Salzburg is the most beautiful Austrian city, still retaining its old-fashioned charm. Of course, it’s still Austria – one of the most highly developed countries in the world, but Salzburg has retained its true appearance even under the onslaught of the latest achievements of civilization that have overrun all modern megacities.
The historical center of Salzburg is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This city is famous, first of all, for its annual music festival, when many thousands of tourists come here. Salzburg in general bears the unofficial title of “musical capital” of Austria.
With a busy cultural calendar and numerous sights, Vienna is clearly a year-round destination. Special summer festivals and events, like open-air cinemas, as well as traditional winter activities, such as ice-skating at the City Hall Park and Christmas markets, are the perfect addition to the vast offer of concerts, plays and opera performances at Vienna’s famous theatres and opera houses.
Vienna offers a unique ensemble of traditional heritage and modernity. Magnificent imperial buildings (Schönbrunn Palace, Belvedere, St. Stephen’s Cathedral), art nouveau buildings (Secession) as well as a long lasting tradition of musical arts (Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) meet modern architecture, art, festivals and the famous Viennese cuisine (Wiener Schnitzel, Strudel, Sacher Torte).
With a busy cultural calendar and numerous sights, Vienna is clearly a year-round destination.
Special summer festivals and events, like open-air cinemas, as well as traditional winter activities, such as ice-skating at the City Hall Park and Christmas markets, are the perfect addition to the vast offer of concerts, plays and opera performances at Vienna’s famous theatres and opera houses.
Hallstatt in Austria is one of the prettiest lakeside villages in Europe.
Hallstatt is a small town overlooking the Hallstätter See (Lake Hallstatt) in the Salzkammergut, in the federal states Upper Austria of Austria.
Capital of the province of the same name, Salzburg, in northwest Austria, is one of Europe's most beautiful cities, both for its architecture and for its magnificent setting.
Hintersee is a most charming lake indeed! With its beautiful crystal clear emerald green waters, one can take a leisurely stroll around this peaceful lake on a relatively flat pathway while enjoying the surrounding mountains panorama of this charming area.
This gem in the Alps is not to be missed on any account. And if by chance you should visit during the winter months than naturally one would expect an entirely different landscape. Nevertheless charming and unforgettable.
Hallstatt is a small town in the district of Gmunden, in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. Situated between the southwestern shore of Hallstätter See and the steep slopes of the Dachstein massif, the town lies in Salzkammergut region, on the national road linking Salzburg and Graz.
Austria, largely mountainous landlocked country of south-central Europe. Together with Switzerland, it forms what has been characterized as the neutral core of Europe, notwithstanding Austria’s full membership since 1995 in the supranational European Union (EU).
Hallstatt is a little town of breathtaking views located between Salzburg and Graz, in the Salzkammergut Lake District of Austria. Considered to be one of the oldest still inhabited settlement in Europe, Hallstatt is a UNESCO heritage site and an important Austrian tourist attraction.
Austria is also considered as Europe’s “organic farming country no. 1”. Austrians give emphasis on quality rather than quantity. The country promotes the reduction in the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.