All About Austria: A Few Facts to Know Before You Go - Brownell Travel

All About Austria: A Few Facts to Know Before You Go

Austrians have a deep appreciation for the performing arts and music. This is evident by their historical contribution to music, as many famous classical composers have called Austria home, including Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Mahler, and Liszt. A visit to a local concert or opera is a must during your stay—and your Brownell Advisor can coordinate this one-of-a-kind musical experience for you.

Over 60 percent of Austria’s land area consists of the Austrian Alps. This makes Austria ideal for a romantic or family-oriented ski vacation. Many of our on-site partners in Austria have properties that are situated right in the Alps to give you prime access to the fresh Austrian snow. Also, most properties feature private ski instructors, world-class restaurants, and magical spas for the ultimate relaxation after a day on the slopes.

Rich with history, Austria offers many historical sites to be seen. From Vienna’s Central Cemetery to Innsbruck’s Imperial Palace, Austria is full of palatial estates, vineyards, monumental cathedrals, and age old castles.

As far as food and wine goes, Austria is on the top of the list of European epicurean destinations. From the countryside vineyards of the Baroque period to the world-famous Café Sacher, Austria offers a sprawling palate sure to please any traveler in search of culinary delights.