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Tourism in Austria: what you need to know

Find here all the information you need to plan your stay in Austria. We have selected the best of in Austria to guide you on your journey, retained hotels and quality accommodation, and gathered practical tips for getting to Austria. and for your convenience we’ve illustrated this articles with several maps.

Where to stay in Austria

In Austria accommodations are mostly hotels and we can sum it up by saying that their quality is generally very good and nice. Choosing the right hotel for your stay should not be too difficult for you, since hotels in Austria are generally worth it in terms of quality (although with some hotels that should be avoided) : sometimes some hotels also charge very high prices because they have already sold a large part of their rooms to groups.

The 5-star hotels in Austria

Austria is definitely a good choice for a luxury stay in a 5-star establishment. Hotels in this category are well known and you should not be disappointed. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

In Austria and in the immediate surroundings there is an important offer of 5-star hotels. Not always easy to pick the good ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Austria

Looking for a good 4-star hotel in Austria? By choosing to come in Austria you made the right choice because the hotels in this category are very very good. Follow the tips below to book in the best establishment.

You make good choice if you book at H+ Hotel Salzburg (one of the best option in Salzburg), at Hotel Innsbruck (a excellent establishment ) or at Hotel Maximilian - Stadthaus Penz.

3-star hotels in Austria

Good options are: Austria Trend Hotel Messe Wien Prater (one of the best choices in Vienna), at Altstadt Hotel Hofwirt Salzburg (a more than correct establishment) or Star Inn Hotel Linz Promenadengalerien, by Comfort.

Guesthouses in Austria

In Austria and in the immediate surroundings there is a large offer of guesthouses. Not always easy to choose. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Das Reinisch Guesthouse, an good establishment. Also consider the Pension Stoi budget guesthouse, which is pleasant...

Hotels with golf in Austria

In Austria and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred hotels with golf. Not always easy to identify which ones are really good to play golf and relax. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. You can should book your stay at Falkensteiner Therme & Golf Hotel Bad Waltersdorf - ADULTS ONLY (one of the best choices at Bad Waltersdorf), at Cordial Golf & Wellness Hotel Kitzbühel (an establishment pleasant ) or at Balance - Das 4 Elemente Spa & Golf Hotel.

Hotels with casino in Austria

In Austria and in the immediate vicinity you will find two hotels with a casino: the Werzer Strandcasino Hotel and the Casinohotel Velden. The best choice will undoubtedly be the Werzer Strandcasino Hotel, a magical establishment. Consider also the Casinohotel Velden, which is wonderful.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Austria? The best place to stay in Austria is at Hotel de France Wien in Vienna.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Austria? The best 5 stars hotel in Austria is the Ferienhaus Altenmarktblick in Altenmarkt im Pongau.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Austria? The best 4 stars hotel in Austria is the H+ Hotel Salzburg in Salzburg.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Austria? The best 3 stars hotel in Austria is the Austria Trend Hotel Messe Wien Prater in Vienna.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Austria? The best 2 stars hotel in Austria is the A&O Salzburg Hauptbahnhof in Salzburg.

What is the best hotel with spa in Austria?

What is the best resort & spa hotel in Austria? The best resort & spa hotel in Austria is the Schloss Fuschl, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Salzburg in Hof bei Salzburg.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in Austria? The best hotel to practice golf in Austria is the Falkensteiner Therme & Golf Hotel Bad Waltersdorf - ADULTS ONLY in Bad Waltersdorf.

Is there a casino hotel in Austria? Yes there is : you can go to the Werzer Strandcasino Hotel in Pörtschach am Wörthersee.

What is the best guesthouse in Austria? The best guesthouse in Austria is the Das Reinisch Guesthouse in Schwechat.

How to get to Austria

Going to Austria by plane

Wien-Schwechat Airport : the airport has 5642 flights per week. It is served by 56 airlines that offer 148 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Tel Aviv : flights operated by Sun D'Or International Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Thai Airways International, Eva Air and Austrian Airlines
  • Antalya : flights operated by Sunexpress
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates
  • Ankara : flights operated by Air Fiji and Turkish Airlines
  • Tūnis : flights operated by
  • Cairo : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Marrakesh : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Virgin Australia Regional Airlines
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Wien-Schwechat Airport : Tehran

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Wien-Schwechat Airport :

  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Austrian Airlines
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa
  • Zurich : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines
  • Berlin : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Easyjet
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings and Austrian Airlines
  • Milan : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Easyjet
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings and Austrian Airlines
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Austrian Airlines, Easyjet and Klm
  • Sofia : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Bulgaria Air
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Wien-Schwechat Airport : Stuttgart.

Domestic flights from Wien-Schwechat Airport :

There are 6 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Austrian Airlines.

