Sightseeing in Austria
Tourism and Culture
Different Forms of Tourism
The city of Vienna has more than 50 museums, including Natural History Museum, Museum of Modern Art and Museumsquartier.
The medieval city Retz has subterranean wine-cellars, well-restored medieval city walls, windmills and a Dominican church.
- Vienna and its Operas.
- The city of Salzburgis famous for its festival and as a place where numerous artists and writers lived.
- The numerous ski resorts in the Austrian Alps. - Wachau cultural landscape.
- Semmering railway.
- Wachau cultural landscape.
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City of Graz, Ferto/Neusiedler Lake area, Hallstatt Dachstein, Salzburg.
Austria has some of the best crystal-clear lakes in the world which include Wörthersee, Wolfgangsee, Traunsee, Hallstättersee and Mondsee, one of the warmest lakes in the Salzkammergut.
Carinthia's lakes reach temperatures of around 28°C (82°F) and win awards for their water quality.
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Annakirche (Church of Saint Anne), St Augustine's Church, Ducal Crypt, Christus, Hoffnung der Welt, Church of Maria Treu, Deutschordenskirche, Dominikanerkirche.
Donau City Kirche
- Arranged under the classifications of alpine, thermal or medical spa, each of Austria’s Finest Spa Hotels & Resorts features a range of different options.
- Austria is famous for its nude beaches. Click FKK.
- Winter Sports
- Alpsconstitute approximately 60% of Austria's surface area. It is one of Europe's major destinations forwinter sports: skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, sleigh rides, curling or skating are all available and with excellent facilities.
- Outdoor Activities
- Hiking, bicycle rides, Scuba diving, waterskiing in the lakes of Salzkammergut. Austria is a famous destination for playing golf in Europe, with its 150 well-maintained golf courses.
- High quality handbags, glassware, chinaware and winter sports equipment.
|Top Highlights of the Country|
|Bregenzerwald Cheese Street|
|Natural History Museum|
|Chapel of the Hofburg|
|Hohe Tauern National Park|
Individual and Civic Freedoms
- Political Freedom
Widespread.The citizens enjoy political rights and free and fair elections.
- Civil Liberty
- Freedom of the Press
- Though the law guarantees freedom of the press, frequent instances of libel lawsuits by politicians is at times an impediment.
World Ranking of Freedom of the Press According to "Reporters sans Frontières", 2009 report : 13/175
Evolution: 1 place up compared to 2008
- For Further Information, Consult Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2009, Reporters Without Borders
- Free Access to the Internet
- Freedom of Assembly
- Rule of Law
- Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights
Widespread.Law offers equality to all citizens, though some religious groups do express dissatisfaction and complain about restrictions on religious freedom.
- Women's Condition
- Women in Austria have legal equality; however discrimination in average earnings and low level of representation in civil services is widespread.
- For Further Information
Human rights report, US Department of state
- Degree of Freedom
- Almost 74% of the population is Roman Catholic followed by Protestant (4.7%), Muslim 4.2%, others 5.5%.
- Role of Religion in Society
- The Church enjoys a high and respected position in Austrian society, which should be kept in mind while doing business in the country.
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