Austria in central Europe is characterized by majestic, snow-capped mountains, fine art, quaint villages, beautiful baroque architecture and rugged Alpine terrain; promising an unforgettable holiday throughout the seasons.
This German-speaking country, bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west, is largely mountainous, offering beautiful, panoramic views to admire during your holiday.
Famed as the native country of composer Mozart, Austria is a fantastic destination for families with small children as well as solo travellers – it ticks all the boxes for a scenic, activity-filled and memorable holiday! Find your dream holiday home or apartment in Austria across the Travelopo portfolio.
A hiker’s and skier’s paradise, Austria is also rich with history and culture for you to explore. From the infamous 12th century Burg Kreuzenstein castle just north of capital Vienna, to the renowned popular Naschmarkt flea market, dating back to the 18th century, there’s plenty to see and do!
Of course, many flock to this beautiful country for the Alps; with their spectacular hiking trails across the regions. Why not head to the western Austrian state of Tyrol on your holiday, known for its excellent ski resorts, breathtaking hiking trails and historic sites? With its 500 mountain peaks rising over 3,000 metres above sea level, Tyrol is undeniably one of the best skiing areas here in the winter! Beginners should head to Alpbach in the west while those seeking buzzing nightlife as well as a fantastic ski resort should visit Ischgl in the Paznaun Valley. You can find the perfect Austria ski chalet for you across the Travelopo catalogue.
Austria’s capital city of Vienna is another fantastic destination! The capital, sitting in the east, on the Danube River, is home to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site Schönbrunn Palace, one of the most important architectural and historical monuments in Austria. You can find the brilliant Tiergarten Schönbrunn zoo in the grounds of the palace too!
Discover St. Stephen’s Cathedral on your city break; relax and listen to jazz music across the city’s squares; admire the Belvedere historic building complex and marvel at the amazing Rathaus city hall, located on Rathausplatz in the Innere Stadt district.
The Austrian city is the world capital of music and bucket list destination for sure! From its beautiful city squares to its bustling food markets, you become completely immersed in Vienna’s rich history, culture and character! Browse the Travelopo website and find the perfect holiday home or apartment in and around this mesmerising city…
Or head to Salzburg on your Austria holiday, the birthplace of Mozart! Marvel at the landmark Hohensalzburg Castle atop the small hill of Festungsberg; visit the colourful Hellbrunn Palace and discover the ‘spiritual heart of the city’, St. Peter’s Monastery and Cemetery and Catacombs. Music-lovers should certainly head to the Getreidegasse here; the musician’s birthplace and now fantastic museum. And of course, many flock to Salzburg for their love of the 1965 musical ‘The Sound of Music’ which was shot in and around the beautiful city.
From its world-famous musical background to its spectacular views of the Eastern Alps, there are plenty of reasons to visit striking Salzburg on your Austria holiday! View the plethora of holiday homes and apartments across the city on the Travelopo catalogue.
Graz is the capital city of the southern province of Styria in Austria, home to an array of brilliant attractions to fill your holiday itinerary! Why not visit the Schloßberg fortress in the heart of the city, or discover the fascinating Styrian Armoury museums, the world’s largest historic armoury? Explore the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site Old Town (Alstadt von Graz) in the city and admire the awe-inspiring Eggenberg Palace and its scenic gardens…
Enjoy the views from the floating island of Graz; the idyllic Murinsel artificial floating island connecting the city and its river… you’ll find the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure on a city break to Graz! See our array of holiday rentals in and around Graz for the ultimate Austria holiday inspiration.
Or choose Klagenfurt city on the eastern shore of Lake Wörthersee, the country’s southernmost city. The lake itself is a hugely popular tourist destination, particularly in the warm summer months, scattered with vibrant, cosmopolitan villages and gorgeous, mountainous landscapes. Take a dip in the lake on your Austria holiday and explore Klagenfurt city, with its handful of fantastic art galleries, museums, scenic cycling paths and trendy bars.
Linz, Austria’s third largest city, is another excellent destination, offering a diversity of attractions with its position on the Danube River. Stroll through the quaint Old Town with its cobblestone streets and historic architecture and meander around the city’s buzzing shopping districts. Cycle along the Danube and explore the modern ARS Electronica Centre, opposite the city hall…
There are two distinct tourist seasons in Austria; one for winter sports and one for summer activities. The warmest months here are typically between April and October, but you’ll find a handful of festivals across the country year-round, especially in the capital of Vienna with its majestic Christmas festivities!
From its striking, Baroque architecture to its breathtaking landscapes, there are plenty of reasons to choose Austria as your next holiday destination! Rich in history and culture, you’ll quickly fall in love with everything this mesmerising country has to offer. Browse the Travelopo portfolio of Austria holiday homes, apartments and chalets to find the dream rental for your adventures…
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