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Linz: ancient Austrian city along the Danube

Linz is the capital of Upper Austria and is also the third largest city in Austria in terms of number of inhabitants, after Vienna and Graz. The city that rises along the Danube, on the right bank of the river, ...

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When to go to Tyrol: The climate of Tyrol

Tyrol has an alpine-like climate characterized by extreme variability, even on the same day there can be great differences in temperatures and climate. Summers are generally mild but rainy, while winters are harsh and relatively drier, in winter most precipitation ...

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Hallstatt: salt mines and ice caves

Small town in the Salzkammergut alpine region in Upper Austria located on the western shore of the lake of the same name (Hallstättersee) and close to the Dachstein mountain massif (Hoher Dachstein) below the Salzberg (literally: Salt Mountain). Thanks to ...

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When to go to Innsbruck: The climate of Innsbruck

Innsbruck is located in a valley surrounded by alpine peaks so its climate is a mixture between continental and alpine. The city’s climate is characterized by cold and snowy winters, with temperatures often below freezing. Spring and autumn are quite ...

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What to see in Tyrol: the most beautiful attractions

Tyrol is the Austrian region most visited by tourists, thanks to its proximity to Italy and Germay, but also for its many things to see. In fact, in this region of Austria there are countless natural, historical and cultural beauties. ...

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Innsbruck: the capital of the Austrian Tyrol

The capital and the most important city of the Austrian Tyrol, Innsbruck, is located in the valley of the river Inn, at its confluence with the river Sill. The city is located about 580 meters high and is surrounded by ...

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Graz: Renaissance and Baroque city

The city of Graz is located in an area of low hills, along the banks of the Mur river not far from the border with Slovenia and Hungary. Graz is the capital of Styria and the second largest urban center ...

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Lower Austria: the region around Vienna

Lower Austria is the largest state (Bundesländer) of Austria. Located in the north-eastern section of the country, it borders the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia and the Austrian state of Burgenland to the east, Styria to the south, and ...

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Austrian Romantic Road: between Salzburg and Vienna

The Austrian Romantischste Strasse is a tourist route that, starting from Salzburg, crosses the regions of Salzburg, Upper Austria and Lower Austria, arriving as far as Vienna. In particular, the landscape areas crossed are those of the Salzkammergut, the lower ...

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Vienna: a Hapsburg-style capital

The territory of the capital of Austria, Vienna, is the smallest state (Bundesländer) of Austria by size, while in terms of population it ranks first. The federal state of Vienna, which is located in the eastern part of the country, ...

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Christmas markets: an ancient tradition

Christmas is fast approaching and with it also the traditional activities and events that accompany it. The most important and followed events that take place in the period before Christmas are the so-called Christmas Markets. Nowadays the Christmas markets have ...

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How to get to Vienna. Flights to Vienna

Flights to Vienna. Vienna Airport is the Vienna (Schwechat) International Airport (IATA: VIE). The airport is located 18 kilometers southeast of Vienna, and is the main Austrian airport. The airport, with 3 terminals, is the hub of Austrian Airlines. All ...

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Getting around in Vienna: subway and urban transport

The best way to move around the city and admire the beauties of Vienna are public transport such as the underground (Vienna U-Bahn), the tram, the bus and the metropolitan train (S-Bahn). Getting around in Vienna is simple, the city ...

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Sölden: the most popular place in the Austrian Alps

Sölden is a small town of the Ötztal Valley in Tyrol in Austria, thanks to winter sports has become the third tourist destination in Austria after Vienna and Salzburg. Sölden is a foreground ski center of the Austrian Tyrol, located in ...

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Bad Gastein: spa center in southern Austria

Bad Gastein is an important holiday resort in south-central Austria, in the province of Salzburg, 80 km south of the capital. Located at 1,083 meters above sea level in the Gasteiner Tal, a narrow gorge in the Hohe Tauern crossed ...

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The climate of Graz: when to go to Graz

The city of Graz is located in south-eastern Austria at the foot of the Alps and along the Mur river at about 350 meters high. Graz has a mixed climate between the Alpine and continental ones. The position of the ...

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Graz: capital of Styria with a beautiful old town

Graz is the capital of the province of Styria in Austria and is the second largest Austrian city by population and has about 290,000 inhabitants. The city is also an important university location. Graz is a particularly beautiful example of ...

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The climate of Innsbruck: when to go to Innsbruck

The Golden Roof, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini

Innsbruck is nestled in the Inn River valley at over 570 meters above sea level, surrounded by the mountains of the Austrian Alps. Due to the location of the city, the climate of Innsbruck is continental, characterized by the strong ...

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Innsbruck: the most important city in Tyrol

Christmas Markets in Innsbruck, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini

Innsbruck is the capital of the North Tyrol region in Austria. The city has about 135,000 inhabitants and is located about 600 meters above sea level. in the Inn River Valley. The city is surrounded by the high mountains of ...

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The climate of Linz: when to go to Linz

The city of Linz is located in a flat area of central-northern Austria along the Danube river. The climate of Linz generally has significant temperature fluctuations, which cause cold and snowy winters, with temperatures below zero, and rainy and cool ...

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Linz tourist attractions: what to see in Linz

The city of Linz has some attractions to visit in its interesting historical center where there are baroque and renaissance buildings. Among the most beautiful buildings to visit are the Bishop’s Residence (Bischofshof), the Landhaus, seat of the regional parliament ...

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Linz: historic center in Gothic and Baroque style

Linz is an industrial city in Austria. With nearly two hundred thousand inhabitants, it is the third largest city in Austria by population after Vienna and Salzburg. This city is an active river port on the Danube and the capital ...

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Salzburg tourist attractions: what to see in Salzburg

Salzburger Dom is one of the main attractions of Salzburg. This is the most important Baroque building north of the Alps. This medieval cathedral was rebuilt in beautiful Baroque style by the two Italian architects Vincenzo Scamozzi and Santino Solari ...

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The climate of Salzburg: when to go to Salzburg

Salzburg is located north of the Alpine chain, in the central-northern part of Austria, over 400 meters high along the Salzach River and on the border with Germany. The climate of Salzburg is of a temperate continental type, so it ...

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Salzburg: a city between Baroque and Mozart

Salzburg, capital of the homonymous region, is the fourth largest city in Austria. The city has almost one hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants and is located on the banks of the Salzach River, on the northern borders of the Alpine ...

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Vienna Museums. What museums to visit in Vienna

Vienna, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini..

Wide and first-class is the range of museums in Vienna, is given here only a small selection of museums that we believe are most interesting to visit during a short stay in the city, of course the museums in Vienna ...

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Vienna tourist attractions: what to see in Vienna

The main tourist attractions of Vienna include the two majestic imperial palaces of Hofburg and Schönbrunn. Vienna was one of the great European capitals. Until the Austrian defeat in the First World War, the city rivaled   as a center ...

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The climate of Vienna: when to go to Vienna

Vienna, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini..

The city of Vienna is located in north-eastern Austria in a flat area along the banks of the Danube at a height of around 200 meters, but some points of the city reach 500 meters in height. The climate of ...

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Vienna: capital city of the Habsburg Empire

Vienna, Austria. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini..

Vienna, the Austrian capital, city of music, coffee, waltz, parks and pastries, is a cosmopolitan center, where different ethnic groups have lived for centuries mixing their cultural identities. For 640 years it was the capital of the Habsburg Empire. Today ...

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Austria: power plugs and sockets, telephones

AUSTRIA: DOCUMENTS Travel Documents: The entry into Austria from other European countries is free, in fact the entry into force of the Schengen treaty between the EU member states no longer exist customs. European citizens must be in possession of ...

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