101 Places to Visit in Austria 2024, Tourist Places & Attractions
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Tourist Places to Visit in Austria

Grossglockner National Park, Zillertal Arena, Kunsthaus Graz, Wörthersee, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Vorarlberg museum, Tyrolean State Museum, Schlossberg, Schloss Esterházy, Hallstätter See and many more.

The magical places to visit in Austria are known to offer the tourists with loads of once in a lifetime opportunity. Heading over to these places, you will come across some of the heritage constructions that date back to ages in the past, natural landscapes that are just no less than a paradise, and adventure getaways that pump the adrenaline faster in your veins. 

The places in Austria like Vienna is known to be a city of grand palaces and museums and Salzburg is popular for its rolling meadows and majetic heritage sites. While Graz is known for being home to six universities and one of the preserved old towns, Krems is known for its  old churches, monasteries, streets and squares.

Plan out a trip to the top tourist places in Austria with your loved ones in the next holiday vacation to wander around the iconic attractions and make some everlasting memories. The most interesting fact about the tourists attractions in Austria is that they offer the tourists with a wholesome experience that is hard to find elsewhere starting from history, heritage, architecture, and pristine beauty.
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Must Visit Places in Austria

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Kunsthaus Graz

Not only does the Graz Art Museum house a delightful variety of iconic artworks, it’s building itself is also a work of art. Architectural elegance meets artistic creativity in every part of this structure, making it a memorable place to visit.

Location: Lendkai 1, 8020 Graz, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 6 pm and Monday closed
02

Schloss Esterházy

Spend a day immersed in Baroque art and architecture as you tour the marvellous halls and sweeping grounds of the grand Schloss Esterházy, a 13th-century structure which also features an extensive wine shop and a delightful gift shop.

Location: 
Esterhazyplatz 1, 7000 Eisenstadt, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 4:30 pm Only Staurday and Sunday
03

Schönbrunn Palace

Gasp in amazement at the awe-inspiring aspect of the grand imperial palace, tour its embellished halls, enjoy the beauty of its perfectly landscaped gardens and partake of the various entertainment options available there- visiting Schönbrunn Palace is one of the best places to visit in Austria.

Location: Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Wien, Austria

Timing: 9:30 am to 5 pm and Monday to Wednesday closed
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Grossglockner National Park

Trek, cycle, or motor through the gorgeous natural landscape that makes up the breathtaking Grossglockner National Park. Waterfalls, snow-fields, and striking views amidst luxuriant forests- that is what this national park is all about.

Location: Großglockner Str., 9844, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Zillertal Arena

With over 50 lifts and 163 kilometres of pistes, this ski arena is the largest in the Zillertal valley and offers some of the most breathtaking ski trails in Austria. Skiing here is one of the best places to visit in Austria in the winters.

Location: Rohr 23, 6280 Rohrberg, Austria

Timing: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
06

Wörthersee

Go for a swim in the Wörthersee Lake, a popular bathing destination in Carinthia in the summers, enjoying the cool waters surrounded by dense forests and snow-capped Alpine peaks.

Location: Worthersee, Klagenfurt 9020 Austria
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Kunsthaus Bregenz

Marvel at the scope of human imagination as you stroll through the international exhibits of contemporary art displayed in Kunsthaus Bregenz, whose building is itself a marvellous example of modern architecture.

Loation: 
Karl-Tizian-Platz, 6900 Bregenz, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 7 pm and Monday closed
08

Vorarlberg Museum

Understand the culture and traditions of Vorarlberg by taking a couple of hours out to tour the state’s central museum which displays a vast variety of cultural and historical artefacts relating to Vorarlberg.

Location: 
Kornmarktpl. 1, 6900 Bregenz, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 6 pm and Monday closed
09

Tyrolean State Museum

Historical exhibits, art displays, rooms dedicated to musical artefacts, and an extensive library dedicated to Tirol make the Tyrolean State Museum a very interesting place to visit in the region.

Location: 
Museumstraße 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 6 pm and Monday
10

Schlossberg

Walk up to the summit of the Schlossberg hill, relax in its landscaped gardens, play some games, and enjoy the panoramic view of the sunset over the city of Graz for a memorable experience.

