Nestled in the heart of the Alp Mountains Austria (meaning The Eastern Realm) is in the heart of central Europe. The nation shares its borders with Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy. Austria is also known as the winter sports capital of Europe and is the setting for the Classic movie ‘The Sound of Music’. An Austria luxury holiday package will enable you to take in the unique cultures of each of the nine federal states making up the country, its rich historic sites and pristine hiking trails up the Alpine mountains.
Weather & Climate
Being a mountainous country, Austria has a moderate climate. Summers are mild with rains. Winters can be harsh with temperatures dropping to sub-zero levels in the higher areas. The best time to visit the country is in the spring season (April to May) and during the Autumn/Fall season (September to October). Tourists prefer the summer months from June to August when the weather is relatively warm to hot.
Austria Visa Assistance & Currency
As with all European countries the currency in Austria is Euro. An application for a tourist visa can be submitted to the Austrian Embassy or consulate for a 90-day tourist visa. The Vienna International Airport is the main airport and point of entry into this country.
Places to Visit
When you are deciding on an Austria Luxury vacation package, be sure to begin your explorations with the capital Vienna. Rich in historical culture and art, the city is also well known for its contributions to classical music.
Salzburg – The birthplace of Wolfgang Mozart and a place known for its rich musical history.
Salzkammergut - The UNESCO World Heritage Site rich with its pristine lakes, rich mountains and exotic views is another must visit place.
Innsbruck – An area known for its winter sports and mountain activities.
Though it might not be possible to take in every site, an Austria tour package with Fly Luxury will enable you to visit as many attractions so that you can boast of a total Austrian experience.