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Austria Travel

Situated in central Europe, Austria celebrates world’s top music festivals like the Salzburg Festival, Haydn Festival in Vienna, and the International Chamber Music Festival. Vienna is the capital of Austria as well as the musical capital of Europe. Music and art are in full flare here after centuries of hardship and innovation. That explains Vienna being the birthplace of Mozart. Horse dances are also part of these festivals. Since it snows in winter, the snow covered Alps is a must be visited place during the winter. Austria experiences a moderate summer. Rains can be expected year round.

Culture

German, Hungarian, Slovene, and Croatian are the languages spoken by the locals. To greet the locals, a handshake will do. When meeting someone for the first time, it’s better to refer them by their last name, but once better known they can be addressed by the first name. When out in the public, say Guten Tag or Gruss Gott to greet people and while leaving say Auf Wiedersehen.

Transport of Austria

Three national airlines operate in Austria, Austrian Arrows, Austrian Airlines and Lausda Air, which work in collaboration with the Austrian Airlines Group. The Vienna airport is 18 km away from the city. Airport buses transport passengers to the South Train and West Train Station. Railway, chauffeur-driven car and taxi service is also provided at the airport. Duty free shops, post office, bank, eateries, left luggage, tourism information, conference hall, nursery, car hiring and car parking facilities are provided to the passengers at the airport.

Salzburg airport is 4 km away from the city and buses, trains, taxis and hotel coach shuttle passengers to and from the airport. Facilities such as duty free shops, post office, currency exchange, left luggage, conference hall, restaurants and car hire exist at the airport. Check out the other airports such as Klagenfurt airport, Graz airport and Linz airport for more details. All the airports charge a fixed rate for porter service. International tourists can get to Austria by Austrian Federal railways, if planning to travel by train. It has a large network which connects the major cities within Austria and also outside Austria.

Destination Place of Austria

Few must visit landmarks and monuments are the Belvedere Palace, Festung or the Salzburg Fortress, etc. Make sure that you make a visit to Austria’s highest peak, Mt. Grossglockner. The view from this place is breathtakingly beautiful. You will be smitten by the beauty of this place and you will want to come here over and over again.This is the time when you can witness lot of snow and indulge in various adventure sports like skiing etc. You could also get lucky enough to witness number of Christmas festivals during this period.

Hotels of Austria

• Vienna hotels – Austria
• Salzburg hotels – Austrian Alps
• Lech hotels – Vorarlberg
• St. Anton am Arlberg hotels – Tirol
• Solden hotels – Tirol
• Saalbach-Hinterglemm hotels – Austrian Alps
• Mayrhofen hotels – Tirol
• Zell am See hotels – Austrian Alps
• Innsbruck hotels – Tirol

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