Location: 
Am Schlossberg, 8010 Graz, Austria
11

Hallstätter See

Enjoy the perfection of Lake Hallstatt on a boat or by taking a dip in its refreshing waters, and while you’re here, don’t miss out on the chance to explore the tiny Hallstatt village on its shores.

Location: 
Hallstatt Austria
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Lake Constance

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the third largest lake in Central Europe. Sail swim or windsurf to your heart’s content as the blue waters sparkle temptingly and the snow-capped Alps smile benignly down on you.

Places to Visit in Vienna

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Tiergarten Schönbrunn

Pay a visit to the age-old Vienna Zoo while you’re touring the grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace. Interacting with the diverse animals living here will be a memorable experience.

Location: 
Maxingstraße 13b, 1130 Wien, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 5:30 pm everyday
14

The Belvedere Palace

The two Belvedere palaces, along with the museums and stables housed within, are exemplary Baroque structures that will delight you with their scale and intricate grandeur. Roam the grounds and enjoy their serenity for a breathtaking experience.

Location: 
Awagarh Estate, Mallital, Nainital, Uttarakhand 263001
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Maria-Theresien- Platz and Memorial

Spend an afternoon roaming around the Maria-Theresien-Platz square and enjoying the sights and sounds that hit the senses. Grand buildings, milling crowds, enjoyable stores and delicious Viennese delicacies- all make for a Viennese outing par excellence and  one of the best places to visit in Austria.
 
Location: 
Burgring 5, 1010 Wien, Austria
16

The Spanish Riding School

Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the renowned Lipizzan horses as they prance and dance before you in an elegant display in the globally acclaimed Spanish Riding School. This quintessential Viennese experience should not be missed at any cost.

Location: Michaelerplatz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
17

The Vienna State Opera House

Let the music carry you away from yourself into a world of beauty as you enjoy a musical production at the Vienna State Opera House, reckoned to be one of the best opera houses in the world.

Location: 
Opernring 2, 1010 Wien, Austria
18

Hofburg Imperial Palace

Marvel at the sheer majesty of the seat of the government as you gaze at the imposing Hofburg Imperial Palace, the literal and figurative heart of Vienna.

Location: Michaelerkuppel, 1010 Wien, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 5 pm and Monday to Wednesday closed
19

St. Stephen's Cathedral

Over 700 hundred years old, but still in full possession of its immortal grace and beauty, St Stephen’s Cathedral will delight you with its architectural elegance and sooth you with its quiet serenity.

Location: 
Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
20

Prater Amusement Park

Don’t miss the chance of enjoying the attractions at Vienna’s world-famous amusement park which include the century-old Giant Ferris Wheel along with thrilling roller coasters, ghost trains and 5D cinemas.

Location: 
Prater 7/1 Riesenradplatz 1, Vienna 1020 Austria

Timing: 12 am to 11:59 pm
21

The Austrian Parliament Building

Take a guided tour of the Austrian Parliament Building and understand not only its socio-political relevance but also it's intricate and grand artistic displays and its window views.

Location: 
Dr. Karl Renner-Ring 3, 1017 Wien, Austria
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Wiener Rathaus

Gasp in amazement and awe at the grand neo-Gothic structure that is the seat of the local government of Vienna and dines in the Baroque halls of the ancient Wiener Rathauskeller housed within for an experience that will stay on in your memory for long.

Location: 
Friedrich-Schmidt-Platz 1, 1010 Wien, Austria
23

Karlskirche

Sit quietly inside this beautiful church and soak in the peace which seems to flow endlessly from its baroque walls and then stroll around the grounds admiring the scale of the building and its well-persevered surroundings.

Location: 
Kreuzherrengasse 1, 1040 Wien, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday 12 pm to 7 pm
24

The National Theatre

Enjoy a dramatic performance or two at one of the most important German language theatres’ in the world and take back some marvellous memories when you leave.
25

Demel Café

Sip a cup of steaming coffee and munch upon delicious cream cakes, scones, and strudels as you relax on the shaded terrace of this ancient salon-café in Vienna.

Location: Kohlmarkt 14, 1010 Wien, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 12 pm

Places to Visit in Vorarlberg

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Pfänder Mountain

Hike to the top of the Pfänder Mountain, which lies close to Lake Constance, and let yourself be carried away by the immense beauty of the views that burst upon you.

