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    Feel the Spark – in Austria

    Being active in the outdoors, finding peace of mind in nature, going on a cultural adventure, tracking down exciting culinary innovations in Austria: Dream of the future with these stories.

    Up-to-date Information on the Coronavirus Situation

    Currently, a lockdown is in effect throughout Austria.

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    Discover Austria

    Austria is a country rich with history, beautiful regions, imperial cities and year long activities.

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      My First Long-Distance Hike: Walking the Isel Trail in 5 Days

      A long-distance hike for people who never thought they'd walk a multi-day trail

      The long way round
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      "Do You Remember" Tours: Austria's Most Memorable Hikes

      “Do you remember” tours are hikes that still bring a smile to your face years later – like Claudia Steiner's tour to the top of the Mondspitze mountain. Plus: Austria's most memorable hikes.

      Climb the summit with Claudia
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      Why Forest Bathing Can Make You Healthier and Happier, According to Science

      Spending time in the forest has a soothing, refreshing effect on our bodies and minds. But how does it work, exactly?

      Find out
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      Why Spas and Thermal Baths Are So Good for Us

      They strengthen our immune system or relax us through and through. Find out why spas can be a veritable fountain of youth.

      Dive in
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    • Boat trip with a traditional Plätte
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      9 restaurants and mountain huts with a view

      The sun in your face, a view with wow effect, and on top of that fine food: from lakeside restaurants to rustic mountain huts.

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    • Mangalitzaschweine in ganzjähriger Freilufthaltung - Biobetrieb Josef Göltl
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      Dream career: organic farmer

      Out of a passion for old pig breeds: Josef Göltl decided to give up his career as a mechanic to become an organic farmer.

      Visit the organic pig farm
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      Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood Goddess and Lady Bluetooth

      Legendary actress Hedy Lamarr was known in Hollywood as „the most beautiful woman in the world.” Her career in film started in Vienna, her birthplace. There you can wander in the footsteps of Hedwig Kiesler, as she was known in her youth.

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      Gustav Klimt and the Promise of the Rose

      The painter Gustav Klimt was one of the most important representatives of Art Nouveau and cofounder of the Viennese Secession, as well as a connoisseur of everything beautiful in life. Aside from the grace of his muses, he was also fascinated by the aesthetics of roses.

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    Insiders' Tips

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      Austria's Quirkiest City Tours

      Sightseeing does not have to be all about following the guidebook in Austria's cities. Those looking for something a little bit different are sure to find out on one of these less conventional tours...

      Cities from a different perspective
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      Austria’s Prettiest Places, According to Austrians

      Find out about the magical places chosen by Austrians as the country’s most beautiful spots.

      Where are the top spots?
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      Austria’s Top Sights

      From Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace to Mozart’s birthplace in Salzburg, these are the top 10 attractions you should visit in Austria.

      Your Austria bucket list
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      Top 5 Austrian Dishes You Need to Try

      Austrian classics from Wiener Schnitzel to Marillenknödel - don't miss these must-eats on your stay in Austria.

      Find Your Favourite
    • Dachstein mountain: 5fingers viewing platform
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      Austria’s Top 10 Summit Platforms

      Nothing quite beats the feeling of reaching a summit and looking down at the world. Find the top 10 places in Austria to experience it here.

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    Practical Travel Information

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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.

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      Brexit and Travelling to Austria

      One thing’s for certain: You can still travel to Austria after Brexit – and we look forward to welcoming you. However, there are a few things travellers might want to consider to be on the safe side.

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      How to Get to and Around Austria

      Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train, and coach.

      How to get to and around Austria
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    What Are You Interested In?

    • The Parliament of Vienna at sunrise
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      About Austria

      Find out facts and figures about Austria and meet its people and their customs.

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      Passport & Visa for Austria

      Learn what documents you need and how to apply for a Visa to Austria.

      Visa for Austria
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      How to Get to and Around Austria

      Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train, and coach.

      How to get to and around Austria
    • Käsespätzle - a hearty, typical Austrian dish
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