The Heart of Europe
Enjoy the Old World charm of Europe as you explore Austria’s perfect combination of nature, history and culture. You will discover why this is one of the most popular summer and winter holiday destinations in the world. Music plays a key part in their culture and throughout their history. In the past, music-loving Austrians attended concerts performed by local musicians such as Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss and Schubert.
The Habsburg Empire created magnificent palaces, stately churches and grand concert halls. Their collections of art and crown jewels have become national treasures. The scenic beauty of Alpine villages and pristine lakes and spectacular mountains will take your breath away. Austria also has some of Europe’s finest skiing. As you plan your adventures, remember that the majority of people are Catholic so most of their shops and attractions will be closed on Sunday.
Salzwelten: The Hallstatt Salt Mine
Before there was Rome...there was Hallstatt, the location of the world’s oldest salt mine. The miners have been actively producing salt at Hallstatt since 5000 B.C.
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The capital city of Vienna is known for its world-class museums and rich architecture. Some of the most popular attractions are the impressive Habsburg sights, especially Schönbrunn Palace. It’s nam... See more
Eisriesenwell: World of the Ice Giants
Explore the world’s largest ice cave that locals once believed was the gateway to Hell and so they refused to explore it. In 1879, a fearless scientist from Salzburg explored the cave and published a... See more
Sunday Mass at Salzburg Cathederal
The 10:00 a.m. Mass is famous for its grand music from their choir and organ. When you enter the cathedral, you will be immersed in the Baroque architecture and art of the early 1600s. This is the ... See more
The Empty Tomb of Maximillian
Discover why the Emperor Maximillian loved Innsbruck so much that he wanted to be buried there. So, he built one of the greatest, imperial tombs in Europe. During the last five years of his life, h... See more
Sound of Music Tour
The historical part of the tour includes visiting the real locations from the life of Maria von Trapp and her family. Venture behind the scenes as you explore the original film locations where the Ho... See more