Why to Visit Austria?
Austria is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Europe. It comprises of magnificent Alps, beautiful massive buildings sculpted into ultra modern shapes, the best coffee shops serving exceptionally good chocolates, coffees and cakes, and last but not the least, the love for classical music and yodeling. The cities are surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges creating a picturesque scenery. Austria is also considered to be one of the safest and most peaceful countries and is equipped with fantastic public transport. The beauty of this country makes it worth visiting at least once in a lifetime.
Places to Visit
The capital and the largest city of Austria, Vienna holds 200 Ball events every year. It is famous not only for music but also for the imperial history that it depicts. Several exciting contemporary museums are scattered all over the town and are accompanied by lively cafes.
Innsbruck is situated just next to the Nordkette range, making it one of the perfect tourist destinations in Austria. Benefited by its location, one can travel to the 2000 m above sea level area in just a couple of minutes. It also holds ancient monuments like Habsburg Palace and Baroque cathedral.
Salzburg is one of the best places to visit in Austria and is renowned for the unforgettable melodies and music composed here. A beautiful hill-topped medieval fortress, picturesque Altstadt old town and mesmerizing Alpine scenery encircles Salzburg.
Zell Am See
With more than one million visitors visiting each year, it’s a well-known tourist destination in Austria. The main highlight of Zell Am See are the ultra-clear “Zeller sea” and the St.Hippolyte’s Church that is accompanied by an elevated walkway which dates back to the 16th century.
Austria is famous for its Cuisine all over the World and few specialties of its cuisine are listed underneath:
Austria is well known for its cakes and pastries. Sachertorte cake, a chocolate cake with apricot jam filling and whipped cream is the most popular out of this segment.
Apfelstrudel (Apple Strudel) is a thin layered pastry surrounded by apple filings and is one of the most popular strudels among the deserts.
Coffee and Drinks
A wide range of coffee is served in a variety of style at Viennese cafes. Drinking coffee together is an important social activity prevailing throughout Austria.
Austria serves thick Viennese hot chocolate drink that is made with heavy cream and egg yolks in addition to the dark chocolate.
Beer in Austria is available in variable sizes. The most popular beer size in Austria is called pale Lager which is also known as Marzen, cloudy Zwicklbier.
Wine farms are popular in Austria and the most important ones are located in Burgenland, Styria, and Vienna. Several types of wine are served in this country and the young wine seems to be the most popular and is served along with the food. Austria is a majestic place enclosed by the beautiful Alps, mesmerizing lakes and unlimited delicacies. To experience the beauty of nature and to relish its offered sweet-tooth cuisine, one should visit this place at least once in a lifetime. Hence, plan a trip to Austria with a pre-booked rental car from us and have a fascinating experience out and out.