Lake Constance lies down in the distance; with the Alps towering all around it and the town of Bregenz nestled peacefully in the valley.
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Pfänderbahn

Cable Car at Pfänder Mountain - If you’re not in the mood for a hike, take the cable car to the top of Pfänder, enjoying not just the gorgeous destination but also the scenic journey.

Location: 
Österreich, Schillerstraße 3, 6900 Bregenz, Austria
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Rolls-Royce Museum In Dornbirn

Stroll through the vast collection of the luxurious Rolls-Royce cars, admiring their artistry and understanding the mechanics that have made these cars some of the most desirable automobiles for over a century.

Location: Gütle 10, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
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Rappenloch Gorge In Dornbirn

Reserve a day to hike through the impressive Rappenloch Gorge, the largest gorge in Central Europe, and one where you can see some of the most fantastic rock formations and enjoy the still silence that characterises the depths of nature.

Location: Oberfallenberg 15, Dornbirn 6850 Austria
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Schattenburg At Feldkirch

Enjoy the architectural elegance of the castle, explore its halls and imperial rooms, understand its historic significance in the in-house museum, and enjoy its ambience along with a plate of food at the restaurant- visiting Schattenburg at Feldkirch is a lovely experience in Vorarlberg.

Location: Burggasse 1, 6800 Feldkirch, Austria
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Bürserschlucht Gorge

Hike through the beautiful, naturally rich Bürserschlucht Gorge, enjoying the whispering of the wind and the gurgling of the brook in the unbroken silence of nature. This is a very memorable experience to enjoy in Vorarlberg.

Places to Visit in Tirol

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Zugspitze

Hike to the summit of the Zugspitze Mountain at the Germany-Austria border or take the cable car to the top, and marvel at the gorgeous landscape spread out all around you.
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Goldenes Dachl

A landmark structure in Innsbruck, the Goldenes Dachl is renowned for its fiery copper-tiled ceiling that glows fiercely in the sun and attracts the eye from far off. Its mural covered interiors are just as lovely to experience as its exteriors.

Location: 
Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 15, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 5 pm
34

Ambras Castle

Enjoy a visit to this classical Renaissance structure that is especially known for its Spanish Hall- an exemplar of Renaissance architecture, and its extensive armouries and portrait gallery.

Location: 
Schloßstraße 20, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 5 pm
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Hofburg, Innsbruck

Revel in the glory of the Hofburg Palace, considered to be the third most important structure in Austria, rich in imperial history and artistic elegance.

Location: 
Rennweg 1/3, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm
36

Ehrenberg Castle

Explore the ins and outs of this 700-year-old castle and walk across the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge here for an interesting, fun-filled and unforgettable experience in Tirol.

Location: 
Klause 1, 6600 Gemeinde Reutte, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Tyrol Panorama Museum

History comes alive when visiting the Tyrol Panorama Museum, renowned for its Giant Panorama Painting which visually depicts historical events central to Tyrol, building up to the Tyrolean rebellion against Napoleon, and is remarkable in its intricacy and striking in its portrayal.

Location: 
Bergisel 1-2, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm and Tuesday closed
38

Kufstein Fortress

Explore the secret passages and hidden nooks of the fortress, gaze at ancient canons up close, gasp at the view from the towers, and enjoy the festivities that take place there on a regular basis- Kufstein Fortress is a Tirolean landmark not to be missed.

Location: 
Festung 2, 6330 Kufstein, Austria

Timing: 11 am to 4 pm
39

Alpenzoo

Interact with the over 2000 animals and birds as spending a leisurely afternoon enjoying the highest zoo in Europe and taking in the picturesque views to be seen from its heights.

Location: Weiherburggasse 37a, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 5 pm
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Bergiselschanze

If you’re heading to Austria in the winter months, you should absolutely try the ski jump and ski lift that make Bergiselschanze one of the most famous skiing destinations in Austria.

Location: Bergiselweg 3, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 4 pm and Monday, Tuesday closed
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SkiWelt

280 kilometres of ski pistes, 90 cable cars, and 77 ski huts- SkiWelt is Austria’s largest interconnected ski area, so if you want to indulge in some exquisite long-distance skiing in Austria, this is the place for you.

