Welcome to Austria
Austria Holidays, Flights and City Breaks
Austria with a population of 8.47 million people is located in Central Europe. Austria contains many snowfields, glaciers and snow-capped peaks, the highest being the Grossglockner (12,530 ft). It is a tourist’s paradise that you definitely have to see today.
During your Austrian holiday, why don't you enjoy a day exploring some of Austria's most picturesque mountains, enjoy a lavish nightout at the opera? Or you should get your cycling gear ready, as you can join a bike tour of Austria and its breathtaking countryside. Whatever part of Austria you are holidaying in, enjoy an afternoon lost in modern art and architecture. Austria is definitely one fantastic holiday destination that you are sure to visit again and again.
Music is very big here in Austria and the Austrians are so passionate about their music. This is the sole country that brought you some of the most famous composers including Gustav Mahler, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Anton Bruckner, Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert and Alban Berg. Whatever time of the year you decide to visit Austria, you will find a rich list of festivals and orchestra performances to choose from, which are right up your street. They are usually organised throughout the country all-year round.
Salzburg and Vienna are two top cities to visit in Austria.
There are plenty of reasons to book a city break to Salzburg and we offer low-cost flights and holidays to Salzburg from Ireland all year round. When one thinks of Salzburg, so many images spring to mind. It's the birthplace of the 18th Century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and in the 20th twentieth Century, Salzburg was the charming setting for parts of the 1965 film, The Sound of Music.
A trip to old town of Salzburg is a joy for any visitor on holiday in this charming Austrian town, whether or not you're there for a short city break or a longer holiday. The old city (Altstadt) is dominated by its Baroque towers and churches and the massive Festung Hohensalzburg. This specific area is surrounded by two smaller mountains, the Monchsberg and Kapuzinerberg, which offer green relief among Salzburg. Places and landmarks you have got to visit are Mozart’s birthplace and residence, Salzburg Cathedral, Hohensalzburg fortress and Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains.
The Palace of Mirabell is a historical building that is located in the heart of Salzburg city. For all new and returning visitors to Salzburg, the Palace of Mirabell is without a shadow of a doubt a historic landmark you have to check. Salzburg is a city that exudes beauty and charm. This is a perfect city break destination for the entire family to go to and revel in at any time of the year.
Vienna as a city break or holiday destination has so much to offer today’s active individual, from magnificent baroque buildings to golden art movement to the latest design. The museum addict will be happy, with over one hundred museums to choose from. While on holiday in Vienna, get into the footsteps of the Habsburgs and learn a lot of about this fascinating autocracy. No traveler to capital of Austria should pass up on the chance of visiting the Hofburg, wherever you may notice quite a large amount of collections of international standing. Enjoy this splendid imperial trek through history, art and luxury.
You should visit Naschmarkt, which is Vienna’s largest and known market. It offers a combination of Viennese and international delicacies. Naschmarkt is the simple jewel within the crown of Vienna’s twenty six permanent markets. It's located between Karlsplatz and Kettenbrückengasse. The Naschmarkt is one of the city’s most fascinating districts. Vienna's cooking specialities are typically contemporary and in bountiful supply here.
Vienna is a town that has it all.
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