Opulent theatres, baroque palaces and grand galleries – Austria is a culture vulture’s feast.
Austria’s heritage is one of affluence and prestige. A stroll down the Graben in Vienna is a walk through centuries of rich Austrian architecture. Elsewhere in the city, Romanesque cathedrals and sumptuous opera houses are just some of the delights that wait you. Just a short drive away, the verdant countryside is another Austrian treasure. With alpine scenery and adorable valley villages, this little country is sure to steal your heart.
What people say
My Peregrine tour to central Europe was a dream come true. We travelled to fabulous palaces, museums, state theatres, walked cobbled streets, joined in local festivities, ate local food, drank local ale and enjoyed the immersion in the local environment.
Austria travel highlights
Austria’s capital is a wonderland for art and music lovers – stroll through the gardens of Schonbrunn Palace, catch a show at the Vienna State Opera, or visit the array of great museums in the Museum Quarter.
In winter the combination of snow-dusted medieval streets, roasted chestnuts and hilltop Hohensalzburg Castle makes it easy to feel like you’ve stepped straight into a fairy-tale.