#01 INNSBRUCK

This dramatically located Gothic and Baroque city has a gem-like medieval core and also offers some wonderful outdoor activities, like hiking, skiing and climbing.

#02 ALL THINGS MOZART

An Austrian icon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg. Visit his house (pictured), and try to catch a Mozart-related concert or two.

#03 HALLSTATT

Don’t miss this picture-postcard village in the lovely Salzkammergut region.

#04 COFFEE AND CAKE, VIENNA

Indulge in mouthwatering treats in one of Vienna’s ornate coffeehouses.

#05 VIENNESE ART

From the Kunsthistorisches to the Albertina (pictured), Vienna has one of the world’s greatest collections of art.

#06 BAD GASTEIN

A budget base for excellent skiing. At the end of the day, soak those aching muscles in one of the town’s hot water spas.

#07 SCHÖNBRUNN

This is by far the most magnificent of the Habsburg’s many palaces.

#08 THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Musical fans will find some of their favourite things on a Sound of Music tour of Salzburg.

#09 MELK

Spectacularly perched on a woody bluff overlooking the Danube, Melk’s monastery is a must-see.

#10 SEASONAL FOOD, GRAZ

Taste everything from pumpkinseed oil and homemade sausages to creamy local cheeses and Styrian apples – Graz is a foodie’s dream.

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