It's a no-brainer when it comes to traveling to Austria. One of the most beautiful countries in the world. With its beautiful hiking trail and stunning views.



Traveling Austria

One of the most beautiful countries in Europe, Austria goes undeservedly unnoticed. With its stunning landscapes, gorgeous weather, and historically amazing cities, Austria truly is a goldmine for tourists. You get pretty much everything in Austria, from snowy mountains to crystal-clear pristine lakes and, of course, a culture that wows visitors, the country offers a lot.

Top Things to Do in Austria

While Austria has tons of gorgeous places with amazing things to do, if you’re in Austria, there are a few activities and places you just can’t skip.

Photo of Melk Abbey

Visit Melk Abbey

The Benedictine Abbey in the city of Melk gives you a fleeting glimpse of Hogwarts but with triple the magic inside. With gorgeous columns, stunning architecture, and intricate details lining the walls, Melk Abbey shows you Baroque beauty like never before. At the Melk Abbey, not only do you get the mesmerizing backdrop of Melk, but you also learn about the impressive history.

Photo of high angle view of Kitzbühel town in Tirol

Ski at Kitzbühel

Kitzbühel is one of the most popular skiing resort towns in Austria, and if you’re not getting a taste of that experience, you’re really missing out. The alpine village is more than just its ski slopes, though, so you could try your hand at shopping, touring, and exploring the pretty chapels and restaurants that line its street.

Photo of alpine inspiring krimml waterfall in mountains in summer day

Hike to Krimmler Ache & Waterfall

Krimmler Ache is one of the most iconic places in Austria. It sits in Salzburg and is marked by the Zillertal Alps, but if there’s one more thing that makes it awesome, it has to be the Krimml Waterfalls that gush from it. The highest in the country, Krimml Waterfalls, make for a stunning view and a hike that’s worth every effort.

Top Foods to Try

Austria has already proven that it’s blessed by mother nature and has a remarkable collection of historical buildings, monuments, and heritage sites, but let’s venture into the one place where everyone has their hearts: food. Austria has some of the most irresistible dishes, and here are a few that will keep you asking for more:

  • Photo of Viennese Apfelstrudel
    Viennese Apfelstrudel: We’ve all heard of strudel pastry, but you’ll be surprised to know this flaky pastry is actually the national food of Austria. Of course, the pastry has been upgraded to such an awesome extent; it’s lined with a delicious filling of apples, cinnamon, raisins, sugar, and a little spice mix.
  • Tiroler Gröstl: The Austrian comfort food, Tiroler Gröstl, is available almost everywhere, and its tantalizing aroma will capture your taste buds long before the flavor does. Potato, beef/pork, onion, and butter are seared together to make this heavenly dish, and once you get a taste of it, you’ll go for heaps more!
    Photo of Tiroler Gröstl
  • Photo of a Sachertorte
    Sachertorte: You’ve probably heard the name, and it’s about time you give it a try. Sachertorte is a popular Austrian dessert that’s made with a very light chocolate sponge cake, dark chocolate icing, and an apricot jam filling that will have you singing its praises to heaven. 

Travel Tips for Austria

  • Take hiking signs seriously
  • Take a German translating application/dictionary with you
  • Be prepared for any sudden changes in the weather
  • Follow all highway codes and laws seriously