Looking for destinations and places to visit for families with children, groups, and couples in Austria? From Salzburg to Tyrol, from the Wachau Valley to Hallstatt: Discover the most beautiful locations! Here are the top 2 best places to see absolutely in Austria!
Are you looking for a relaxing stay surrounded by unspoiled nature? Or would you prefer a holiday full of cultural ideas? Do you love sports? Are you interested in food and wine tourism? L ‘ Austria will meet all these needs. This European nation has breathtaking landscapes, one of the most beautiful cities of art in Europe, culinary specialties, skiing facilities, long cycle paths that run along enchanting lakes, exhibitions, museums and historic palaces left by the Hapsburg Empire. In short, a beautiful country to be discovered!
Vienna is opulent and imperial but also modern and avant-garde. It is a city with multiple personalities. Home of Princess Sissi, it is a city that never ceases to amaze. Here it is easy to find monumental buildings and historic buildings next to glass towers and lopsided buildings. Impregnated with classical and culturally brilliant music with its MuseumsQuartier (one of the ten largest museum complexes in the world), it has at the same time a lively nightlife with more than 5,000 rooms and 280 parks and imperial gardens.
In continuous evolution between tradition and modernity also its gastronomic part: wine, trendy restaurants, typical dishes, and experiments make it a continuous surprise. To admire this beautiful city, as well as the Austrian capital, you need a stay that does not hit and run. Do not miss a delightful walk through the streets of the old town where you can admire the splendid monuments and palaces, such as the Gothic-style St. Stephen’s Cathedral with its 137-meter bell tower. From up here, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire city. Below the Cathedral, however, you can admire the crypt where the bowels of the Austrian emperors are preserved. Do not miss the Royal Palace and the Belvedere Gallery.
Absolutely not-miss able is the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will find one of the most beautiful long-distance trekking routes in Austria. It is 180 kilometers long and divided into 14 stages and runs between history and modernity of the valley. A splendid experience: you will walk from one town to another through picturesque wine villages and delightful Renaissance towns; you will walk shady paths embedded in the ground, passing flowering gardens and sun-drenched vineyards; you will see majestic abbeys, castles, and churches.
To travel comfortably on foot the entire route takes 14 days of walking. In about a week you can walk along one of the two banks of the river that crosses the valley. In addition to the countless attractions along the way, hikers will find a large number of delicious dining options: from the inns features Heurigen, the outlets of the wineries, to award-winning high-class restaurants.