Overview Austria is known for its iconic architecture, endless natural beauty, and its mountainous Alpine surroundings making it a perfect vacation destination with Solina in search of a new adventure. Winter sports enthusiasts regularly visit the country to ski and snowboard on the slopes of the Austrian Alps, but that doesn’t mean the only worthwhile attractions are snow related. In fact, Austria has some of the most incredible examples of historic architecture in all of Europe
Things To Do
VIENNA, it’s the most beautiful place in the world not just in Austria, it’s widely considered to be a cultural haven for music, fine art, and architecture lovers from all over the world. Known for the many diverse architectural styles peppered throughout the city, travelers can expect to find numerous well-preserved examples of Romanesque, Baroque, Classicist, and Art Nouveau styled structures. Vienna is also celebrated for its rich performance-art tradition.
SALZBURG, Salzburg Old Town, one of the largest UNESCO World Heritage sights by area, the Salzburg Old town or Altstadt encompasses many of the City’s main sights and is full of historical buildings, beautifully designed squares and quaint little side-streets leading off to forgotten corners.
INNSBRUCK, Nordkettenbahnen, The Innsbrucker Nordkette is a cable car ride that takes you up to Nordkette which is part of Austria’s largest natural park. The pleasant journey takes around 20 minutes and provides you with amazing views of Innsbruck and the jaw dropping mountain scenery surrounding it.
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Best time to go to Austria
The coldest month in Austria is usually January. The winter snow cover lasts from late December through March in the valleys, from November through May at about 5,905 ft or 1,800 m, and becomes in many years permanent above about 8,202 ft or 2,500 m. Temperatures begin to rise again in February.
Passports & Visas
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Health & Safety
You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. It’s also a good idea to get a European Health Insurance before leaving your country. Though it’s not a substitute for travel insurance, it entitles you to emergency medical treatment. It won’t, however, cover you for medical repatriation, ongoing medical treatment or non-urgent treatment.
Austria is a German-speaking country in Central Europe, characterized by mountain villages, baroque architecture, Imperial history and rugged Alpine terrain. Vienna, its Danube River capital, is home to the Schönbrunn and Hofburg palaces. It has counted Mozart, Strauss and Freud among its residents. The country’s other notable regions include the northern Bohemian Forest, Traunsee Lake and eastern hillside vineyards.
Official name: Republic of Austria
Population: 8,869,960 inhabitants.
Language: Austrian German is the official languages
Currency: Euro (€) (EUR)
Religion: 73.8% are Roman Catholic, Protestant is at 4.9% of the population, with Muslims maintaining a steady 4.2%. According to the 2001 census, there are 8,140 Jews in Austria (around 0.5% of the population).