For most Europeans, Austria needs no introduction. It gradually reveals its beauty for millions of tourists who come to visit Austria over three hundred years. Beautiful landscapes and cultural attractions are everywhere; palaces, monasteries, churches with beautiful paintings, castles, chapels and historical residences are wonderful places to see and tell stories about. All roads located at high altitude are perfect in terms of traffic and full of surprises, unexpected and pleasant.
Austria is a Roman Catholic country with many religious holidays in calendar, numerous festivals and shows in which participants are dressed in beautiful traditional costumes. On Sundays and holidays is not working, and the shops are closed. Instead, museums and cultural institutions have doors wide open and free admission. Parks, public gardens and restaurants resound of good music and fun. Not coincidentally, Austria contributed to the cultural heritage of Europe through the creations of genius composers like: Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Alban Berg, Anton Webern, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Strauss, Johannes Brahms, Gustav Mahler and others.
Austria is an alpine country, being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Europe. It has a continental climate which gives tourists the opportunity to practice skiing in winter and camping in summer, while being charmed by the beauty of the landscapes. The most famous ski resorts in Austria are: St. Anton, Kitzbuhel, Kaprun, Zell Am See, in the country being more than 50 ski resorts that provide numerous hotels, guesthouses, ski schools, ski slopes, cable systems, snow cannons, restaurants, bars, swimming pools, tennis courts.
If you want to discover the Europe`s heart, an unique atmosphere, wonderful ski resorts, old cities with expressive architecture, long nights of fun, musical and cultural tradition, go to Austria. If you are not convinced, let me introduce you in this wonderful country throught some breathtaking photos.