Location: 
Marketing Büro, Dorf 84, 6306 Söll, Austria
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Triumphal Arch, Innsbruck

A landmark structure that dominates the landscape of southern Innsbruck, the Triumphal Arch is at once the symbol of joy and tragedy, a legacy of Austria’s imperial history, and a monument of great artistic output.

Location: 
Austria, Innsbruck, Leopoldstraße, 6020
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AREA 47 - Tirol

Looking for adventure in Tirol? AREA 47 gives you a chance to experience it with its rafting, canoeing, caving, wakeboarding, rock climbing, and flying fox along with the chance to enjoy sundry concerts as the night falls.

Location: 
Ötztaler Achstr. 1, 6430 Ötztal Bahnhof, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4 pm and Saturday, Sunday closed

Places to Visit in Salzburger

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Hohensalzburg Castle

Feel the thrill of exploration as you wander through the ancient halls and alleys of the largest medieval castle in Europe and enjoy the breathtaking views of Salzburg from its windows and terraces.

Location: 
Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
45

Hellbrunn Palace

Featuring Baroque architecture at its best, the Hellbrunn Palace is a large villa with stunning landscaped gardens, theatrical fountains and delightful Christmas markets, making it a must-visit when in Salzburg.

Location: Fürstenweg 37, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
46

Schloss Leopoldskron

The shooting location for 10 of the outdoor scenes in the iconic The Sound of Music movie, Schloss Leopoldskron is a gorgeous Late Baroque palace located on the shores of Leopoldskroner Weiher, and the destination of Salzburg Global Seminar.

Location: 
Leopoldskronstraße 56-58, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
47

Nonnberg Abbey

The monastery where Maria from The Sound of Music lived, Nonnberg Monastery is a Benedictine monastery whose nunnery is the oldest nunnery in the German-speaking world. It is a beautiful and one of the best places to visit in Austria for a few hours of peace and serenity.

Location: 
Nonnberggasse 2, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
48

Hangar-7

Home to some historical Flying Bull aircraft and a large collection of Formula 1 race cars, alongside other historical aeroplanes and helicopters, Hangar-7 is a touristic delight in Salzburg. Tour the Hangar and then head over to the Michelin grade restaurant for a delicious repast to close the fun-filled outing.

Location: 
Wilhelm-Spazier-Straße 7a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 6 pm
49

Salzburg Zoo

Enjoy the playful activities of the many animals that reside here- from gigantic chimps to thundering rhinos to glossy black bears to royal lions among others. An afternoon in the zoo is a wonderful way to enjoy Salzburg.

Location: Hellbrunnerstraße 60, 5081 Anif, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 4:30 pm
50

House Of Nature

Practically everything about nature is on exhibit at this fantastic museum in Salzburg. From dinosaurs to humans, from the earth’s inner crust to the furthest corners of the universe, from the depths of the sea to the heights of the sky- everything pertaining to nature, science and animal life is on display at this mind-bending museum, making visiting it one of the best places to visit in Austria.
51

Residenzgalerie

Home to a vast collection of paintings from the best artists of Europe including Rembrandt, Carel Fabritius, Carlo Saraceni, Friedrich Karl and Hieronymus Francken II, this is a must-visit for any art enthusiast.

Location: 
Residenzpl. 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 5 pm and Tuesday closed
52

Salzburg Museum

Understand the cultural aspect of Salzburg with the numerous artefacts and art objects that are displayed in the Salzburg Museum, speaking volubly of the history of Salzburg and its imperial legacies.

Location: 
Mozarteum Salzburg - KunstWerk, Alpenstraße 75, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
53

Schloss Klessheim

Stepping on to the grounds of Schloss Klessheim is like stepping into a fairytale- a stunning avenue leads up to the breathtaking Rocco palace, glimmering proudly against a clear sky. A guided tour is the best way to experience it thoroughly though you can also try a hand at the casino housed within.

Location: 
Kleßheim 1a, 5071 Wals, Austria
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Salzburg Cathedral

Enjoy the soothing spirituality that encircles the stunning Baroque aisles of the central Roman cathedral of Salzburg. This cathedral is a worthy exemplar of the grandiose visions the human mind can envision and bring into existence.

