Austria is a stunning part of Europe which is often left a little underrated by those who have never been. It is a country which borders Germany and is the birthplace of many of the wonderful fairy tales we know today. When you consider that this is the inspiration for the most magical stories in the world, it is no wonder that many people choose this place as a wonderful holiday destination all year round. Here are some of the best places you should add to your bucket list for your trip to Austria.
Vienna is the cultural capital of the country and possibly even one of the cultural capitals of the whole continent. You can stay at Courtyard Linz and take a short drive to Vienna and spend your time immersing yourself in the music, art, and culture which makes this place so famous. Vienna is the home of many famous musicians including both Mozart and Beethoven, and you can still enjoy the music of these greats in theatres throughout the city. It is also an incredibly instagrammable place which had some stunning buildings, views and plenty of great restaurants.
Salzburg is a stunning area of Austria which is surrounded by the Alps. If you love to ski then this is the perfect city or stay in while you enjoy your days on the slopes. The city again is a cultural and musical hotspot, and it also gives you the perfect opportunity to delve into the history of the country in museums and galleries. It is, however, the outdoor areas of Salzburg which are the most breathtaking of all, and you can have some amazing adventures as you hike through the mountains and forests.
This part of Australia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it is easy to see why. It is full of crystal clear blue lakes, rolling hills, and snow peaked mountains which make the area feel like something out of the best storybook. This is the perfect place to visit if you love the great outdoors, and you can explore the wide open spaces, go horseback riding and enjoy a ton of other activities. If you fancy cooling off and relaxing after a week of adventure you can visit one of the many spa resorts in the area which make this so magical.
If you enjoy sports and want to visit one of the most famous Winter Olympic destinations of all time, Innsbruck will give you everything you could possibly want. It is full of mountains that offer skiing, snowboarding, ski jumping and other sports you can try your hand at. If you don’t fancy spending your time on the slopes, there are also some amazing places to see in the city center including the cathedral, Bell-making museum, and beautiful architecture.
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If you fancy the ultimate outdoor adventure and you want to get away from big cities, this is the ideal place to come. You can enjoy hiking through the forests, taking part in different recreational activities, and you can get away from the hustle and bustle of real life for a while.