Austria is a country in Central Europe.

It’s famous for its New Year’s Eve classical music concert, its mountainous landscapes and for its magnificent palaces and castles.

Although I’ve been there various times, the last one I visited was in 2015. How do you like Austria?


Basic facts

  • Population: 9 million
  • Currency: Austria belongs to the Eurozone, hence the euro (€) is its official currency.
  • Language: German is the official language in the country.
  • Territories: Austria is a federal Republic made out of 9 autonomous provinces.
  • Main cities: Vienna (capital), Graz, Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck
  • Fun fact: did you know the Austrian Alps cover 62% of the country’s territory?

Things to do

In Vienna, visit the imperial palaces of Hofburg and Schönbrunn

Were you a fan of Heidi as a little kid? The Austrian Alps will take your breath away!

If you're into classical music, attend the Salzburg Festival

More about Austria…

Get inspired by my trips around the country and read my blog posts!


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