Location: Domplatz 1a, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
55

Mirabell Palace

With gorgeous fountains, vibrant gardens, hedge theatres, marble halls that have hosted the greatest musical geniuses of Austria, a staircase of angels and a lot more- Mirabell Palace is one of the best places to visit in Austria.

Location: Mirabellplatz, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Timing: 8 am to 6 pm
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Residenzplatz

Spend a lovely time enjoying the cheery ambience of the grand central square of Salzburg. Roam the streets admiring the architectural marvels, shop in the diverse stores, and dine on exquisite dishes in the many restaurants around.

Location: Residenzpl. 4, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
57

Mozartplatz

Pay a tribute to Salzburg’s musical genius by visiting the Mozart square. A large, honoured statue of Mozart stands in the middle, with several important buildings nearby. Sundry cafes make enjoying the square over a cup of coffee a memorable experience.

Location: 
Mozartpl., 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
58

Stiegl-Brauwelt

Chug on a few mugs of beer, learn about the history and processes of beer making, and enjoy a hearty Austrian meal at Stiegl-Brauwelt- Austria’s biggest private brewery.

Location: 
Bräuhausstraße 9, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
59

Red Bull Arena Salzburg

Enjoy some footballing action with a visit to the Red Bull Arena, the home ground of FC Red Bull Salzburg.

Location: 
Stadionstraße 2/3, 5071 Kleßheim, Austria

Places to Visit in Carinthia

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Minimundus

Enjoy the sight of the world’s best monuments, in miniature, as you stroll through Minimundus- the miniature park of Carinthia.

Location: 
Villacher Str. 241, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 6 pm
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Pyramidenkogel Tower

Seated atop a mountain is a startling structure of steel and wood- an observation tower a 100 metres high. Stunning views of the Carinthia landscape greet the eye from its observation deck.

When its time to return, fly down the slide to the bottom of the mountain and head over to the nearby restaurant for refreshments.

Location: Linden 62, Keutschach am See 9074 Austria
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Weissensee

Take a dip in the highest bathing lake of Carinthia- it’s a luxury of nature that will leave behind unforgettable memories.

Location: Techendorf, Weissensee 9762 Austria
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Affenberg Landskron

Be a part of the monkey world up close with a visit to Affenberg Landskron- the Monkey Mountain where more than 160 Japanese macaques live and play around barrier-free.

Location: Schloßbergweg 26, 9523 Villach, Austria
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Casino Velden

Let your hair down and enjoy some extravagant nightlife experiences in Austria with the casino tables, slot machines and poker tables in Casino Velden on Lake Wörthersee.

Location: 
Am Corso 17, 9220 Velden am Wörthersee, Austria
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Hochosterwitz Castle

A medieval castle on the top of a 172-metre-high Dolomite rock, Hochosterwitz Castle is one of Carinthia’s most famous castles, renowned for its impressive aspect and interesting interiors.

Location: 
Hochosterwitz 1, 9314 Launsdorf, Austria
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Church Of Maria Saal

When two great architectural styles come together, the results can be stunning. Built containing both Gothic and Baroque elements, Maria Saal Church is a place that will leave you spellbound.
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Dragon Fountain

Don’t forget to take a selfie with the symbolic dragon fountain modelled on the mythical Lindwurm dragons- this fountain represents the emblem of Klagenfurt and shouldn’t be missed.

Location: 
Neuer Pl., 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Klagenfurt Cathedral

Enjoy a mass at this impressive Roman Catholic cathedral in Klagenfurt- its grand aisles and beautiful altar are alone worth the visit.

Location: 
Lidmanskygasse 14, 9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria

Places to Visit in Styria

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Eggenberg Palace, Graz

  • Marvel endlessly at the fascinating Baroque structure that dominated this palace complex situated impressively in the middle of extensive scenic gardens.

  • Visiting the Eggenberg Palace, one of Austria’s treasured cultural legacy’s, is an absolutely wonderful thing to do in Austria.

Location: 
Eggenberger Allee 90, 8020 Graz, Austria
70

Hauser Kaibling

Enjoy the outdoor sports at this magnificent year-round destination. If you’re visiting in the winters, ski here. But if its summer when you’re here, go hiking, cycling, or mountain climbing for a memorable experience.

