Salzburg as the City of Winter Wonderland

Salzburg as the City of Winter Wonderland

Salzburg is the city that makes you think that you live in the world of fairytales and despite its small size there is always something interesting to do. During winter the city of Mozart is covered with snow and filled with carols, it transforms in a hibernal miracle with traditional Christmas markets, and also with resorts that attract winter sports enthusiasts around the world. If you want an enchanting experience, you should visit Salzburg in the time of Advent, when this beautiful... [ read more ]

Activities in Austria for November

Activities in Austria for November

It is best to planned indoor activities as it will be wet and cold in the outdoors, so trips to the museums, indoor sightseeing, Christmas markets. At some parts of Austria there could be snow for skiing. There are several classical concerts in Vienna on 3rd of November. Vienna Walzer Concerts at the Figaro Hall in the Palffy Palace, Vienna Royal Orchestra in the Imperial Hall of Beethovenplatz 1. In the Mozart House, there is the Mozart Ensemble Vienna and in Vienna Kursalon, there is the Salon... [ read more ]

Vienna and the Arty Things to do

Vienna and the Arty Things to do

This city has the best museums, lunch and drinking places and most of all, galleries. If you are the arty type or an historical buff, you may be inspired and might like the documentation about the aftermath of the war in Vienna entitled ‘Third Man’ private collection as well as the lobby cards, news-cuttings, original scripts, posters, military memorabilia, star portraits collected from everywhere around the world. These marketing tools and the gallery about it are all for you to recaptu... [ read more ]

Wine Regions in Austria

Wine Regions in Austria

Wine-growing areas in Austria includes the Lower Austria or also known as Niederösterreich, Styria and Burgenland. On the bottle labels, you can normally see the ratings from certified quality wine, to table wine and wine of quality. The three key words are: Tafelwein for table wine, Qualitätswein for wine of quality, and Prädikatswein for "certified" quality wine. As for the Lower Austria Wine Region, it has less rain, so you can find Wachau with its primary wine Riesling, Grüner Veltli... [ read more ]

Vienna in Summer July

Vienna in Summer July

A colorful and diverse place like Vienna is visited in the month of July. Many classical and contemporary events are happening for you to cover, things to see and gardens to chill. Wienerwald Hills and its surroundings can be a lovely place to have a nice stroll with your loved ones. Spend time also in the museums and churches. July is the beginning of the school holidays, festivals and this time of the year, is the real summer which means the temperature goes up to 25ºC. Some days may be c... [ read more ]

Austria Travel Practical: The Public Holidays

Austria Travel Practical: The Public Holidays

First of all, you need to know the time zone you will be traveling to. Austria is in the CET time zone and this is the Central European Time. There is Daylight-Savings Time from the end of March in Austria. This will advancing the clocks and you will also have more daylight in the evenings, thus less daylight in the morning. In spring, everyone in Austria will adjust their clocks and watches forward for one hour, then in autumn which is the end of October in Austria, it will be adjusted back... [ read more ]

Artistic Programs in Austria

Artistic Programs in Austria

Until October in Raiding, be dazzled by Franz Liszt, one of the most prominent composer of the Romantic era. Liszt Festival in Raiding. Liszt is not just a musical talent, he is a composer of gigantic oeuvre. Coming June, There are Piano Cycles such as ‘Liszt MaraTONE’, Orchestra and chamber music Cycle, Vocal cycle such as ‘Liszt & Tschaikowsky’ and ‘Love dreams’. Liszt was a piano virtuoso and see how Johannes und Eduard Kutrowatz transformed and made Liszt Festival Raiding... [ read more ]

Customs as Celebrated by the Austrians

Customs as Celebrated by the Austrians

Neujahrsschiessen, the New Year’s Salute, is the time when you can see the squads of historical rifle associations, all in traditional costumes. Lined up in rows and they shoot with the 17th century style guns that is ever so worthy of a look. You will get to see the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra play the ‘Neujahrskonzert’. Five days after, Glockler are seen walking from door to door in Salzkammergut. They are star singers dressen as the three kings. What they basically did was announc... [ read more ]

Orchestras and Concert Halls in Vienna

Orchestras and Concert Halls in Vienna

Part of culture is the orchestras and concert halls in Vienna. Vienna Boys' Choir, Vienna State Opera, Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Conservatory Vienna and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are mentioned as follows. First and foremost, Wiener Musikverein, Viennese Music Association or the Vienna concert hall is located just behind the Imperial Hotel on Dumbastraße, between Bösendorferstraße and Karlsplatz. The land it was built was given by Emperor Franz Joseph before 1870. You can che... [ read more ]