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    Austria – the Alpine Winter Sports Paradise

    winter sports paradise, Austria

    Tirol is probably what first comes into most people’s minds when thinking of skiing in Austria. However, the fact is that all the states, except Burgenland in the far east, have ski resorts. Not a surprise, as the Alps, dominate the Austrian landscape. Factors that also make Austria a true winter sports paradise are the […]

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    Christmas Markets in Austria

    Christmas markets in Austria

    In Austria Christmas Markets are called either Weinachtsmarkt, Adventmarkt or Christkindlmarkt. They are a mixture of buying frenzy and traditional and religious traditions. In a catholic country such as Austria, Advent and Christmas are of course important religious festivals. You can find Christmas Markets, in one form or another, all over Austria. Check out the […]

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    8 fantastic viewpoints in Austria

    fantastic viewpoints in Austria

    The Alps dominate Austria, with almost 70 % of the country above 500 metres (1,640 ft). However, except for some flat areas in the easternmost state of Burgenland, even the regions not directly in the Alps are not flat. For example, I’ve found some stunning views in the gently rolling hills of southeast Styria, in […]

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    Pastry Paradise Austria

    pastry paradise

    It would have been not only irresponsible but also impossible to write for a website about Austria without reporting about the country’s pastries. We have therefore taken it upon us to thoroughly investigate Austria cafés and confectioneries, to test their pastries. Austrian culture I have always had a sweet tooth and a love for pastry. […]

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    10 great reasons for visiting Austria

    Almsee, Upper Austria, Visiting Austria

    It’s no wonder Austria is the 12th most visited country in the world. We think we have found out why! Here are 10 great reasons for visiting Austria. Moreover, the country isn’t big and will allow you to combine several destinations or activities without spending much time getting around them. 1. VIENNA 2. PICTURESQUE HISTORICAL […]

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    Cultural tips for your business trip to Austria

    A man picks up a business card that looks like the flag of Austria

    The Austrians regard themselves as modern and liberal Europeans. However, this does not overshadow their appreciation for traditions and formalities. The cultural differences between people from non-German speaking countries and Austria are present, but with a little deeper knowledge of how Austria works, you will be able to avoid costly pitfalls. The Austrians are generally […]

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    Guidelines for contributors

    Guidelines for contributors - traveltoaustria.info

    We welcome contributions, on an on-spec basis, from a wide range of genres. We expect most articles to be ready for use, with between 500 and 800 words, heading, ingress, subheadings with paragraphs of maximum 150 words each. Destinations, activities and sights Our online travel guide is about Austria, and all submissions should focus on […]

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