Excite Travel
Advertisement
Travel Home
europe
Austria
Flights
Cars
Hotels
DESTINATION AUSTRIA
(Click to view map)  

Under the rule of the mighty Habsburgs, Austria was the dominant political force in Central Europe. Today it may be politically reconciled to being a minor player in the European Union but it has few peers as a year-round holiday destination, with plenty of winter sports in the Schwarzenegger-sized Alps, some of the most impressive and overblown architecture in Europe and an unrivalled musical tradition that even


 • Activities & Events
 • Attractions
 • Getting There, Getting Around
 • History & Culture
 • Information Station
 • Off the Beaten Track
 • Recommended Reading
 • 
 (Click to view images)
Powered by Lonely Planet



© 2003 Lonely Planet Publications Pty. Ltd. All rights reserved Although we've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by any person resulting from information published on this site. We encourage you to verify any critical information with the relevant authorities before you travel. This includes information on visa requirements, health and safety, customs, and transportation.