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No country waltzes so effortlessly between urban and outdoors as Austria. One day you're cresting alpine summits, the next you're swanning around imperial Vienna.


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Best Things to Do

Mountain drives, epic slopes, cozy coffee houses, dramatic palaces – read on for our take on the 10 best things to do in Austria.

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Things to Know

Find out how to fit in like a local with these tips from an Austrian writer. Whatever you do, don't mention The Sound of Music...

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This is your ultimate guide to getting around amazing Austria, from high-speed trains and buses to cable cars and bikes.

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Visa Requirements

From mountain peaks to cultured cities, Austria offers activities galore for nature, sports and art lovers. Here's all you need to know about getting a visa.

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Money and Costs

Austria isn't a cheap destination, but we'll help you find free attractions, discounted museum visits and budget meals to make your travel money go further

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Best Road Trips

Enjoy the freedom of the open road and landscapes that will leave you breathless on these top driving routes in Austria.

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