Lush with mountain villages, Baroque architecture and world famous composers, Austria is rife with culture. My blog posts:

  • Capital: Vienna
  • Population: 8.9 million
  • Currency: Euro (€)
  • Language: German, Hungarian, Austrian German, Slovenian
  • Highlights:
    • Vienna: Austria’s capital, featuring world class museums, the Opera and numerous palaces.
    • Salzburg: an alpine city, birthplace of Mozart, home to a quaint old town and of course, the Sound of Music.
    • Innsbruck: medieval ski town
    • Hallstatt: lakeside alpine village known for its beautiful trails and old school (16th century) architecture.
  • Did you know?
    • Most businesses are closed on Sundays
    • It features on the list of top 5 best drinking water in the world
    • Austrians are huge on desserts – a celebrated meal!
    • Beer and wine are legal from age 16, liquor from age 18. It is legal to drink in public.
    • Jaywalking is highly frowned upon; expect a fine if you are caught.