Austria is a contrast of spectacular natural landscapes and elegant urban sleeves. One day you're plunging into an alpine lake, the next you're exploring a narrow backstreet of Vienna. Austria is best known for its sugar-cake baroque church interiors, its historic palaces such as Schloss Belvedere and its Gothic masterpieces such as Stephansdom, but we don't often imagine it as a country with impressive contemporary architectural contours. A visit to Vienna's MuseumsQuartier, to Ars Electronica in Linz, or a stroll alongside the illuminated 'slug-like' Kunsthaus Graz casts Austria in a different light. You can taste countries their food, their wines, their customs of years gone by. Vienna's traditional coffee houses are perfect for breathing in the dark aromas of coffee in a homely atmosphere. Traditional Beisln (bistro pubs) are laced with the smell of goulash and other traditional dishes. Outside Vienna, regions such as the Waldviertel, the Danube Valley and southern Styria are places for rustic food and wine experiences in picturesque landscapes. Traditional Heurigen (wine taverns) abound almost everywhere places to explore local specialties while on on trips through Austria s character-filled gourmet and wine regions.
(Self-Guided Tour) Salzkammergut Lake, Hallstatt (UNESCO Heritage Site), Mondsee, Old Kaiser town - Bad Ischl, (castles, ancient salt mines, forest trails, glaciers view), Lake Wolfgangsee, Lake Schwarzensee, Lake Attersee, Altaussee, Bad Aussee, Mt Krippenstein, Lake Hallstatt 08 Days Bikes + Culture + Ancient Salt Mines + Forests + Castles + Lake Confirmed Dates (2016): 7 May to 16 Oct (Daily)Inquire   Invite Members   Add To WishList