Austria is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The country attracts many tourists throughout the year. Even in winter, it is as common as summer in mountainous regions. Tourists are interested in beautiful mountain landscapes and cities like Vienna (Vienna and Salzburg). Austria is the smallest country in Europe in the highlands and mountains.
Austria is a German-speaking country in central Europe characterized by mountain villages, Baroque architecture, imperial history and steep alpine terrain. Located on the Danube, Vienna, the capital, is home to the palaces of Schönbrunn and Hofburg. Mozart, Strauss and Freud lived in the city. The country has other notable regions such as the Bohemian Forest and Lake Traunsee to the north and the vineyard hills to the east. Here are some interesting places to visit in Austria
The Hofburg is the largest palace in the city of Vienna. It has gradually been built over the centuries. The original nucleus, built around 1220, included a quadrangle bristling with towers around the courtyard later named Schweizerhof. The president now runs the business in the same room as that of Emperor Joseph II. Almost every Austrian ruler since 1275 has added or changed palaces, producing various architectural influences including Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Classical. The area of the palace, with its courtyard and garden, covers 19 hectares with 19 courtyards and 2,600 rooms.
The Kitzbüheler Horn
The Kitzbüheler Horn is a summit of the Alps, at 1,996 m above sea level, in the Kitzbühel Alps, Austria. One of the most beautiful peaks in the Austrian mountains. This peak is accessible via the cable car via Pletzeralm or from the countryside of Kitzbühel. South of Kitzbuheler, the summit of Hornkopfli rises to 1,772 meters, also accessible by cable car.
Salzburg is an Austrian city located on the border of Germany, at the foot of the Eastern Alps. With the city divided by the Salzach River, the medieval and Baroque buildings of the Altstadt (Old Town) on the left bank face the 19th-century Neustadt (New Town) on the right bank. Located in the Altstadt, the birthplace of the famous composer Mozart has become a museum exhibiting the instruments of his childhood. Several classical musicians were born in this country, including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart has links to several cities, but the closest city is Salzburg. The Mozart Museum, which saw the birth of Mozart on January 27, 1756, is also worth a visit. This museum now bears the name of “Mozart’s birthplace”. The room in which the exit is located is filled with souvenirs, instruments and photographs. Another place linked to Mozart is Makartplatz 8, which was his residence in 1773. Mozart’s residence contains many artefacts related to his life and times, and is the place where many symphonies are written. After that there is Mozart Square with its great monument.