  • Innsbruck : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Graz : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Salzburg : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Klagenfurt : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Linz : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Vienna : flights operated by Austrian Airlines

Low cost airlines to Wien-Schwechat Airport :

  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings and Austrian Airlines
  • Rome : flights operated by Eurowings, Highland Express Airways and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings and Austrian Airlines
  • Cologne : flights operated by Eurowings and Austrian Airlines
  • Stuttgart : flights operated by Eurowings and Austrian Airlines
  • Barcelona : flights operated by Eurowings and Highland Express Airways
  • Hanover : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Berlin : flights operated by Austrian Airlines and Easyjet
  • Majorca : flights operated by Eurowings and Highland Express Airways
  • Riga : flights operated by
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Wien-Schwechat Airport: London.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Antalya : flights operated by Sunexpress
  • İzmir : flights operated by Sunexpress

Salzburg Airport : the airport has 322 flights per week. It is served by 6 airlines that offer 12 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Salzburg Airport :

  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings and Easyjet
  • Berlin : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • London : flights operated by Eurowings
  • London : flights operated by British Airways
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Majorca : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Tenerife : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Gran Canaria : flights operated by Eurowings

Domestic flights from Salzburg Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Austrian Airlines.

  • Vienna : flights operated by Austrian Airlines

Low cost airlines to Salzburg Airport :

  • Hamburg : flights operated by Eurowings and Easyjet
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Eurowings
  • London : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Berlin : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet
  • Majorca : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Tenerife : flights operated by Eurowings
  • Gran Canaria : flights operated by Eurowings

Graz Airport : the airport has 238 flights per week. It is served by 6 airlines that offer 8 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Graz Airport :

  • Munich : flights operated by Lufthansa
  • Zurich : flights operated by Swiss International Air Lines
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Düsseldorf : flights operated by Austrian Airlines
  • Amsterdam : flights operated by Klm
  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet

Domestic flights from Graz Airport :

There are 1 airports accessible by direct flights, operated by Austrian Airlines.

  • Vienna : flights operated by Austrian Airlines

Low cost airlines to Graz Airport :

  • Berlin : flights operated by Easyjet

What to do in Austria

The other best tourist attractions in Austria are Kunsthistorisches Museum, St. Stephen'S Cathedral, Stams Abbey, Mondsee Abbey, Museum Of Natural History, Hilton Vienna and St. Florian'S Priory.

Museums in Austria

In Austria on rainy days, go to the museum. We especially recommend Austrian National Library, Hofburg Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum.

But in Austria is not limited to these three museums: St. Stephen'S Cathedral, Stams Abbey, Mondsee Abbey, Museum Of Natural History, St. Florian'S Priory, Carnuntum and Neuberg Abbey are also worthy of interest. But to be perfectly complete on the offer of museum in Austria we must also mention Department Of Planned Languages And Esperanto Museum, Austrian Museum Of Applied Arts, Klosterneuburg Monastery, Bahnhof Deutsch Wagram, Vienna Museum, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Rupertinum Salzburger Landessammlungen, Schloss Hof, Museumsquartier and Weltmuseum Wien.

Palaces and castles in Austria

Some castles and palaces may interest you during your stay in Austria: Schönbrunn Palace, Hofburg Palace and Nordkettenbahn.

Also be interested in Schloss Hof, Schloss Eckartsa, Schattenburg, Schloss Orth, Schloss Rosenau, Burg Güssing and Schloss Atzenbrugg. But there are many other castles and palaces in Austria as Schloss Sigharting, Schloss Pöggstall, Burg Wels, Salzburg Residenz, Burg Clam, Burg Deutschlandsberg, Schloss Kirchstetten, Schloss Landeck, Wilfersdorf Castle and Burg Schlaining

Archeological sites in Austria

For archeological sites in Austria, visit in this order Carnuntum.

Places of workship in Austria

In Austria on rainy days, go to the workship. We especially recommend St. Stephen'S Cathedral, Neuberg Abbey and Millstatt Abbey.

In Austria there are other interesting places of workship: Leonhardskirche (Feldbach), Aggsbach Charterhouse, St. Peter An Der Sperr, St. Blasius Church, St. Pölten Dome and Alte Kirche (St. Bartholomä).

Natural parks in Austria

Some natural parks may interest you during your stay in Austria: Hohe Tauern National Park, National Park Thayatal and Kalkalpen National Park.

Other natural parks are worth visiting, such as Salzburger Lungau And Kärntner Nockberge.

Shoppings centers and malls in Austria

Among all shopping centers in Austria and around, we recommend you to visit Gasometer.

Localisation of Austria on a world map ©OpenStreetMap contributors

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Detailed location map of Austria ©OpenStreetMap contributors

Photos of Austria

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