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Attractions from Austria

Austrias Museum of Fine Art (Austria)
Kunsthistorisches museum was finished in 1891 and houses one of Europe's absolute finest art collections. The museum consists of two Renaissance buildings which are seperated by a park. The park was laid out to do both buildings justice.
Bregenzer Wald (Austria)
Bregenzer Wald isn't as forested as the name implies. The name origins from previous times when the area was covered in primeval forest. In this area the scenery is magnificent with mountains, valleys, rivers, meadows and a little forest. The more you explore the area, the more you want of the fresh air and the beautiful scenery.
The Gastein area (Austria)
The Gastein area has hot, radon-containing springs. This is where many of the famous Austrian spas lie and it is possible to swim outdoors in winter as well. If you visit the town Bad Gastein you will see the fascinating waterfall Gasteiner Ache rush right through the town centre.
The Lur Grotto (Austria)
Austria has more than 3000 caves and grottos, one of them being the Lur Grotto which is situated close to the town Semriach. In the grotto you can see e.g 'The Underground Cathedral', which is one of Europe's largest natural underground caves.
The Medieval town Feldkirch in Voralberg (Austria)
Feldkirch is a medieval town where many old buildings have been preserved. Among these are the beautiful St Nicolas church from 1478 and St John's church from 1218. The castle Schattenburg from 1190, today the local history museum, is certainly worth a visit. Feldkirch is a town full of atmosphere, something which is intensified by the winding streets and the nice cafés.
The worlds largest floating stage at Bodensee (Austria)
The Bregenz festival plays. In Bodensee lies the town's greatest floating stage. The impressive stage is the largest of its kind in the world. When events take place on the stage, the audience sit on the shore on a giant stand with a capacity of more than 4000 people.
Esterházy Castle in Eisenstadt (Central Austria)
Esterházy Castle in the city Eisenstadt is a striking experience. This is where Haydn was Court Composer for many years and the castle has a hall named after the composer. Here you can see how the floor and the columns are made of wood on the advise of the composer, as wood supplies the room with a better acoustics. In the lovely park of the castle there are small lakes, at one of which you'll find the Leopoldine Temple.
Saint Ägidu Cathedral in Graz (Central Austria)
Saint Ägidu Cathedral was built in the period of 1438 to 1462 by Emperor Friedrich III. The style if late Gothic and several Renaissance cenotaphs can be see in the interior of the church. Originally the cathedral was just a chapel and was situated opposite the emperors's castle.
Schlossberg Hill at Graz (Central Austria)
Schlossberg is a 473-metre high green hill, which rises above the unique red roof-tops of Graz. Previously there was a monastery on the hill, but now only the ruins are left. The top of the hill provides you with a fantastic view of the city.
The Graz Chimes (Central Austria)
Glockenspielplatz. You should be here at either 11 am, 3 pm or 6 pm. The shutters open up a double window and out comes a couple dressed in national costumes. They are carved in wood and dance to the sound of the chimes in the tower. They have been dancing for almost 100 years and have never been one minute late all these years.

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