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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Visiting Austria? Do not miss these places!

Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful places, traditions and activities that are distinct to the area. Along with neighboring Switzerland, it is the winter sports capital of Europe. However, it is just as popular for summer tourists who visit its historic cities and villages and hike in the magnificent scenery of the Alps. […]

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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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Non-Stop to Austria

Travelling to Austria by air couldn’t be easier. With an average direct flying time of only 8-10 hours from most major Indian cities to a choice of popular Austrian destinations, flights to Austria are probably the quickest, easiest and most cost effective travel option compared with other European countries. Crew of Austrian Airlines Austrian hospitality […]

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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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Cross border visitors boost business in Vorarlberg

Swiss and German visitors are helping to boost business at hotels and restaurants in the run-up to Xmas in Austria’s most westerly province of Vorarlberg. According to a recent survey 53 per cent of the guests are from the two neighnouring countries. Study organisers at Sparte Tourismus from the Vorarlberg Chamber of Commerce (WKV) estimate […]

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