What to see in Vorarlberg: the most beautiful attractions

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Vorarlberg is an Austrian region characterized by a largely mountainous territory. Natural attractions are indeed the main things to see in Vorarlberg. The region, in its north-western extremity, also overlooks Lake Constance. Here is the regional capital, the town of Bregenz. This city is an important tourist destination on the shores of the lake with a small medieval historic center ...

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Vorarlberg: the westernmost state of Austria

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Vorarlberg is one of the smallest states (Bundesländer) of Austria, in fact only the territory of Vienna is smaller. This Austrian state is located at the western end of the country and borders Germany to the north, Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the south and west. While to the east lies the Austrian state of Tyrol, and to the north-west, for ...

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Styria: mountains, forests and natural parks

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Styria is a state (Bundesländer) of south-central Austria which borders Slovenia and Carinthia to the south. While to the east it borders with Burgenland, to the north-east with Lower Austria, to the north-west with Upper Austria and to the west with the Salzburg region. Styria is the second largest Austrian state and the fourth largest by population. Its territory is ...

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When to go to Austria: the climate of Austria

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Austria has two types of climate, the Alpine climate predominates in the western and southern section of the country, in correspondence with the Alpine chain, while in the north-eastern part, particularly along the Danube plain, the climate is continental. Let’s see when to go to Austria. TWO TYPES OF CLIMATE: ALPINE AND CONTINENTAL The regions of Tyrol, Salzburg, Styria, Carinthia ...

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Austria: an alpine state in the center of Europe

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A small European state, located north of the Alps, Austria (83,855 km²), is a truly enviable mix of culture and nature. In a small territory, Austria presents interesting differences: from the Danube plain, passing through the capital Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Graz, up to the majestic peaks of the Alps. The core of an ancient and enormous empire that for centuries ...

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When to go to Salzburg: The climate of Salzburg

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Salzburg has a mixed transition type climate between oceanic climate and continental climate, but the influence of the oceanic climate is stronger than that of the continental climate. The city has cold winters with frequent snowfalls and relatively hot but very rainy summers. Rainfall is greater in the months between May and September with highest peaks in June, July and ...

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Salzburg: the city of music and Mozart

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Salzburg, one of the most important cities of Austria, is the capital of the Austrian state of the same name. This beautiful historic city is located about 400 meters high along the banks of the Salzach River, near the border with Bavaria. The city is after Vienna the most important Austrian tourist destination, today it is above all known for ...

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Tyrol: Alpine land between the Alps and the High Tauern

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Tyrol is a state (Bundesländer) of Austria located in the western part of the country. Its territory borders to the north with Germany, to the south with Italy, and with Switzerland, while to the west it borders with the Austrian state of Vorarlberg, and to the east with the province of Salzburg. Tyrol is also formed by a section of ...

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Carinthia: high mountains and wonderful alpine lakes

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Carinthia is a state (Bundesländer) of Austria located in the southern part of the country. It borders to the south with Italy, and with Slovenia, to the east and north-east with the Austrian state of Styria, to the north-west with Salzburg and to the west with East Tyrol. Carinthia is the fifth Austrian state by size and the sixth by ...

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When to go to Vienna: The climate of Vienna

Vienna is located in a flat area away from the mountains, the city has a transitional climate between the continental climate and the oceanic one, although in general the continental character is prevalent. The rains are not very abundant, but distributed throughout each month of the year without a real dry season, even if the months between May and August ...

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When to go to Tyrol: The climate of Tyrol

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Tyrol has an alpine-like climate characterized by extreme variability, even on the same day there can be great differences in temperatures and climate. Summers are generally mild but rainy, while winters are harsh and relatively drier, in winter most precipitation falls in the form of snow. The inland Alpine valleys have a milder climate, but even in these areas winters ...

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When to go to Innsbruck: The climate of Innsbruck

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Innsbruck is located in a valley surrounded by alpine peaks so its climate is a mixture between continental and alpine. The city’s climate is characterized by cold and snowy winters, with temperatures often below freezing. Spring and autumn are quite short with variable weather and relatively mild temperatures during the day but still cool at night. Summers are rainy, which ...

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Graz: Renaissance and Baroque city

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The city of Graz is located in an area of low hills, along the banks of the Mur river not far from the border with Slovenia and Hungary. Graz is the capital of Styria and the second largest urban center in Austria by number of inhabitants. The area where Graz stands was heavily inhabited during the Roman Empire. In fact, ...

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What to see in Tyrol: the most beautiful attractions

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Tyrol is the Austrian region most visited by tourists, thanks to its proximity to Italy and Germay, but also for its many things to see. In fact, in this region of Austria there are countless natural, historical and cultural beauties. Among the things to see in Tyrol, in addition to the splendid alpine landscapes, there are ancient castles, spectacular fortresses, ...

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Innsbruck: the capital of the Austrian Tyrol

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The capital and the most important city of the Austrian Tyrol, Innsbruck, is located in the valley of the river Inn, at its confluence with the river Sill. The city is located about 580 meters high and is surrounded by the imposing peaks of the Alpine chain, some of which exceed two thousand meters in height. In the area where ...

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Vienna: a Hapsburg-style capital

The territory of the capital of Austria, Vienna, is the smallest state (Bundesländer) of Austria by size, while in terms of population it ranks first. The federal state of Vienna, which is located in the eastern part of the country, is completely surrounded by the territory of Lower Austria. In 2001, UNESCO included the historic center of Vienna and the ...

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