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Ballseason

 

Balls season in Vienna

 

Viennese waltz

 

If you love to waltz, foxtrot, cha and jive you are just right in Vienna, music capital of the world and the birthplace of Viennese Waltz!

 



Festival

 

Film Festival am Rathausplatz

 

Film Festival am Rathausplatz

 

One of the summer highlights and an absolut must for friends of operas is the Film Festival in front of the Vienna City Hall.

 



Festival

 

Wiener Festwochen

 

Wiener Festwochen

 

Each year between May and June this Festival presents you theatre, music and dance productions arranged by famous artist from around the world.

 



Event

 

Vienna City Marathon

 

Vienna City Marathon

 

Each year at the last weekend of May, this Marathon takes you on a 42km long sightseeing tour throught Vienna...

 



Festival

 

Christmas in Austria - Christmas Markets

 

Christmas markets, Christkindlmarkt

 

Starting at the end of November lasting till Christmas Day you can find "Christkindlmärkte" on nearly every corner of the city...

 



Event

 

New Year's Eve in Vienna

 

New Year's Eve celebrations

 

Every year on 31st of December Austrian people celebrate the oncoming new year with parties, fireworks, sparkling wine and waltzing at midnight.

 



Event

 

New Year's Concert - Neujahrskonzert

 

Strauss Jr, Neujahrskonzert in Wien

 

This concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, known for playing "serious" music, is dedicated to the Strauss family and the Waltz.

 

 


great web site AEIOU
The Austrian Cultural Information System, included an Encyclopedia of Austria.
AEIOU * Österreich-Online
Links to internet resources of Austrian Art and Culture. (in German)
culture reference Ars Electronica Center
Austria's museum of the future.
Bregenzer Festspiele
The Bregenz Festival, the opera on the Floating Stage at Lake of Constance.
royal Empress Elisabeth of Austria - Eternal Beauty
One of the most beautiful women of her time, after her sudden death transfigured into a myth: Empress Elisabeth of Austria, affectionately called Sissi.
Kunsthalle Wien
Contemporary art.
Österreichische Bundesmuseen
Links to Austrians State Museums.
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
The Austrian National Library.
Salzburger Festspiele
The 2004 Salzburg Festival.
Sammlung Essl
Collection of contemporary Austrian art.
royal Schloß Schönbrunn
The residence of the Habsburg emperors, from the 18th century until 1918.
Swarovski Crystal Worlds
The Crystal Worlds of Swarovski, designed by André Heller.
Wiener Philharmoniker
The philharmonic orchestra.
Wiener Symphoniker
The Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Wiener Secession
The Association of Visual Artists "Wiener Secession", founded in 1897.
Wiener Staatsoper
The Vienna State Opera. (in German)

Interesting facts


Stift Melk
Stift Melk/Wachau Valley


The natural and cultural beauty and variety make Austria a small - in a geographical sense - jewel in the heart of Europe.
There is no other country that has made such enormous musical contributions to the world or had such an enduring influence on the international musical scene.

Austria offers the riches of Europe in the proverbial nutshell: spectacular vistas, Alpine splendor, pulsating nightlife, sophisticated shopping, classical culture and culinary adventure. And not to forget: Austria is the cradle of Alpine skiing - and skiing is a way of life in the country of any skier's dreams. Austria has been a favored travel destination for more than a thousand years and we would like to introduce you to Austria, its Imperial Cities and Alpine Splendor, and possibly whet your appetite to get to know more about it all.



 

 

Summer Highlights

Walking & Hiking

Cycling in Austria

National Parks

What Real Travelers Say

Alpine Jewel: Innsbruck

Winter Fun

Advent, X-mas & New Year

Ski & Snowboard

Most popular Ski Regions

What Real Travelers Say

Culture & Arts

Festivals in Austria

Have a Ball in Austria

Young and hip in Austria

Mozart 2006

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Art & Architecture

Marathon in Austria

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