The natural beauty of Austria and its many places to visit

Innsbruck Altstadt Surrounded by snowcapped mountains, Innsbruck makes you feel quite insignificant in the midst of nature’s striking Alpine mountain range. Said to have a duel personality, the area offers both pristine landscapes and a sophisticated urban center. Altstadt, the medieval town of Innsbruck, draws you in with its unique architecture and many shops. While […]

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Vienna – a must visit city of Austria

Vienna Isn’t All Opera and Art! Open space occupies more than half the total area of Vienna, which means that on hot summer days we like to take a break from all the high culture and frolic in the park. The Jesuitenwiese Vienna’s largest playground, the Jesuitenwiese, sprawls 10,000 square meters across the west bank […]

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Alpine Jewel: Innsbruck

If there was ever a city at one with nature and its mountain environment it is Innsbruck, and there are countless reasons for staying in the Tyrolean capital or one of its 25 nearby Village Resorts. ImperialPalaceor architectural marvels? Mountain adventure or cultural pleasures? Hiking boots or high heels? With a holiday in Innsbruck and […]

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Vienna, A big hit with Indian tourists

Vienna, the capital of Austria and the city of castles, palaces, museums and gardens, is fast emerging as one of the hottest destinations for Indian tourists. In the 12-month period ending June 2013, a total of 23,737 Indians visited Vienna, according to a Vienna Tourist Board survey. The Indian tourists to Vienna travelling with family […]

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Visiting Austria? Go for an aerial view of Vienna

Vienna is the largest city of Austria and also its capital. It is Austria’s primary city, with a population of about 1.757 million, as well as its political, cultural and economic centre. The city centre of Vienna was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. The city is regarded as the ‘City of […]

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Zell am See-Kaprun – the perfect spot for a vacation!

Surrounded by a snow-covered glacier, lush green Alpine pastures, a crystal-clear lake and a health-promoting climate; these are the reasons for Zell am See-Kaprun being Austria’s one of the top destinations. For your next holiday, plan for your Austria Visit Visa! It is not just a scenic area, but also offers the opportunity of meeting […]

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Austria Travel: Food delights in sensational Salzburg

SALZBURG—Come for the classical music, stay for The Sound of Music. Oh yeah, and don’t forget the Sachertorte, either. I just got back from three days in this consummately Gemütlichkeit city, my mission from The Star to check out how Opera Atelier’s Marshall Pynkoski and Jeanette Zingg did with their production of Lucio Sella at […]

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Twenty reasons to visit Vienna

1. THE SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL The cliched Vienna of stiff collars and imperial grandeur is symbolised perfectly by the Lipizzaner stallions of the Spanish Riding School. In displays of skill and dexterity, the white horses prance around one of the Hofburg’s grand courtyards carrying their impeccably attired riders. There’s a reason the school has been […]

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Austria Immigration Statistics – an overview

The Austrian Statistics Center reported on Wednesday that on January 1, 2013, there were 8,451,860 people living in Austria. This account to 0.52 percent or 43,739 more people than at the beginning of 2012. This increase is claimed to be due to more immigration. In January, around 11.9 percent of people living in Austria were […]

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