Location: Erzherzog-Johann-Strasse 180, Haus im Ennstal 8967 Austria
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Herberstein Zoo

Interact with a variety of exotic animals from all over the world, from fallow deer to lions. Over 3000 rosebushes blossom here, making Herberstein Zoo a very interesting and one of the best places to visit in Austria.

Location: 
Buchberg 50, 8223 Buchberg bei Herberstein, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 4 pm
72

Altstadt Von Graz

Enjoy roaming around the cobbled alleyways and narrow streets of the Old Town of Graz as you marvel at the architectural elegance of the city and delight your palate in the quaint cafes around.

Location: 
Badgasse 3, 8010 Graz, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Uhrturm

Spend a few hours roaming around the premises of the Graz Clock Tower. Not only does the medieval clock tower make for some astonishingly beautiful city views, it also features delightful gardens where you can admire the landscaping and soak in the sun.

Location: Am Schlossberg, 8010 Graz, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Basilika Mariatrost

Standing on top of the Purberg hill, this breathtaking Baroque structure is a fascinating pilgrimage site to visit, both for its grandiose architecture and marvellous frescoes as well as it's religious importance in Styria.

Location: Kirchpl. 8, 8044 Graz, Austria
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Hochwurzen

If you’re in Styria for the winter, don’t miss the opportunity of exploring the glorious trails that make skiing in Hochwurzen an experience unlike any other.

Location: Rohrmoosstraße 218, 8971 Schladming, Austria

Timing: 8:30 am to 4:15 pm (Open only Friday to Sunday) 
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Hauptplatz

Enjoying the lively activities taking place on the vibrant Hauptplatz square is a great thing to do in Austria. From exploring the medieval buildings to roaming to sampling the street food to taking endless pictures, Hauptplatz is a place not to be missed in Styria.

Location: 
Hauptpl. 1, 8010 Graz, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Gesäuse National Park

Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, river rafting, mountain climbing, rock climbing- a chance to do all this and more amidst some of Austria’s most stunning landscapes- that is what visiting this national park is all about.

Location: 
Weng 2, 8913 Admont, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Treppe ins Nichts

Standing on the high-altitude glass deck and gazing out at the awe-inspiring alpine landscape is a must do when in Austria, so do pay a visit to the Treppe ins Nichts on the Dachstein glacier!

Location: Schildlehen 79, 8972 Obertraun, Austria
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Styrassic Park

Step into the Mesozoic Era with a visit to the Styrassic Park and take a selfie with the dinos there for an offbeat experience in Styria.

Location: 
Dinoplatz 1, 8344 Bad Gleichenberg, Austria

Timing: 12 pm to 12 am (Open only Monday)

Places to Visit in Upper Austria

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5 Fingers

Renowned as the “most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps”, 5 fingers on Mount Krippenstein will fascinate you with its beautiful Alpine views and make you want to gaze on and on forever.

Location: 
am, Winkl 34, 4831 Obertraun, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
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Ars Electronica Center

Listen to music with a twist with the musicBottles or play table tennis on the virtual water with Pingpongplus or enjoy the secrets of our world with the exhibits in the Hidden World among others as you stroll through the interesting world of Ars Electronica in Linz.

Location: 
Ars-Electronica-Straße 1, 4040 Linz, Austria
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Kaiservilla

Tour the imperial Kaiservilla and enjoy its delightful summer gardens for a beautiful experience in the little town of Bad Ischl in Austria.

Location: 
Jainzen 38, 4820 Bad Ischl, Austria
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Mauthausen Memorial

Pay a tribute to the victims of the Holocaust and understand its impact in depth as you tour the memorial and museum situated on this former Nazi concentration camp.

Location: 
Erinnerungsstraße 1, 4310 Mauthausen, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 5:30 pm
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New Cathedral, Linz

Marvel at the magnificence of the largest church in Austria as you gaze upon the spellbinding imperial structure of the New Cathedral of Linz, and enjoy its iconic stained-glass windows.

