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Five Reasons to Visit Austria

Thursday 01 June 2017

Five Reasons to Visit Austria

Located in Central Europe, Austria is a great country to visit if you are looking for lots of culture and variety, and it only takes just over 2 hours to fly there from London airports, making it a great option for long weekends, as well as lengthier trips.

Also a fabulous place to add into plans for travelling across Europe, there are a whole variety of fantastic reasons to visit Austria, and here are just five of them:

Natural beauty – Austria boasts some of the most spectacular natural beauty in Europe due to the striking Alps, lush greenery, and mesmerising crystal clear lakes that make up this beautiful country. Definitely a photogenic option for your travel wish list.

History and culture – With an interesting past to speak of, Austria is home to lots of fascinating palaces and museums which give tourists a look into the history and culture of this captivating city. Plus, the building themselves are undeniably stunning!

Classical music – Vienna is an absolute must visit for anyone with a love of classical music, as this city has been home to a whole range of famous composers, including Beethoven, Strauss, Schubert, and Mozart.

Food and drink – Famous for its delicious coffee, Austria has an amazing café scene, and is also known for its rich hot chocolates for those who prefer something a little sweeter.

In addition to this, each region has its own dessert specialities, so those with a sweet tooth can do a dessert tour of the country and be in their element!

Fun activities – With the Alps acting like an adventure playground, there is a great choice of outdoor activities that you can try your hand at, including mountain biking, hiking, skiing and snowboarding.

For a more civilised activity, you could attend one of the many fabulous balls that take place in palaces around the country, a lovely reason to get dressed up while enjoying your trip.

We have some fantastic brochures which you can use to discover more about Austria, and perhaps book a trip there yourself, and with so many great reasons to visit, we can’t imagine that you’ll be able to resist!