Welcome to Swarovski Kristallwelten

Not far from Innsbruck, in Wattens, a water spouting Giant with sparkling eyes guards over a subterranean world, in which 14 Chambers of Wonder following historical models sustain dazzling crystalline artistic works. Daniel Swarovski, who founded his crystal-cutting company in Wattens/Tyrol in 1895, had from the very outset a vision. This vision was to regard […]

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Top sights and sounds of Vienna, Austria

Imperial Grandeur Few cities can boast the imperial grandeur of Vienna, once the centre of the powerful Habsburg monarchy. There’s a grandeur everywhere, from Lipizzaner stallions performing elegant equine ballet to the angelic tones of the Vienna Boys’ Choir and outrageously opulent palaces. City Of Music Vienna is one the most musical cities in the […]

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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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From mountains to Imperial Austrian architecture… 10 reasons to visit Innsbruck

From summer walks to winter skiing, Innsbruck makes a great year-round destination. Here are our top 10 visitor attractions… 1. Take your breath away as you look down from the scary jumping platform at Innsbruck’s Bergisel Ski Jump Stadium. Towering above the city, it was originally built for the 1964 Olympics. Recently, it has was […]

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Autumn of 2013: Your perfect holidays

A complete sensory feast! That’s Austria! Here you will find a crystal clear lake, lush green Alpine pastures, a snow-covered glacier. Austria’s outdoor playgrounds offer unlimited fun for all the family. Explore the Danube Valley’s steep vineyards,the Dachstein’s warren of sub-zero caves and scenic Zell am See. Clean air, clear water, and Salzburg’s only glacier […]

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Get on your hike for great scenery in Austria

I thought only actors in stage productions of The Sound Of Music still wore lederhosen, but standing at the breakfast buffet of the Hotel Edelweiss & Gurgl in Tyrolean village Obergurgl I’m proven wrong. Next to me, filling his bowl with Bio Krauter muesli, is a man in short leather breeches with braces. Admittedly, he […]

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