It is no secret that Austria has become one of the most popular European destinations for holidays for travelers from the Middle East, specifically from the Arab world, as it is one of the most beautiful countries in terms of pristine nature, as most of Austria’s lands are covered by the Alps by about 62% It also contains about 13 mountain peaks.
The mixing of snowwhite colors on those alpine peaks with the colors of blue crystal lakes and green meadows as far as the eye can see has made Austria in the ranks of countries and tourist destinations that every tourist wants to visit in search of complete calm and relaxation.
Austria is famous for having the second longest river in Europe, which is the famous Danube River or Capitals River, as it is called, which reaches a length of more than 2860 km, but it is also famous for its many tourist attractions.
Austria’s cities are multiple and tourist attractions are everywhere, and tourism in Austria requires moving more than once between different provinces and cities by cars or trains. ”Riding trains in Austria is my favorite option, then you will have an unparalleled experience of watching the Alps from Close and pass over the most beautiful freshwater lakes with turquoise waters.
Today, we review the 9 most beautiful tourist attractions in this charming country.
Welcome to Austria / Welkom in Oostenrijk
Visit Schönbrunn Palace | Schönbrunn Palace
Let’s start from the capital Vienna, specifically from this distinguished palace, as it dates back to 1699 and was the summer residence of the emperor and the royal family at that time.
The palace opens its doors to visitors from 8 in the morning until 5:30 in the evening, and the palace is distinguished by its architectural structure, the building in the Baroque style, and it is known to be the largest palace in the world, as it consists of 1447 rooms and is in fact one of the distinctive monuments of major tourist attraction in the city.
The palace is adorned with many vast gardens extending in its front yard, dating back more than 3 centuries, and there is a miraculous and giant green maze, a playground, a zoo and a children’s museum.
Alkartner Street | Kärntner Straße
It is one of the most important and beautiful streets of the capital, which is considered a miniature model for the entire world.
This amazing street in the heart of Vienna, and extending from the State Opera House to the St. Stephen’s district, includes a mixture of historical buildings, traditional shops, delicious cafes and many leading stores of worldfamous brands, making it an excellent destination to explore and buy some original artistic souvenirs.
The street also has the advantage that it literally does not sleep, as it is a shopping center by day and a destination for lovers of parties and nights out at night, as there are many restaurants and cafes from different cultures and of course many cafes and leading Arab restaurants you can visit there.
Prater Amusement Park | Prater – Vergnügungspark
One of the oldest amusement parks in Europe, which continues to attract visitors from all over the world.
It has a lot of recreational and sports activities, and it was renovated in 2004 and in it you can enjoy practicing equestrian sport and watching many beautiful music shows, the amusement parks in Austria combine modernity and history, which makes tourism in Austria attract millions of tourists every year.
Do not forget to book a trailer in the Ferris wheel, which will greet you at the entrance to the President of the City of the God of Peter, and there you will have a view of one of the most beautiful views of the city, where the wheel rises at a distance of 200 feet, and is already one of the most famous landmarks in the city.
Hundertwasser House | Hundertwasser House
The house was designed by the talented architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, who has accomplished many other creative buildings, including the village of Hundertwasser, but this house is distinguished by its many beautiful colors and is one of the most visited buildings in Vienna, where it is also distinguished by its beautiful floor and bright colorful façade that It is a unique piece in the city that many people come to to take some souvenir photos.
Lake Zell | Lake Zell
Let’s go out a little from the capital Vienna and this time to be our destination, the famous city of Zell am See, which can give a complete picture of what tourism is like in Austria.
The lake is considered one of the most beautiful places of tourism in Zell am See, as it is distinguished by its picturesque beauty and its presence near the famous Elizabeth Park.
You can rent a small boat and start off on the lake without a specific destination just to enjoy the picturesque landscapes that will wrap around you bit by bit.
You can also experience the pleasure of diving in the clear lakes, as this distinctive lake is one of the ideal places for swimming and diving in the summer, and you can enjoy visiting it with the family without fear, as it is a very suitable place for tourism in Austria for families.
The summit of Shimtenuh | Schmittenhöhe
One of the favorite places for snowboarders is Shimatnuh Mountain, which is about 2000 meters high from the sea level.
It is one of the most beautiful mountains in Europe, where you can enjoy a cable car ride to reach its snowy summit to see the picturesque landmarks of Zell am See and the Austrian countryside and the charming nature from above.
Elizabeth Park | Elizabeth Park
This park is located on the banks of the beautiful Lake Zell am See, so you will see the most spectacular views of the lake with its beautiful fountain.
It is one of the most beautiful parks and natural places known in the city of Zell am See, especially for the locals, because in it you will find calm, comfort and beautiful charming nature away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Elizabeth Park includes a distinctive green nature, dense trees, and colorful plants and flowers, and there are many paths for walking and jogging lovers, so it is a popular place for families to picnic.
Hohen Castle Salzburg | Fortress Hohensalzburg
Heading north from the capital Vienna and specifically to the famous musician Mozart district in the city of Salzburg stands the historic Hohen Salzburg Castle, which is distinguished by its stone buildings and its height from the ground, as it was built on the summit of Mount Vistungsberg.
Tourists travel to it via cable cars to enjoy the most beautiful scenery from above of the Salzak River that passes by the castle.
What distinguishes this historic castle is also that it maintains its features unchanged despite the passage of hundreds of years, and thus it is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in Austria.
Mirabell Palace | Mirabell Palace
And last but not least, this luxurious palace with its beautiful marble staircase and its magnificent garden, which is considered a botanical museum open all year long, and the distinctive flowing water fountain throughout the year.
It is considered one of the historically famous tourist destinations for its artistic and cultural activities, which represent the folklore in Austria, and what distinguishes this building is its combination of the French and Italian style in design, and this palace also includes many distinctive statues, including the famous angel staircase statue.
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