Austrian Cities and Towns
The city's most famous native son fled for Vienna in 1781, but today the
composer is honored with museums, a public square, an airport, a university, and
a chocolate candy known as Mozartkugeln.
W.A. Mozart Airport is a convenient gateway to Salzburg, the Salzkammergut, and
Bavaria--and it's in a beautiful setting, as you can see by viewing the
Salzburg at Christmas
Shop the Christmas markets, enjoy the Advent singing.
Sound of Music Tours
Nearly 40 years after Julie Andrews left the convent to be a nanny,
tourists are still visiting locations from the movie in Salzburg and the
Vienna's "G-town" is a shopping mall, apartment complex, and entertainment
center built inside four 24-story gas tanks.
Conduct a virtual Vienna Philharmonic, create your own composition, or get
visual feedback on your singing in Vienna's new Haus der Musik museum.
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Admire the nave, tour the catacombs, and climb the tower of Austria's greatest church.
Empress Maria Theresia's summer cottage has nearly 1,500 rooms. It's surrounded
by lovely gardens and the world's oldest zoo.
Spanish Riding School
If you're a horse fancier, you'll love watching the Lipizzaner stallions go
through their paces--or maybe not.
Vienna Boys' Choir
The Wiener Sängerknaben have entertained
monarchs and commoners for more than 500 years--and you can attend their
performances during your visit to Vienna.
"Sit and sip" has been a Viennese tradition for more than 300
Vienna's Danube (Donau)
Rent a boat, take a cruise, ascend the tower, or go ice skating in winter on
the Viennese stretch of Central Europe's most famous river.
Vienna's Museum Quarter
The new MuseumsQuartier Wien is the museum world's answer to shopping malls,
with 20 institutions sharing an architecturally stunning complex of new and
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