Location: 
Herrenstraße 26, 4020 Linz, Austria

Timing: 8 am to 7 pm
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Schmiding Zoo

Housed within Schloss Schmiding, this beautiful zoo features the largest walk-through aviary in the world and is a must-visit in Upper Austria.

Location: 
Schmidinger-Straße 5, 4631 Krenglbach, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 5:30 pm

Places to Visit in Lower Austria

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Carnuntum

Step into a unique historical world as you explore the Roman artefacts in this stalwart Roman Legionary Fortress, several interesting exhibitions are held here year-round, giving tourists plenty of entertainment opportunities.

Location: 
Hauptstraße 1A, 2404 Petronell-Carnuntum, Austria
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Melk Abbey

Gorgeous architecture combined with breathtaking views, visiting Melk Abbey will allow you to enjoy a quiet afternoon in Austria with a sweeping panorama of a company.

Location: 
Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Straße 1, 3390 Melk, Austria

Timing: 11 am to 3:30 pm
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Seegrotte

Have an underground boating adventure with a visit to these underwater mines which were flooded over a hundred years ago. Boating on the underground lake is a popular attraction.

Location: 
Grutschgasse 2a, 2371 Hinterbrühl, Austria
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Schloss Hof

One of the most popular Baroque structures in Austria, Schloss Hof is an awe-inspiring example of Austria’s architectural legacy, and is a must visit when you’re touring Lower Austria.

Location: Schloßhof 1, 2294 Schloßhof, Austria

Timing: Thursday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
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Göttweig Abbey

Located on the shores of the Danube River, Göttweig Abbey is a beautiful meditative place with a library filled with ancient books that are its centre of attraction.

Location: Stift Göttweig 1, 3511 Furth bei Göttweig, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 6 pm
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Burg Kreuzenstein

Enjoy the views from this picturesque medieval castle surrounded by densely wooded growth as it sits imperially atop the hill overlooking the village of Leobendor.

Location: 
2100 Leobendorf, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 4 pm
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Liechtenstein Castle

Standing on the edge of the Wienerwald woods in Vienna, this grand castle is truly a sight to behold. If you’re in Austria for the summer, do enjoy a play or two at the Nestroy Theatre Festival held in its grounds.

Location: 
Am Hausberg 2, 2344 Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
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Artstetten Castle

A place that holds a significant place in world history, this castle was the residence of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, the first casualties of World War I. Their graves are to be found here.

Location: 
Schlosspl. 1, 3661 Artstetten, Austria
94

Danube-Auen National Park

Camping on the largest floodplains in Middle Europe is a memorable experience and should certainly be enjoyed in the Danube-Auen National Park.

Location: 
Schloßplatz 1 Schloss, 2304 Orth an der Donau, Austria

Timing: Opens 24 hours
95

Aggstein Castle

Situated on the banks of the Danube, the ruins of the legendary Aggstein Castle are a popular tourist destination in Wachau. Enjoying a picnic here is a lovely way to experience it.

Location: Aggstein, 3642 Aggsbach Dorf, Austria
96

Laxenburg Castles

Touring the Laxenburg castles, a series of imperial castles outside Vienna, and learning all about their cultural significance, is a great way to spend a royally-inspired day in Vienna.

Location: 
Schloßpl. 1, 2361 Laxenburg, Austria

Timing: 7 am to 5:30 pm

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Forchtenstein Castle

Step into another world as you roam the sombre halls of the Forchtenstein Castle, a relic of the Middle Ages and a popular tourist attraction in Burgenland.

Location: Melinda Esterhazy-Platz 1, 7212 Forchtenstein, Austria

Timing: 10 am to 4 pm only Saturday and Sunday
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Familypark Neusiedlersee

Have an adventurous time as you enjoy adrenaline rushes the rides of Familypark Neusiedlersee are bound to give you.

Location: 
Märchenparkweg 1, 7062 St. Margarethen im Burgenland, Austria
99

Neusiedler See - Seewinkel National Park

Immerse yourself in natural beauty with a visit to this beautiful national park with its meadows and salt ponds, birds and lush forests.

Location: 
Hauswiese, 7142 Illmitz, Austria
100

Sonnentherme Lutzmannsburg

Have fun on the water slides, lounge beside the pools, relax in the saunas and steam baths, and have a soothing massage session as you enjoy yourself in the thermal environment of Sonnentherme Lutzmannsburg.

