Enjoy a cup of coffee at a Kaffeehaus in vibrant Vienna, stare in wonderment at the stunning Austrian scenery whilst on a 19th century steam train in Salzkammergut, get an adrenaline rush by trying some of the many winter sports on offer in the Alps or marvel at the famous traditional Austrian attire at the annual Lederhosen Festival in Windischgarsten.
A fantastic range of cuisine, shops, and adventure not only makes Austria a must on anyone’s bucket list but is also one of the most famously beautiful places and its scenic valleys and mountains are sure to impress.
With its breath-taking mountain scenery and architecturally rich cities, world-renowned culture and long spanning history, Austria is the perfect location for any traveller. Visitors from all over the world visit Austria for its mountain bike paths, water sports, and rock climbing as well as a range of snow sports. There is always something for all skill sets from beginners to the professionals. So when exploring don’t forget to try something new, discover a hidden talent, and learn a new skill.
Austria has a moderate continental climate with warm, pleasant summers and cold, sunny winters. Summers usually last from early June to mid-September and have been known to be either very hot or rainy. Winters are cold in the lowlands and extreme in the Alpine region with temperatures often dropping below -10°c (14°F).
Depending on what your plans are for visiting Austria, whether it is snow sports or sightseeing in the sun, it is always worth checking the city you are wishing to visit for their updates on the weather and the snow fall. Ski resorts generally open from mid-December to March however many sights are closed around this time of year so if it is sightseeing you are looking for then head to the historical cities during April – October and you are sure to enjoy the most remarkable sights that Austria has to offer.