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why travel to austria

When you think about Austria, you probably think of the lush green rolling hills and picture-perfect scenery that they’ve come to know and love from The Sound of Music.

And in most of Austria, the scenery is exactly that. Along with rolling hills, the country is filled with medieval architecture, modern museums, and posh bars and restaurants. Plus all the amazing Christmas Markets that make you feel you are inside a fairy tale book. 

Enjoy all the amazing and exclusive Travel Guides on this page journey and Safe Travels!

austria at a glance

Austria Travel Guide


German is the official language spoken by 98% of the population. There are distinct differences between the many regional dialects, and also a wide variation in the 'standard' Hochdeutsch spoken from region to region


Since 1999/2002, the Euro has been the official currency in Austria. Click here for the conversion rate.


Austria is a small, predominantly mountainous country in Central Europe, approximately between Germany, Italy and Hungary. It has a total area of 83,879 km², about twice the size of Switzerland


The economy of Austria is a well-developed social market economy and one of the fourteen richest in the world in terms of GDP per capita. The estimated budget to travel in Austria is around $200 per day/ person.


Austria is a very safe country. Visitors will generally have no trouble walking around at night in cities. Theft Take usual common-sense precautions: keep valuables out of sight. Pickpockets occasionally operate on public transport and at major tourist sights. It is still recommended to have Travel Insurance to Travel to Austria.

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