Austria is a country that has it all – stunning Alpine landscapes, rich history and culture, delicious cuisine, and warm hospitality. From the imperial city of Vienna to the scenic Salzkammergut lakes, from the ski resorts of Tyrol to the stunning beauty of the Wachau Valley, Austria offers a diverse range of experiences for visitors. Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures, cultural immersion, or culinary delights, Austria is sure to captivate your senses and leave you with unforgettable memories.


What you’ll love most about Austria

  • Take a leisurely stroll through the historic streets of Vienna and marvel at the grand architecture of Schönbrunn Palace and St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Head to the Salzkammergut region to explore the crystal-clear lakes and charming villages that inspired the music of Mozart and the movie The Sound of Music
  • Hike or ski in the stunning Alpine landscapes of Tyrol, where you can enjoy breathtaking views and world-class outdoor activities
  • Indulge in delicious Austrian cuisine, from Wiener Schnitzel and Sachertorte to regional specialties like Tiroler Gröstl and Kaiserschmarrn
  • Take a guided tour of Austria’s famous musical heritage, from the Mozart museums in Salzburg to the Vienna State Opera
  • Go on a scenic drive through the stunning Austrian countryside, such as the Wachau Valley, the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, or the Styrian Wine Road

Please note that the estimated temperature, rainfall and recommended months of when to go are based on Vienna’s weather patterns

Where to Book

  • Lake Lünersee in Austria's Bludenz Region - Österreich Werbung/Julius Silver

  • View of the old town of Innsbruck - Innsbruck Tourismus/Mario Webhofer

  • St. Valentine's Chapel in the Zillergrund Rock mountain area - Zillertal Tourismus/Thomas Pfister

  • Freeskier in the Salzburgerland - SalzburgerLand Tourismus

  • City of Salzburg - Tourismus Salzburg GmbH/Günter Breitegger

  • Mountain biking through the Salzburg region - Österreich Werbung/Charly Schwarz

  • Kaiserschmarrn, a culinary delight of Zillertal - Zillertal Tourismus GmbH/Christoph Johann

  • Vienna Museum's Hermes Villa in Lainz Game Reserve - Vienna Tourist Board/Gregor Hofbauer

  • Paragliding over Lake Achen - Achensee Tourismus

  • Hundskopf via ferrata panorama - Tourismusverband Region Hall-Wattens

  • Vienna orchestra concert - Vienna Tourist Board/Peter Rigaud

  • Winter at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol - Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol

  • New Year's Eve in Innsbruck - Innsbruck Tourismus/Tommy Bause

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 2℃
  • 4℃
  • 9℃
  • 14℃
  • 20℃
  • 23℃
  • 24℃
  • 24℃
  • 19℃
  • 14℃
  • 7℃
  • 2℃
  • 15
  • 14
  • 13
  • 13
  • 13
  • 14
  • 13
  • 13
  • 10
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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