his Austrian adventure
If there’s one city in Europe you should visit if you’re a classical music buff, it’s without any doubt Vienna.
Filled with outstanding orchestras and imposing Music Halls, not to mention the legacy of world-famous composers and musicians, the capital of Austria is truly the capital of classical music!
Here’s our guide to where you can make the most of your musical visit.
Act Global – Drink local!
Vienna is the only capital in the world to produce significant quantities of wine within its city limits.
The best way to discover the crisp, local wines is at local Heuriger, wine taverns, that are inscribed on UNESCOs Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
Deep in the heart of Europe lies a land of emperors, waltz and schnitzel. A haven for hikers, skiers and city lovers. From the magnificent palaces of Vienna to the steep mountains of the Alps, every tourist can find something exactly to their taste.
Jen Miller has found the Best Things To Do in Austria – here are some of them:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg in 1756 and the city is immensely proud of their musical prodigy.
With the vast selection of all things Mozart, including not just one but TWO Mozart museums, you’re guaranteed to learn everything about – and buy anything pertaining – the Austrian composer.
Stiftskeller St. Peter in Salzburg is supposedly Europe’s oldest restaurant, dating back to the year 803. Your ETM Travel Team spent quite a few euros here, a lovely evening in July. The restaurant is stylish but still relaxed and welcoming. Although we weren’t dressed up, we were treated courtly and both the beer, prosecco, wienerschnitzel,…
Although skiing might have originated from Sweden and Norway, it’s the southern ski destinations, that have gone over in history. From Ernest Hemingway in the 1920’s and James Bond in the 1980’s to the snowboarders of today, the mighty Alps provide both framework and backdrop for skiing in France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. Here’s our pick…