AdventureAustria is based in the beautiful alpine region of East Tyrol in the south of Austria close to the border with Italy. There are many sights, attractions and things to do locally but if you are keen on seeing some other parts of Austria (and neighbouring countries), then check out our list of suggestions below. If your require any help or further advice with regards to things to do in Austria, and how we can combine your holiday with some sightseeing, then feel free to contact us.
A trip to Vienna
Vienna is the capital of Austria with over 2 million residents. A rich mixture of culture, arts, cuisine, museums, history and music. Vienna is also a must for anyone interested in the splendour of grand buildings and palaces such as the wonderful Schönbrunn and Schloss Belvedere. Visit website: www.wien.info
Salzburg is the home of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Visit his birth place or alternatively enjoy a city that is rich in culture, arts, music, history, festivals and beauty. Hundreds of sights, plenty of quality shops and a vibrant nightlife. Visit website: www.salzburg.info
Oktoberfest in Munich
The biggest beer festival in the world needs no introduction…..Join 6 million other guests at this massive event taking place throughout the whole of October. Could be an option for a stop if you are flying to/from Munich. Visit website: www.oktoberfest.de
Visit the home of Swarovski Crystal
Swarovski crystals are known worldwide for their stunning beauty. Visit the Kristallwelt in Wattens near Innsbruck to see where and how these incredible crystals are made. This is one of the top things to do in Austria.
Trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia
With under 300,000 residents, the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana is relatively small. But this fascinating city with its relaxing atmosphere can soon feel like home. Its river banks are filled with gourmet restaurants and chic bars. A real insider’s tip! Visit website: www.ljubljana.info
Grossglockner – Austria’s highest mountain
No trip to Austria is complete without seeing the country’s highest mountain. Several nearby locations make easy viewing of the 3,798 peak with easy walking posibilities. For keen hikers it is possible to hire a guide and climb to the summit during the summer months.
Sound of Music tour!
Experience the sights and sounds of the ‘Sound of Music‘ tour! An English speaking guide will take you to some of the film locations whilst listening to the music on the bus! The ‘Sound of Music’ tour takes place in Salzburg and is a must for any fan as it is one of the funniest things to do in Austria!
Red Bull Hanger 7, Salzburg
Aircraft museum, Red Bull racing car exhibits, restaurants, bars and coffee shop make up this wonderful centre built inside a architected showpiece on Salzburg’s airport. Visit website: www.hangar-7.com
Excursions to Slovenia and Croatia
Explore amazing scenery and historic cities in Slovenia and Croatia. Fantastic coastal roads, charming towns and friendly locals. Excursions can be organised as a day trip or an overnight trip. Ljubljana, Bled, Porec, Umag, Piran, Rovinj, Pula and Zagreb are all within easy reach of Lienz… Contact us if you are interested in adding an excursion to your holiday.