Location: 
Thermengelände 1, 7361 Lutzmannsburg, Austria

Timing: 9 am to 9 pm

People Also Ask About Austria

  1. Which are the famous places to visit in Austria?

    1. Vienna: Vienna is considered to be the city of grand palaces and museums. It is the home of Operas and Beethoven. Heading over to one of the top places to visit in Austria, you will be able to step into culture and grandeur. You will come across a number of royal buildings and imperial palaces. In the evening hours, you can have a cup of coffee in any of the heritage cafes with your loved ones.

    2. Salzburg: Salzburg happens to be one of the most sought after places to visit in Austria that is surrounded by rolling meadow and majestic heritage sites. It is home to a genius music composer and the city has been used as a set for the iconic movie Sound of Music.

    3. Graz: Graz happens to be the second largest city of Austria. It is home to six universities and happens to be one of the preserved old town areas. Heading over to this place, you will be able to stroll along some old town areas, explore numerous museums, and renaissance style buildings.

    4. Krems: Krems can be considered as one of the top rated places in Austria as its existence dates back to almost 995 AD. Heading over to this place, you will be able stroll along a number of age old churches, monasteries, streets and squares. You will surely be able to marvel at some of the heritage cafes and restaurants that date back to ages.

  2. Which are the famous beaches to visit in Austria?

    1. Strandbader Alte Donau: Strandbad Alte Donau happens to be the oldest beach of Austria that is adorned with manicured lawns. The beach dates back to almost a century in the past and visitors love to come over to this place to enjoy warm sun and fresh clean waters.

    2. Donaustadt: Donaustadt can be considered as one of the best places to visit in Austria in order to enjoy the ultimate nature. You can spend time along the surreal coastline and also head out on longboat yards for a whole new experience. You can also enjoy boating in the calm waters renting motor boats, canoes, sailboats and kayaks.

    3. Simmeringer Bad: Simmeringer Bad happens to be the one of the largest beaches of Austria that has special arrangements for both adults and children. Heading over to this place, you will surely fall in love with the magical feel of enjoying a real ocean.

    4. Theresienbad: Theresienbad can be considered as one of the oldest bathing beaches of Vienna that not only gives you a vibe of fun but also displays the culture and heritage of the place.

  3. Which are the best places to stay in Austria?

    1. Falkensteiner Club Funimation Katschberg: Falkensteiner Club Funimation Katschberg is one of the most sought after family friendly Tourist places in Austria. Equipped with modern facilities and superb ambience, this place will let you be comfortable and make some everlasting memories as well.

    2. A-Rosa Kitzbühel: Rosa Kitzbühel is a wonderful place to stay in Austria that is surrounded by the panoramic landscape of the Tyrolean Alps. This happens to be one such place in Austria that has got loads of activities for you to take part in the course of your stay.

    It has got an award winning spa and wellness hub that will offer you a wide range of therapeutic and
    relaxing treatments.

    3. Ferienhof Neusacher Moser: Ferienhof Neusacher Moser, located on the Alpine shore of Weißensee happens to be a warm welcoming place that's you enjoy your vacation away from the hustle and bustle of regular life. During your stay at this place, you can head out on fishing and swimming tours as well as try out skiing, ice-skating, winter walking and so much more.

    4. Travel Charme Bergresort Werfenweng: Travel Charme Bergresort Werfenweng happens to be located on the feet of the Tennengebirge mountains. It is a well equipped place with all sorts of amenities and beautiful interior decor. During your stay at this place, you must make sure that you try out some of its seafood preparations.

  4. What is the best time to visit Austria?

    The best time to visit Austria would be during the shoulder months in spring that is in between the months of April and May and again during the fall season that is in between the months of September and October. Heading over to Austria at this time of the year, you will be able to take part in a wide range of activities and marvel at some of the beautiful places in Austria.
  5. What Austria is famous for?

    Austria is very much famous for being home to some wonderful castles, architectural works, and buildings. Some of the top rated castles in Austria are Festung Hohensalzburg, Castle Liechtenstein, Burg Hohenwerfen, and the Schloss Artstetten. Apart from all these, you will also be able to enjoy a wonderful landscape of nature.
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