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AUSTRIA DESTINATION GUIDE

"From schnitzel to strudel, from The Sound of Music to Strauss, from the snow capped mountains to Salzburg - Austria is simply sensational"

Evana, Travel Director
Austria at a glance
With luscious countryside, quaint village streets, art-filled grand palaces, the sounds of Mozart, and the iconic Apfelstrudel, Austria is one of Europe's most soul-stirring countries. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and walk in the footsteps of composers, emperors and royalty.
Currency
Euro
Winter avg temp
-1°C
Summer avg temp
19°C
Time Zone
GMT +2
Capital City
Vienna
Language
German
Good morning
Guten Morgen
Good evening
Guten Abend

What to pack for Austria

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Opera attire

The opera is a must-do attraction in Austria, made even more enjoyable when you dress the part. If you have room, pack an elegant option in with your travel staples for this very special occasion.

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Extra storage

Somewhere between the architecture and the alps, you’re bound to find your camera storage full. Pack an extra SD card or hard drive so you can click away without worry.

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A train ticket

With one of the best train networks in the world, excellent overnight services and countryside galore, rail is easily the best way to get around Austria. Thankfully, this is part of the package when you travel with Trafalgar.

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Antihistamines

A trip surrounded by lush countryside means the possibility of pollen. Make sure you have some antihistamine tablets on hand incase your outdoor adventures induce allergies.

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Sunglasses

Chances are you’ll be enjoying a substantial serving of the great outdoors on your Austria tour. Protect your eyes from the summer sun and winter snow with some polarised lenses.

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