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Austria is truly a winter wonderland with a deep, diverse history. A major player in event periods such as the Austrio-Hungarian Empire and World Wars I & II, Austria is stocked with incredible museums and culture honoring the past. What we love most about Austria is its place as the center of classical-era music by the likes of Mozart and Beethoven. Throughout the city, one can find homages to these music giants who proved great in establishing cities like Salzburg and Vienna as cultural capitals of the world. Use this information to form your own Vienna itinerary, and visit the rest of Austria!

Cities

Vienna

Salzburg

Innsbruck

Tirol

Attractions

Christmas Markets

Schonbrunn Palace

Hohensalzburg Castle

Innsbruck Altstadt

St Anton am Arlberg

Grossglockner Alpine Road

Plan

Vienna is a small country with much to see. A gorgeous winter wonderland that looks as impressive in spring, you'll want to start in Vienna and work your way west, toward Innsbruck.

Depending on the length of your trip, and taking geographic proximity into account, these are following our recommended priorities:

3 - 4 days: Vienna, consider adding day trip to Bratislava

6 days: add: Salzburg

8 days, add: Hallstatt

10 days, add: Danube Valley and Tyrol

14 days, add: Innsbruck

17 days, add: Return to Vienna for flight home

Essential Information

Language: Austrian German

Currency: Euro (EUR). EUR is currently 0.93 for 1 USD.

Power Adapter: In Austria the power sockets are of type F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Crime & Safety: Austria is generally safe, with the highest majority crimes being pick-pocketing in larger, more concentrated cities. Be wary of personal belongings left in pockets or easily "picked", but otherwise you should be safe during your stay in Austria.

Emergency Number: 112

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